Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 13, 1954

Northampton Town Swindon Town
T.McLain (45'), F.Ramscar (83' pen)
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  6,821   Referee:  C.W. Bucknall


1
WOOD
2
MARSTON
3
SOUTHAM
4
HUGHES
5
COLLINS
6
UPTON
7
ENGLISH
8
O'DONNELL
9
MCLAIN
10
RAMSCAR
11
FOWLER
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LAMBERT
8
ONSLOW
9
JOHNSON
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS

Lineups
1
Alf WOOD
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Maurice MARSTON
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Jack SOUTHAM
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Gwyn HUGHES
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Ben COLLINS
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Frank UPTON
                 
Jimmy JOHNSTON
6
7
Jack ENGLISH
                 
Ken LAMBERT
7

8
Willie O'DONNELL
                 
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Tommy MCLAIN
               
Roy JOHNSON
9
10
Fred RAMSCAR
               
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Tommy FOWLER
                 
Alan BEARDS
11














Results on Saturday, March 13, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 13, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 34 22 4 8 69 45 1.53 48 
2 Ipswich Town 34 19 7 8 64 42 1.52 45 
3 Watford 35 18 7 10 72 54 1.33 43 
4 Southampton 33 20 2 11 60 44 1.36 42 
5 Gillingham 37 17 8 12 53 53 1.00 42 
6 Bristol City 35 18 5 12 71 54 1.31 41 
7 Torquay United 37 14 11 12 70 67 1.04 39 
8 Norwich City 34 15 8 11 54 49 1.10 38 
9 Northampton Town 34 14 9 11 66 43 1.53 37 
10 Reading 34 15 7 12 61 50 1.22 37 
11 Coventry City 36 14 8 14 49 43 1.14 36 
12 Leyton Orient 33 14 7 12 58 52 1.12 35 
13 Exeter City 36 14 7 15 52 47 1.11 35 
14 Millwall 34 14 7 13 57 57 1.00 35 
15 Crystal Palace 36 13 8 15 48 67 0.72 34 
16 Southend United 36 13 7 16 52 53 0.98 33 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 36 14 4 18 56 56 1.00 32 
18 Newport County 36 14 4 18 47 71 0.66 32 
19 Swindon Town 36 12 7 17 55 59 0.93 31 
20 Shrewsbury Town 36 10 9 17 52 64 0.81 29 
21 Queens Park Rangers 33 9 9 15 38 50 0.76 27 
22 Aldershot 35 10 7 18 47 73 0.64 27 
23 Colchester United 35 9 6 20 39 57 0.68 24 
24 Walsall 35 7 4 24 32 72 0.44 18 

Key: Promotion Re-election