Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 21, 1953

Shrewsbury Town Swindon Town
B.Brown (35'), A.Jackson (52')
HT: 1-1 T.Ryder (??' pen)
Attendance:  8,556   Referee:  R.H. Mann


1
WAKEMAN
2
BANNISTER
3
LEWIS
4
BEYNON
5
ASHWORTH
6
CRUTCHLEY
7
FISHER
8
JACKSON
9
MCCULLOCH
10
BROWN
11
ROBERTS
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
BETTERIDGE
5
BATCHELOR
6
PROUTON
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
OWEN
10
PARKER
11
BRANDON

Lineups
1
Alan WAKEMAN
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Jimmy BANNISTER
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Norman LEWIS
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Eddie BEYNON
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
4
5
Fred ASHWORTH
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
5
6
Ron CRUTCHLEY
                 
Ralph PROUTON
6
7
Freddie FISHER
               
Terry RYDER
7

8
Arnold JACKSON
               
Harry LUNN
8

9
Adam MCCULLOCH
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Bobby BROWN
               
William PARKER
10
11
Harold ROBERTS
                 
Ken BRANDON
11














Results on Saturday, February 21, 1953: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 1 Watford  
  Bristol Rovers 5 - 2 Coventry City  
  Gillingham 1 - 1 Colchester United  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 0 Newport County  
  Leyton Orient 0 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  Millwall 2 - 3 Norwich City  
  Northampton Town 0 - 2 Bristol City  
  Reading 0 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Southend United 2 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Torquay United 5 - 2 Exeter City  
  Walsall 0 - 0 Aldershot  

Table as at Saturday, February 21, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 31 22 7 2 72 25 2.88 51 
2 Northampton Town 31 19 4 8 79 49 1.61 42 
3 Bristol City 32 16 10 6 71 44 1.61 42 
4 Norwich City 31 17 6 8 64 36 1.78 40 
5 Millwall 31 16 8 7 53 33 1.61 40 
6 Coventry City 32 16 8 8 63 45 1.40 40 
7 Watford 32 12 10 10 47 50 0.94 34 
8 Southend United 32 13 7 12 48 54 0.89 33 
9 Ipswich Town 31 11 10 10 46 44 1.05 32 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 32 12 8 12 52 57 0.91 32 
11 Gillingham 32 10 11 11 37 45 0.82 31 
12 Exeter City 33 9 12 12 49 52 0.94 30 
13 Queens Park Rangers 32 9 12 11 46 58 0.79 30 
14 Reading 31 11 7 13 46 47 0.98 29 
15 Aldershot 31 10 9 12 47 53 0.89 29 
16 Colchester United 29 10 8 11 39 39 1.00 28 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 31 12 4 15 49 53 0.92 28 
18 Torquay United 32 9 8 15 57 67 0.85 26 
19 Shrewsbury Town 32 9 8 15 50 63 0.79 26 
20 Newport County 32 10 5 17 52 65 0.80 25 
21 Leyton Orient 30 10 4 16 44 51 0.86 24 
22 Crystal Palace 30 8 8 14 43 61 0.70 24 
23 Swindon Town 31 8 7 16 44 59 0.75 23 
24 Walsall 33 4 7 22 39 87 0.45 15 

Key: Promotion Re-election