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

Swindon Town Exeter City
H.May (37'), J.Bain (60'), M.Owen (79')
HT: 1-1 D.Digby (17')
Attendance:  8,614   Referee:  G.F.J. Sawyer


1
UPRICHARD
2
HUNT
3
MAY
4
KAYE
5
HUDSON
6
GRAY
7
LUNN
8
MILLAR
9
OWEN
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN
1
SINGLETON
2
WARREN
3
ROWE
4
BOOTH
5
GODDARD
6
DAVEY
7
DIGBY
8
SMART
9
WALTON
10
MACKAY
11
MCCLELLAND

Lineups
1
Norman UPRICHARD  
                 
Barney SINGLETON
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Derek WARREN
2
3
Harry MAY
               
Stan ROWE
3
4
Harry KAYE
                 
Sam BOOTH
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Ray GODDARD
5
6
George GRAY
                 
Fred DAVEY
6
7
Harry LUNN
               
Derek DIGBY
7

8
William MILLAR
                 
Dick SMART
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Dick WALTON
9
10
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Angus MACKAY
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
               
Charlie MCCLELLAND
11














Results on Saturday, December 22, 1951: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, December 22, 1951:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 21 14 2 5 53 26 2.04 30 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 22 14 2 6 42 27 1.56 30 
3 Northampton Town 21 12 3 6 45 28 1.61 27 
4 Norwich City 22 10 7 5 35 28 1.25 27 
5 Millwall 21 11 5 5 33 27 1.22 27 
6 Reading 21 11 2 8 54 36 1.50 24 
7 Swindon Town 21 8 8 5 32 25 1.28 24 
8 Southend United 21 9 6 6 31 25 1.24 24 
9 Bristol Rovers 21 8 7 6 39 24 1.63 23 
10 Leyton Orient 22 9 5 8 21 24 0.88 23 
11 Newport County 20 9 4 7 33 40 0.83 22 
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 21 7 7 7 31 25 1.24 21 
13 Gillingham 21 7 7 7 41 34 1.21 21 
14 Watford 21 6 8 7 27 35 0.77 20 
15 Crystal Palace 21 9 1 11 31 37 0.84 19 
16 Ipswich Town 21 8 2 11 34 36 0.94 18 
17 Colchester United 21 5 8 8 31 39 0.79 18 
18 Aldershot 21 7 3 11 31 39 0.79 17 
19 Shrewsbury Town 22 7 3 12 34 44 0.77 17 
20 Bristol City 21 6 5 10 20 30 0.67 17 
21 Torquay United 22 6 5 11 33 51 0.65 17 
22 Walsall 22 7 3 12 26 40 0.65 17 
23 Port Vale 22 3 9 10 19 34 0.56 15 
24 Exeter City 21 4 4 13 24 46 0.52 12 

Key: Promotion Re-election