Football League Division Three
Saturday, December 2, 1961

Newport County Swindon Town
G.Smith (16', 72')
HT: 1-1 C.Jackson (40'), B.Atkins (54')
Attendance:  4,506   Referee:  H. Horner


1
CLARKE
2
THOMAS
3
ROWLAND
4
WILLIAMS
5
EVANS
6
BOWMAN
7
WALSH
8
HINSHELWOOD
9
BUCHANAN
10
SMITH
11
EDMUNDS
1
O'HARA
2
WOLLEN
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
CHAMBERLAIN
7
SUMMERBEE
8
HUNT
9
SMITH
10
ATKINS
11
JACKSON

Lineups
1
John CLARKE
                 
Mike O'HARA
1
2
Dai THOMAS  
                 
Terry WOLLEN
2
3
John ROWLAND
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
David WILLIAMS
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
Bobby EVANS  
                 
Maurice OWEN
5
6
Andy BOWMAN
                 
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
6
7
Brian WALSH
                 
  Mike SUMMERBEE
7

8
Wally HINSHELWOOD
                 
Ernie HUNT
8

9
Jock BUCHANAN
                 
Jack SMITH
9
10
Granville SMITH
             
Bill ATKINS
10
11
Redvern EDMUNDS
               
Cliff JACKSON
11














Results on Saturday, December 2, 1961: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, December 2, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 21 11 8 2 39 20 1.95 30 
2 Portsmouth 20 12 5 3 35 20 1.75 29 
3 Reading 21 13 1 7 40 35 1.14 27 
4 Crystal Palace 22 10 6 6 46 31 1.48 26 
5 Peterborough United 21 12 2 7 52 48 1.08 26 
6 Bristol City 22 11 3 8 37 31 1.19 25 
7 Queens Park Rangers 20 9 6 5 47 32 1.47 24 
8 Grimsby Town 21 10 4 7 31 32 0.97 24 
9 Northampton Town 22 9 5 8 43 28 1.54 23 
10 Shrewsbury Town 22 8 7 7 42 38 1.11 23 
11 Watford 22 8 7 7 37 39 0.95 23 
12 Bradford Park Avenue 21 10 2 9 41 37 1.11 22 
13 Port Vale 22 8 6 8 30 29 1.03 22 
14 Coventry City 21 7 7 7 29 32 0.91 21 
15 Hull City 19 7 5 7 26 21 1.24 19 
16 Notts County 20 7 5 8 36 34 1.06 19 
17 Halifax Town 19 7 5 7 29 32 0.91 19 
18 Barnsley 21 7 4 10 43 50 0.86 18 
19 Southend United 22 6 6 10 28 34 0.82 18 
20 Swindon Town 22 5 7 10 34 45 0.76 17 
21 Lincoln City 20 5 5 10 28 40 0.70 15 
22 Brentford 21 5 3 13 20 43 0.47 13 
23 Torquay United 20 4 3 13 33 47 0.70 11 
24 Newport County 22 3 4 15 25 53 0.47 10 

Key: Promotion Relegation