Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 3, 1953

Norwich City Swindon Town
J.Summers (60')
HT: 0-0 T.Ryder (75')
Attendance:  18,124   Referee:  W.E. Dellow


1
NETHERCOTT
2
MORGAN
3
LEWIS
4
DUTTON
5
FOULKES
6
ASHMAN
7
GAVIN
8
COXON
9
SUMMERS
10
RATTRAY
11
ADAMS
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
RADFORD
4
BETTERIDGE
5
HUDSON
6
PROUTON
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
JOHNSON
10
MILLAR
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Ken NETHERCOTT
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Dennis MORGAN
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Bill LEWIS
                 
Arthur RADFORD
3
4
Len DUTTON
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
4
5
Reg FOULKES
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Ron ASHMAN
                 
Ralph PROUTON
6
7
Johnny GAVIN  
               
Terry RYDER
7

8
Billy COXON
                 
Harry LUNN
8

9
Johnny SUMMERS
               
Roy JOHNSON
9
10
Peter RATTRAY
                 
William MILLAR
10
11
Chris ADAMS
                 
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, January 3, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, January 3, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 25 19 4 2 58 21 2.76 42 
2 Norwich City 24 14 5 5 51 22 2.32 33 
3 Bristol City 25 13 7 5 59 34 1.74 33 
4 Northampton Town 24 15 3 6 62 40 1.55 33 
5 Millwall 24 13 6 5 43 24 1.79 32 
6 Coventry City 25 13 6 6 51 35 1.46 32 
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 25 10 6 9 44 44 1.00 26 
8 Watford 24 8 9 7 34 36 0.94 25 
9 Gillingham 25 9 7 9 30 36 0.83 25 
10 Exeter City 26 8 8 10 42 42 1.00 24 
11 Ipswich Town 24 8 8 8 33 33 1.00 24 
12 Southend United 25 9 6 10 42 50 0.84 24 
13 Reading 24 9 5 10 37 39 0.95 23 
14 Newport County 25 9 5 11 49 52 0.94 23 
15 Queens Park Rangers 25 7 9 9 36 47 0.77 23 
16 Aldershot 25 8 6 11 35 41 0.85 22 
17 Swindon Town 24 8 5 11 38 45 0.84 21 
18 Colchester United 22 7 6 9 27 30 0.90 20 
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 24 9 2 13 37 46 0.80 20 
20 Torquay United 25 7 5 13 40 52 0.77 19 
21 Crystal Palace 23 6 6 11 34 49 0.69 18 
22 Leyton Orient 23 7 3 13 36 46 0.78 17 
23 Shrewsbury Town 25 5 7 13 36 52 0.69 17 
24 Walsall 25 3 4 18 28 66 0.42 10 

Key: Promotion Re-election