Football League Division Three (South)
Friday, April 16, 1954

Swindon Town Reading
R.Johnson
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  12,743    


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
PAGE
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
BULL
8
ONSLOW
9
JOHNSON
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS
1
JONES
2
PENFORD
3
MANSELL
4
DAVIS
5
REEVES
6
LEACH
7
GRIEVE
8
MURRAY
9
BLACKMAN
10
RITCHIE
11
QUINLAN

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Dave JONES
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Dennis PENFORD
2
3
Mick PAGE
                 
Barry MANSELL
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Fred DAVIS
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Ray REEVES
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Brian LEACH
6
7
Mike BULL
                 
David GRIEVE
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
                 
Jimmy MURRAY
8

9
Roy JOHNSON
               
Ronnie BLACKMAN
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
                 
Tommy RITCHIE
10
11
Alan BEARDS
                 
Eddie QUINLAN
11













Results on Friday, April 16, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Friday, April 16, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 41 24 8 9 74 47 1.57 56 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 41 24 7 10 80 56 1.43 55 
3 Bristol City 41 21 6 14 78 59 1.32 48 
4 Watford 40 20 8 12 79 61 1.30 48 
5 Northampton Town 40 18 10 12 75 48 1.56 46 
6 Southampton 40 21 4 15 70 56 1.25 46 
7 Gillingham 42 18 9 15 56 59 0.95 45 
8 Reading 42 18 8 16 77 67 1.15 44 
9 Millwall 40 18 8 14 66 65 1.02 44 
10 Leyton Orient 40 17 9 14 71 63 1.13 43 
11 Torquay United 42 16 11 15 75 79 0.95 43 
12 Exeter City 42 17 8 17 63 53 1.19 42 
13 Norwich City 39 16 10 13 62 58 1.07 42 
14 Southend United 42 17 7 18 68 64 1.06 41 
15 Coventry City 41 15 9 17 53 51 1.04 39 
16 Swindon Town 42 15 9 18 66 64 1.03 39 
17 Newport County 41 17 5 19 55 75 0.73 39 
18 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 42 15 7 20 61 64 0.95 37 
19 Crystal Palace 42 14 9 19 54 79 0.68 37 
20 Aldershot 42 14 8 20 63 83 0.76 36 
21 Shrewsbury Town 41 11 12 18 56 68 0.82 34 
22 Queens Park Rangers 41 12 10 19 50 62 0.81 34 
23 Colchester United 40 9 8 23 44 69 0.64 26 
24 Walsall 42 8 6 28 37 83 0.45 22 

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