Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 21, 1961

Bristol City Swindon Town
B.Williams (14', 39'), J.Atyeo (20'), T.Casey (29'), D.Noake (58')
HT: 3-2 E.Hunt (16' pen, 82'), K.McPherson (21')
Attendance:  12,893   Referee:  A. Edge


1
COOK
2
BRIGGS
3
THRESHER
4
ETHERIDGE
5
CONNOR
6
CASEY
7
ROGERS
8
ATYEO
9
TAIT
10
WILLIAMS
11
NOAKE
1
BURTON
2
JONES
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
WOODRUFF
7
SUMMERBEE
8
HUNT
9
MCPHERSON
10
HUNT
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Tony COOK
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Alec BRIGGS
                 
Ken JONES
2
3
Mike THRESHER
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Bobby ETHERIDGE
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
Jack CONNOR
                 
Maurice OWEN
5
6
Tommy CASEY  
               
Bobby WOODRUFF
6
7
Jimmy ROGERS
                 
  Mike SUMMERBEE
7

8
John ATYEO  
             
Ernie HUNT
8

9
Alex TAIT
               
Ken MCPHERSON
9
10
Bobby 'Shadow' WILLIAMS
               
Ralph HUNT
10
11
David NOAKE
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, October 21, 1961: League Table

 
  Bradford Park Avenue 2 - 0 Halifax Town  
  Brentford 3 - 2 Portsmouth  
  Bristol City 5 - 3 Swindon Town  
  Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Newport County 0 - 1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Peterborough United 5 - 4 Lincoln City  
  Port Vale 4 - 1 Torquay United  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 3 Northampton Town  
  Southend United 0 - 1 Watford  

Table as at Saturday, October 21, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 17 10 6 1 32 15 2.13 26 
2 Portsmouth 16 9 5 2 28 17 1.65 23 
3 Peterborough United 17 11 1 5 46 41 1.12 23 
4 Reading 17 10 1 6 35 31 1.13 21 
5 Port Vale 18 8 4 6 27 24 1.13 20 
6 Queens Park Rangers 16 7 5 4 41 28 1.46 19 
7 Bristol City 18 8 3 7 27 22 1.23 19 
8 Grimsby Town 17 8 3 6 25 25 1.00 19 
9 Northampton Town 18 7 4 7 33 24 1.38 18 
10 Crystal Palace 18 6 6 6 37 30 1.23 18 
11 Coventry City 17 6 6 5 26 25 1.04 18 
12 Watford 18 6 6 6 29 33 0.88 18 
13 Bradford Park Avenue 16 8 1 7 29 26 1.12 17 
14 Shrewsbury Town 17 6 5 6 33 31 1.06 17 
15 Hull City 15 5 5 5 21 18 1.17 15 
16 Notts County 16 6 3 7 31 28 1.11 15 
17 Southend United 17 5 5 7 24 24 1.00 15 
18 Halifax Town 15 6 3 6 22 25 0.88 15 
19 Barnsley 17 6 3 8 31 38 0.82 15 
20 Swindon Town 18 4 6 8 26 36 0.72 14 
21 Lincoln City 16 4 4 8 25 37 0.68 12 
22 Torquay United 16 4 1 11 28 39 0.72
23 Newport County 17 3 3 11 22 38 0.58
24 Brentford 17 4 1 12 14 37 0.38

Key: Promotion Relegation