Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 10, 1953

Swindon Town Leyton Orient
M.Bull (63'), K.Lambert (69')
HT: 0-0 J.Johnston (66' o.g.)
Attendance:  12,617   Referee:  W. Clements


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
BETTERIDGE
9
OWEN
10
LAMBERT
11
BULL
1
WELTON
2
EVANS
3
CHARLTON
4
BLIZZARD
5
ALDOUS
6
MCMAHON
7
WHITE
8
FACEY
9
PACEY
10
MORGAN
11
POULTON

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Pat WELTON
1
2
George HUNT
                 
John EVANS
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Stan CHARLTON
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Les BLIZZARD
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Stan ALDOUS
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Peter MCMAHON
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
Phil WHITE
7

8
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Ken FACEY
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Denis PACEY
9
10
Ken LAMBERT
               
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10
11
Mike BULL
               
George POULTON
11














Results on Saturday, October 10, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 10, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 15 11 3 1 33 16 2.06 25 
2 Southampton 15 11 1 3 33 17 1.94 23 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 15 9 4 2 27 18 1.50 22 
4 Norwich City 15 8 4 3 22 14 1.57 20 
5 Reading 15 8 3 4 30 23 1.30 19 
6 Crystal Palace 15 7 4 4 29 26 1.12 18 
7 Swindon Town 15 8 1 6 34 21 1.62 17 
8 Bristol City 15 7 3 5 30 24 1.25 17 
9 Aldershot 15 6 4 5 19 24 0.79 16 
10 Coventry City 15 6 3 6 21 18 1.17 15 
11 Shrewsbury Town 14 6 3 5 24 21 1.14 15 
12 Leyton Orient 15 6 3 6 28 26 1.08 15 
13 Exeter City 15 6 2 7 22 20 1.10 14 
14 Watford 15 6 2 7 28 28 1.00 14 
15 Northampton Town 15 4 6 5 20 20 1.00 14 
16 Queens Park Rangers 15 4 5 6 16 18 0.89 13 
17 Torquay United 15 4 4 7 23 25 0.92 12 
18 Southend United 15 4 4 7 16 18 0.89 12 
19 Millwall 14 4 4 6 17 22 0.77 12 
20 Gillingham 15 3 5 7 17 29 0.59 11 
21 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 15 4 2 9 20 29 0.69 10 
22 Colchester United 15 4 1 10 16 26 0.62
23 Walsall 15 2 4 9 10 29 0.34
24 Newport County 15 3 1 11 15 38 0.39

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