Football League Division Three
Saturday, August 19, 1961

Swindon Town Portsmouth
A.Brown (67' o.g.)
HT: 0-2 J.Gordon (10', 47'), R.Saunders (16')
Attendance:  16,153   Referee:  G.W. Pullin


1
BURTON
2
JONES
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
WOODRUFF
7
SUMMERBEE
8
HUNT
9
MCPHERSON
10
HUNT
11
DARCY
1
BEATTIE
2
GUNTER
3
WILSON
4
BROWN
5
SNOWDON
6
DICKINSON
7
PRISCOTT
8
GORDON
9
SAUNDERS
10
MIDDLETON
11
CUTLER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Dick BEATTIE
1
2
Ken JONES
                 
Phil GUNTER
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
  Alex WILSON
3
4
Keith MORGAN
                 
  Allan BROWN
4
5
Maurice OWEN
                 
Brian SNOWDON
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
  Jimmy DICKINSON
6
7
Mike SUMMERBEE  
                 
Tony PRISCOTT
7

8
Ernie HUNT
               
Johnny GORDON
8

9
Ken MCPHERSON
               
Ron SAUNDERS
9
10
Ralph HUNT
                 
Harry MIDDLETON
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Reg CUTLER
11














Results on Saturday, August 19, 1961: League Table

 
  Halifax Town 3 - 1 Barnsley  
  Lincoln City 0 - 2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Newport County 0 - 2 Grimsby Town  
  Notts County 1 - 0 Bristol City  
  Peterborough United 3 - 2 Hull City  
  Queens Park Rangers 3 - 0 Brentford  
  Reading 4 - 0 Coventry City  
  Shrewsbury Town 4 - 2 Port Vale  
  Southend United 2 - 1 Bradford Park Avenue  
  Swindon Town 1 - 3 Portsmouth  
  Torquay United 1 - 2 Crystal Palace  
  Watford 0 - 0 Northampton Town  

Table as at Saturday, August 19, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Reading 1 1 0 0 4 0
2 Queens Park Rangers 1 1 0 0 3 0
3 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 1 0 0 2 0
4 Grimsby Town 1 1 0 0 2 0
5 Notts County 1 1 0 0 1 0
6 Halifax Town 1 1 0 0 3 1 3.00
7 Portsmouth 1 1 0 0 3 1 3.00
8 Shrewsbury Town 1 1 0 0 4 2 2.00
9 Crystal Palace 1 1 0 0 2 1 2.00
10 Southend United 1 1 0 0 2 1 2.00
11 Peterborough United 1 1 0 0 3 2 1.50
12 Northampton Town 1 0 1 0 0 0
13 Watford 1 0 1 0 0 0
14 Hull City 1 0 0 1 2 3 0.67
15 Port Vale 1 0 0 1 2 4 0.50
16 Bradford Park Avenue 1 0 0 1 1 2 0.50
17 Torquay United 1 0 0 1 1 2 0.50
18 Barnsley 1 0 0 1 1 3 0.33
19 Swindon Town 1 0 0 1 1 3 0.33
20 Bristol City 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
21 Lincoln City 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
22 Newport County 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
23 Brentford 1 0 0 1 0 3 0.00
24 Coventry City 1 0 0 1 0 4 0.00

Key: Promotion places Relegation