Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 30, 1954

Southend United Swindon Town
F.Burns (49' pen), J.McDonald (56', 84')
HT: 0-1 R.Sampson (39')
Attendance:  3,333   Referee:  H.L. Broadhurst


1
THREADGOLD
2
PAVITT
3
ANDERSON
4
DUTHIE
5
STIRLING
6
BURNS
7
SIBLEY
8
MCALINDEN
9
GRANT
10
BAINBRIDGE
11
MCDONALD
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
LUNN
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL

Lineups
1
Harry THREADGOLD
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bill PAVITT
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Sandy ANDERSON
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Jim DUTHIE
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Jimmy STIRLING
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Frank BURNS
               
Jimmy JOHNSTON
6
7
Joe SIBLEY
                 
Harry LUNN
7

8
Jimmy MCALINDEN  
                 
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Cyril GRANT
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Ken BAINBRIDGE
               
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Jack MCDONALD
               
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, January 30, 1954: League Table

 
  Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Exeter City  
  Gillingham 1 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Queens Park Rangers 0 - 3 Coventry City  
  Shrewsbury Town 4 - 3 Bristol City  
  Southend United 3 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Torquay United 2 - 2 Millwall  
  Walsall 0 - 2 Aldershot  

Table as at Saturday, January 30, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 28 18 7 3 58 29 2.00 43 
2 Southampton 28 18 2 8 54 35 1.54 38 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 28 17 4 7 54 41 1.32 38 
4 Bristol City 29 15 4 10 58 46 1.26 34 
5 Torquay United 31 12 10 9 59 51 1.16 34 
6 Northampton Town 28 12 9 7 61 36 1.69 33 
7 Leyton Orient 28 13 6 9 52 43 1.21 32 
8 Reading 29 13 6 10 51 43 1.19 32 
9 Gillingham 31 13 6 12 42 49 0.86 32 
10 Exeter City 30 13 5 12 47 37 1.27 31 
11 Watford 28 12 7 9 60 48 1.25 31 
12 Millwall 29 12 7 10 51 47 1.09 31 
13 Norwich City 28 12 7 9 41 39 1.05 31 
14 Coventry City 30 10 8 12 39 37 1.05 28 
15 Crystal Palace 30 11 6 13 43 60 0.72 28 
16 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 12 3 15 48 46 1.04 27 
17 Swindon Town 30 11 4 15 48 47 1.02 26 
18 Shrewsbury Town 30 9 8 13 47 51 0.92 26 
19 Southend United 30 9 6 15 39 48 0.81 24 
20 Newport County 30 10 4 16 37 63 0.59 24 
21 Aldershot 29 9 5 15 40 61 0.66 23 
22 Queens Park Rangers 28 7 7 14 27 46 0.59 21 
23 Colchester United 29 7 5 17 30 46 0.65 19 
24 Walsall 29 5 4 20 23 60 0.38 14 

Key: Promotion Re-election