Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 27, 1947

Norwich City Swindon Town
O.Hold (88'), L.Eyre (89')
HT: 0-1 M.Owen (4', 70')
Attendance:  19,118   Referee:  A. Devine


1
NETHERCOTT
2
MANSFIELD
3
MORGAN
4
KINSEY
5
LOW
6
TOBIN
7
CHURCH
8
DUTTON
9
HOLD
10
EYRE
11
JONES
1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
KAYE
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
DRYDEN
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
MAGUIRE

Lineups
1
Ken NETHERCOTT
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Fred MANSFIELD
                 
Albert YOUNG
2
3
Dennis MORGAN
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Noel KINSEY  
                 
Harry KAYE
4
5
Norman LOW view STFC profile
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Maurice TOBIN
                 
Edward PAINTER
6
7
John CHURCH
                 
Jackie DRYDEN
7

8
Len DUTTON
                 
Billy LUCAS
8

9
Oscar HOLD
             
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Les EYRE
               
Morris JONES
10
11
Sid JONES
                 
Ted MAGUIRE
11














Results on Saturday, December 27, 1947: League Table

 
  Aldershot 3 - 1 Walsall  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 0 - 1 Southend United  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 2 Port Vale  
  Bristol City 1 - 1 Exeter City  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 0 Newport County  
  Leyton Orient 2 - 2 Reading  
  Northampton Town 3 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Norwich City 2 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Queens Park Rangers 5 - 1 Watford  
  Swansea Town 1 - 1 Notts County  
  Torquay United 1 - 2 Bristol Rovers  

Table as at Saturday, December 27, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 23 16 3 4 47 20 2.35 35 
2 Swansea Town 24 11 7 6 46 32 1.44 29 
3 Walsall 21 12 3 6 42 22 1.91 27 
4 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 22 11 5 6 37 21 1.76 27 
5 Exeter City 21 9 7 5 26 24 1.08 25 
6 Bristol City 21 11 2 8 48 27 1.78 24 
7 Ipswich Town 20 11 2 7 36 25 1.44 24 
8 Newport County 22 8 8 6 31 29 1.07 24 
9 Port Vale 21 9 5 7 41 30 1.37 23 
10 Southend United 22 9 5 8 26 39 0.67 23 
11 Torquay United 20 7 8 5 31 25 1.24 22 
12 Swindon Town 21 6 9 6 25 23 1.09 21 
13 Crystal Palace 22 7 7 8 20 24 0.83 21 
14 Reading 21 7 6 8 28 28 1.00 20 
15 Bristol Rovers 23 6 8 9 37 38 0.97 20 
16 Aldershot 20 6 7 7 27 31 0.87 19 
17 Northampton Town 20 7 5 8 25 30 0.83 19 
18 Notts County 20 6 6 8 27 31 0.87 18 
19 Watford 20 6 3 11 25 41 0.61 15 
20 Leyton Orient 22 3 5 14 21 54 0.39 11 
21 Brighton and Hove Albion 21 3 5 13 16 44 0.36 11 
22 Norwich City 21 3 4 14 21 45 0.47 10 

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