DIVISION 3 (South)  1936/37
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading goalscorer:
Joe Payne
 (Luton Town)
 55  goals

Northampton Town lost 6-1 away to non-leaguers Walthamstow Avenue in the first round of the FA Cup.

Third Division (South) rivals Millwall did a tad better, becoming the first side from the Third Division to reach an FA Cup semi-final. In the semi, played at Huddersfield against reigning League champions Sunderland, they put up a good fight before losing by the odd goal in three.

  1 Luton Town 42 27 4 11 103 53 58 Promoted
    2 Notts County 42 23 10 9 74 52 56
    3 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 24 5 13 74 43 53
    4 Watford 42 19 11 12 85 60 49
    5 Reading 42 19 11 12 76 60 49
    6 Bournemouth 42 20 9 13 65 59 49
    Season Results 7 Northampton Town 42 20 6 16 85 68 46
    8 Millwall 42 18 10 14 64 54 46
    9 Queens Park Rangers 42 18 9 15 73 52 45
    10 Southend United 42 17 11 14 78 67 45
    11 Gillingham 42 18 8 16 52 66 44
    12 Clapton Orient* 42 14 15 13 52 52 43
    13 Swindon Town 42 14 11 17 75 73 39
    14 Crystal Palace 42 13 12 17 62 61 38
    15 Bristol Rovers 42 16 4 22 71 80 36
    16 Bristol City 42 15 6 21 58 70 36
    17 Walsall 42 13 10 19 63 85 36
    18 Cardiff City 42 14 7 21 54 87 35
    19 Newport County 42 12 10 20 67 98 34
    20 Torquay United 42 11 10 21 57 80 32
    21 Exeter City 42 10 12 20 59 88 32 Re-election position
    22 Aldershot 42 7 9 26 50 89 23 Re-election position
     
      * now Leyton Orient
     
     

R Southern League champions Ipswich Town challenged the two clubs seeking re-election in the vote for League membership. Voting -

40 votes Exeter City Re-elected to the Football League
34 Aldershot Re-elected to the Football League
24 Ipswich Town Not elected to the Football League