DIVISION 3 (South)  1922/23
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Fred Pagnam 
(Watford)
 30  goals
  1 Bristol City 42 24 11 7 66 40 59 Promoted
    2 Plymouth Argyle 42 23 7 12 61 29 53
    3 Swansea Town 42 22 9 11 78 45 53
    4 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 20 11 11 52 34 51
    5 Luton Town 42 21 7 14 68 49 49
    6 Millwall 42 14 18 10 45 40 46
    7 Portsmouth 42 19 8 15 58 52 46
    Season Results 8 Northampton Town 42 17 11 14 54 44 45
    9 Swindon Town 42 17 11 14 62 56 45
    10 Watford 42 17 10 15 57 54 44
      11 Queens Park Rangers 42 16 10 16 54 49 42
      12 Charlton Athletic 42 14 14 14 55 51 42
      13 Bristol Rovers 42 13 16 13 35 36 42
      14 Brentford 42 13 12 17 41 51 38
      15 Southend United 42 12 13 17 49 54 37
      16 Gillingham 42 15 7 20 51 59 37
      17 Merthyr Town 42 11 14 17 39 48 36
      18 Norwich City 42 13 10 19 51 71 36
      19 Reading 42 10 14 18 36 55 34
      20 Exeter City 42 13 7 22 47 84 33
      Season Results 21 Aberdare Athletic 42 9 11 22 42 70 29 Re-election position
      22 Newport County 42 8 11 23 40 70 27 Re-election position
     
     

R Stalybridge Celtic (of the Northern Section) resigned from the Football League at the end of the 1922/23 season. With both clubs relegated from the Second Division of the League going in Division 3 (North) there was one new place available in Division 3 (South) at the AGM. The two bottom clubs in Division 3 (South) seeking re-election were joined in the vote by four non-league sides. Voting - 

     
45 votes Aberdare Athletic Re-elected to the Football League
45 Newport County Re-elected to the Football League
28 Boscombe Elected to the Football League
9 Llanelly Not elected to the Football League
8 Pontypridd Not elected to the Football League
0 Torquay United Not elected to the Football League

On gaining a Football League place Boscombe changed their name to Bournemouth United and later to Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic before playing their first League match. For Boscombe's final non-league table click on Southern League 1922/23.