Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 4, 1948

Swindon Town Newport County
M.Jones 2, T.Dawson, M.Owen, J.Bain
HT: 2-0 R.Parker, E.Carr
Attendance:  14,893   Referee:  J.M. Wiltshire


1
BURTON
2
WHITE
3
LLOYD
4
COWIE
5
ITHELL
6
FOXTON
7
LUNN
8
DAWSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN
1
GRANT
2
BRADFORD
3
WILCOX
4
MORRALL
5
ROFFI
6
NEWALL
7
WILLIAMS
8
COMLEY
9
PARKER
10
CARR
11
HARPER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Alick GRANT
1
2
Alex WHITE
                 
Lew BRADFORD
2
3
Billy LLOYD
                 
Ray WILCOX
3
4
Andy COWIE
                 
Alf MORRALL
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
George ROFFI
5
6
Jack FOXTON
                 
Danny NEWALL
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
  Harold WILLIAMS
7

8
Tom DAWSON
               
Len COMLEY
8

9
Maurice OWEN
             
Reg PARKER
9
10
Morris JONES
             
Eddie CARR
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
               
Bobby HARPER
11














Results on Saturday, December 4, 1948: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Notts County  
  Leyton Orient 1 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Millwall 4 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Northampton Town 0 - 0 Torquay United  
  Norwich City 3 - 0 Bristol Rovers  
  Swindon Town 5 - 2 Newport County  

Table as at Saturday, December 4, 1948:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Swansea Town 19 13 4 2 43 10 4.30 30 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 21 12 4 5 31 23 1.35 28 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 19 9 7 3 24 19 1.26 25 
4 Swindon Town 21 10 4 7 33 35 0.94 24 
5 Millwall 21 8 7 6 39 35 1.11 23 
6 Bristol Rovers 20 10 2 8 30 29 1.03 22 
7 Norwich City 19 8 4 7 31 23 1.35 20 
8 Reading 18 9 2 7 34 30 1.13 20 
9 Ipswich Town 18 8 4 6 39 37 1.05 20 
10 Notts County 20 8 3 9 54 37 1.46 19 
11 Leyton Orient 19 6 7 6 33 33 1.00 19 
12 Torquay United 19 7 5 7 26 35 0.74 19 
13 Bristol City 18 7 4 7 21 22 0.95 18 
14 Exeter City 19 7 4 8 29 40 0.73 18 
15 Walsall 18 7 3 8 25 27 0.93 17 
16 Port Vale 18 6 4 8 22 21 1.05 16 
17 Southend United 18 4 8 6 15 15 1.00 16 
18 Watford 19 3 9 7 19 24 0.79 15 
19 Northampton Town 19 5 5 9 22 30 0.73 15 
20 Aldershot 19 5 3 11 25 31 0.81 13 
21 Crystal Palace 19 3 6 10 14 36 0.39 12 
22 Newport County 19 3 5 11 35 52 0.67 11 

Key: Promotion Re-election