Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 28, 1948

Swindon Town Southend United
T.Dawson (37'), M.Jones (86')
HT: 1-1 C.Grant (1')
Attendance:  19,863   Referee:  A.C. Williams


1
BOULTON
2
WHITE
3
YOUNG
4
COWIE
5
ITHELL
6
KAYE
7
LUNN
8
DAWSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
WILLIAMS
1
NASH
2
BEACH
3
WALTON
4
FRENCH
5
SHEARD
6
MONTGOMERY
7
TIPPETT
8
BROWN
9
GRANT
10
OSMOND
11
EDWARDS

Lineups
1
Frank BOULTON
                 
Paddy NASH
1
2
Alex WHITE
                 
Doug BEACH
2
3
Albert YOUNG
                 
Frank WALTON
3
4
Andy COWIE
                 
Jackie FRENCH
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Frank SHEARD
5
6
Harry KAYE
                 
Stan MONTGOMERY
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
Tommy TIPPETT
7

8
Tom DAWSON
               
Ernie BROWN
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Cyril GRANT
9
10
Morris JONES
               
Avery OSMOND
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Tommy EDWARDS
11














Results on Saturday, August 28, 1948: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 1 Swansea Town  
  Bristol City 3 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Millwall  
  Exeter City 4 - 1 Norwich City  
  Ipswich Town 5 - 1 Newport County  
  Leyton Orient 0 - 3 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Notts County 4 - 1 Bristol Rovers  
  Port Vale 3 - 0 Aldershot  
  Swindon Town 2 - 1 Southend United  
  Walsall 1 - 1 Torquay United  
  Watford 4 - 1 Reading  

Table as at Saturday, August 28, 1948:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 3 3 0 0 16 3 5.33
2 Port Vale 3 2 1 0 7 1 7.00
3 Exeter City 3 2 1 0 9 2 4.50
4 Swindon Town 3 2 1 0 6 3 2.00
5 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 2 1 0 4 2 2.00
6 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 1 2 0 5 2 2.50
7 Swansea Town 3 1 2 0 4 2 2.00
8 Notts County 3 2 0 1 7 4 1.75
9 Bristol City 3 1 1 1 4 2 2.00
10 Watford 3 1 1 1 6 5 1.20
11 Millwall 3 0 3 0 4 4 1.00
12 Southend United 3 1 1 1 2 2 1.00
13 Walsall 3 1 1 1 3 4 0.75
14 Torquay United 3 1 1 1 5 7 0.71
15 Reading 3 1 0 2 6 8 0.75
16 Norwich City 3 1 0 2 4 7 0.57
17 Leyton Orient 3 0 2 1 3 6 0.50
18 Crystal Palace 3 0 2 1 3 7 0.43
19 Newport County 3 0 1 2 4 9 0.44
20 Aldershot 3 0 1 2 2 7 0.29
21 Northampton Town 3 0 0 3 2 10 0.20
22 Bristol Rovers 3 0 0 3 2 11 0.18

Key: Promotion Re-election