Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 31, 1953

Millwall Swindon Town
J.Shepherd 2, A.Monkhouse
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  18,382    


1
FINLAYSON
2
JARDINE
3
FISHER
4
SHORT
5
BOWLER
6
SAWARD
7
JOHNSON
8
SMITH
9
SHEPHERD
10
MORGAN
11
MONKHOUSE
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
BETTERIDGE
5
BATCHELOR
6
GRAY
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
OWEN
10
WILLIAMS
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Malcolm FINLAYSON
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Alex JARDINE
                 
George HUNT
2
3
George FISHER
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
John SHORT
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
4
5
Gerry BOWLER  
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
5
6
Pat SAWARD  
                 
George GRAY
6
7
Johnny JOHNSON
                 
Terry RYDER
7

8
Fred SMITH
                 
Harry LUNN
8

9
John SHEPHERD
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Stan MORGAN view STFC profile
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
10
11
Alan MONKHOUSE
               
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, January 31, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, January 31, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 28 21 5 2 67 23 2.91 47 
2 Northampton Town 28 18 4 6 71 43 1.65 40 
3 Millwall 28 16 7 5 50 26 1.92 39 
4 Bristol City 29 15 8 6 65 40 1.63 38 
5 Coventry City 29 15 7 7 57 39 1.46 37 
6 Norwich City 28 15 6 7 56 29 1.93 36 
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 29 12 7 10 51 50 1.02 31 
8 Watford 29 11 9 9 43 44 0.98 31 
9 Southend United 29 12 6 11 46 53 0.87 30 
10 Gillingham 29 10 9 10 34 41 0.83 29 
11 Exeter City 30 9 10 11 47 47 1.00 28 
12 Ipswich Town 28 9 9 10 38 42 0.90 27 
13 Queens Park Rangers 29 8 11 10 41 53 0.77 27 
14 Reading 28 10 6 12 44 45 0.98 26 
15 Colchester United 26 9 7 10 32 34 0.94 25 
16 Newport County 29 10 5 14 52 56 0.93 25 
17 Aldershot 28 9 7 12 41 49 0.84 25 
18 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 28 11 2 15 44 51 0.86 24 
19 Torquay United 29 8 6 15 47 60 0.78 22 
20 Swindon Town 28 8 6 14 41 53 0.77 22 
21 Shrewsbury Town 28 6 8 14 42 58 0.72 20 
22 Crystal Palace 27 7 6 14 38 57 0.67 20 
23 Leyton Orient 27 8 3 16 40 51 0.78 19 
24 Walsall 29 3 6 20 35 78 0.45 12 

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