Football League Division Three
Saturday, September 23, 1961

Northampton Town Swindon Town
C.Holton (90')
HT: 0-0 E.Hunt (46'), R.Hunt (79')
Attendance:  9,263   Referee:  N. Hough


1
COE
2
FOLEY
3
CLAYPOLE
4
EVERITT
5
BRANSTON
6
LECK
7
DIXON
8
HOLTON
9
TERRY
10
MILLS
11
LINES
1
BURTON
2
JONES
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
WOODRUFF
7
SUMMERBEE
8
HUNT
9
SMITH
10
HUNT
11
JACKSON

Lineups
1
Norman COE
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Theo FOLEY  
                 
Ken JONES
2
3
Tony CLAYPOLE
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Mike EVERITT
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
Terry BRANSTON
                 
Maurice OWEN
5
6
Derek LECK
                 
Bobby WOODRUFF
6
7
Cecil DIXON
                 
  Mike SUMMERBEE
7

8
Cliff HOLTON
             
Ernie HUNT
8

9
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Jack SMITH
9
10
Roly MILLS
               
Ralph HUNT
10
11
Barry LINES
                 
Cliff JACKSON
11














Results on Saturday, September 23, 1961: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 - 0 Barnsley  
  Bradford Park Avenue 2 - 0 Bristol City  
  Brentford 4 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  
  Coventry City 1 - 3 Peterborough United  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Portsmouth  
  Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Port Vale  
  Hull City 1 - 2 Halifax Town  
  Lincoln City 1 - 3 Torquay United  
  Newport County 0 - 3 Southend United  
  Northampton Town 1 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Reading 4 - 2 Notts County  
  Watford 3 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  

Table as at Saturday, September 23, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Reading 10 8 0 2 27 14 1.93 16 
2 Portsmouth 10 6 4 0 17 9 1.89 16 
3 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 10 5 5 0 20 7 2.86 15 
4 Peterborough United 10 7 1 2 27 24 1.13 15 
5 Grimsby Town 10 6 1 3 16 12 1.33 13 
6 Halifax Town 9 5 2 2 14 9 1.56 12 
7 Hull City 10 5 2 3 17 12 1.42 12 
8 Southend United 10 4 3 3 11 9 1.22 11 
9 Crystal Palace 10 4 3 3 18 15 1.20 11 
10 Port Vale 10 4 3 3 16 14 1.14 11 
11 Queens Park Rangers 9 4 2 3 23 16 1.44 10 
12 Bradford Park Avenue 10 5 0 5 22 20 1.10 10 
13 Shrewsbury Town 10 3 4 3 17 17 1.00 10 
14 Watford 10 3 3 4 18 19 0.95
15 Notts County 10 3 3 4 17 19 0.89
16 Coventry City 10 3 3 4 16 19 0.84
17 Lincoln City 10 2 4 4 13 19 0.68
18 Northampton Town 10 2 3 5 10 13 0.77
19 Bristol City 10 3 1 6 8 12 0.67
20 Torquay United 10 3 0 7 19 24 0.79
21 Newport County 10 2 2 6 13 19 0.68
22 Swindon Town 10 1 4 5 12 23 0.52
23 Brentford 10 2 1 7 9 19 0.47
24 Barnsley 10 1 2 7 13 29 0.45

Key: Promotion Relegation