Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 9, 1954

Swindon Town Shrewsbury Town
R.Hunter (10'), R.Onslow (29')
HT: 2-0 B.Loughnane (~88')
Attendance:  8,953   Referee:  F.S. Fiander


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
JOHNSTON
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
HUNTER
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
GEMMELL
11
BEARDS
1
CROSSLEY
2
BANNISTER
3
PARR
4
WALLACE
5
CANDLIN
6
DODD
7
PRICE
8
O'DONNELL
9
WEIGH
10
MCCUE
11
LOUGHNANE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Russell CROSSLEY
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Jimmy BANNISTER
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Jackie PARR
3
4
Jimmy JOHNSTON
                 
Joe WALLACE
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Maurice CANDLIN
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Billy DODD
6
7
Robert HUNTER
               
Derrick PRICE
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
               
Willie O'DONNELL
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Ray WEIGH
9
10
Matt GEMMELL
                 
Alec MCCUE
10
11
Alan BEARDS
               
Brian LOUGHNANE
11














Results on Saturday, October 9, 1954: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 9, 1954:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 14 10 3 1 36 14 2.57 23 
2 Leyton Orient 14 9 2 3 20 13 1.54 20 
3 Norwich City 14 8 3 3 26 13 2.00 19 
4 Coventry City 14 7 4 3 25 18 1.39 18 
5 Millwall 14 8 2 4 17 14 1.21 18 
6 Queens Park Rangers 14 5 6 3 26 18 1.44 16 
7 Southampton 14 7 2 5 24 22 1.09 16 
8 Southend United 14 4 7 3 27 20 1.35 15 
9 Torquay United 14 6 3 5 25 24 1.04 15 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 14 4 6 4 24 18 1.33 14 
11 Aldershot 14 6 2 6 22 20 1.10 14 
12 Watford 14 5 4 5 23 23 1.00 14 
13 Gillingham 14 5 4 5 19 26 0.73 14 
14 Brighton and Hove Albion 14 6 1 7 24 21 1.14 13 
15 Swindon Town 14 5 3 6 16 18 0.89 13 
16 Northampton Town 14 5 3 6 16 19 0.84 13 
17 Exeter City 14 5 3 6 14 18 0.78 13 
18 Colchester United 14 4 4 6 17 24 0.71 12 
19 Brentford 14 3 5 6 28 30 0.93 11 
20 Newport County 14 3 5 6 14 21 0.67 11 
21 Shrewsbury Town 14 3 4 7 20 28 0.71 10 
22 Crystal Palace 14 2 6 6 13 27 0.48 10 
23 Reading 14 1 7 6 17 26 0.65
24 Walsall 14 1 3 10 13 31 0.42

Key: Promotion Re-election