Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 28, 1946

Swindon Town Northampton Town
B.Lucas (46', 67'), B.Stephens (51')
HT: 0-0 A.Garrett (57')
Attendance:  15,456   Referee:  F.J. Lowe


1
BURTON
2
LLOYD
3
EMERY
4
ONSLOW
5
BINGHAM
6
ITHELL
7
JONES
8
LUCAS
9
STEPHENS
10
PATERSON
11
WILLIAMS
1
JONES
2
SMALLEY
3
QUINNEY
4
THOMPSON
5
DENNISON
6
MCKENNA
7
ROBERTS
8
SMITH
9
GARRETT
10
MORRALL
11
FOWLER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
John JONES
1
2
Billy LLOYD
                 
  Tom SMALLEY
2
3
Don EMERY
                 
Jesse QUINNEY
3
4
Les ONSLOW
                 
Harry THOMPSON
4
5
Peter BINGHAM
                 
Bob DENNISON
5
6
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Mike MCKENNA
6
7
Eddie JONES
                 
Gordon ROBERTS
7

8
Billy LUCAS
               
Dave SMITH
8

9
Bill STEPHENS
             
Archie GARRETT
9
10
George PATERSON
                 
Alf MORRALL
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Tommy FOWLER
11














Results on Saturday, December 28, 1946: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 2 Notts County  
  Bristol City 9 - 0 Aldershot  
  Cardiff City 6 - 1 Norwich City  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Ipswich Town 0 - 0 Leyton Orient  
  Port Vale 4 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Reading 1 - 1 Bristol Rovers  
  Swindon Town 3 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Torquay United 2 - 1 Exeter City  
  Walsall 2 - 2 Southend United  
  Watford 0 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  

Table as at Saturday, December 28, 1946:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Cardiff City 21 17 1 3 54 16 3.38 35 
2 Queens Park Rangers 21 13 6 2 38 13 2.92 32 
3 Bristol City 21 12 4 5 56 32 1.75 28 
4 Southend United 21 11 6 4 43 30 1.43 28 
5 Reading 21 9 6 6 57 40 1.43 24 
6 Exeter City 21 10 4 7 37 34 1.09 24 
7 Walsall 21 8 7 6 33 27 1.22 23 
8 Swindon Town 21 9 5 7 40 41 0.98 23 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 21 10 2 9 36 26 1.38 22 
10 Torquay United 20 8 6 6 32 33 0.97 22 
11 Ipswich Town 20 7 7 6 30 25 1.20 21 
12 Port Vale 21 8 5 8 34 32 1.06 21 
13 Watford 22 9 2 11 35 41 0.85 20 
14 Crystal Palace 22 8 4 10 30 40 0.75 20 
15 Northampton Town 21 8 3 10 35 34 1.03 19 
16 Brighton and Hove Albion 22 7 5 10 28 41 0.68 19 
17 Mansfield Town 23 6 7 10 27 45 0.60 19 
18 Notts County 21 7 2 12 32 36 0.89 16 
19 Aldershot 21 6 3 12 30 52 0.58 15 
20 Norwich City 22 5 2 15 33 63 0.52 12 
21 Bristol Rovers 22 3 5 14 21 44 0.48 11 
22 Leyton Orient 18 3 4 11 18 34 0.53 10 

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