Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 24, 1948

Swindon Town Leyton Orient

HT: 0-1 F.Neary (1')
Attendance:  10,075   Referee:  B.G. Annette


1
BURTON
2
PREECE
3
LLOYD
4
ONSLOW
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
MAGUIRE
8
DRYDEN
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN
1
TOLLIDAY
2
BANNER
3
RITSON
4
BACON
5
DAVIDSON
6
STROUD
7
CHAPMAN
8
RICHARDSON
9
NEARY
10
NAYLOR
11
PULLEN

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Stan TOLLIDAY
1
2
Jack PREECE
                 
Arthur BANNER
2
3
Billy LLOYD
                 
Ledger RITSON
3
4
Les ONSLOW
                 
Cyril BACON
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Dave DAVIDSON
5
6
Edward PAINTER
                 
Billy STROUD
6
7
Ted MAGUIRE
                 
Vernon CHAPMAN
7

8
Jackie DRYDEN
                 
  Jimmy RICHARDSON
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Frank NEARY
9
10
Morris JONES
                 
Bill NAYLOR
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Wally PULLEN
11














Results on Saturday, April 24, 1948: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 24, 1948:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 40 26 7 7 74 37 2.00 59 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 40 23 9 8 69 29 2.38 55 
3 Walsall 41 20 9 12 67 40 1.68 49 
4 Ipswich Town 40 23 3 14 67 55 1.22 49 
5 Swansea Town 40 18 10 12 70 52 1.35 46 
6 Notts County 40 18 7 15 64 56 1.14 43 
7 Bristol City 40 18 6 16 74 60 1.23 42 
8 Port Vale 41 16 10 15 63 54 1.17 42 
9 Southend United 41 15 12 14 51 58 0.88 42 
10 Newport County 41 14 12 15 61 73 0.84 40 
11 Crystal Palace 42 13 13 16 49 49 1.00 39 
12 Exeter City 41 14 11 16 53 62 0.85 39 
13 Reading 40 14 10 16 54 57 0.95 38 
14 Northampton Town 40 14 10 16 54 65 0.83 38 
15 Swindon Town 40 10 16 14 40 41 0.98 36 
16 Torquay United 40 11 13 16 61 56 1.09 35 
17 Watford 40 13 9 18 51 75 0.68 35 
18 Leyton Orient 41 12 10 19 47 72 0.65 34 
19 Brighton and Hove Albion 40 11 11 18 42 70 0.60 33 
20 Norwich City 40 12 8 20 58 74 0.78 32 
21 Aldershot 40 9 14 17 41 65 0.63 32 
22 Bristol Rovers 40 11 8 21 65 75 0.87 30 

Key: Promotion Re-election