Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 29, 1951

Colchester United Swindon Town
V.Keeble, J.McKim
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  7,407   Referee:  R. Halls


1
WRIGHT
2
KETTLE
3
ROWLANDS
4
MOORE
5
BEARRYMAN
6
ELDER
7
AITCHISON
8
SCOTT
9
KEEBLE
10
MCKIM
11
CHURCH
1
UPRICHARD
2
HUNT
3
MAY
4
KAYE
5
HUDSON
6
GRAY
7
LUNN
8
MILLAR
9
PEART
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
George WRIGHT
                 
  Norman UPRICHARD
1
2
Albert KETTLE
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Trevor ROWLANDS
                 
Harry MAY
3
4
John MOORE
                 
Harry KAYE
4
5
Harry BEARRYMAN
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Jimmy ELDER
                 
George GRAY
6
7
Peter AITCHISON
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Augie SCOTT
                 
William MILLAR
8

9
Vic KEEBLE
               
Robert PEART
9
10
Johnny MCKIM
               
Mick BETTERIDGE
10
11
John CHURCH
                 
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, December 29, 1951: League Table

 
  Aldershot 1 - 3 Bristol Rovers  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Colchester United 2 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Millwall  
  Exeter City 6 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Newport County 1 - 2 Torquay United  
  Norwich City 8 - 0 Walsall  
  Plymouth Argyle 6 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Reading 4 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Southend United 3 - 1 Gillingham  
  Watford 2 - 0 Port Vale  

Table as at Saturday, December 29, 1951:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 24 15 4 5 62 30 2.07 34 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 25 16 2 7 49 34 1.44 34 
3 Norwich City 25 13 7 5 47 28 1.68 33 
4 Reading 24 14 2 8 65 37 1.76 30 
5 Millwall 24 11 8 5 36 30 1.20 30 
6 Northampton Town 24 13 3 8 50 36 1.39 29 
7 Bristol Rovers 24 10 8 6 47 27 1.74 28 
8 Southend United 24 11 6 7 37 28 1.32 28 
9 Swindon Town 24 8 10 6 34 29 1.17 26 
10 Newport County 23 11 4 8 41 44 0.93 26 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 24 9 7 8 37 29 1.28 25 
12 Leyton Orient 25 10 5 10 25 33 0.76 25 
13 Colchester United 24 8 8 8 36 40 0.90 24 
14 Watford 24 8 8 8 35 40 0.88 24 
15 Gillingham 24 7 7 10 43 40 1.08 21 
16 Bristol City 24 7 7 10 25 33 0.76 21 
17 Torquay United 25 8 5 12 40 57 0.70 21 
18 Crystal Palace 24 9 2 13 36 44 0.82 20 
19 Walsall 25 8 3 14 28 51 0.55 19 
20 Ipswich Town 24 8 2 14 34 44 0.77 18 
21 Aldershot 24 7 3 14 33 49 0.67 17 
22 Shrewsbury Town 25 7 3 15 37 57 0.65 17 
23 Exeter City 24 6 4 14 35 52 0.67 16 
24 Port Vale 25 3 10 12 21 41 0.51 16 

Key: Promotion Re-election