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

Gillingham Swindon Town
E.Morgan

Attendance:  11,682    


1
RIGG
2
MARKS
3
LEWIN
4
BOSWELL
5
AYRES
6
FORRESTER
7
DURKIN
8
EVANS
9
SCARTH
10
MORGAN
11
MILLAR
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
LUNN
8
BETTERIDGE
9
OWEN
10
JOHNSTON
11
BULL

Lineups
1
Tommy RIGG
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Charlie MARKS
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Ron LEWIN
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Jimmy BOSWELL
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Harry AYRES
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
George FORRESTER
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
John DURKIN
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Billy EVANS
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
8

9
Jimmy SCARTH
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Ernie MORGAN
               
Jimmy JOHNSTON
10
11
William MILLAR view STFC profile
                 
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, November 14, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, November 14, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 20 14 5 1 44 19 2.32 33 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 19 11 4 4 32 22 1.45 26 
3 Southampton 20 12 2 6 37 26 1.42 26 
4 Reading 20 11 4 5 41 30 1.37 26 
5 Norwich City 20 10 4 6 31 26 1.19 24 
6 Leyton Orient 20 9 5 6 40 33 1.21 23 
7 Bristol City 20 9 4 7 37 36 1.03 22 
8 Northampton Town 20 7 7 6 37 25 1.48 21 
9 Exeter City 20 9 3 8 31 25 1.24 21 
10 Coventry City 20 8 5 7 26 21 1.24 21 
11 Watford 20 9 3 8 41 34 1.21 21 
12 Crystal Palace 20 8 5 7 35 39 0.90 21 
13 Millwall 19 8 4 7 32 29 1.10 20 
14 Gillingham 20 7 6 7 26 33 0.79 20 
15 Swindon Town 20 8 2 10 37 35 1.06 18 
16 Torquay United 20 6 6 8 35 34 1.03 18 
17 Shrewsbury Town 19 6 6 7 31 31 1.00 18 
18 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 20 8 2 10 33 34 0.97 18 
19 Southend United 20 6 4 10 25 26 0.96 16 
20 Queens Park Rangers 19 5 6 8 20 27 0.74 16 
21 Aldershot 20 6 4 10 24 40 0.60 16 
22 Colchester United 20 4 3 13 20 35 0.57 11 
23 Newport County 20 4 2 14 23 52 0.44 10 
24 Walsall 20 3 4 13 12 38 0.32 10 

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