Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 5, 1953

Swindon Town Queens Park Rangers

HT: 0-0 B.Cameron (82')
Attendance:  15,157   Referee:  R.H. Mann


1
CHURCHILL
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
BATCHELOR
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
LAMBERT
9
JOHNSON
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BULL
1
BROWN
2
POPPITT
3
INGHAM
4
NICHOLAS
5
TAYLOR
6
CLAYTON
7
MOUNTFORD
8
CAMERON
9
BARLEY
10
PETCHEY
11
SHEPHERD

Lineups
1
Trevor CHURCHILL
                 
Harry BROWN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Johnny POPPITT
2
3
Terry ELWELL
                 
Tony INGHAM
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Brian NICHOLAS
4
5
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
  Jim TAYLOR
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
view STFC profileLewis CLAYTON
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
George MOUNTFORD
7

8
Ken LAMBERT
               
Bobby CAMERON
8

9
Roy JOHNSON
                 
Charlie BARLEY
9
10
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
George PETCHEY
10
11
Mike BULL
                 
Ernie SHEPHERD
11














Results on Saturday, September 5, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 5, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 6 5 1 0 13 4 3.25 11 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 6 5 1 0 12 6 2.00 11 
3 Southampton 6 4 1 1 18 7 2.57
4 Norwich City 6 3 3 0 11 5 2.20
5 Aldershot 6 3 2 1 9 6 1.50
6 Swindon Town 6 3 1 2 14 7 2.00
7 Gillingham 6 2 3 1 8 4 2.00
8 Shrewsbury Town 5 3 1 1 12 9 1.33
9 Crystal Palace 6 2 3 1 13 14 0.93
10 Reading 6 3 1 2 10 12 0.83
11 Bristol City 6 2 2 2 11 8 1.38
12 Coventry City 6 3 0 3 12 11 1.09
13 Colchester United 6 3 0 3 9 10 0.90
14 Northampton Town 6 2 1 3 11 11 1.00
15 Exeter City 6 2 1 3 7 8 0.88
16 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 6 2 1 3 9 12 0.75
17 Queens Park Rangers 6 2 1 3 6 9 0.67
18 Watford 6 2 0 4 10 15 0.67
19 Newport County 6 2 0 4 10 20 0.50
20 Torquay United 6 1 1 4 9 14 0.64
21 Millwall 5 1 1 3 6 10 0.60
22 Southend United 6 1 1 4 4 7 0.57
23 Leyton Orient 6 1 0 5 8 13 0.62
24 Walsall 6 0 2 4 5 15 0.33

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