Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 2, 1948

Newport County Swindon Town
B.Lewis 2, H.Williams, D.Newall
HT: 3-0 H.Lunn
Attendance:  11,657   Referee:  J.M. Wiltshire


1
LOVEMAN
2
O'NEIL
3
HAYWARD
4
MORRALL
5
ROFFI
6
NEWALL
7
WILLIAMS
8
LEWIS
9
PARKER
10
WILLIAMS
11
HARPER
1
BOULTON
2
HUNT
3
YOUNG
4
COWIE
5
ITHELL
6
FOXTON
7
LUNN
8
DAWSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Bobby LOVEMAN
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Tommy O'NEIL
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Dougie HAYWARD
                 
Albert YOUNG
3
4
Alf MORRALL
                 
Andy COWIE
4
5
George ROFFI
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Danny NEWALL
               
Jack FOXTON
6
7
Harold WILLIAMS  
             
Harry LUNN
7

8
Billy LEWIS
               
Tom DAWSON
8

9
Reg PARKER
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Bert WILLIAMS
                 
Morris JONES
10
11
Bobby HARPER
                 
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, October 2, 1948: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 2, 1948:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Swansea Town 12 8 3 1 30 8 3.75 19 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 13 8 2 3 17 13 1.31 18 
3 Millwall 13 4 6 3 21 20 1.05 14 
4 Bristol Rovers 12 7 0 5 20 19 1.05 14 
5 Swindon Town 13 6 2 5 18 24 0.75 14 
6 Port Vale 11 5 3 3 16 9 1.78 13 
7 Notts County 12 5 3 4 35 21 1.67 13 
8 Exeter City 12 5 3 4 22 17 1.29 13 
9 Ipswich Town 11 5 2 4 29 26 1.12 12 
10 Walsall 11 5 2 4 15 16 0.94 12 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 11 4 4 3 11 14 0.79 12 
12 Southend United 11 3 5 3 10 9 1.11 11 
13 Torquay United 11 4 3 4 14 22 0.64 11 
14 Aldershot 12 4 2 6 18 17 1.06 10 
15 Northampton Town 11 4 2 5 15 18 0.83 10 
16 Reading 11 4 1 6 23 23 1.00
17 Norwich City 11 3 3 5 14 15 0.93
18 Watford 12 2 5 5 14 18 0.78
19 Bristol City 11 3 3 5 11 15 0.73
20 Leyton Orient 11 2 5 4 14 20 0.70
21 Crystal Palace 11 2 3 6 10 23 0.43
22 Newport County 11 1 4 6 17 27 0.63

Key: Promotion Re-election