Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 30, 1947

Aldershot Swindon Town
T.Smith (7'), B.Whitehead (80')
HT: 1-2 T.Maguire (9'), J.Bain (11')
Attendance:  7,033   Referee:  A.H. Blythe


1
GAGE
2
ROGERS
3
JALES
4
SCOTT
5
ROWLAND
6
FITZGERALD
7
HASSELL
8
SEARS
9
SMITH
10
MCNICHOL
11
WHITEHEAD
1
BURTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
KAYE
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
MAGUIRE
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
PATERSON
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Larry GAGE
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Alf ROGERS
                 
Albert YOUNG
2
3
Dick JALES
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Billy SCOTT  
                 
Harry KAYE
4
5
Alf ROWLAND
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Alf FITZGERALD
                 
Edward PAINTER
6
7
Tommy HASSELL
               
Ted MAGUIRE
7

8
Doug SEARS
                 
Billy LUCAS
8

9
Ted SMITH
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Alex MCNICHOL
                 
George PATERSON
10
11
Billy WHITEHEAD
             
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, August 30, 1947: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 0 - 2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Bristol Rovers 0 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Crystal Palace 2 - 1 Torquay United  
  Exeter City 1 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Newport County 4 - 2 Walsall  
  Northampton Town 4 - 1 Port Vale  
  Norwich City 1 - 0 Watford  
  Notts County 3 - 1 Bristol City  
  Southend United 1 - 1 Reading  
  Swansea Town 1 - 1 Ipswich Town  

Table as at Saturday, August 30, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 3 3 0 0 9 1 9.00
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 3 0 0 5 1 5.00
3 Northampton Town 3 2 1 0 5 1 5.00
4 Newport County 3 2 1 0 5 2 2.50
5 Crystal Palace 3 2 1 0 4 2 2.00
6 Walsall 3 2 0 1 9 5 1.80
7 Swansea Town 3 1 1 1 4 2 2.00
8 Bristol Rovers 3 1 1 1 4 3 1.33
9 Ipswich Town 3 1 1 1 5 4 1.25
10 Port Vale 3 1 1 1 4 6 0.67
11 Southend United 3 1 1 1 4 9 0.44
12 Exeter City 3 1 1 1 2 5 0.40
13 Bristol City 3 1 0 2 7 4 1.75
14 Torquay United 3 1 0 2 3 3 1.00
15 Notts County 3 1 0 2 4 5 0.80
16 Norwich City 3 1 0 2 3 5 0.60
17 Leyton Orient 3 0 2 1 3 5 0.60
18 Swindon Town 3 0 2 1 3 5 0.60
19 Reading 3 0 2 1 1 2 0.50
20 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 1 0 2 3 9 0.33
21 Aldershot 3 0 1 2 2 5 0.40
22 Watford 3 0 0 3 2 7 0.29

Key: Promotion Re-election