Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 20, 1948

Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Swindon Town
J.McDonald
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  17,267    


1
BIRD
2
MARSDEN
3
SANAGHAN
4
TAGG
5
STIRLING
6
PERCIVAL
7
MACKENZIE
8
BLAIR
9
MILLIGAN
10
LUNN
11
MCDONALD
1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
PAINTER
5
ITHELL
6
WILLIAMS
7
MAGUIRE
8
PATERSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Ken BIRD
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Fred MARSDEN
                 
Albert YOUNG
2
3
Joe SANAGHAN
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Ernie TAGG
                 
Edward PAINTER
4
5
Jimmy STIRLING
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Jack PERCIVAL
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
Johnny MACKENZIE  
                 
Ted MAGUIRE
7

8
Jimmy BLAIR  
                 
George PATERSON
8

9
Dudley MILLIGAN  
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Billy LUNN
                 
Morris JONES
10
11
Jack MCDONALD
               
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, March 20, 1948: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 20, 1948:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 30 19 6 5 59 27 2.19 44 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 32 18 7 7 58 25 2.32 43 
3 Walsall 32 15 8 9 54 34 1.59 38 
4 Southend United 33 14 10 9 44 46 0.96 38 
5 Swansea Town 33 14 9 10 61 44 1.39 37 
6 Port Vale 33 15 7 11 60 46 1.30 37 
7 Ipswich Town 31 17 2 12 51 45 1.13 36 
8 Bristol City 32 16 3 13 66 48 1.38 35 
9 Exeter City 31 13 8 10 45 41 1.10 34 
10 Newport County 33 12 10 11 51 58 0.88 34 
11 Torquay United 31 10 13 8 53 40 1.33 33 
12 Notts County 30 12 7 11 46 44 1.05 31 
13 Northampton Town 31 12 7 12 41 49 0.84 31 
14 Swindon Town 31 8 14 9 31 30 1.03 30 
15 Reading 32 12 6 14 46 50 0.92 30 
16 Leyton Orient 34 10 7 17 43 67 0.64 27 
17 Crystal Palace 32 8 10 14 34 42 0.81 26 
18 Bristol Rovers 33 8 8 17 52 66 0.79 24 
19 Aldershot 31 6 12 13 32 48 0.67 24 
20 Watford 32 8 8 16 36 63 0.57 24 
21 Brighton and Hove Albion 30 7 8 15 31 58 0.53 22 
22 Norwich City 31 7 6 18 40 63 0.63 20 

Key: Promotion places Re-election