Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 18, 1954

Swindon Town Colchester United
J.McClelland
HT: 1-0 K.Plant
Attendance:  5,254   Referee:  W.E. Dellow


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
PAGE
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMSON
7
GIBSON
8
MCCLELLAND
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS
1
KIRK
2
HARRISON
3
LEWIS
4
HILL
5
STEWART
6
GEORGE
7
BIRCH
8
LEONARD
9
PLANT
10
MCKIM
11
GRICE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Jimmy KIRK
1
2
George HUNT
                 
John HARRISON
2
3
Mick PAGE
                 
Fred LEWIS
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Bertie HILL
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Reg STEWART
5
6
Stewart WILLIAMSON
                 
Ron GEORGE
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Cliff BIRCH
7

8
John MCCLELLAND
               
Paddy LEONARD
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Ken PLANT
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
                 
Johnny MCKIM
10
11
Alan BEARDS
                 
Mike GRICE
11














Results on Saturday, December 18, 1954: League Table

 
  Aldershot 4 - 1 Norwich City  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 1 Coventry City  
  Brentford 0 - 3 Southampton  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 2 Millwall  
  Bristol City 1 - 4 Gillingham  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 1 Exeter City  
  Northampton Town 2 - 2 Newport County  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 3 Southend United  
  Swindon Town 1 - 1 Colchester United  
  Torquay United 2 - 7 Leyton Orient  
  Walsall 4 - 0 Reading  
  Watford 1 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  

Table as at Saturday, December 18, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 22 16 2 4 46 20 2.30 34 
2 Bristol City 23 14 6 3 53 26 2.04 34 
3 Southampton 22 13 3 6 40 26 1.54 29 
4 Millwall 22 12 4 6 31 22 1.41 28 
5 Coventry City 22 11 5 6 37 27 1.37 27 
6 Norwich City 22 11 4 7 33 22 1.50 26 
7 Northampton Town 23 11 4 8 31 32 0.97 26 
8 Queens Park Rangers 22 8 8 6 38 30 1.27 24 
9 Southend United 22 8 8 6 41 36 1.14 24 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 22 8 7 7 37 33 1.12 23 
11 Gillingham 22 9 5 8 32 37 0.86 23 
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 22 10 2 10 36 31 1.16 22 
13 Watford 22 7 6 9 35 36 0.97 20 
14 Aldershot 22 9 2 11 35 37 0.95 20 
15 Torquay United 22 8 4 10 42 45 0.93 20 
16 Reading 22 6 8 8 31 36 0.86 20 
17 Swindon Town 23 6 7 10 25 32 0.78 19 
18 Brentford 22 6 6 10 42 48 0.88 18 
19 Shrewsbury Town 23 6 6 11 33 44 0.75 18 
20 Newport County 22 5 8 9 28 38 0.74 18 
21 Exeter City 22 5 8 9 20 33 0.61 18 
22 Crystal Palace 22 3 9 10 23 43 0.53 15 
23 Walsall 22 4 5 13 32 46 0.70 13 
24 Colchester United 22 4 5 13 23 44 0.52 13 

Key: Promotion Re-election