Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 20, 1947

Swindon Town Newport County
B.Lucas
HT: 0-2 B.Shergold, R.Mogford
Attendance:  18,642   Referee:  W.G. Edwards


1
FERGUSON
2
LLOYD
3
EMERY
4
KAYE
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
MAGUIRE
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
DRYDEN
11
BAIN
1
SMITH
2
WILCOX
3
OLDHAM
4
EMMANUEL
5
PINCOTT
6
MCBLAIN
7
WILLIAMS
8
SHERGOLD
9
MOGFORD
10
BATTY
11
HARPER

Lineups
1
Alex FERGUSON
                 
Albert SMITH
1
2
Billy LLOYD
                 
Ray WILCOX
2
3
Don EMERY
                 
George OLDHAM
3
4
Harry KAYE
                 
Len EMMANUEL
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Fred PINCOTT
5
6
Edward PAINTER
                 
Andrew MCBLAIN
6
7
Ted MAGUIRE
                 
  Harold WILLIAMS
7

8
Billy LUCAS
             
Billy SHERGOLD
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Reg MOGFORD
9
10
Jackie DRYDEN
                 
Stan BATTY
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Bobby HARPER
11














Results on Saturday, September 20, 1947: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 3 Northampton Town  
  Bristol City 4 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Exeter City 0 - 0 Southend United  
  Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Notts County  
  Norwich City 1 - 5 Bristol Rovers  
  Port Vale 1 - 1 Torquay United  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  Reading 3 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Swindon Town 1 - 2 Newport County  
  Walsall 2 - 1 Swansea Town  
  Watford 1 - 2 Aldershot  

Table as at Saturday, September 20, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 9 8 1 0 23 4 5.75 17 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 9 6 2 1 17 7 2.43 14 
3 Walsall 9 6 1 2 19 7 2.71 13 
4 Bristol City 9 6 0 3 23 8 2.88 12 
5 Port Vale 9 4 3 2 21 14 1.50 11 
6 Newport County 9 4 3 2 14 13 1.08 11 
7 Bristol Rovers 9 3 4 2 17 10 1.70 10 
8 Reading 9 3 4 2 10 6 1.67 10 
9 Ipswich Town 9 4 2 3 17 11 1.55 10 
10 Crystal Palace 9 3 4 2 7 6 1.17 10 
11 Northampton Town 9 4 2 3 13 12 1.08 10 
12 Torquay United 9 2 4 3 12 11 1.09
13 Exeter City 9 3 2 4 6 13 0.46
14 Swansea Town 9 2 3 4 13 13 1.00
15 Watford 9 3 1 5 12 20 0.60
16 Brighton and Hove Albion 9 3 1 5 10 19 0.53
17 Southend United 9 2 3 4 7 24 0.29
18 Aldershot 9 2 2 5 13 19 0.68
19 Swindon Town 9 0 6 3 7 11 0.64
20 Notts County 9 2 1 6 9 17 0.53
21 Leyton Orient 9 1 3 5 8 19 0.42
22 Norwich City 9 1 2 6 7 21 0.33

Key: Promotion Re-election