Football League Third Division (North & South) Tables from 1920-21 to 1939-40

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Football League Third Division (North & South) Tables from 1920-21 to 1939-40

Complete record of every season in the Third Flight of the Football League from season 1920-21 to 1939-40. Includes a Cumulative Division Three Table for all 19 seasons featuring the 70 clubs who participated in the League.

Football League Third Division Record by Year

1920-21 Division Three (1st Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A
1 Crystal Palace (P) 42 15 4 2 45 17 9 7 5 25 17 36 59
2 Southampton 42 14 5 2 46 10 5 11 5 18 18 36 54
3 Queens Park Rangers 42 14 4 3 38 11 8 5 8 23 21 29 53
4 Swindon Town 42 14 5 2 51 17 7 5 9 22 32 24 52
5 Swansea Town 42 9 10 2 32 19 9 5 7 24 26 11 51
6 Watford 42 14 4 3 40 15 6 4 11 19 29 15 48
7 Millwall 42 11 5 5 25 8 7 6 8 17 22 12 47
8 Merthyr Town 42 13 5 3 46 20 2 10 9 14 29 11 45
9 Luton Town 42 14 6 1 51 15 2 6 13 10 41 5 44
10 Bristol Rovers 42 15 3 3 51 22 3 4 14 17 35 11 43
11 Plymouth Argyle 42 10 7 4 25 13 1 14 6 10 21 1 43
12 Portsmouth 42 10 8 3 28 14 2 7 12 18 34 –2 39
13 Grimsby Town 42 12 5 4 32 16 3 4 14 17 43 –10 39
14 Northampton Town 42 11 4 6 32 23 4 4 13 27 52 –16 38
15 Newport County 42 8 5 8 20 23 6 4 11 23 41 –21 37
16 Norwich City 42 9 10 2 31 14 1 6 14 13 39 –9 36
17 Southend United 42 13 2 6 32 20 1 6 14 12 41 –17 36
18 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 11 6 4 28 20 3 2 16 14 41 –19 36
19 Exeter City 42 9 7 5 27 15 1 8 12 12 39 –15 35
20 Reading 42 8 4 9 26 22 4 3 14 16 37 –17 31
21 Brentford 42 7 9 5 27 23 2 3 16 15 44 –25 30
22 Gillingham 42 6 9 6 19 24 2 3 16 15 50 –40 28
1921-22 Division Three South (2nd Season) 1921-22 Division Three North (2nd Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Southampton (P) 42 14 7 0 50 8 9 8 4 18 13 47 61 1 Stockport County (P) 38 13 5 1 36 10 11 3 5 24 11 39 56
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 17 4 0 43 4 8 7 6 20 20 39 61 2 Darlington 38 15 2 2 52 7 7 4 8 29 30 44 50
3 Portsmouth 42 13 5 3 38 18 5 12 4 24 21 23 53 3 Grimsby Town 38 15 4 0 54 15 6 4 9 18 32 25 50
4 Luton Town 42 16 2 3 47 9 6 6 9 17 26 29 52 4 Hartlepools United 38 10 6 3 33 11 7 2 10 19 28 13 42
5 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 7 1 36 12 5 6 10 17 32 9 49 5 Accrington Stanley 38 15 1 3 50 15 4 2 13 23 42 16 41
6 Swindon Town 42 10 7 4 40 21 6 6 9 32 39 12 45 6 Crewe Alexandra 38 13 1 5 39 21 5 4 10 21 35 4 41
7 Watford 42 9 9 3 34 21 4 9 8 20 27 6 44 7 Stalybridge Celtic 38 14 3 2 42 15 4 2 13 20 48 –1 41
8 Aberdare Athletic 42 11 6 4 38 18 6 4 11 19 33 6 44 8 Walsall 38 15 2 2 52 17 3 1 15 14 48 1 39
9 Brentford 42 15 2 4 41 17 1 9 11 11 26 9 43 9 Southport 38 11 6 2 39 12 3 4 12 16 32 11 38
10 Swansea Town 42 11 8 2 40 19 2 7 12 10 28 3 41 10 Ashington 38 13 2 4 42 22 4 2 13 17 44 –7 38
11 Merthyr Town 42 14 2 5 33 15 3 4 14 12 41 –11 40 11 Durham City 38 14 0 5 43 20 3 3 13 25 47 1 37
12 Millwall 42 6 13 2 22 10 4 5 12 16 32 –4 38 12 Wrexham 38 12 4 3 40 17 2 5 12 11 39 –5 37
13 Reading 42 10 5 6 28 15 4 5 12 12 32 –7 38 13 Chesterfield 38 12 2 5 33 15 4 1 14 15 52 –19 35
14 Bristol Rovers 42 8 8 5 32 24 6 2 13 20 43 –15 38 14 Lincoln City 38 11 2 6 32 20 3 4 12 16 39 –11 34
15 Norwich City 42 8 10 3 29 17 4 3 14 21 45 –12 37 15 Barrow 38 11 2 6 29 18 3 3 13 13 36 –12 33
16 Charlton Athletic 42 10 6 5 28 19 3 5 13 15 37 –13 37 16 Nelson 38 7 6 6 27 23 6 1 12 21 43 –18 33
17 Northampton Town 42 13 3 5 30 17 0 8 13 17 54 –24 37 17 Wigan Borough 38 9 4 6 32 28 2 5 12 14 44 –26 31
18 Gillingham 42 11 4 6 36 20 3 4 14 11 40 –13 36 18 Tranmere Rovers 38 7 5 7 41 25 2 6 11 10 36 –10 29
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 9 6 6 33 19 4 3 14 12 32 –6 35 19 Halifax Town 38 9 4 6 37 28 1 5 13 19 48 –20 29
20 Newport County 42 8 7 6 22 18 3 5 13 22 43 –17 34 20 Rochdale 38 9 2 8 34 24 2 2 15 18 53 –25 26
21 Exeter City 42 7 5 9 22 29 4 7 10 16 30 –21 34
22 Southend United 42 7 5 9 23 23 1 6 14 11 51 –40 27
1922-23 Division Three South (3rd Season) 1922-23 Division Three North (3rd Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Bristol City (P) 42 16 4 1 43 13 8 7 6 23 27 26 59 1 Nelson (P) 38 15 2 2 37 10 9 1 9 24 31 20 51
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 18 3 0 47 6 5 4 12 14 23 32 53 2 Bradford Park Avenue 38 14 4 1 51 15 5 5 9 16 23 29 47
3 Swansea City 42 13 6 2 46 14 9 3 9 32 31 33 53 3 Walsall 38 13 4 2 32 14 6 4 9 19 30 7 46
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 3 3 39 13 5 8 8 13 21 18 51 4 Chesterfield 38 13 5 1 49 18 6 2 11 19 34 16 45
5 Luton Town 42 14 4 3 47 18 7 3 11 21 31 19 49 5 Wigan Borough 38 14 3 2 45 11 4 5 10 19 28 25 44
6 Millwall 42 9 10 2 27 13 5 8 8 18 27 5 46 6 Crewe Alexandra 38 13 3 3 32 9 4 6 9 16 29 10 43
7 Portsmouth 42 10 5 6 34 20 9 3 9 24 32 6 46 7 Halifax Town 38 11 4 4 29 14 6 3 10 24 32 7 41
8 Northampton Town 42 13 6 2 40 17 4 5 12 14 27 10 45 8 Accrington Stanley 38 14 2 3 40 21 3 5 11 19 44 –6 41
9 Swindon Town 42 14 4 3 41 17 3 7 11 21 39 6 45 9 Darlington 38 13 3 3 43 14 2 7 10 16 32 13 40
10 Watford 42 10 6 5 35 23 7 4 10 22 31 3 44 10 Wrexham 38 13 5 1 29 12 1 5 13 9 36 –10 38
11 Queens Park Rangers 42 10 4 7 34 24 6 6 9 20 25 5 42 11 Stalybridge Celtic 38 13 2 4 32 18 2 4 13 10 29 –5 36
12 Charlton Athletic 42 11 6 4 33 14 3 8 10 22 37 4 42 12 Rochdale 38 8 5 6 29 22 5 5 9 13 31 –11 36
13 Bristol Rovers 42 7 9 5 25 19 6 7 8 10 17 –1 42 13 Lincoln City 38 9 7 3 21 11 4 3 12 18 44 –16 36
14 Brentford 42 9 4 8 27 23 4 8 9 14 28 –10 38 14 Grimsby Town 38 10 3 6 35 18 4 2 13 20 34 3 33
15 Southend United 42 10 6 5 35 18 2 7 12 14 36 –5 37 15 Hartlepools United 38 10 6 3 34 14 0 6 13 14 40 –6 32
16 Gillingham 42 13 4 4 38 18 2 3 16 13 41 –8 37 16 Tranmere Rovers 38 11 4 4 41 21 1 4 14 8 38 –10 32
17 Merthyr Town 42 10 4 7 27 17 1 10 10 12 31 –9 36 17 Southport 38 11 3 5 21 12 1 4 14 11 34 –14 31
18 Norwich City 42 8 7 6 29 26 5 3 13 22 45 –20 36 18 Barrow 38 11 2 6 31 17 2 2 15 19 43 –10 30
19 Reading 42 9 8 4 24 15 1 6 14 12 40 –19 34 19 Ashington 38 10 3 6 34 33 1 5 13 17 44 –26 30
20 Exeter City 42 10 4 7 27 18 3 3 15 20 66 –37 33 20 Durham City 38 7 9 3 31 19 2 1 16 12 40 –16 28
21 Aberdare Athletic 42 6 8 7 25 23 3 3 15 17 47 –28 29
22 Newport County 42 8 6 7 28 21 0 5 16 12 49 –30 27
1923-24 Division Three South (4th Season) 1923-24 Division Three North (4th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Portsmouth (P) 42 15 3 3 57 11 9 8 4 30 19 57 59 1 Wolverhampton Wand (P) 42 18 3 0 51 10 6 12 3 25 17 49 63
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 13 6 2 46 15 10 3 8 24 19 36 55 2 Rochdale 42 17 4 0 40 8 8 8 5 20 18 34 62
3 Millwall 42 17 3 1 45 11 5 7 9 19 27 26 54 3 Chesterfield 42 16 4 1 54 15 6 6 9 16 24 31 54
4 Swansea Town 42 18 2 1 39 10 4 6 11 21 38 12 52 4 Rotherham County 42 16 3 2 46 13 7 3 11 24 30 27 52
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 16 4 1 56 12 5 5 11 12 25 31 51 5 Bradford Park Avenue 42 17 3 1 50 12 4 7 10 19 31 26 52
6 Swindon Town 42 14 5 2 38 11 3 8 10 20 33 14 47 6 Darlington 42 16 5 0 51 19 4 3 14 19 34 17 48
7 Luton Town 42 11 7 3 35 19 5 7 9 15 25 6 46 7 Southport 42 13 7 1 30 10 3 7 11 14 32 2 46
8 Northampton Town 42 14 3 4 40 15 3 8 10 24 32 17 45 8 Ashington 42 14 4 3 41 21 4 4 13 18 40 –2 44
9 Bristol Rovers 42 11 7 3 34 15 4 6 11 18 31 6 43 9 Doncaster Rovers 42 13 4 4 41 17 2 8 11 18 36 6 42
10 Newport County 42 15 4 2 39 15 2 5 14 17 49 –8 43 10 Wigan Borough 42 12 5 4 39 15 2 9 10 16 38 2 42
11 Norwich City 42 13 5 3 45 18 3 3 15 15 41 1 40 11 Grimsby Town 42 11 9 1 30 7 3 4 14 19 40 2 41
12 Aberdare Athletic 42 9 9 3 35 18 3 5 13 10 40 –13 38 12 Tranmere Rovers 42 11 5 5 32 21 2 10 9 19 39 –9 41
13 Merthyr Town 42 11 8 2 33 19 0 8 13 12 46 –20 38 13 Accrington Stanley 42 12 5 4 35 21 4 3 14 13 40 –13 40
14 Charlton Athletic 42 8 7 6 26 20 3 8 10 12 25 –7 37 14 Halifax Town 42 11 4 6 26 17 4 6 11 16 42 –17 40
15 Gillingham 42 11 6 4 27 15 1 7 13 16 43 –15 37 15 Durham City 42 12 5 4 40 23 3 4 14 19 37 –1 39
16 Exeter City 42 14 3 4 33 17 1 4 16 4 35 –15 37 16 Wrexham 42 8 11 2 24 12 2 7 12 13 32 –7 38
17 Brentford 42 9 8 4 33 21 5 0 16 21 50 –17 36 17 Walsall 42 10 5 6 31 20 4 3 14 13 39 –15 36
18 Reading 42 12 2 7 35 20 1 7 13 16 37 –6 35 18 New Brighton 42 9 9 3 28 10 2 4 15 12 43 –13 35
19 Southend United 42 11 7 3 35 19 1 3 17 18 65 –31 34 19 Lincoln City 42 8 8 5 29 22 2 4 15 19 37 –11 32
20 Watford 42 8 8 5 35 18 1 7 13 10 36 –9 33 20 Crewe Alexandra 42 6 7 8 20 24 1 6 14 12 34 –26 27
21 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 6 8 7 19 19 5 3 13 21 46 –25 33 21 Hartlepools United 42 5 7 9 22 24 2 4 15 11 46 –37 25
22 Queens Park Rangers 42 9 6 6 28 26 2 3 16 9 51 –40 31 22 Barrow 42 7 7 7 25 24 1 2 18 10 56 –45 25
1924-25 Division Three South (5th Season) 1924-25 Division Three North (5th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Swansea Town (P) 42 17 4 0 51 12 6 7 8 17 23 33 57 1 Darlington (P) 42 16 4 1 50 14 8 6 7 28 19 45 58
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 17 3 1 55 12 6 7 8 22 26 39 56 2 Nelson 42 18 2 1 58 14 5 5 11 21 36 29 53
3 Bristol City 42 14 5 2 40 10 8 4 9 20 31 19 53 3 New Brighton 42 17 3 1 56 16 6 4 11 19 34 25 53
4 Swindon Town 42 17 2 2 51 13 3 9 9 15 25 28 51 4 Southport 42 17 2 2 41 7 5 5 11 18 30 22 51
5 Millwall 42 12 5 4 35 14 6 8 7 23 24 20 49 5 Bradford Park Avenue 42 15 5 1 59 13 4 7 10 25 29 42 50
6 Newport County 42 13 6 2 35 12 7 3 11 27 30 20 49 6 Rochdale 42 17 2 2 53 16 4 5 12 22 37 22 49
7 Exeter City 42 13 4 4 37 19 6 5 10 22 29 11 47 7 Chesterfield 42 14 3 4 42 15 3 8 10 18 29 16 45
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 3 4 43 17 5 5 11 16 28 14 46 8 Lincoln City 42 13 4 4 39 19 5 4 12 14 39 –5 44
9 Northampton Town 42 12 3 6 34 18 8 3 10 17 26 7 46 9 Halifax Town 42 11 5 5 36 22 5 6 10 20 30 4 43
10 Southend United 42 14 1 6 34 18 5 4 12 17 43 –10 43 10 Ashington 42 13 4 4 41 24 3 6 12 27 52 –8 42
11 Watford 42 12 3 6 22 20 5 6 10 16 27 –9 43 11 Wigan Borough 42 10 7 4 39 16 5 4 12 23 49 –3 41
12 Norwich City 42 10 8 3 39 18 4 5 12 14 33 2 41 12 Grimsby Town 42 10 6 5 38 21 5 3 13 22 39 ±0 39
13 Gillingham 42 11 8 2 25 11 2 6 13 10 33 –9 40 13 Durham City 42 11 6 4 38 17 2 7 12 12 51 –18 39
14 Reading 42 9 6 6 28 15 5 4 12 9 23 –1 38 14 Barrow 42 14 4 3 39 22 2 3 16 12 52 –23 39
15 Charlton Athletic 42 12 6 3 31 13 1 6 14 15 35 –2 38 15 Crewe Alexandra 42 11 7 3 35 24 2 6 13 18 54 –25 39
16 Luton Town 42 9 10 2 34 15 1 7 13 15 42 –8 37 16 Wrexham 42 11 5 5 37 21 4 3 14 16 40 –8 38
17 Bristol Rovers 42 10 5 6 26 13 2 8 11 16 36 –7 37 17 Accrington Stanley 42 12 5 4 43 23 3 3 15 17 49 –12 38
18 Aberdare Athletic 42 13 4 4 40 21 1 5 15 14 46 –13 37 18 Doncaster Rovers 42 12 5 4 36 17 2 5 14 18 48 –11 38
19 Queens Park Rangers 42 10 6 5 28 19 4 2 15 14 44 –21 36 19 Walsall 42 10 6 5 27 16 3 5 13 17 37 –9 37
20 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 42 8 6 7 20 17 5 2 14 20 41 –18 34 20 Hartlepools United 42 9 8 4 28 21 3 3 15 17 42 –18 35
21 Brentford 42 8 7 6 28 26 1 0 20 10 65 –53 25 21 Tranmere Rovers 42 11 3 7 40 29 3 1 17 19 49 –19 32
22 Merthyr Town 42 8 3 10 24 27 0 2 19 11 50 –42 21 22 Rotherham County 42 6 5 10 27 31 1 2 18 15 57 –46 21
1925-26 Division Three South (6th Season) 1925-26 Division Three North (6th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Reading (P) 42 16 5 0 49 16 7 6 8 28 36 25 57 1 Grimsby Town (P) 42 20 1 0 61 8 6 8 7 30 32 51 61
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 16 2 3 71 33 8 6 7 36 34 40 56 2 Bradford Park Avenue 42 18 2 1 65 10 8 6 7 36 33 58 60
3 Millwall 42 14 6 1 52 12 7 5 9 21 27 34 53 3 Rochdale 42 16 1 4 55 25 11 4 6 49 33 46 59
4 Bristol City 42 14 3 4 42 15 7 6 8 30 36 21 51 4 Chesterfield 42 18 2 1 70 19 7 3 11 30 35 46 55
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 12 4 5 47 33 7 5 9 37 40 11 47 5 Halifax Town 42 12 5 4 34 19 5 6 10 19 31 3 45
6 Swindon Town 42 16 2 3 48 22 4 4 13 21 42 5 46 6 Hartlepools United 42 15 5 1 59 23 3 3 15 23 50 9 44
7 Luton Town 42 16 4 1 60 25 2 3 16 20 50 5 43 7 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 2 4 45 27 4 4 13 28 56 –10 44
8 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 10 5 6 44 30 7 4 10 31 61 –16 43 8 Nelson 42 12 8 1 67 29 4 3 14 22 42 18 43
9 Aberdare Athletic 42 11 6 4 50 24 6 2 13 24 42 8 42 9 Ashington 42 11 6 4 44 23 5 5 11 26 39 8 43
10 Gillingham 42 11 4 6 36 19 6 4 11 17 30 4 42 10 Doncaster Rovers 42 11 7 3 52 25 5 4 12 28 47 8 43
11 Southend United 42 13 2 6 50 20 6 2 13 28 53 5 42 11 Crewe Alexandra 42 14 3 4 43 23 3 6 12 20 38 2 43
12 Northampton Town 42 13 3 5 47 26 4 4 13 35 54 2 41 12 New Brighton 42 13 4 4 51 29 4 4 13 18 38 2 42
13 Crystal Palace 42 16 1 4 50 21 3 2 16 25 58 –4 41 13 Durham City 42 14 5 2 45 19 4 1 16 18 51 –7 42
14 Merthyr Town 42 13 3 5 51 25 1 8 12 18 50 –6 39 14 Rotherham United 42 13 3 5 44 28 4 4 13 25 64 –23 41
15 Watford 42 12 5 4 47 26 3 4 14 26 63 –16 39 15 Lincoln City 42 14 2 5 42 28 3 3 15 24 54 –16 39
16 Norwich City 42 11 5 5 35 26 4 4 13 23 47 –15 39 16 Coventry City 42 13 6 2 47 19 3 0 18 26 63 –9 38
17 Newport County 42 11 5 5 39 27 3 5 13 25 47 –10 38 17 Wigan Borough 42 12 5 4 53 22 1 6 14 15 52 –6 37
18 Brentford 42 12 4 5 44 32 4 2 15 25 62 –25 38 18 Accrington Stanley 42 14 0 7 49 34 3 3 15 32 71 –24 37
19 Bristol Rovers 42 9 4 8 44 28 6 2 13 22 41 –3 36 19 Wrexham 42 9 6 6 39 31 2 4 15 24 61 –29 32
20 Exeter City 42 13 2 6 54 25 2 3 16 18 45 2 35 20 Southport 42 9 6 6 37 34 2 4 15 25 58 –30 32
21 Charlton Athletic 42 9 7 5 32 23 2 6 13 16 45 –20 35 21 Walsall 42 9 4 8 40 34 1 2 18 18 73 –49 26
22 Queens Park Rangers 42 5 7 9 23 32 1 2 18 14 52 –47 21 22 Barrow 42 4 2 15 28 49 3 2 16 22 49 –48 18
1926-27 Division Three South (7th Season) 1926-27 Division Three North (7th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Bristol City (P) 42 19 1 1 71 24 8 7 6 33 30 50 62 1 Stoke (P) 42 17 3 1 57 11 10 6 5 35 29 52 63
2 Plymouth Argyle 42 17 4 0 52 14 8 6 7 43 47 34 60 2 Rochdale 42 18 2 1 72 22 8 4 9 33 43 40 58
3 Millwall 42 16 2 3 55 19 7 8 6 34 32 38 56 3 Bradford Park Avenue 42 18 3 0 74 21 6 4 11 27 38 42 55
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 4 2 61 24 6 7 8 18 26 29 53 4 Halifax Town 42 13 6 2 46 23 8 5 8 24 30 17 53
5 Swindon Town 42 16 3 2 64 31 5 6 10 36 54 15 51 5 Nelson 42 16 2 3 64 20 6 5 10 40 55 29 51
6 Crystal Palace 42 12 6 3 57 33 6 3 12 27 48 3 45 6 Stockport County 42 13 4 4 60 31 9 3 9 33 38 24 49
7 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 13 2 6 49 24 5 6 10 29 42 12 44 7 Chesterfield 42 15 4 2 65 24 6 1 14 27 44 24 47
8 Luton Town 42 12 9 0 48 19 3 5 13 20 47 2 44 8 Doncaster Rovers 42 13 4 4 58 27 5 7 9 23 38 16 47
9 Newport County 42 15 4 2 40 20 4 2 15 17 51 –14 44 9 Tranmere Rovers 42 13 5 3 54 22 6 3 12 31 45 18 46
10 Bristol Rovers 42 12 4 5 46 28 4 5 12 32 52 –2 41 10 New Brighton 42 14 2 5 49 21 4 8 9 30 46 12 46
11 Brentford 42 10 9 2 46 20 3 5 13 24 41 9 40 11 Lincoln City 42 9 5 7 50 33 6 7 8 40 45 12 42
12 Exeter City 42 14 4 3 46 18 1 6 14 30 55 3 40 12 Southport 42 11 5 5 54 32 4 4 13 26 53 –5 39
13 Charlton Athletic 42 13 5 3 44 22 3 3 15 16 39 –1 40 13 Wrexham 42 10 5 6 41 26 4 5 12 24 47 –8 38
14 Queens Park Rangers 42 9 8 4 41 27 6 1 14 24 44 –6 39 14 Walsall 42 10 4 7 35 22 4 6 11 33 59 –13 38
15 Coventry City 42 11 4 6 44 33 4 3 14 27 53 –15 37 15 Crewe Alexandra 42 11 5 5 46 28 3 4 14 25 53 –10 37
16 Norwich City 42 10 5 6 41 25 2 6 13 18 46 –12 35 16 Ashington 42 9 8 4 42 30 3 4 14 18 60 –30 36
17 Merthyr Town 42 11 5 5 42 25 2 4 15 21 55 –17 35 17 Hartlepools United 42 11 4 6 43 26 3 2 16 23 55 –15 34
18 Northampton Town 42 13 4 4 36 23 2 1 18 23 64 –28 35 18 Wigan Borough 42 10 6 5 44 28 1 4 16 22 55 –17 32
19 Southend United 42 12 3 6 44 25 2 3 16 20 52 –13 34 19 Rotherham United 42 8 6 7 41 35 2 6 13 29 57 –22 32
20 Gillingham 42 10 5 6 36 26 1 5 15 18 46 –18 32 20 Durham City 42 9 4 8 35 35 3 2 16 23 70 –47 30
21 Watford 42 9 6 6 36 27 3 2 16 21 60 –30 32 21 Accrington Stanley 42 9 3 9 45 38 1 4 16 17 60 –36 27
22 Aberdare Athletic 42 8 2 11 38 48 1 5 15 24 53 –39 25 22 Barrow 42 5 6 10 22 40 2 2 17 12 77 –83 22
1927-28 Division Three South (8th Season) 1927-28 Division Three North (8th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Millwall (P) 42 19 2 0 87 15 11 3 7 40 35 77 65 1 Bradford Park Avenue (P) 42 18 2 1 68 22 9 7 5 33 23 56 63
2 Northampton Town 42 17 3 1 67 23 6 6 9 35 41 38 55 2 Lincoln City 42 15 4 2 53 20 9 3 9 38 44 27 55
3 Plymouth Argyle 42 17 2 2 60 19 6 5 10 25 35 31 53 3 Stockport County 42 16 5 0 62 14 7 3 11 27 37 38 54
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 4 3 51 24 5 6 10 30 45 12 48 4 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 4 2 59 18 8 3 10 21 26 36 53
5 Crystal Palace 42 15 3 3 46 23 3 9 9 33 49 7 48 5 Tranmere Rovers 42 14 6 1 68 28 8 3 10 37 44 33 53
6 Swindon Town 42 12 6 3 60 26 7 3 11 30 43 21 47 6 Bradford City 42 15 4 2 59 19 3 8 10 26 41 25 48
7 Southend United 42 14 2 5 48 19 6 4 11 32 45 16 46 7 Darlington 42 15 1 5 63 28 6 4 11 26 46 15 47
8 Exeter City 42 11 6 4 49 27 6 6 9 21 33 10 46 8 Southport 42 15 2 4 55 24 5 3 13 24 46 9 45
9 Newport County 42 12 5 4 52 38 6 4 11 29 46 –3 45 9 Accrington Stanley 42 14 4 3 49 22 4 4 13 27 45 9 44
10 Queens Park Rangers 42 8 5 8 37 35 9 4 8 35 36 1 43 10 New Brighton 42 10 7 4 45 22 4 7 10 27 40 10 42
11 Charlton Athletic 42 12 5 4 34 27 3 8 10 26 43 –10 43 11 Wrexham 42 15 1 5 48 19 3 5 13 16 48 –3 42
12 Brentford 42 12 4 5 49 30 4 4 13 27 44 2 40 12 Halifax Town 42 11 7 3 47 24 2 8 11 26 47 2 41
13 Luton Town 42 13 5 3 56 27 3 2 16 38 60 7 39 13 Rochdale 42 13 4 4 45 24 4 3 14 29 53 –3 41
14 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 12 6 3 44 24 1 6 14 28 55 –7 38 14 Rotherham United 42 11 6 4 39 19 3 5 13 26 50 –4 39
15 Watford 42 10 5 6 42 34 4 5 12 26 44 –10 38 15 Hartlepools United 42 10 3 8 41 35 6 3 12 28 46 –12 38
16 Gillingham 42 10 3 8 33 26 3 8 10 29 55 –19 37 16 Chesterfield 42 10 4 7 46 29 3 6 12 25 49 –7 36
17 Norwich City 42 9 8 4 41 26 1 8 12 25 44 –4 36 17 Crewe Alexandra 42 10 6 5 51 28 2 4 15 26 58 –9 34
18 Walsall 42 9 6 6 52 35 3 3 15 23 66 –26 33 18 Ashington 42 10 5 6 54 36 1 6 14 23 67 –26 33
19 Bristol Rovers 42 11 3 7 41 36 3 1 17 26 57 –26 32 19 Barrow 42 10 8 3 41 24 0 3 18 13 78 –48 31
20 Coventry City 42 5 8 8 40 36 6 1 14 27 60 –29 31 20 Wigan Borough 42 8 5 8 30 32 2 5 14 26 65 –41 30
21 Merthyr Town 42 7 6 8 38 40 2 7 12 15 51 –38 31 21 Durham City 42 10 5 6 37 30 1 2 18 16 70 –47 29
22 Torquay United 42 4 10 7 27 36 4 4 13 26 67 –50 30 22 Nelson 42 8 4 9 50 49 2 2 17 26 87 –60 26
1928-29 Division Three South (9th Season) 1928-29 Division Three North (9th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Charlton Athletic (P) 42 14 5 2 51 22 9 3 9 35 38 26 54 1 Bradford City (P) 42 17 2 2 82 18 10 7 4 46 25 85 63
2 Crystal Palace 42 14 2 5 40 25 9 6 6 41 42 14 54 2 Stockport County 42 19 2 0 77 23 9 4 8 34 35 53 62
3 Northampton Town 42 14 6 1 68 23 6 6 9 28 34 39 52 3 Wrexham 42 17 2 2 59 25 4 8 9 32 44 22 52
4 Plymouth Argyle 42 14 6 1 51 13 6 6 9 32 38 32 52 4 Wigan Borough 42 16 4 1 55 16 5 5 11 27 33 33 51
5 Fulham 42 14 3 4 60 31 7 7 7 41 40 30 52 5 Doncaster Rovers 42 14 3 4 39 20 6 7 8 37 46 10 50
6 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 7 1 50 22 6 7 8 32 39 21 52 6 Lincoln City 42 15 3 3 58 18 6 3 12 33 49 24 48
7 Luton Town 42 16 3 2 64 28 3 8 10 25 45 16 49 7 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 3 3 55 21 7 0 14 24 56 2 47
8 Watford 42 15 3 3 55 31 4 7 10 24 43 5 48 8 Carlisle United 42 15 3 3 61 27 4 5 12 25 50 9 46
9 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 14 4 3 54 31 5 5 11 30 46 7 47 9 Crewe Alexandra 42 11 6 4 47 23 7 2 12 33 45 12 44
10 Swindon Town 42 12 5 4 48 27 3 8 10 27 45 3 43 10 South Shields 42 13 5 3 57 24 5 3 13 26 50 9 44
11 Coventry City 42 9 6 6 35 23 5 8 8 27 34 5 42 11 Chesterfield 42 13 2 6 46 28 5 3 13 25 49 –6 41
12 Southend United 42 10 7 4 44 27 5 4 12 36 48 5 41 12 Southport 42 13 5 3 52 27 3 3 15 23 58 –10 40
13 Brentford 42 11 4 6 34 21 3 6 12 22 39 –4 38 13 Halifax Town 42 11 7 3 42 24 2 6 13 21 38 1 39
14 Walsall 42 11 7 3 47 25 2 5 14 26 54 –6 38 14 New Brighton 42 11 3 7 40 28 4 6 11 24 43 –7 39
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 2 5 39 28 2 4 15 19 48 –18 38 15 Nelson 42 14 1 6 48 28 3 4 14 29 62 –13 39
16 Newport County 42 8 6 7 37 28 5 3 13 32 58 –17 35 16 Rotherham United 42 12 5 4 44 23 3 4 14 16 54 –17 39
17 Norwich City 42 12 3 6 49 29 2 3 16 20 52 –12 34 17 Rochdale 42 12 4 5 55 34 1 6 14 24 62 –17 36
18 Torquay United 42 10 3 8 46 36 4 3 14 20 48 –18 34 18 Accrington Stanley 42 11 5 5 42 22 2 3 16 26 60 –14 34
19 Bristol Rovers 42 9 6 6 39 28 4 1 16 21 51 –19 33 19 Darlington 42 12 6 3 47 26 1 1 19 17 62 –24 33
20 Merthyr Town 42 11 6 4 42 28 0 2 19 13 75 –48 30 20 Barrow 42 7 6 8 42 37 3 2 16 22 56 –29 28
21 Exeter City 42 7 6 8 49 40 2 5 14 18 48 –21 29 21 Hartlepools United 42 9 4 8 35 38 1 2 18 24 74 –53 26
22 Gillingham 42 7 8 6 22 24 3 1 17 21 59 –40 29 22 Ashington 42 6 5 10 31 52 2 2 17 14 63 –70 23
1929-30 Division Three South (10th Season) 1929-30 Division Three North (10th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Plymouth Argyle (P) 42 18 3 0 63 12 12 5 4 35 26 60 68 1 Port Vale (P) 42 17 2 2 64 18 13 5 3 39 19 66 67
2 Brentford 42 21 0 0 66 12 7 5 9 28 32 50 61 2 Stockport County 42 15 3 3 67 20 13 4 4 39 24 62 63
3 Queens Park Rangers 42 13 5 3 46 26 8 4 9 34 42 12 51 3 Darlington 42 14 2 5 71 29 8 4 9 37 44 35 50
4 Northampton Town 42 14 6 1 53 20 7 2 12 29 38 24 50 4 Chesterfield 42 18 1 2 53 15 4 5 12 23 41 20 50
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 16 2 3 54 20 5 6 10 33 43 24 50 5 Lincoln City 42 12 8 1 54 23 5 6 10 29 38 22 48
6 Coventry City 42 14 3 4 54 25 5 6 10 34 48 15 47 6 York City 42 11 7 3 43 20 4 9 8 34 44 13 46
7 Fulham 42 12 6 3 54 33 6 5 10 33 50 4 47 7 South Shields 42 11 6 4 49 32 7 4 10 28 42 3 46
8 Norwich City 42 14 4 3 55 28 4 6 11 33 49 11 46 8 Hartlepools United 42 13 4 4 50 24 4 7 10 31 50 7 45
9 Crystal Palace 42 14 5 2 56 26 3 7 11 25 48 7 46 9 Southport 42 11 5 5 49 31 4 8 9 32 43 7 43
10 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 11 6 4 47 24 4 7 10 25 37 11 43 10 Rochdale 42 14 3 4 57 30 4 4 13 32 61 –2 43
11 Southend United 42 11 6 4 41 19 4 7 10 28 40 10 43 11 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 5 4 55 28 5 3 13 27 43 11 42
12 Clapton Orient 42 10 8 3 38 21 4 5 12 17 41 –7 41 12 Tranmere Rovers 42 12 4 5 57 35 4 5 12 26 51 –3 41
13 Luton Town 42 13 4 4 42 25 1 8 12 22 53 –14 40 13 New Brighton 42 13 4 4 48 22 3 4 14 21 57 –10 40
14 Swindon Town 42 10 7 4 42 25 3 5 13 31 58 –10 38 14 Doncaster Rovers 42 13 5 3 39 22 2 4 15 23 47 –7 39
15 Watford 42 10 4 7 37 30 5 4 12 23 43 –13 38 15 Carlisle United 42 13 4 4 63 34 3 3 15 27 67 –11 39
16 Exeter City 42 10 6 5 45 29 2 5 14 22 44 –6 35 16 Accrington Stanley 42 11 4 6 55 30 3 5 13 29 51 3 37
17 Walsall 42 10 4 7 45 24 3 4 14 26 54 –7 34 17 Wrexham 42 10 5 6 42 28 3 3 15 25 60 –21 34
18 Newport County 42 9 9 3 48 29 3 1 17 26 56 –11 34 18 Wigan Borough 42 12 4 5 44 26 1 3 17 16 62 –28 33
19 Torquay United 42 9 6 6 50 38 1 5 15 14 56 –30 31 19 Nelson 42 9 4 8 31 25 4 3 14 20 55 –29 33
20 Bristol Rovers 42 11 3 7 45 31 0 5 16 22 62 –26 30 20 Rotherham United 42 9 4 8 46 40 2 4 15 21 73 –46 30
21 Gillingham 42 9 5 7 38 28 2 3 16 13 52 –29 30 21 Halifax Town 42 7 7 7 27 26 3 1 17 17 53 –35 28
22 Merthyr Town 42 5 6 10 39 49 1 3 17 21 86 –75 21 22 Barrow 42 9 4 8 31 28 2 1 18 10 70 –57 27
1930-31 Division Three South (11th Season) 1930-31 Division Three North (11th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Notts County (P) 42 16 4 1 58 13 8 7 6 39 33 51 59 1 Chesterfield (P) 42 19 1 1 66 22 7 5 9 36 35 45 58
2 Crystal Palace 42 17 2 2 71 20 5 5 11 36 51 36 51 2 Lincoln City 42 16 3 2 60 19 9 4 8 42 40 43 57
3 Brentford 42 14 3 4 62 30 8 3 10 28 34 26 50 3 Wrexham 42 16 4 1 61 25 5 8 8 33 37 32 54
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 13 5 3 45 20 4 10 7 23 33 15 49 4 Tranmere Rovers 42 16 3 2 73 26 8 3 10 38 48 37 54
5 Southend United 42 16 0 5 53 26 6 5 10 23 34 16 49 5 Southport 42 15 3 3 52 19 7 6 8 36 37 32 53
6 Northampton Town 42 10 6 5 37 20 8 6 7 40 39 18 48 6 Hull City 42 12 7 2 64 20 8 3 10 35 35 44 50
7 Luton Town 42 15 3 3 61 17 4 5 12 15 34 25 46 7 Stockport County 42 15 5 1 54 19 5 4 12 23 42 16 49
8 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 0 6 57 23 5 3 13 25 52 7 43 8 Carlisle United 42 13 4 4 68 32 7 1 13 30 49 17 45
9 Fulham 42 15 3 3 49 21 3 4 14 28 54 2 43 9 Gateshead 42 14 4 3 46 22 2 9 10 25 51 –2 45
10 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 11 7 3 39 22 4 6 11 33 51 –1 43 10 Wigan Borough 42 14 4 3 48 25 5 1 15 28 61 –10 43
11 Torquay United 42 13 5 3 56 26 4 4 13 24 58 –4 43 11 Darlington 42 9 6 6 44 30 7 4 10 27 29 12 42
12 Swindon Town 42 15 5 1 68 29 3 1 17 21 65 –5 42 12 York City 42 15 3 3 59 30 3 3 15 26 52 3 42
13 Exeter City 42 12 6 3 55 35 5 2 14 29 55 –6 42 13 Accrington Stanley 42 14 2 5 51 31 1 7 13 33 77 –24 39
14 Coventry City 42 11 4 6 55 28 5 5 11 20 37 10 41 14 Rotherham United 42 9 6 6 50 34 4 6 11 31 49 –2 38
15 Bristol Rovers 42 12 3 6 49 36 4 5 12 26 56 –17 40 15 Doncaster Rovers 42 9 8 4 40 18 4 3 14 25 47 ±0 37
16 Gillingham 42 10 6 5 40 29 4 4 13 21 47 –15 38 16 Barrow 42 13 4 4 45 23 2 3 16 23 66 –21 37
17 Walsall 42 9 5 7 44 38 5 4 12 34 57 –17 37 17 Halifax Town 42 11 6 4 30 16 2 3 16 25 73 –34 35
18 Watford 42 9 4 8 41 29 5 3 13 31 46 –3 35 18 Crewe Alexandra 42 13 2 6 52 35 1 4 16 14 58 –27 34
19 Clapton Orient 42 12 3 6 47 33 2 4 15 16 58 –28 35 19 New Brighton 42 12 4 5 36 25 1 3 17 13 51 –27 33
20 Thames 42 12 5 4 34 20 1 3 17 20 73 –39 34 20 Hartlepools United 42 10 2 9 47 37 2 4 15 20 49 –19 30
21 Newport County 42 10 5 6 45 31 1 1 19 24 80 –42 28 21 Rochdale 42 9 1 11 42 50 3 5 13 20 57 –45 30
22 Norwich City 42 10 7 4 37 20 0 1 20 10 56 –29 28 22 Nelson 42 6 7 8 28 40 0 0 21 15 73 –70 19
1931-32 Division Three South (12th Season) 1931-32 Division Three North (12th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Fulham (P) 42 15 3 3 72 27 9 6 6 39 35 49 57 1 Lincoln City (P) 40 16 2 2 65 13 10 3 7 41 34 59 57
2 Reading 42 19 1 1 65 21 4 8 9 32 46 30 55 2 Gateshead 40 15 3 2 59 20 10 4 6 35 28 46 57
3 Southend United 42 12 5 4 41 18 9 6 6 36 35 24 53 3 Chester 40 16 2 2 54 22 5 6 9 24 38 18 50
4 Crystal Palace 42 14 7 0 48 12 6 4 11 26 51 11 51 4 Tranmere Rovers 40 15 4 1 76 23 4 7 9 31 35 49 49
5 Brentford 42 11 6 4 40 22 8 4 9 28 30 16 48 5 Barrow 40 16 1 3 59 23 8 0 12 27 36 27 49
6 Luton Town 42 16 1 4 62 25 4 6 11 33 45 25 47 6 Crewe Alexandra 40 15 3 2 64 24 6 3 11 31 42 29 48
7 Exeter City 42 16 3 2 53 16 4 4 13 24 46 15 47 7 Southport 40 14 5 1 44 15 4 5 11 14 38 5 46
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 12 4 5 42 21 5 8 8 31 37 15 46 8 Hull City 40 14 1 5 52 21 6 4 10 30 32 29 45
9 Cardiff City 42 14 2 5 62 29 5 6 10 25 44 14 46 9 York City 40 14 3 3 49 24 4 4 12 27 57 –5 43
10 Norwich City 42 12 7 2 51 22 5 5 11 25 45 9 46 10 Wrexham Wales 40 14 2 4 42 25 4 5 11 22 44 –5 43
11 Watford 42 14 4 3 49 27 5 4 12 32 52 2 46 11 Darlington 40 12 1 7 41 27 5 3 12 25 42 –3 38
12 Coventry City 42 17 2 2 74 28 1 6 14 34 69 11 44 12 Stockport County 40 12 3 5 31 15 1 8 11 24 38 2 37
13 Queens Park Rangers 42 11 6 4 50 30 4 6 11 29 43 6 42 13 Hartlepools United 40 10 4 6 47 37 6 1 13 31 63 –22 37
14 Northampton Town 42 12 3 6 48 26 4 4 13 21 43 ±0 39 14 Accrington Stanley 40 14 4 2 56 20 1 2 17 19 60 –5 36
15 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 8 8 5 42 32 5 4 12 28 46 –8 38 15 Doncaster Rovers 40 12 3 5 38 27 4 1 15 21 53 –21 36
16 Clapton Orient 42 7 8 6 41 35 5 3 13 36 55 –13 35 16 Walsall 40 12 3 5 42 30 4 0 16 15 55 –28 35
17 Swindon Town 42 12 2 7 47 31 2 4 15 23 53 –14 34 17 Halifax Town 40 11 6 3 36 18 2 2 16 25 69 –26 34
18 Bristol Rovers 42 11 6 4 46 30 2 2 17 19 62 –27 34 18 Carlisle United 40 9 7 4 40 23 2 4 14 24 56 –15 33
19 Torquay United 42 9 6 6 49 39 3 3 15 23 67 –34 33 19 Rotherham United 40 10 3 7 41 23 4 1 15 22 49 –9 32
20 Mansfield Town 42 11 5 5 54 45 0 5 16 21 63 –33 32 20 New Brighton 40 8 5 7 25 23 0 3 17 13 53 –38 24
21 Gillingham 42 8 6 7 26 26 2 2 17 14 56 –42 28 21 Rochdale 40 4 2 14 33 63 0 1 19 15 72 –87 11
22 Thames 42 6 7 8 35 35 1 2 18 18 74 –56 23 22 Nelson 42 6 7 8 28 40 0 0 21 15 73 –70 19

1932-33 Division Three South (13th Season) 1932-33 Division Three North (13th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Brentford (P) 42 15 4 2 45 19 11 6 4 45 30 41 62 1 Hull City (P) 42 18 3 0 69 14 8 4 9 31 31 55 59
2 Exeter City 42 17 2 2 57 13 7 8 6 31 35 40 58 2 Wrexham 42 18 2 1 75 15 6 7 8 31 36 55 57
3 Norwich City 42 16 3 2 49 17 6 10 5 39 38 33 57 3 Stockport County 42 16 2 3 69 30 5 10 6 30 28 41 54
4 Reading 42 14 5 2 68 30 5 8 8 35 41 32 51 4 Chester 42 15 4 2 57 25 7 4 10 37 41 28 52
5 Crystal Palace 42 14 4 3 51 21 5 4 12 27 43 14 46 5 Walsall 42 16 4 1 53 15 3 6 12 22 43 17 48
6 Coventry City 42 16 1 4 75 24 3 5 13 31 53 29 44 6 Doncaster Rovers 42 13 8 0 52 26 4 6 11 25 53 –2 48
7 Gillingham 42 14 4 3 54 24 4 4 13 18 37 11 44 7 Gateshead 42 12 5 4 45 25 7 4 10 33 42 11 47
8 Northampton Town 42 16 5 0 54 11 2 3 16 22 55 10 44 8 Barnsley 42 14 3 4 60 31 5 5 11 32 49 12 46
9 Bristol Rovers 42 13 5 3 38 22 2 9 10 23 34 5 44 9 Barrow 42 12 3 6 41 24 6 4 11 19 36 ±0 43
10 Torquay United 42 12 7 2 51 26 4 5 12 21 41 5 44 10 Crewe Alexandra 42 16 3 2 57 16 4 0 17 23 68 –4 43
11 Watford 42 11 8 2 37 22 5 4 12 29 41 3 44 11 Tranmere Rovers 42 11 4 6 49 31 6 4 11 21 35 4 42
12 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 13 3 5 42 20 4 5 12 24 45 1 42 12 Southport 42 15 3 3 54 20 2 4 15 16 47 3 41
13 Southend United 42 11 5 5 39 27 4 6 11 26 55 –17 41 13 Accrington Stanley 42 12 4 5 55 29 3 6 12 23 47 2 40
14 Luton Town 42 12 8 1 60 32 1 5 15 18 46 ±0 39 14 Hartlepools United 42 15 3 3 56 29 1 4 16 31 87 –29 39
15 Bristol City 42 11 5 5 59 37 1 8 12 24 53 –7 37 15 Halifax Town 42 12 4 5 39 23 3 4 14 32 67 –19 38
16 Queens Park Rangers 42 9 8 4 48 32 4 3 14 24 55 –15 37 16 Mansfield Town 42 13 4 4 57 22 1 3 17 27 78 –16 35
17 Aldershot 42 11 6 4 37 21 2 4 15 24 51 –11 36 17 Rotherham United 42 14 3 4 42 21 0 3 18 18 63 –24 34
18 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 10 7 4 44 27 2 5 14 16 54 –21 36 18 Rochdale 42 9 4 8 32 33 4 3 14 26 47 –22 33
19 Cardiff City 42 12 4 5 48 30 0 3 18 21 69 –30 31 19 Carlisle United 42 8 7 6 34 25 5 0 16 17 50 –24 33
20 Clapton Orient 42 7 8 6 39 35 1 5 15 20 58 –34 29 20 York City 42 10 4 7 51 38 3 2 16 21 54 –20 32
21 Newport County 42 9 4 8 42 42 2 3 16 19 63 –44 29 21 New Brighton 42 8 6 7 42 36 3 4 14 21 52 –25 32
22 Swindon Town 42 7 9 5 36 29 2 2 17 24 76 –45 29 22 Darlington 42 9 6 6 42 32 1 2 18 24 77 –43 28
1933-34 Division Three South (14th Season) 1933-34 Division Three North (14th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Norwich City (P) 42 16 4 1 55 19 9 7 5 33 30 39 61 1 Barnsley (P) 42 18 3 0 64 18 9 5 7 54 43 57 62
2 Coventry City 42 16 3 2 70 22 5 9 7 30 32 46 54 2 Chesterfield 42 18 1 2 56 17 9 6 6 30 26 43 61
3 Reading 42 17 4 0 60 13 4 8 9 22 37 32 54 3 Stockport County 42 18 3 0 84 23 6 8 7 31 29 63 59
4 Queens Park Rangers 42 17 2 2 42 12 7 4 10 28 39 19 54 4 Walsall 42 18 2 1 66 18 5 5 11 31 42 37 53
5 Charlton Athletic 42 14 5 2 53 27 8 3 10 30 29 27 52 5 Doncaster Rovers 42 17 1 3 58 24 5 8 8 25 37 22 53
6 Luton Town 42 14 3 4 55 28 7 7 7 28 33 22 52 6 Wrexham 42 14 1 6 68 35 9 4 8 34 38 29 51
7 Bristol Rovers 42 14 4 3 49 21 6 7 8 28 26 30 51 7 Tranmere Rovers 42 16 2 3 57 21 4 5 12 27 42 21 47
8 Swindon Town 42 13 5 3 42 25 4 6 11 22 43 –4 45 8 Barrow 42 12 5 4 78 45 7 4 10 38 49 22 47
9 Exeter City 42 12 5 4 43 19 4 6 11 25 38 11 43 9 Halifax Town 42 15 2 4 57 30 5 2 14 23 61 –11 44
10 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 12 7 2 47 18 3 6 12 21 42 8 43 10 Chester 42 11 6 4 59 26 6 0 15 30 60 3 40
11 Clapton Orient 42 14 4 3 60 25 2 6 13 15 44 6 42 11 Hartlepools United 42 14 3 4 54 24 2 4 15 35 69 –4 39
12 Crystal Palace 42 11 6 4 40 25 5 3 13 31 42 4 41 12 York City 42 11 5 5 44 28 4 3 14 27 46 –3 38
13 Northampton Town 42 10 6 5 45 32 4 6 11 26 46 –7 40 13 Carlisle United 42 11 6 4 43 23 4 2 15 23 58 –15 38
14 Aldershot 42 8 6 7 28 27 5 6 10 24 44 –19 38 14 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 3 6 54 38 3 3 15 27 59 –16 36
15 Watford 42 12 4 5 43 16 3 3 15 28 47 8 37 15 New Brighton 42 13 3 5 41 25 1 5 15 21 62 –25 36
16 Southend United 42 9 6 6 32 27 3 4 14 19 47 –23 34 16 Darlington 42 11 4 6 47 35 2 5 14 23 66 –31 35
17 Gillingham 42 8 8 5 49 41 3 3 15 26 55 –21 33 17 Mansfield Town 42 9 7 5 49 29 2 5 14 32 59 –7 34
18 Newport County 42 6 9 6 25 23 2 8 11 24 47 –21 33 18 Southport 42 6 11 4 35 29 2 6 13 28 61 –27 33
19 Bristol City 42 7 8 6 33 22 3 5 13 25 63 –27 33 19 Gateshead 42 10 3 8 46 40 2 6 13 30 70 –34 33
20 Torquay United 42 10 4 7 32 28 3 3 15 21 65 –40 33 20 Accrington Stanley 42 10 6 5 44 38 3 1 17 21 63 –36 33
21 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 7 7 7 41 37 2 2 17 19 65 –42 27 21 Rotherham United 42 5 7 9 31 35 5 1 15 22 56 –38 28
22 Cardiff City 42 6 4 11 32 43 3 2 16 25 62 –48 24 22 Rochdale 42 7 5 9 34 30 2 1 18 19 73 –50 24
1934-35 Division Three South (15th Season) 1934-35 Division Three North (15th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Charlton Athletic (P) 42 17 2 2 62 20 10 5 6 41 32 51 61 1 Doncaster Rovers (P) 42 16 0 5 53 21 10 5 6 34 23 43 57
2 Reading 42 16 5 0 59 23 5 6 10 30 42 24 53 2 Halifax Town 42 17 2 2 50 24 8 3 10 26 43 9 55
3 Coventry City 42 14 5 2 56 14 7 4 10 30 36 36 51 3 Chester 42 14 4 3 62 27 6 10 5 29 31 33 54
4 Luton Town 42 12 7 2 60 23 7 5 9 32 37 32 50 4 Lincoln City 42 14 3 4 55 21 8 4 9 32 37 29 51
5 Crystal Palace 42 15 3 3 51 14 4 7 10 35 50 22 48 5 Darlington 42 15 5 1 50 15 6 4 11 30 44 21 51
6 Watford 42 14 2 5 53 19 5 7 9 23 30 27 47 6 Tranmere Rovers 42 15 4 2 53 20 5 7 9 21 35 19 51
7 Northampton Town 42 14 4 3 40 21 5 4 12 25 46 –2 46 7 Stockport County 42 15 2 4 57 22 7 1 13 33 50 18 47
8 Bristol Rovers 42 14 6 1 54 27 3 4 14 19 50 –4 44 8 Mansfield Town 42 16 3 2 55 25 3 6 12 20 37 13 47
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 4 2 51 16 2 5 14 18 46 7 43 9 Rotherham United 42 14 4 3 56 21 5 3 13 30 52 13 45
10 Torquay United 42 15 2 4 60 22 3 4 14 21 53 6 42 10 Chesterfield 42 13 4 4 46 21 4 6 11 25 31 19 44
11 Exeter City 42 11 5 5 48 29 5 4 12 22 46 –5 41 11 Wrexham 42 12 5 4 47 25 4 6 11 29 44 7 43
12 Millwall 42 11 4 6 33 26 6 3 12 24 36 –5 41 12 Hartlepools United 42 12 4 5 52 34 5 3 13 28 44 2 41
13 Queens Park Rangers 42 14 6 1 49 22 2 3 16 14 50 –9 41 13 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 6 3 41 25 2 5 14 25 61 –20 39
14 Clapton Orient 42 13 3 5 47 21 2 7 12 18 44 ±0 40 14 Walsall 42 11 7 3 51 18 2 3 16 30 54 9 36
15 Bristol City 42 14 3 4 37 18 1 6 14 15 50 –16 39 15 York City 42 12 5 4 50 20 3 1 17 26 62 –6 36
16 Swindon Town 42 11 7 3 45 22 2 5 14 22 56 –11 38 16 New Brighton 42 9 6 6 32 25 5 2 14 27 51 –17 36
17 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 10 5 6 36 26 5 2 14 18 45 –17 37 17 Barrow 42 11 5 5 37 31 2 4 15 21 56 –29 35
18 Aldershot 42 12 6 3 35 20 1 4 16 15 55 –25 36 18 Accrington Stanley 42 11 5 5 44 36 1 5 15 19 53 –26 34
19 Cardiff City 42 11 6 4 42 27 2 3 16 20 55 –20 35 19 Gateshead 42 12 4 5 36 28 1 4 16 22 68 –38 34
20 Gillingham 42 10 7 4 36 25 1 6 14 19 50 –20 35 20 Rochdale 42 9 5 7 39 35 2 6 13 14 36 –18 33
21 Southend United 42 10 4 7 40 29 1 5 15 25 49 –13 31 21 Southport 42 6 6 9 27 36 4 6 11 28 49 –30 32
22 Newport County 42 7 4 10 36 40 3 1 17 18 72 –58 25 22 Carlisle United 42 7 6 8 34 36 1 1 19 17 66 –51 23
1935-36 Division Three South (16th Season) 1935-36 Division Three North (16th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Coventry City (P) 42 19 1 1 75 12 5 8 8 27 33 57 57 1 Chesterfield (P) 42 15 3 3 60 14 9 9 3 32 25 53 60
2 Luton Town 42 13 6 2 56 20 9 6 6 25 25 36 56 2 Chester 42 14 5 2 69 18 8 6 7 31 27 55 55
3 Reading 42 18 0 3 52 20 8 2 11 35 42 25 54 3 Tranmere Rovers 42 17 2 2 75 28 5 9 7 18 30 35 55
4 Queens Park Rangers 42 14 4 3 55 19 8 5 8 29 34 31 53 4 Lincoln City 42 18 1 2 64 14 4 8 9 27 37 40 53
5 Watford 42 12 3 6 47 29 8 6 7 33 25 26 49 5 Stockport County 42 15 2 4 45 18 5 6 10 20 31 16 48
6 Crystal Palace 42 15 4 2 64 20 7 1 13 32 54 22 49 6 Crewe Alexandra 42 14 4 3 55 31 5 5 11 25 45 4 47
7 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 13 4 4 48 25 5 4 12 22 38 7 44 7 Oldham Athletic 42 13 5 3 60 25 5 4 12 26 48 13 45
8 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 9 6 6 36 26 7 5 9 24 30 4 43 8 Hartlepools United 42 13 6 2 41 18 2 6 13 16 43 –4 42
9 Notts County 42 10 5 6 40 25 5 7 9 20 32 3 42 9 Accrington Stanley 42 12 5 4 43 24 5 3 13 20 48 –9 42
10 Torquay United 42 14 4 3 41 27 2 5 14 21 35 ±0 41 10 Walsall 42 15 2 4 58 13 1 7 13 21 46 20 41
11 Aldershot 42 9 6 6 29 21 5 6 10 24 40 –8 40 11 Rotherham United 42 14 3 4 52 13 2 6 13 17 53 3 41
12 Millwall 42 9 8 4 33 21 5 4 12 25 50 –13 40 12 Darlington 42 16 3 2 60 26 1 3 17 14 53 –5 40
13 Bristol City 42 11 5 5 32 21 4 5 12 16 38 –11 40 13 Carlisle United 42 13 5 3 44 19 1 7 13 12 43 –6 40
14 Clapton Orient 42 13 2 6 34 15 3 4 14 21 46 –6 38 14 Gateshead 42 11 10 0 37 18 2 4 15 19 58 –20 40
15 Northampton Town 42 12 5 4 38 24 3 3 15 24 66 –28 38 15 Barrow 42 9 9 3 33 16 4 3 14 25 49 –7 38
16 Gillingham 42 9 5 7 34 25 5 4 12 32 52 –11 37 16 York City 42 10 8 3 41 28 3 4 14 21 67 –33 38
17 Bristol Rovers 42 11 6 4 48 31 3 3 15 21 64 –26 37 17 Halifax Town 42 12 3 6 34 22 3 4 14 23 39 –4 37
18 Southend United 42 8 7 6 38 21 5 3 13 23 41 –1 36 18 Wrexham 42 12 3 6 39 18 3 4 14 27 57 –9 37
19 Swindon Town 42 10 5 6 43 33 4 3 14 21 40 –9 36 19 Mansfield Town 42 13 5 3 55 25 1 4 16 25 66 –11 37
20 Cardiff City 42 11 5 5 37 23 2 5 14 23 50 –13 36 20 Rochdale 42 8 10 3 35 26 2 3 16 23 62 –30 33
21 Newport County 42 8 4 9 36 44 3 5 13 24 67 –51 31 21 Southport 42 9 8 4 31 26 2 1 18 17 64 –42 31
22 Exeter City 42 7 5 9 38 41 1 6 14 21 52 –34 27 22 New Brighton 42 8 5 8 29 33 1 1 19 14 69 –59 24
1936-37 Division Three South (17th Season) 1936-37 Division Three North (17th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Luton Town (P) 42 19 1 1 69 16 8 3 10 34 37 50 58 1 Stockport County (P) 42 17 3 1 59 18 6 11 4 25 21 45 60
2 Notts County 42 15 3 3 44 23 8 7 6 30 29 22 56 2 Lincoln City 42 18 1 2 65 20 7 6 8 38 37 46 57
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 5 1 49 16 9 0 12 25 27 31 53 3 Chester 42 15 5 1 68 21 7 4 10 19 36 30 53
4 Watford 42 14 4 3 53 21 5 7 9 32 39 25 49 4 Oldham Athletic 42 13 7 1 49 25 7 4 10 28 34 18 51
5 Reading 42 14 5 2 53 23 5 6 10 23 37 16 49 5 Hull City 42 13 6 2 39 22 4 6 11 29 47 –1 46
6 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 17 3 1 45 20 3 6 12 20 39 6 49 6 Hartlepools United 42 16 1 4 53 21 3 6 12 22 48 6 45
7 Northampton Town 42 15 4 2 56 22 5 2 14 29 46 17 46 7 Halifax Town 42 12 4 5 40 20 6 5 10 28 43 5 45
8 Millwall 42 12 4 5 43 24 6 6 9 21 30 10 46 8 Wrexham 42 12 3 6 41 21 4 9 8 30 36 14 44
9 Queens Park Rangers 42 12 2 7 51 24 6 7 8 22 28 21 45 9 Mansfield Town 42 13 1 7 64 35 5 7 9 27 41 15 44
10 Southend United 42 10 8 3 49 23 7 3 11 29 44 11 45 10 Carlisle United 42 13 6 2 42 19 5 2 14 23 49 –3 44
11 Gillingham 42 14 5 2 36 18 4 3 14 16 48 –14 44 11 Port Vale 42 12 6 3 39 23 5 4 12 19 41 –6 44
12 Clapton Orient 42 10 8 3 29 17 4 7 10 23 35 ±0 43 12 York City 42 13 3 5 54 27 3 8 10 25 43 9 43
13 Swindon Town 42 12 4 5 52 24 2 7 12 23 49 2 39 13 Accrington Stanley 42 14 2 5 51 26 2 7 12 25 43 7 41
14 Crystal Palace 42 11 7 3 45 20 2 5 14 17 41 1 38 14 Southport 42 10 8 3 39 28 2 5 14 34 59 –14 37
15 Bristol Rovers 42 14 3 4 49 20 2 1 18 22 60 –9 36 15 New Brighton 42 10 8 3 36 16 3 3 15 19 54 –15 37
16 Bristol City 42 13 3 5 42 20 2 3 16 16 50 –12 36 16 Barrow 42 11 5 5 42 25 2 5 14 28 61 –16 36
17 Walsall 42 11 3 7 38 34 2 7 12 25 51 –22 36 17 Rotherham United 42 11 7 3 52 28 3 0 18 26 63 –13 35
18 Cardiff City 42 10 5 6 35 24 4 2 15 19 63 –33 35 18 Rochdale 42 12 3 6 44 27 1 6 14 25 59 –17 35
19 Newport County 42 7 7 7 37 28 5 3 13 30 70 –31 34 19 Tranmere Rovers 42 10 8 3 52 30 2 1 18 19 58 –17 33
20 Torquay United 42 9 5 7 42 32 2 5 14 15 48 –23 32 20 Crewe Alexandra 42 6 8 7 31 31 4 4 13 24 52 –28 32
21 Exeter City 42 9 5 7 36 37 1 7 13 23 51 –28 32 21 Gateshead 42 9 8 4 40 31 2 2 17 23 67 –35 32
22 Aldershot 42 5 6 10 29 29 2 3 16 21 60 –39 23 22 Darlington 42 6 8 7 42 46 2 6 13 24 50 –30 30
1937-38 Division Three South (18th Season) 1937-38 Division Three North (18th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Millwall (P) 42 15 3 3 53 15 8 7 6 30 22 46 56 1 Tranmere Rovers (P) 42 15 4 2 57 21 8 6 7 24 20 40 56
2 Bristol City 42 14 6 1 37 13 7 7 7 31 27 28 55 2 Doncaster Rovers 42 15 4 2 48 16 6 8 7 26 33 25 54
3 Queens Park Rangers 42 15 3 3 44 17 7 6 8 36 30 33 53 3 Hull City 42 11 8 2 51 19 9 5 7 29 24 37 53
4 Watford 42 14 4 3 50 15 7 7 7 23 28 30 53 4 Oldham Athletic 42 16 4 1 48 18 3 9 9 19 28 21 51
5 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 15 3 3 40 16 6 6 9 24 28 20 51 5 Gateshead 42 15 5 1 53 20 5 6 10 31 39 25 51
6 Reading 42 17 2 2 44 21 3 9 9 27 42 8 51 6 Rotherham United 42 13 6 2 45 21 7 4 10 23 35 12 50
7 Crystal Palace 42 14 4 3 45 17 4 8 9 22 30 20 48 7 Lincoln City 42 14 3 4 48 17 5 5 11 18 33 16 46
8 Swindon Town 42 12 4 5 33 19 5 6 10 16 30 ±0 44 8 Crewe Alexandra 42 14 3 4 47 17 4 6 11 24 36 18 45
9 Northampton Town 42 12 4 5 30 19 5 5 11 21 38 –6 43 9 Chester 42 13 4 4 54 31 3 8 10 23 41 5 44
10 Cardiff City 42 13 7 1 57 22 2 5 14 10 32 13 42 10 Wrexham 42 14 4 3 37 15 2 7 12 21 48 –5 43
11 Notts County 42 10 6 5 29 17 6 3 12 21 33 ±0 41 11 York City 42 11 4 6 40 25 5 6 10 30 43 2 42
12 Southend United 42 12 5 4 43 23 3 5 13 27 45 2 40 12 Carlisle United 42 11 5 5 35 19 4 4 13 22 48 –10 39
13 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 8 10 3 36 20 6 2 13 20 37 –1 40 13 New Brighton 42 12 5 4 43 18 3 3 15 17 43 –1 38
14 Mansfield Town 42 12 5 4 46 26 3 4 14 16 41 –5 39 14 Bradford City 42 12 6 3 46 21 2 4 15 20 48 –3 38
15 Bristol Rovers 42 10 7 4 28 20 3 6 12 18 41 –15 39 15 Port Vale 42 11 8 2 45 27 1 6 14 20 46 –8 38
16 Newport County 42 9 10 2 31 15 2 6 13 12 37 –9 38 16 Southport 42 8 8 5 30 26 4 6 11 23 56 –29 38
17 Exeter City 42 10 4 7 37 32 3 8 10 20 38 –13 38 17 Rochdale 42 7 10 4 38 27 6 1 14 29 51 –11 37
18 Aldershot 42 11 4 6 23 14 4 1 16 16 45 –20 35 18 Halifax Town 42 9 7 5 24 19 3 5 13 20 47 –22 36
19 Clapton Orient 42 10 7 4 27 19 3 0 18 15 42 –19 33 19 Darlington 42 10 4 7 37 31 1 6 14 17 48 –25 32
20 Torquay United 42 7 5 9 22 28 2 7 12 16 45 –35 30 20 Hartlepools United 42 10 8 3 36 20 0 4 17 17 60 –27 32
21 Walsall 42 10 4 7 34 37 1 3 17 18 51 –36 29 21 Barrow 42 9 6 6 28 20 2 4 15 13 51 –30 32
22 Gillingham 42 9 5 7 25 25 1 1 19 11 52 –41 26 22 Accrington Stanley 42 9 2 10 31 32 2 5 14 14 43 –30 29
1938-39 Division Three South (19th Season) 1938-39 Division Three North (19th Season)
Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts Pos Club P Home Away GD Pts
W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A
1 Newport County (P) 42 15 4 2 37 16 7 7 7 21 29 13 55 1 Barnsley (P) 42 18 2 1 60 12 12 5 4 34 22 60 67
2 Crystal Palace 42 15 4 2 49 18 5 8 8 22 34 19 52 2 Doncaster Rovers 42 12 5 4 47 21 9 9 3 40 26 40 56
3 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 5 2 43 14 5 6 10 25 35 19 49 3 Bradford City 42 16 2 3 59 21 6 6 9 30 35 33 52
4 Watford 42 14 6 1 44 15 3 6 12 18 36 11 46 4 Southport 42 14 5 2 47 16 6 5 10 28 38 21 50
5 Reading 42 12 6 3 46 23 4 8 9 23 36 10 46 5 Oldham Athletic 42 16 1 4 51 21 6 4 11 25 38 17 49
6 Queens Park Rangers 42 10 8 3 44 15 5 6 10 24 34 19 44 6 Chester 42 12 5 4 54 31 8 4 9 34 39 18 49
7 Ipswich Town 42 14 3 4 46 21 2 9 10 16 31 10 44 7 Hull City 42 13 5 3 57 25 5 5 11 26 49 9 46
8 Bristol City 42 14 5 2 42 19 2 7 12 19 44 –2 44 8 Crewe Alexandra 42 12 5 4 54 23 7 1 13 28 47 12 44
9 Swindon Town 42 15 4 2 53 25 3 4 14 19 52 –5 44 9 Stockport County 42 13 6 2 57 24 4 3 14 34 53 14 43
10 Aldershot 42 13 6 2 31 15 3 6 12 22 51 –13 44 10 Gateshead 42 11 6 4 45 24 3 8 10 29 43 7 42
11 Notts County 42 12 6 3 36 16 5 3 13 23 38 5 43 11 Rotherham United 42 12 4 5 45 21 5 4 12 19 43 ±0 42
12 Southend United 42 14 5 2 38 13 2 4 15 23 51 –3 41 12 Halifax Town 42 9 10 2 33 22 4 6 11 19 32 –2 42
13 Cardiff City 42 12 1 8 40 28 3 10 8 21 37 –4 41 13 Barrow 42 11 5 5 46 22 5 4 12 20 43 1 41
14 Exeter City 42 9 9 3 40 32 4 5 12 25 50 –17 40 14 Wrexham 42 15 2 4 46 28 2 5 14 20 51 –13 41
15 Bournemouth & Boscombe 42 10 8 3 38 22 3