Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 4, 1954

Southend United Swindon Town
F.Burns (10' pen), R.Hollis (69'), K.Baron (73'), K.Bainbridge (81')
HT: 1-1 M.Owen (33')
Attendance:  9,648   Referee:  H.J. Husband


1
THREADGOLD
2
PAVITT
3
ANDERSON
4
DUTHIE
5
STIRLING
6
BURNS
7
SIBLEY
8
ANDERSON
9
HOLLIS
10
BARON
11
BAINBRIDGE
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
PAGE
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
JOHNSTON
7
HUNTER
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
WILLIAMS
11
BULL

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

8
Sandy ANDERSON
                 
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Roy HOLLIS
             
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Kevin BARON
               
Henry WILLIAMS
10
11
Ken BAINBRIDGE
               
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, September 4, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 4, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Coventry City 5 4 1 0 10 6 1.67
2 Bristol City 5 2 3 0 12 5 2.40
3 Norwich City 5 3 1 1 9 5 1.80
4 Southampton 5 3 1 1 11 7 1.57
5 Southend United 5 2 2 1 11 6 1.83
6 Exeter City 5 2 2 1 6 5 1.20
7 Queens Park Rangers 5 1 4 0 8 7 1.14
8 Gillingham 5 2 2 1 7 7 1.00
9 Leyton Orient 5 3 0 2 4 7 0.57
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 1 3 1 8 5 1.60
11 Colchester United 5 1 3 1 7 5 1.40
12 Torquay United 5 1 3 1 8 7 1.14
13 Swindon Town 5 2 1 2 8 8 1.00
14 Aldershot 5 2 1 2 8 10 0.80
15 Watford 5 2 1 2 8 10 0.80
16 Northampton Town 5 2 1 2 6 8 0.75
17 Brighton and Hove Albion 5 2 0 3 7 6 1.17
18 Reading 5 1 2 2 9 11 0.82
19 Millwall 5 2 0 3 6 8 0.75
20 Crystal Palace 5 1 2 2 4 6 0.67
21 Brentford 5 0 3 2 11 14 0.79
22 Shrewsbury Town 5 0 3 2 10 14 0.71
23 Newport County 5 0 2 3 4 8 0.50
24 Walsall 5 0 1 4 2 9 0.22

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