Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 8, 1951

Southend United Swindon Town
C.Grant (46'), L.Stubbs (??')
HT: 0-2 M.Owen (26'), W.Millar (??')
Attendance:  6,791   Referee:  L.A. Mackay


1
SCANNELL
2
LOUGHRAN
3
ANDERSON
4
FRENCH
5
SHEARD
6
LAWLER
7
SIBLEY
8
MCALINDEN
9
WAKEFIELD
10
GRANT
11
STUBBS
1
UPRICHARD
2
HUNT
3
GULLIVER
4
KAYE
5
HUDSON
6
BATCHELOR
7
LUNN
8
MILLAR
9
OWEN
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Tommy SCANNELL  
                 
  Norman UPRICHARD
1
2
Joe LOUGHRAN
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Sandy ANDERSON
                 
Jeff GULLIVER
3
4
Jackie FRENCH
                 
Harry KAYE
4
5
Frank SHEARD
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Jimmy LAWLER
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
6
7
Joe SIBLEY
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Jimmy MCALINDEN  
               
William MILLAR
8

9
Albert WAKEFIELD
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Cyril GRANT
               
Mick BETTERIDGE
10
11
Les STUBBS
               
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, December 8, 1951: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 2 Crystal Palace  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 1 Exeter City  
  Bristol City 1 - 3 Watford  
  Gillingham 1 - 2 Norwich City  
  Ipswich Town 1 - 2 Bristol Rovers  
  Millwall 1 - 1 Colchester United  
  Northampton Town 6 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  
  Port Vale 4 - 1 Aldershot  
  Reading 3 - 0 Walsall  
  Southend United 2 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Torquay United 3 - 2 Plymouth Argyle  

Table as at Saturday, December 8, 1951:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 20 13 2 5 48 24 2.00 28 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 20 13 1 6 40 26 1.54 27 
3 Northampton Town 20 12 2 6 45 28 1.61 26 
4 Norwich City 21 10 6 5 32 25 1.28 26 
5 Millwall 20 11 4 5 33 27 1.22 26 
6 Bristol Rovers 20 8 7 5 38 22 1.73 23 
7 Reading 20 10 2 8 51 35 1.46 22 
8 Swindon Town 20 7 8 5 29 24 1.21 22 
9 Southend United 20 8 6 6 28 24 1.17 22 
10 Newport County 19 9 4 6 32 37 0.86 22 
11 Leyton Orient 21 9 4 8 18 21 0.86 22 
12 Gillingham 20 7 7 6 41 32 1.28 21 
13 Watford 20 6 8 6 27 33 0.82 20 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 20 6 7 7 29 25 1.16 19 
15 Crystal Palace 20 9 0 11 29 35 0.83 18 
16 Colchester United 20 5 7 8 29 37 0.78 17 
17 Bristol City 20 6 5 9 19 27 0.70 17 
18 Walsall 21 7 3 11 24 35 0.69 17 
19 Torquay United 21 6 5 10 32 48 0.67 17 
20 Ipswich Town 20 7 2 11 31 35 0.89 16 
21 Shrewsbury Town 21 6 3 12 32 43 0.74 15 
22 Aldershot 20 6 3 11 29 39 0.74 15 
23 Port Vale 20 3 8 9 18 32 0.56 14 
24 Exeter City 20 4 4 12 23 43 0.53 12 

Key: Promotion Re-election