Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 20, 1954

Swindon Town Torquay United
M.Bull, G.Hudson (pen), M.Owen, R.Thomas (o.g.), R.Sampson, R.Onslow
J.Dougan
Attendance:  8,495    


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
BULL
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS
1
HAYES
2
DRINKWATER
3
THOMAS
4
LEWIS
5
MCGUINESS
6
NORMAN
7
THOMAS
8
DOUGAN
9
DOBBIE
10
MILLS
11
CALLAND

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
  Billy HAYES
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Jimmy DRINKWATER
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Rees THOMAS
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Dennis LEWIS
4
5
Garth HUDSON
               
Harry MCGUINESS
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Griff NORMAN
6
7
Mike BULL
               
Billy THOMAS
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
             
John DOUGAN
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Harold DOBBIE
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
               
Don MILLS
10
11
Alan BEARDS
                 
Ted CALLAND
11














Results on Saturday, March 20, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 20, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 35 22 5 8 70 46 1.52 49 
2 Ipswich Town 35 20 7 8 66 43 1.53 47 
3 Southampton 35 21 3 11 64 45 1.42 45 
4 Watford 36 18 7 11 73 57 1.28 43 
5 Gillingham 38 17 9 12 53 53 1.00 43 
6 Bristol City 36 18 6 12 72 55 1.31 42 
7 Northampton Town 35 15 9 11 67 43 1.56 39 
8 Reading 35 16 7 12 65 52 1.25 39 
9 Torquay United 38 14 11 13 71 73 0.97 39 
10 Norwich City 35 15 8 12 55 51 1.08 38 
11 Exeter City 37 15 7 15 56 47 1.19 37 
12 Leyton Orient 35 14 8 13 61 58 1.05 36 
13 Coventry City 37 14 8 15 49 47 1.04 36 
14 Crystal Palace 37 14 8 15 52 69 0.75 36 
15 Millwall 35 14 7 14 57 61 0.93 35 
16 Newport County 37 15 4 18 51 71 0.72 34 
17 Swindon Town 37 13 7 17 61 60 1.02 33 
18 Southend United 37 13 7 17 54 57 0.95 33 
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 37 14 4 19 56 60 0.93 32 
20 Queens Park Rangers 35 10 10 15 44 52 0.85 30 
21 Shrewsbury Town 37 10 10 17 52 64 0.81 30 
22 Aldershot 36 11 7 18 50 74 0.68 29 
23 Colchester United 36 9 6 21 41 61 0.67 24 
24 Walsall 37 7 5 25 32 73 0.44 19 

Key: Promotion places Re-election