Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 29, 1953

Norwich City Swindon Town
T.Collins (4'), R.Foulkes (76')
HT: 1-1 M.Bull (20', 57')
Attendance:  15,467   Referee:  P. Martin


1
NETHERCOTT
2
MORGAN
3
LEWIS
4
FOULKES
5
HOLMES
6
ASHMAN
7
GAVIN
8
COXON
9
SUMMERS
10
BRENNAN
11
COLLINS
1
CHURCHILL
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
BATCHELOR
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
LAMBERT
9
OWEN
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BULL

Lineups
1
Ken NETHERCOTT
                 
Trevor CHURCHILL
1
2
Dennis MORGAN
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Bill LEWIS
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Reg FOULKES
               
Jim CROSS
4
5
Bert HOLMES
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
5
6
Ron ASHMAN
                 
Jimmy JOHNSTON
6
7
Johnny GAVIN  
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Billy COXON
                 
Ken LAMBERT
8

9
Johnny SUMMERS
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Bobby BRENNAN  
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
10
11
Tony COLLINS
             
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, August 29, 1953: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Northampton Town  
  Colchester United 4 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Exeter City 0 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Leyton Orient 5 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Millwall 1 - 2 Ipswich Town  
  Newport County 4 - 2 Walsall  
  Norwich City 2 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Queens Park Rangers 0 - 2 Aldershot  
  Reading 4 - 3 Coventry City  
  Southampton 4 - 2 Bristol City  
  Southend United 1 - 1 Gillingham  
  Watford 3 - 1 Torquay United  

Table as at Saturday, August 29, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 4 4 0 0 9 2 4.50
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 4 4 0 0 10 6 1.67
3 Swindon Town 4 3 1 0 14 5 2.80
4 Gillingham 4 2 2 0 7 2 3.50
5 Southampton 4 3 0 1 13 6 2.17
6 Colchester United 4 3 0 1 9 6 1.50
7 Shrewsbury Town 3 2 1 0 8 5 1.60
8 Aldershot 4 2 1 1 7 5 1.40
9 Norwich City 4 1 3 0 5 4 1.25
10 Crystal Palace 4 1 2 1 8 10 0.80
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 2 0 2 7 9 0.78
12 Reading 4 2 0 2 7 10 0.70
13 Newport County 4 2 0 2 9 14 0.64
14 Exeter City 4 1 1 2 4 5 0.80
15 Southend United 4 1 1 2 3 4 0.75
16 Queens Park Rangers 4 1 1 2 5 7 0.71
17 Coventry City 4 1 0 3 9 10 0.90
18 Leyton Orient 4 1 0 3 7 8 0.88
19 Watford 4 1 0 3 7 10 0.70
20 Bristol City 4 0 2 2 4 7 0.57
21 Millwall 3 1 0 2 3 6 0.50
22 Walsall 4 0 2 2 3 7 0.43
23 Northampton Town 4 0 1 3 5 9 0.56
24 Torquay United 4 0 0 4 5 11 0.45

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