Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 24, 1953

Aldershot Swindon Town
N.Menzies (4'), C.Mortimore (60')
HT: 1-0 A.Rogers (64' o.g.), J.Bain (68')
Attendance:  5,708   Referee:  J.B. Jackson


1
BROWN
2
ROGERS
3
JEFFERSON
4
GORMLEY
5
LAIRD
6
WOOD
7
MORTIMORE
8
MENZIES
9
RAINE
10
ALISON
11
FLINT
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
BETTERIDGE
5
BATCHELOR
6
GRAY
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
OWEN
10
WILLIAMS
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Fred BROWN
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Alf ROGERS
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Arthur JEFFERSON
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Phil GORMLEY
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
4
5
Davie LAIRD
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
5
6
Jack WOOD
                 
George GRAY
6
7
Charlie MORTIMORE
               
Terry RYDER
7

8
Norman MENZIES
               
Harry LUNN
8

9
Bob RAINE
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Jimmy ALISON
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
10
11
Ken FLINT
               
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, January 24, 1953: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 0 Reading  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Bristol Rovers 1 - 1 Millwall  
  Colchester United 1 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Coventry City 3 - 1 Walsall  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 3 Bristol City  
  Exeter City 0 - 0 Gillingham  
  Newport County 3 - 0 Torquay United  
  Norwich City 2 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Southend United 2 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Watford 1 - 0 Leyton Orient  

Table as at Saturday, January 24, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 27 20 5 2 63 22 2.86 45 
2 Bristol City 28 15 8 5 65 36 1.81 38 
3 Northampton Town 27 17 4 6 68 42 1.62 38 
4 Millwall 27 15 7 5 47 26 1.81 37 
5 Coventry City 28 15 6 7 56 38 1.47 36 
6 Norwich City 27 15 5 7 55 28 1.96 35 
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 28 12 7 9 50 48 1.04 31 
8 Watford 28 10 9 9 41 43 0.95 29 
9 Exeter City 29 9 10 10 46 44 1.05 28 
10 Southend United 28 11 6 11 45 53 0.85 28 
11 Gillingham 28 10 8 10 33 40 0.83 28 
12 Ipswich Town 27 9 9 9 37 38 0.97 27 
13 Queens Park Rangers 28 8 10 10 40 52 0.77 26 
14 Newport County 28 10 5 13 52 55 0.95 25 
15 Aldershot 27 9 7 11 40 45 0.89 25 
16 Reading 27 9 6 12 40 45 0.89 24 
17 Colchester United 25 8 7 10 29 33 0.88 23 
18 Swindon Town 27 8 6 13 41 50 0.82 22 
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 27 10 2 15 40 49 0.82 22 
20 Torquay United 28 7 6 15 43 59 0.73 20 
21 Shrewsbury Town 28 6 8 14 42 58 0.72 20 
22 Crystal Palace 26 7 6 13 36 53 0.68 20 
23 Leyton Orient 26 8 3 15 39 48 0.81 19 
24 Walsall 29 3 6 20 35 78 0.45 12 

Key: Promotion Re-election