Football League Division Three
Saturday, September 2, 1961

Swindon Town Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic
R.Hunt (59')
HT: 0-0 B.Coxon (68')
Attendance:  9,815   Referee:  K.M. Burns


1
TEAGUE
2
JONES
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
BELL
7
SUMMERBEE
8
WOODRUFF
9
SMITH
10
HUNT
11
CORBETT
1
BEST
2
WOOLLARD
3
GLEDSTONE
4
MCGARRY
5
NELSON
6
STANDLEY
7
BUMSTEAD
8
WELLER
9
DOWSETT
10
ARCHER
11
COXON

Lineups
1
Mick TEAGUE
                 
David BEST
1
2
Ken JONES
                 
Arnold WOOLLARD
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Peter GLEDSTONE
3
4
Keith MORGAN
                 
  Bill MCGARRY
4
5
Maurice OWEN
                 
Tony NELSON
5
6
John BELL
                 
Tommy STANDLEY
6
7
Mike SUMMERBEE  
                 
Ray BUMSTEAD
7

8
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Chris WELLER
8

9
Jack SMITH
                 
Dickie DOWSETT
9
10
Ralph HUNT
               
Dan ARCHER
10
11
David CORBETT
               
Billy COXON
11














Results on Saturday, September 2, 1961: League Table

 
  Barnsley 2 - 3 Reading  
  Halifax Town 1 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Lincoln City 0 - 3 Hull City  
  Newport County 6 - 1 Brentford  
  Northampton Town 1 - 1 Port Vale  
  Notts County 2 - 0 Grimsby Town  
  Peterborough United 3 - 4 Bristol City  
  Queens Park Rangers 0 - 1 Portsmouth  
  Shrewsbury Town 4 - 1 Bradford Park Avenue  
  Southend United 2 - 0 Coventry City  
  Swindon Town 1 - 1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Torquay United 3 - 4 Watford  

Table as at Saturday, September 2, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Halifax Town 5 3 2 0 8 3 2.67
2 Crystal Palace 5 3 2 0 10 4 2.50
3 Shrewsbury Town 5 3 2 0 11 5 2.20
4 Portsmouth 5 3 2 0 8 4 2.00
5 Reading 5 4 0 1 15 8 1.88
6 Peterborough United 5 4 0 1 14 11 1.27
7 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 2 3 0 8 4 2.00
8 Queens Park Rangers 5 3 0 2 12 9 1.33
9 Grimsby Town 5 3 0 2 9 7 1.29
10 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 6 5 1.20
11 Hull City 5 3 0 2 9 8 1.13
12 Southend United 5 2 1 2 7 7 1.00
13 Notts County 5 2 1 2 6 7 0.86
14 Coventry City 5 2 1 2 8 10 0.80
15 Watford 5 1 2 2 12 13 0.92
16 Bradford Park Avenue 5 2 0 3 9 11 0.82
17 Port Vale 5 1 1 3 8 9 0.89
18 Newport County 5 1 1 3 7 9 0.78
19 Barnsley 5 1 1 3 8 11 0.73
20 Lincoln City 5 1 1 3 6 12 0.50
21 Torquay United 5 1 0 4 9 13 0.69
22 Swindon Town 5 0 2 3 7 12 0.58
23 Northampton Town 5 0 2 3 1 4 0.25
24 Brentford 5 0 0 5 2 14 0.14

Key: Promotion Relegation