Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 17, 1953

Millwall Swindon Town
G.Stobbart 3, F.Neary, J.Hartburn, G.Hazlett
HT: 3-1 M.Bull
Attendance:  9,612    


1
BREWER
2
JARDINE
3
FISHER
4
SHORT
5
BOWLER
6
HEYDON
7
HAZLETT
8
STOBBART
9
NEARY
10
SAWARD
11
HARTBURN
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
BETTERIDGE
9
ONSLOW
10
LAMBERT
11
BULL

Lineups
1
Tony BREWER
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Alex JARDINE
                 
George HUNT
2
3
George FISHER
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
John SHORT
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Gerry BOWLER  
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Jackie HEYDON
                 
Jimmy JOHNSTON
6
7
George HAZLETT
               
Harry LUNN
7

8
George STOBBART
               
Mick BETTERIDGE
8

9
Frank NEARY
               
Roy ONSLOW
9
10
Pat SAWARD  
                 
Ken LAMBERT
10
11
Johnny HARTBURN
             
Mike BULL
11













Results on Saturday, October 17, 1953: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 - 2 Bristol City  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 4 - 2 Newport County  
  Coventry City 0 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  Gillingham 2 - 0 Colchester United  
  Ipswich Town 4 - 0 Aldershot  
  Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Walsall  
  Millwall 6 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Northampton Town 3 - 0 Southampton  
  Reading 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Southend United 0 - 1 Exeter City  
  Torquay United 2 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  
  Watford 1 - 3 Norwich City  

Table as at Saturday, October 17, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 16 12 3 1 37 16 2.31 27 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 16 10 4 2 31 20 1.55 24 
3 Southampton 16 11 1 4 33 20 1.65 23 
4 Norwich City 16 9 4 3 25 15 1.67 22 
5 Reading 16 8 4 4 31 24 1.29 20 
6 Crystal Palace 16 7 5 4 29 26 1.12 19 
7 Swindon Town 16 8 1 7 35 27 1.30 17 
8 Leyton Orient 16 7 3 6 30 27 1.11 17 
9 Bristol City 16 7 3 6 32 29 1.10 17 
10 Coventry City 16 6 4 6 21 18 1.17 16 
11 Exeter City 16 7 2 7 23 20 1.15 16 
12 Northampton Town 16 5 6 5 23 20 1.15 16 
13 Shrewsbury Town 15 6 4 5 25 22 1.14 16 
14 Aldershot 16 6 4 6 19 28 0.68 16 
15 Millwall 15 5 4 6 23 23 1.00 14 
16 Watford 16 6 2 8 29 31 0.94 14 
17 Queens Park Rangers 16 4 6 6 18 20 0.90 14 
18 Torquay United 16 4 5 7 25 27 0.93 13 
19 Gillingham 16 4 5 7 19 29 0.66 13 
20 Southend United 16 4 4 8 16 19 0.84 12 
21 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 16 5 2 9 25 31 0.81 12 
22 Colchester United 16 4 1 11 16 28 0.57
23 Walsall 16 2 4 10 11 31 0.35
24 Newport County 16 3 1 12 17 42 0.40

Key: Promotion places Re-election