Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 8, 1947

Torquay United Swindon Town
J.Conley (87')
HT: 0-3 B.Lucas (10'), B.Stephens (20', 60', 75'), M.Owen (22')
Attendance:  6,385   Referee:  W.T. Strainge


1
MATIER
2
KEETON
3
CALLAND
4
TOWERS
5
HEAD
6
PRYDE
7
SMITH
8
SHAW
9
CONLEY
10
COTHLIFF
11
MERCER
1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
LLOYD
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
STEPHENS
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
PATERSON
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Gerry MATIER
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Bob KEETON
                 
Albert YOUNG
2
3
Ralph CALLAND
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Bill TOWERS
                 
Billy LLOYD
4
5
Bert HEAD view STFC profile
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Dave PRYDE
                 
Edward PAINTER
6
7
Charlie SMITH
               
Bill STEPHENS
7

8
Ron SHAW
               
Billy LUCAS
8

9
Jack CONLEY
             
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Harold COTHLIFF
                 
George PATERSON
10
11
Dave MERCER
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
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Results on Saturday, March 8, 1947: League Table

 
  Bristol Rovers 1 - 0 Cardiff City  
  Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Queens Park Rangers 4 - 1 Notts County  
  Reading 0 - 2 Port Vale  
  Southend United 3 - 0 Norwich City  
  Torquay United 1 - 5 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, March 8, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Cardiff City 28 22 2 4 72 21 3.43 46 
2 Queens Park Rangers 29 17 6 6 49 24 2.04 40 
3 Bristol City 29 15 7 7 73 40 1.83 37 
4 Southend United 29 14 6 9 54 42 1.29 34 
5 Swindon Town 30 13 7 10 62 55 1.13 33 
6 Ipswich Town 28 11 10 7 40 32 1.25 32 
7 Reading 29 12 7 10 68 54 1.26 31 
8 Exeter City 29 12 7 10 49 46 1.07 31 
9 Port Vale 27 12 6 9 46 38 1.21 30 
10 Torquay United 28 11 7 10 40 46 0.87 29 
11 Crystal Palace 29 12 5 12 39 47 0.83 29 
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 30 10 9 11 41 53 0.77 29 
13 Walsall 27 10 7 10 41 38 1.08 27 
14 Bristol Rovers 32 11 5 16 39 56 0.70 27 
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 28 10 6 12 44 38 1.16 26 
16 Watford 29 12 2 15 44 57 0.77 26 
17 Northampton Town 27 11 3 13 44 44 1.00 25 
18 Notts County 28 9 5 14 42 47 0.89 23 
19 Aldershot 27 8 5 14 38 60 0.63 21 
20 Mansfield Town 30 7 7 16 31 63 0.49 21 
21 Leyton Orient 26 7 5 14 34 47 0.72 19 
22 Norwich City 31 5 4 22 41 83 0.49 14 

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