Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 6, 1954

Colchester United Swindon Town
B.Dale, K.Plant
HT: 1-2 M.Owen, R.Sampson
Attendance:  6,824   Referee:  W.E. Dellow


1
WRIGHT
2
HARRISON
3
LEWIS
4
HILL
5
BICKNELL
6
ELDER
7
SCOTT
8
BARLOW
9
PLANT
10
DALE
11
WRIGHT
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL

Lineups
1
George WRIGHT
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
John HARRISON
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Fred LEWIS
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Bertie HILL
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Roy BICKNELL view STFC profile
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Jimmy ELDER
                 
Jimmy JOHNSTON
6
7
Augie SCOTT
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Bert BARLOW
                 
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Ken PLANT
             
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Bobby DALE
             
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Peter WRIGHT
                 
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, February 6, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, February 6, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 29 18 7 4 59 32 1.84 43 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 29 18 4 7 57 41 1.39 40 
3 Southampton 28 18 2 8 54 35 1.54 38 
4 Bristol City 30 16 4 10 59 46 1.28 36 
5 Torquay United 32 12 11 9 62 54 1.15 35 
6 Northampton Town 29 12 9 8 61 38 1.61 33 
7 Exeter City 31 14 5 12 49 38 1.29 33 
8 Watford 29 13 7 9 61 48 1.27 33 
9 Gillingham 32 13 7 12 45 52 0.87 33 
10 Reading 29 13 6 10 51 43 1.19 32 
11 Leyton Orient 29 13 6 10 52 44 1.18 32 
12 Millwall 29 12 7 10 51 47 1.09 31 
13 Norwich City 29 12 7 10 42 41 1.02 31 
14 Crystal Palace 31 11 7 13 43 60 0.72 29 
15 Coventry City 31 10 8 13 39 38 1.03 28 
16 Swindon Town 31 11 5 15 50 49 1.02 27 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 31 12 3 16 48 49 0.98 27 
18 Shrewsbury Town 31 9 9 13 47 51 0.92 27 
19 Southend United 31 10 6 15 42 49 0.86 26 
20 Newport County 31 11 4 16 39 63 0.62 26 
21 Aldershot 30 9 6 15 40 61 0.66 24 
22 Queens Park Rangers 29 7 8 14 27 46 0.59 22 
23 Colchester United 30 7 6 17 32 48 0.67 20 
24 Walsall 29 5 4 20 23 60 0.38 14 

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