Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 2, 1954

Swindon Town Northampton Town

HT: 0-0 B.Jones (53')
Attendance:  8,899   Referee:  S.J. Perry


1
BURTON
2
BRENNAN
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
HUNTER
8
MCCLELLAND
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL
1
WOOD
2
SOUTHAM
3
PATTERSON
4
YEOMAN
5
CROY
6
HUGHES
7
STAROSCIK
8
HAZELDINE
9
MCLAIN
10
JONES
11
FOWLER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Alf WOOD
1
2
Jim BRENNAN
                 
Jack SOUTHAM
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Ronnie PATTERSON
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Ray YEOMAN
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
John CROY
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Gwyn HUGHES
6
7
Robert HUNTER
                 
Felix STAROSCIK
7

8
John MCCLELLAND
                 
Don HAZELDINE
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Tommy MCLAIN
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
               
Bernard JONES
10
11
Mike BULL
                 
Tommy FOWLER
11














Results on Saturday, October 2, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 2, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 13 10 3 0 34 11 3.09 23 
2 Leyton Orient 13 8 2 3 17 12 1.42 18 
3 Norwich City 13 7 3 3 21 12 1.75 17 
4 Coventry City 13 7 3 3 24 17 1.41 17 
5 Millwall 13 7 2 4 16 14 1.14 16 
6 Queens Park Rangers 13 5 5 3 24 16 1.50 15 
7 Torquay United 13 6 3 4 24 19 1.26 15 
8 Southampton 13 7 1 5 22 20 1.10 15 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 13 4 6 3 24 17 1.41 14 
10 Watford 13 5 4 4 22 20 1.10 14 
11 Gillingham 13 5 4 4 18 22 0.82 14 
12 Southend United 13 3 7 3 24 18 1.33 13 
13 Aldershot 13 5 2 6 18 20 0.90 12 
14 Colchester United 13 4 4 5 15 20 0.75 12 
15 Brighton and Hove Albion 13 5 1 7 20 19 1.05 11 
16 Brentford 13 3 5 5 26 27 0.96 11 
17 Swindon Town 13 4 3 6 14 17 0.82 11 
18 Exeter City 13 4 3 6 11 16 0.69 11 
19 Northampton Town 13 4 3 6 12 18 0.67 11 
20 Shrewsbury Town 13 3 4 6 19 26 0.73 10 
21 Newport County 13 3 4 6 13 20 0.65 10 
22 Crystal Palace 13 2 5 6 12 26 0.46
23 Reading 13 1 6 6 16 25 0.64
24 Walsall 13 1 3 9 13 27 0.48

Key: Promotion Re-election