Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 9, 1954

Swindon Town Southend United
H.Lunn (19'), R.Onslow (22'), S.Anderson (65' o.g.)
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  8,217   Referee:  F.S. Fiander


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
ONSLOW
9
JOHNSON
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL
1
SCANNELL
2
ANDERSON
3
MCDONALD
4
DUTHIE
5
PAVITT
6
BURNS
7
LOCKHART
8
MCALINDEN
9
LOWDER
10
DICKER
11
BAINBRIDGE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
  Tommy SCANNELL
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Sandy ANDERSON
2
3
Terry ELWELL
                 
Jack MCDONALD
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Jim DUTHIE
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Bill PAVITT
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Frank BURNS
6
7
Harry LUNN
               
Jock LOCKHART
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
               
  Jimmy MCALINDEN
8

9
Roy JOHNSON
                 
Tommy LOWDER
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
                 
Les DICKER
10
11
Mike BULL
                 
Ken BAINBRIDGE
11














Results on Saturday, January 9, 1954: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 1 Gillingham  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Reading  
  Colchester United 2 - 2 Newport County  
  Exeter City 7 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  Millwall 2 - 2 Torquay United  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 1 Coventry City  
  Swindon Town 3 - 0 Southend United  

Table as at Saturday, January 9, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 26 17 7 2 56 27 2.07 41 
2 Southampton 26 16 2 8 51 35 1.46 34 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 26 15 4 7 49 39 1.26 34 
4 Torquay United 28 11 9 8 54 45 1.20 31 
5 Northampton Town 26 11 8 7 57 34 1.68 30 
6 Reading 27 12 6 9 50 42 1.19 30 
7 Bristol City 26 13 4 9 49 42 1.17 30 
8 Leyton Orient 26 12 6 8 48 41 1.17 30 
9 Gillingham 28 12 6 10 38 43 0.88 30 
10 Norwich City 26 11 7 8 38 35 1.09 29 
11 Exeter City 27 12 4 11 45 35 1.29 28 
12 Watford 26 11 6 9 56 45 1.24 28 
13 Millwall 26 11 6 9 46 40 1.15 28 
14 Crystal Palace 27 11 5 11 41 53 0.77 27 
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 27 11 3 13 47 44 1.07 25 
16 Coventry City 27 9 7 11 33 33 1.00 25 
17 Swindon Town 27 10 4 13 45 43 1.05 24 
18 Shrewsbury Town 27 7 8 12 38 46 0.83 22 
19 Newport County 28 9 4 15 35 61 0.57 22 
20 Queens Park Rangers 25 7 7 11 27 39 0.69 21 
21 Southend United 27 7 5 15 33 45 0.73 19 
22 Colchester United 27 7 5 15 30 41 0.73 19 
23 Aldershot 26 7 5 14 35 59 0.59 19 
24 Walsall 26 4 4 18 21 55 0.38 12 

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