Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, November 7, 1953

Swindon Town Coventry City
J.Bain (64' pen)
HT: 0-0 D.Dorman (55')
Attendance:  10,666   Referee:  R.E. Smith


1
CHURCHILL
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
BAIN
9
BATCHELOR
10
LAMBERT
11
BULL
1
TAYLOR
2
JONES
3
KIRK
4
JAMIESON
5
MCDONNELL
6
AUSTIN
7
NUTT
8
DORMAN
9
BROWN
10
WALDOCK
11
JOHNSON

Lineups
1
Trevor CHURCHILL
                 
Peter TAYLOR
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Ken JONES
2
3
Terry ELWELL
                 
Roy KIRK
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Iain JAMIESON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Martin MCDONNELL
5
6
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Frank AUSTIN
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
Gordon NUTT
7

8
Jimmy BAIN
             
Don DORMAN
8

9
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Eddie BROWN
9
10
Ken LAMBERT
                 
Ronnie WALDOCK
10
11
Mike BULL
                 
Eric JOHNSON
11














Results on Saturday, November 7, 1953: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, November 7, 1953:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 19 14 4 1 43 18 2.39 32 
2 Southampton 19 12 2 5 36 24 1.50 26 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 18 10 4 4 31 22 1.41 24 
4 Reading 19 10 4 5 38 29 1.31 24 
5 Norwich City 19 10 4 5 30 23 1.30 24 
6 Bristol City 19 9 4 6 37 32 1.16 22 
7 Leyton Orient 19 8 5 6 37 32 1.16 21 
8 Crystal Palace 19 8 5 6 34 35 0.97 21 
9 Exeter City 19 9 2 8 30 24 1.25 20 
10 Northampton Town 19 6 7 6 31 23 1.35 19 
11 Coventry City 19 7 5 7 24 21 1.14 19 
12 Watford 19 8 3 8 37 33 1.12 19 
13 Swindon Town 19 8 2 9 37 34 1.09 18 
14 Millwall 18 7 4 7 29 28 1.04 18 
15 Shrewsbury Town 18 6 6 6 30 29 1.03 18 
16 Gillingham 19 6 6 7 25 33 0.76 18 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 19 7 2 10 31 33 0.94 16 
18 Torquay United 19 5 6 8 31 34 0.91 16 
19 Queens Park Rangers 18 5 6 7 19 24 0.79 16 
20 Aldershot 19 6 4 9 22 34 0.65 16 
21 Southend United 19 5 4 10 23 25 0.92 14 
22 Colchester United 19 4 3 12 20 34 0.59 11 
23 Newport County 19 4 2 13 22 49 0.45 10 
24 Walsall 19 3 4 12 12 36 0.33 10 

Key: Promotion Re-election