Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 27, 1954

Coventry City Swindon Town

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  7,523   Referee:  R.E. Smith


1
TAYLOR
2
TIMMINS
3
KIRK
4
SIMPSON
5
MCDONNELL
6
AUSTIN
7
NUTT
8
JAMIESON
9
BROWN
10
DORMAN
11
HILL
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
BULL
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS

Lineups
1
Peter TAYLOR
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Charlie TIMMINS
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Roy KIRK
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Noel SIMPSON
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Martin MCDONNELL
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Frank AUSTIN
                 
Jimmy JOHNSTON
6
7
Gordon NUTT
                 
Mike BULL
7

8
Iain JAMIESON
                 
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Eddie BROWN
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Don DORMAN
                 
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Jimmy HILL
                 
Alan BEARDS
11














Results on Saturday, March 27, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 27, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 37 23 5 9 73 49 1.49 51 
2 Ipswich Town 37 20 8 9 66 44 1.50 48 
3 Southampton 37 21 4 12 65 47 1.38 46 
4 Watford 37 19 7 11 76 57 1.33 45 
5 Northampton Town 37 17 9 11 71 43 1.65 43 
6 Gillingham 39 17 9 13 54 56 0.96 43 
7 Reading 37 17 8 12 71 57 1.25 42 
8 Bristol City 37 18 6 13 72 58 1.24 42 
9 Torquay United 39 15 11 13 72 73 0.99 41 
10 Norwich City 37 15 10 12 59 55 1.07 40 
11 Leyton Orient 36 15 8 13 64 58 1.10 38 
12 Exeter City 38 15 7 16 57 49 1.16 37 
13 Coventry City 38 14 9 15 49 47 1.04 37 
14 Millwall 36 15 7 14 59 62 0.95 37 
15 Crystal Palace 38 14 8 16 52 70 0.74 36 
16 Southend United 38 14 7 17 58 58 1.00 35 
17 Swindon Town 38 13 8 17 61 60 1.02 34 
18 Newport County 38 15 4 19 51 74 0.69 34 
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 38 14 5 19 57 61 0.93 33 
20 Shrewsbury Town 38 10 11 17 52 64 0.81 31 
21 Aldershot 37 12 7 18 53 75 0.71 31 
22 Queens Park Rangers 36 10 10 16 45 56 0.80 30 
23 Colchester United 37 9 6 22 41 64 0.64 24 
24 Walsall 38 7 6 25 33 74 0.45 20 

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