Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 28, 1953

Swindon Town Bristol City

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  10,026   Referee:  W.J. Edwards


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
BETTERIDGE
5
BATCHELOR
6
BINES
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
OWEN
10
PARKER
11
BAIN
1
COOK
2
GUY
3
BAILEY
4
PEACOCK
5
WHITE
6
TOVEY
7
EISENTRAGER
8
ROGERS
9
ATYEO
10
WILLIAMS
11
REGAN

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Tony COOK
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Ivor GUY
2
3
Terry ELWELL
                 
Jack BAILEY
3
4
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Ernie PEACOCK
4
5
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Jack WHITE
5
6
Mel BINES
                 
William TOVEY
6
7
Terry RYDER
                 
Alec EISENTRAGER
7

8
Harry LUNN
                 
Jimmy ROGERS
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
  John ATYEO
9
10
William PARKER
                 
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10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Duggie REGAN
11














Results on Saturday, March 28, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 28, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 36 24 9 3 81 32 2.53 57 
2 Bristol City 37 19 12 6 83 49 1.69 50 
3 Northampton Town 36 21 7 8 88 55 1.60 49 
4 Millwall 36 19 10 7 64 35 1.83 48 
5 Norwich City 36 20 7 9 75 42 1.79 47 
6 Coventry City 37 18 8 11 68 50 1.36 44 
7 Southend United 37 16 8 13 57 58 0.98 40 
8 Watford 37 13 13 11 52 55 0.95 39 
9 Brighton and Hove Albion 37 13 10 14 60 66 0.91 36 
10 Colchester United 35 11 12 12 47 48 0.98 34 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 36 14 6 16 56 59 0.95 34 
12 Exeter City 38 11 12 15 53 57 0.93 34 
13 Gillingham 37 10 14 13 42 52 0.81 34 
14 Reading 36 13 7 16 49 53 0.92 33 
15 Ipswich Town 37 11 11 15 48 58 0.83 33 
16 Queens Park Rangers 37 9 15 13 54 69 0.78 33 
17 Leyton Orient 37 12 8 17 51 57 0.89 32 
18 Torquay United 37 12 8 17 65 74 0.88 32 
19 Aldershot 36 10 11 15 51 60 0.85 31 
20 Newport County 37 12 7 18 60 72 0.83 31 
21 Crystal Palace 36 11 9 16 53 69 0.77 31 
22 Swindon Town 37 10 10 17 49 64 0.77 30 
23 Shrewsbury Town 37 10 9 18 55 74 0.74 29 
24 Walsall 38 6 7 25 46 99 0.46 19 

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