Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 16, 1963

Swindon Town Port Vale
J.Smith (12', 60')
HT: 1-1 O.Dawson (5' o.g.), S.Steele (75'), J.Rowland (86')
Attendance:  11,938   Referee:  K. Ashton


1
O'HARA
2
DAWSON
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
MCPHERSON
6
WOODRUFF
7
SUMMERBEE
8
HUNT
9
SMITH
10
JACKSON
11
DARCY
1
HANCOCK
2
LOWE
3
SPROSON
4
POOLE
5
NICHOLSON
6
MILES
7
ROWLAND
8
STEELE
9
FORD
10
EDWARDS
11
GRAINGER

Lineups
1
Mike O'HARA
                 
Ken HANCOCK
1
2
Owen DAWSON
                 
Terry LOWE
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Roy SPROSON
3
4
Keith MORGAN
                 
Harry POOLE
4
5
Ken MCPHERSON
                 
John NICHOLSON
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Terry MILES
6
7
Mike SUMMERBEE  
               
John ROWLAND
7

8
Ernie HUNT
               
Stan STEELE
8

9
Jack SMITH
               
Peter FORD
9
10
Cliff JACKSON
                 
Stan EDWARDS
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
  Colin GRAINGER
11














Results on Saturday, March 16, 1963: League Table

 
  Barnsley 1 - 1 Bristol City  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 0 - 2 Millwall  
  Bristol Rovers 1 - 2 Southend United  
  Carlisle United 2 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Northampton Town 1 - 0 Watford  
  Peterborough United 1 - 1 Reading  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 2 Bradford Park Avenue  
  Swindon Town 2 - 3 Port Vale  
  Wrexham 5 - 1 Notts County  

Table as at Saturday, March 16, 1963:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Peterborough United 32 15 9 8 74 51 1.45 39 
2 Swindon Town 31 14 10 7 62 40 1.55 38 
3 Northampton Town 30 15 8 7 64 43 1.49 38 
4 Coventry City 29 12 12 5 57 43 1.33 36 
5 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 12 10 8 40 29 1.38 34 
6 Wrexham 30 14 5 11 60 58 1.03 33 
7 Southend United 29 14 5 10 50 49 1.02 33 
8 Watford 30 14 4 12 62 52 1.19 32 
9 Notts County 30 13 6 11 43 53 0.81 32 
10 Port Vale 28 12 7 9 41 35 1.17 31 
11 Hull City 28 13 5 10 50 45 1.11 31 
12 Queens Park Rangers 29 12 6 11 56 47 1.19 30 
13 Shrewsbury Town 30 11 8 11 65 59 1.10 30 
14 Millwall 29 9 11 9 54 56 0.96 29 
15 Bristol City 30 9 10 11 62 60 1.03 28 
16 Bristol Rovers 29 11 5 13 48 56 0.86 27 
17 Colchester United 30 8 10 12 49 64 0.77 26 
18 Barnsley 28 9 7 12 37 41 0.90 25 
19 Bradford Park Avenue 30 8 9 13 45 61 0.74 25 
20 Brighton and Hove Albion 34 8 9 17 47 67 0.70 25 
21 Reading 29 10 3 16 50 52 0.96 23 
22 Crystal Palace 28 7 9 12 31 42 0.74 23 
23 Halifax Town 29 6 10 13 38 60 0.63 22 
24 Carlisle United 28 6 8 14 36 58 0.62 20 

Key: Promotion Relegation