Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 20, 1952

Swindon Town Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic
M.Owen (29')
HT: 1-1 J.Cross (28'), D.Cheney (57')
Attendance:  11,220   Referee:  R.E. Smith


1
UPRICHARD
2
HUNT
3
RADFORD
4
CRYLE
5
HUDSON
6
GRAY
7
RYDER
8
BETTERIDGE
9
OWEN
10
MILLAR
11
BAIN
1
GODWIN
2
DRUMMOND
3
FISHER
4
WOODWARD
5
HARDY
6
NEAVE
7
LITTLEJOHN
8
BUCHANAN
9
CROSS
10
CHENEY
11
HARRISON

Lineups
1
Norman UPRICHARD  
                 
  Tommy GODWIN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Ian DRUMMOND
2
3
Arthur RADFORD
                 
Jackie FISHER
3
4
George CRYLE
                 
Dai WOODWARD
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Bob HARDY
5
6
George GRAY
                 
Gordon NEAVE
6
7
Terry RYDER
                 
Roy LITTLEJOHN
7

8
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Cameron BUCHANAN
8

9
Maurice OWEN
             
Jack CROSS
9
10
William MILLAR
               
Denis CHENEY
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Peter HARRISON
11














Results on Saturday, September 20, 1952: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 20, 1952:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 9 6 1 2 19 10 1.90 13 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 9 5 3 1 21 14 1.50 13 
3 Newport County 9 6 1 2 23 16 1.44 13 
4 Norwich City 9 6 0 3 23 6 3.83 12 
5 Millwall 9 4 4 1 10 3 3.33 12 
6 Southend United 9 5 2 2 19 11 1.73 12 
7 Coventry City 9 4 3 2 15 9 1.67 11 
8 Exeter City 9 5 1 3 16 10 1.60 11 
9 Reading 9 5 1 3 18 12 1.50 11 
10 Northampton Town 9 5 1 3 19 17 1.12 11 
11 Watford 9 3 4 2 14 13 1.08 10 
12 Aldershot 9 3 3 3 13 13 1.00
13 Gillingham 9 3 3 3 6 7 0.86
14 Bristol City 9 2 4 3 16 14 1.14
15 Queens Park Rangers 9 2 4 3 12 18 0.67
16 Swindon Town 9 3 2 4 10 15 0.67
17 Colchester United 9 3 2 4 7 11 0.64
18 Torquay United 9 2 3 4 16 19 0.84
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 9 3 1 5 11 14 0.79
20 Ipswich Town 9 2 2 5 7 11 0.64
21 Leyton Orient 9 2 1 6 10 19 0.53
22 Shrewsbury Town 9 1 3 5 8 19 0.42
23 Crystal Palace 9 1 3 5 6 20 0.30
24 Walsall 9 0 2 7 11 29 0.38

Key: Promotion Re-election