Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 14, 1953

Swindon Town Queens Park Rangers
H.Lunn (43')
HT: 1-1 C.Hatton (34', 73'), C.Smith (68')
Attendance:  7,387   Referee:  W.J. Edwards


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
BETTERIDGE
5
BATCHELOR
6
BINES
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
OWEN
10
PARKER
11
BAIN
1
BROWN
2
POWELL
3
INGHAM
4
NICHOLAS
5
CHAPMAN
6
CLAYTON
7
WAUGH
8
SMITH
9
TOMKYS
10
HATTON
11
SHEPHERD

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Harry BROWN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
George POWELL
2
3
Terry ELWELL
                 
Tony INGHAM
3
4
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Brian NICHOLAS
4
5
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Reg CHAPMAN
5
6
Mel BINES
                 
view STFC profileLewis CLAYTON
6
7
Terry RYDER
                 
Billy WAUGH
7

8
Harry LUNN
             
Conway SMITH
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Mike TOMKYS
9
10
William PARKER
               
Cyril HATTON
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Ernie SHEPHERD
11














Results on Saturday, February 14, 1953: League Table

 
  Aldershot 4 - 2 Shrewsbury Town  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 4 Ipswich Town  
  Bristol City 4 - 4 Torquay United  
  Colchester United 6 - 1 Walsall  
  Coventry City 4 - 1 Millwall  
  Crystal Palace 4 - 3 Northampton Town  
  Exeter City 0 - 0 Bristol Rovers  
  Newport County 0 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Norwich City 3 - 2 Gillingham  
  Southend United 0 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Swindon Town 1 - 3 Queens Park Rangers  
  Watford 2 - 1 Reading  

Table as at Saturday, February 14, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 30 21 7 2 67 23 2.91 49 
2 Northampton Town 30 19 4 7 79 47 1.68 42 
3 Millwall 30 16 8 6 51 30 1.70 40 
4 Bristol City 31 15 10 6 69 44 1.57 40 
5 Coventry City 31 16 8 7 61 40 1.53 40 
6 Norwich City 30 16 6 8 61 34 1.79 38 
7 Watford 31 12 10 9 46 46 1.00 34 
8 Brighton and Hove Albion 31 12 7 12 52 57 0.91 31 
9 Southend United 31 12 7 12 46 54 0.85 31 
10 Exeter City 32 9 12 11 47 47 1.00 30 
11 Ipswich Town 30 10 10 10 43 44 0.98 30 
12 Queens Park Rangers 31 9 12 10 46 56 0.82 30 
13 Gillingham 31 10 10 11 36 44 0.82 30 
14 Reading 30 11 6 13 46 47 0.98 28 
15 Aldershot 30 10 8 12 47 53 0.89 28 
16 Colchester United 28 10 7 11 38 38 1.00 27 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 11 4 15 45 52 0.87 26 
18 Newport County 31 10 5 16 52 62 0.84 25 
19 Torquay United 31 8 8 15 52 65 0.80 24 
20 Shrewsbury Town 31 8 8 15 48 62 0.77 24 
21 Leyton Orient 29 10 3 16 44 51 0.86 23 
22 Swindon Town 30 8 7 15 43 57 0.75 23 
23 Crystal Palace 29 8 7 14 43 61 0.70 23 
24 Walsall 32 4 6 22 39 87 0.45 14 

Key: Promotion Re-election