Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 22, 1951

Swindon Town Leyton Orient
W.Millar (22'), M.Betteridge (52')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  10,520   Referee:  R.E. Tarratt


1
UPRICHARD
2
HINDMARSH
3
GULLIVER
4
GRAY
5
HUDSON
6
BATCHELOR
7
MILLAR
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN
1
WELTON
2
CATER
3
BANNER
4
BLIZZARD
5
ALDOUS
6
BROWN
7
JACKSON
8
BLAIR
9
POLE
10
HARRIS
11
BLATCHFORD

Lineups
1
Norman UPRICHARD  
                 
Pat WELTON
1
2
Billy HINDMARSH
                 
Ron CATER
2
3
Jeff GULLIVER
                 
Arthur BANNER
3
4
George GRAY
                 
Les BLIZZARD
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Stan ALDOUS
5
6
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Tommy BROWN
6
7
William MILLAR
               
Brian JACKSON
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
                 
  Jimmy BLAIR
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Ted POLE
9
10
Mick BETTERIDGE
               
Tommy HARRIS
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Paddy BLATCHFORD
11














Results on Saturday, September 22, 1951: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 22, 1951:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Norwich City 11 6 3 2 21 16 1.31 15 
2 Newport County 10 7 1 2 17 15 1.13 15 
3 Plymouth Argyle 10 7 0 3 21 8 2.63 14 
4 Bristol Rovers 10 5 3 2 17 8 2.13 13 
5 Leyton Orient 11 6 1 4 10 8 1.25 13 
6 Swindon Town 10 5 2 3 16 10 1.60 12 
7 Ipswich Town 10 6 0 4 22 15 1.47 12 
8 Northampton Town 9 6 0 3 16 11 1.45 12 
9 Millwall 10 5 1 4 17 14 1.21 11 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 10 5 0 5 22 17 1.29 10 
11 Gillingham 10 3 4 3 17 15 1.13 10 
12 Bristol City 10 4 2 4 11 13 0.85 10 
13 Reading 10 4 1 5 24 19 1.26
14 Aldershot 10 4 1 5 14 13 1.08
15 Southend United 10 3 3 4 11 14 0.79
16 Port Vale 9 2 5 2 7 9 0.78
17 Watford 10 3 3 4 10 19 0.53
18 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 10 2 4 4 12 13 0.92
19 Shrewsbury Town 10 3 2 5 21 24 0.88
20 Crystal Palace 10 4 0 6 11 18 0.61
21 Walsall 11 4 0 7 11 20 0.55
22 Torquay United 11 2 3 6 16 26 0.62
23 Colchester United 10 2 2 6 13 22 0.59
24 Exeter City 10 2 1 7 12 22 0.55

Key: Promotion Re-election