Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 27, 1947

Swindon Town Port Vale
B.Lucas (85')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  18,828   Referee:  W.T. Strainge


1
FERGUSON
2
YOUNG
3
LLOYD
4
KAYE
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
STEPHENS
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
EMERY
11
BAIN
1
HEPPELL
2
PURCELL
3
BUTLER
4
TODD
5
EASTWOOD
6
MARTIN
7
ALLEN
8
SMITH
9
HALLAM
10
JONES
11
CURRIE

Lineups
1
Alex FERGUSON
                 
George HEPPELL
1
2
Albert YOUNG
                 
Robert PURCELL
2
3
Billy LLOYD
                 
Walter BUTLER
3
4
Harry KAYE
                 
Jim TODD
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Eric EASTWOOD
5
6
Edward PAINTER
                 
Alan MARTIN
6
7
Bill STEPHENS
                 
  Ronnie ALLEN
7

8
Billy LUCAS
               
Jack SMITH
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Norman HALLAM
9
10
Don EMERY
                 
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10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
John CURRIE
11














Results on Saturday, September 27, 1947: League Table

 
  Aldershot 1 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 1 Walsall  
  Bristol Rovers 0 - 2 Bristol City  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Watford  
  Ipswich Town 1 - 0 Reading  
  Northampton Town 1 - 0 Norwich City  
  Notts County 1 - 1 Exeter City  
  Southend United 1 - 0 Newport County  
  Swansea Town 5 - 0 Leyton Orient  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Port Vale  
  Torquay United 1 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  

Table as at Saturday, September 27, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 11 9 2 0 27 6 4.50 20 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 10 6 3 1 18 8 2.25 15 
3 Bristol City 10 7 0 3 25 8 3.13 14 
4 Walsall 10 6 2 2 20 8 2.50 14 
5 Ipswich Town 10 5 2 3 18 11 1.64 12 
6 Northampton Town 10 5 2 3 14 12 1.17 12 
7 Port Vale 10 4 3 3 21 15 1.40 11 
8 Bristol Rovers 11 3 5 3 19 14 1.36 11 
9 Newport County 10 4 3 3 14 14 1.00 11 
10 Reading 10 3 4 3 10 7 1.43 10 
11 Swansea Town 11 3 4 4 20 15 1.33 10 
12 Crystal Palace 10 3 4 3 8 8 1.00 10 
13 Torquay United 10 2 5 3 13 12 1.08
14 Watford 10 4 1 5 14 21 0.67
15 Exeter City 11 3 3 5 8 17 0.47
16 Southend United 10 3 3 4 8 24 0.33
17 Swindon Town 10 1 6 3 8 11 0.73
18 Brighton and Hove Albion 10 3 2 5 11 20 0.55
19 Aldershot 10 2 3 5 14 20 0.70
20 Notts County 10 2 2 6 10 18 0.56
21 Leyton Orient 10 1 3 6 8 24 0.33
22 Norwich City 10 1 2 7 7 22 0.32

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