Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 3, 1953

Swindon Town Bristol City
M.Owen, M.Bull, J.Cross, K.Lambert, H.Lunn

Attendance:  15,481    


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
BETTERIDGE
9
OWEN
10
LAMBERT
11
BULL
1
COOK
2
GUY
3
BAILEY
4
PEACOCK
5
ROBERTS
6
WILLIAMS
7
ROGERS
8
EISENTRAGER
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
BOXLEY
11
WATKINS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Tony COOK
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Ivor GUY
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Jack BAILEY
3
4
Jim CROSS
               
Ernie PEACOCK
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Dennis ROBERTS
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
view STFC profileCyril WILLIAMS
6
7
Harry LUNN
               
Jimmy ROGERS
7

8
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Alec EISENTRAGER
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
view STFC profileAndy MICKLEWRIGHT
9
10
Ken LAMBERT
               
Jack BOXLEY
10
11
Mike BULL
               
Johnny WATKINS
11














Results on Saturday, October 3, 1953: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 2 Torquay United  
  Coventry City 0 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Exeter City 4 - 0 Southampton  
  Gillingham 3 - 1 Norwich City  
  Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Watford  
  Leyton Orient 1 - 1 Southend United  
  Millwall 0 - 2 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Newport County 2 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Reading 6 - 1 Aldershot  
  Shrewsbury Town 3 - 1 Colchester United  
  Swindon Town 5 - 0 Bristol City  
  Walsall 1 - 0 Crystal Palace  

Table as at Saturday, October 3, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 14 10 3 1 30 14 2.14 23 
2 Southampton 14 10 1 3 32 17 1.88 21 
3 Norwich City 14 8 4 2 22 13 1.69 20 
4 Brighton and Hove Albion 14 8 4 2 26 18 1.44 20 
5 Bristol City 14 7 3 4 28 21 1.33 17 
6 Reading 14 7 3 4 27 22 1.23 17 
7 Crystal Palace 14 6 4 4 26 25 1.04 16 
8 Swindon Town 14 7 1 6 32 20 1.60 15 
9 Leyton Orient 14 6 3 5 27 24 1.13 15 
10 Aldershot 14 6 3 5 18 23 0.78 15 
11 Exeter City 14 6 2 6 22 19 1.16 14 
12 Shrewsbury Town 13 5 3 5 22 20 1.10 13 
13 Northampton Town 14 4 5 5 19 19 1.00 13 
14 Coventry City 14 5 3 6 18 18 1.00 13 
15 Watford 14 5 2 7 27 28 0.96 12 
16 Southend United 14 4 4 6 15 16 0.94 12 
17 Queens Park Rangers 14 4 4 6 15 17 0.88 12 
18 Millwall 13 4 3 6 16 21 0.76 11 
19 Gillingham 14 3 5 6 17 28 0.61 11 
20 Torquay United 14 3 4 7 22 25 0.88 10 
21 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 14 4 2 8 19 26 0.73 10 
22 Colchester United 14 4 1 9 16 23 0.70
23 Walsall 14 2 4 8 9 26 0.35
24 Newport County 14 3 1 10 15 37 0.41

Key: Promotion places Re-election