Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 1, 1949

Southend United Swindon Town
F.Morris (21'), T.Tippett (24'), F.Dudley (26')
HT: 3-3 M.Owen (4', 50'), M.Jones (12'), J.Bain (41')
Attendance:  6,763   Referee:  A.C. Williams


1
HANKEY
2
LINDSAY
3
LINTON
4
FRENCH
5
SHEARD
6
PRITCHARD
7
GRANT
8
MCALINDEN
9
DUDLEY
10
MORRIS
11
TIPPETT
1
BURTON
2
WHITE
3
YOUNG
4
COWIE
5
ITHELL
6
FOXTON
7
LUNN
8
DAWSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Ted HANKEY
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
David LINDSAY
                 
Alex WHITE
2
3
Tommy LINTON
                 
Albert YOUNG
3
4
Jackie FRENCH
                 
Andy COWIE
4
5
Frank SHEARD
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Jack PRITCHARD
                 
Jack FOXTON
6
7
Cyril GRANT
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Jimmy MCALINDEN  
                 
Tom DAWSON
8

9
Frank DUDLEY
             
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Freddie MORRIS
             
Morris JONES
10
11
Tommy TIPPETT
             
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, January 1, 1949: League Table

 
  Aldershot 0 - 1 Port Vale  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Bristol Rovers 3 - 2 Notts County  
  Millwall 1 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  Newport County 3 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Northampton Town 3 - 1 Bristol City  
  Norwich City 3 - 0 Exeter City  
  Reading 3 - 1 Watford  
  Southend United 3 - 4 Swindon Town  
  Swansea Town 2 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Torquay United 5 - 1 Walsall  

Table as at Saturday, January 1, 1949:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Swansea Town 23 16 4 3 51 15 3.40 36 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 23 11 9 3 30 21 1.43 31 
3 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 25 13 5 7 38 28 1.36 31 
4 Bristol Rovers 24 13 3 8 37 32 1.16 29 
5 Swindon Town 25 12 5 8 40 41 0.98 29 
6 Millwall 25 10 7 8 43 39 1.10 27 
7 Notts County 24 11 3 10 65 41 1.59 25 
8 Norwich City 23 10 5 8 40 29 1.38 25 
9 Port Vale 22 9 4 9 27 23 1.17 22 
10 Reading 21 10 2 9 38 35 1.09 22 
11 Ipswich Town 22 9 4 9 43 45 0.96 22 
12 Bristol City 22 8 6 8 25 27 0.93 22 
13 Torquay United 23 8 6 9 32 47 0.68 22 
14 Walsall 22 9 3 10 34 37 0.92 21 
15 Leyton Orient 23 7 7 9 37 41 0.90 21 
16 Newport County 23 7 5 11 46 53 0.87 19 
17 Northampton Town 23 7 5 11 30 35 0.86 19 
18 Exeter City 23 7 5 11 30 50 0.60 19 
19 Watford 23 4 10 9 25 32 0.78 18 
20 Aldershot 23 6 5 12 28 34 0.82 17 
21 Southend United 22 4 9 9 21 26 0.81 17 
22 Crystal Palace 22 3 6 13 14 43 0.33 12 

Key: Promotion Re-election