Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 1, 1951

Swindon Town Colchester United
M.Owen, R.Onslow
HT: 2-1 V.Keeble
Attendance:  10,667   Referee:  R. Hoel


1
UPRICHARD
2
HINDMARSH
3
MAY
4
FARR
5
HUDSON
6
BATCHELOR
7
LUNN
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN
1
WRIGHT
2
HARRISON
3
ROWLANDS
4
BEARRYMAN
5
STEWART
6
ELDER
7
JONES
8
SCOTT
9
KEEBLE
10
CUTTING
11
CHURCH

Lineups
1
Norman UPRICHARD  
                 
George WRIGHT
1
2
Billy HINDMARSH
                 
John HARRISON
2
3
Harry MAY
                 
Trevor ROWLANDS
3
4
Brian FARR
                 
Harry BEARRYMAN
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Reg STEWART
5
6
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Jimmy ELDER
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
Len JONES
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
               
Augie SCOTT
8

9
Maurice OWEN
             
Vic KEEBLE
9
10
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Fred CUTTING
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
John CHURCH
11














Results on Saturday, September 1, 1951: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 1, 1951:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 5 4 0 1 12 2 6.00
2 Leyton Orient 5 3 1 1 5 1 5.00
3 Bristol City 5 3 1 1 6 5 1.20
4 Brighton and Hove Albion 5 3 0 2 12 6 2.00
5 Bristol Rovers 5 2 2 1 9 5 1.80
6 Reading 5 3 0 2 14 8 1.75
7 Newport County 4 3 0 1 7 5 1.40
8 Ipswich Town 5 3 0 2 12 9 1.33
9 Swindon Town 5 2 2 1 5 4 1.25
10 Walsall 5 3 0 2 7 6 1.17
11 Gillingham 5 2 2 1 10 9 1.11
12 Norwich City 5 2 2 1 8 8 1.00
13 Millwall 5 2 1 2 8 8 1.00
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 1 3 1 6 6 1.00
15 Watford 5 1 3 1 6 6 1.00
16 Torquay United 5 1 2 2 9 10 0.90
17 Crystal Palace 5 2 0 3 5 11 0.45
18 Shrewsbury Town 5 1 1 3 10 16 0.63
19 Aldershot 5 1 1 3 6 10 0.60
20 Southend United 5 0 3 2 3 8 0.38
21 Port Vale 4 0 3 1 1 3 0.33
22 Exeter City 5 1 0 4 7 11 0.64
23 Northampton Town 3 1 0 2 2 4 0.50
24 Colchester United 5 0 1 4 6 15 0.40

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