Football League Division Three
Saturday, September 9, 1961

Watford Swindon Town
J.Trollope (36' o.g.), T.Williams (88')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  11,284   Referee:  F.P. Clarke


1
UNDERWOOD
2
BELL
3
NICHOLAS
4
PORTER
5
MCNEICE
6
RYDEN
7
WILLIAMS
8
HARMER
9
CRISP
10
STOKES
11
BUNCE
1
BURTON
2
JONES
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
WOODRUFF
7
CORBETT
8
SUMMERBEE
9
SMITH
10
HUNT
11
JACKSON

Lineups
1
Dave UNDERWOOD
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bobby BELL
                 
Ken JONES
2
3
Ken NICHOLAS
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Andy PORTER
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
Vince MCNEICE
                 
Maurice OWEN
5
6
John RYDEN
                 
Bobby WOODRUFF
6
7
Tommy WILLIAMS
               
David CORBETT
7

8
Tommy HARMER
                 
  Mike SUMMERBEE
8

9
Ron CRISP
                 
Jack SMITH
9
10
Alfie STOKES
                 
Ralph HUNT
10
11
Freddie BUNCE
                 
Cliff JACKSON
11














Results on Saturday, September 9, 1961: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 1 Halifax Town  
  Bradford Park Avenue 6 - 2 Peterborough United  
  Brentford 0 - 0 Southend United  
  Bristol City 0 - 1 Port Vale  
  Coventry City 2 - 2 Notts County  
  Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  
  Grimsby Town 2 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Hull City 4 - 0 Torquay United  
  Northampton Town 2 - 2 Lincoln City  
  Portsmouth 3 - 2 Barnsley  
  Watford 2 - 0 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, September 9, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Reading 7 6 0 1 20 10 2.00 12 
2 Portsmouth 7 4 3 0 11 6 1.83 11 
3 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 7 3 4 0 11 6 1.83 10 
4 Grimsby Town 7 5 0 2 12 8 1.50 10 
5 Queens Park Rangers 7 4 1 2 20 12 1.67
6 Shrewsbury Town 7 3 3 1 13 8 1.63
7 Hull City 7 4 1 2 14 9 1.56
8 Crystal Palace 7 3 3 1 13 10 1.30
9 Peterborough United 7 4 1 2 18 19 0.95
10 Halifax Town 7 3 2 2 10 8 1.25
11 Coventry City 7 3 2 2 13 13 1.00
12 Watford 7 2 3 2 15 14 1.07
13 Southend United 7 2 3 2 7 7 1.00
14 Notts County 7 2 3 2 10 11 0.91
15 Bradford Park Avenue 7 3 0 4 16 16 1.00
16 Port Vale 7 2 2 3 9 9 1.00
17 Bristol City 7 3 0 4 7 8 0.88
18 Northampton Town 7 1 3 3 7 7 1.00
19 Newport County 7 2 1 4 10 12 0.83
20 Lincoln City 7 1 3 3 8 14 0.57
21 Torquay United 7 2 0 5 15 19 0.79
22 Barnsley 7 1 1 5 12 20 0.60
23 Swindon Town 7 0 2 5 8 20 0.40
24 Brentford 7 0 1 6 2 15 0.13

Key: Promotion places Relegation