DIVISION 3 (South)  1939/40
      P W D L F A Pts
      Reading 3 2 1 0 8 2 5
  Following Britain's declaration of war on September 3rd 1939 the Football League was immediately suspended  and not resumed until the end of hostilities.   Exeter City 3 2 1 0 5 3 5
    Notts County 2 2 0 0 6 3 4
    Ipswich Town 3 1 2 0 5 3 4
    Brighton & Hove Albion 3 1 2 0 5 4 4
    Cardiff City 3 2 0 1 5 5 4
    Crystal Palace 3 2 0 1 8 9 4
    Bournemouth 3 1 1 1 13 4 3
    Bristol City 3 1 1 1 5 5 3
      Mansfield Town 3 1 1 1 8 8 3
      Norwich City 3 1 1 1 4 4 3
      Clapton Orient 3 0 3 0 3 3 3
      Southend United 3 1 1 1 3 3 3
      Torquay United 3 0 3 0 4 4 3
      Walsall 3 1 1 1 3 3 3
      Queens Park Rangers 3 0 2 1 4 5 2
      Watford 3 0 2 1 4 5 2
      Northampton Town 3 1 0 2 2 12 2
      Aldershot 3 0 1 2 3 5 1
      Swindon Town 3 0 1 2 2 4 1
      Bristol Rovers 3 0 1 2 2 7 1
      Port Vale 2 0 1 1 0 1 1
     
     
Saturday 26th August 1939
Aldershot 0 - 1 Bristol City
Brighton & Hove Albion 0 - 0 Port Vale
Bristol Rovers 2 - 2 Reading
Clapton Orient 2 - 2 Ipswich Town
Exeter City 2 - 2 Torquay United
Mansfield Town 4 - 5 Crystal Palace
Northampton Town 1 - 0 Swindon Town
Norwich City 1 - 2 Cardiff City
Notts County 2 - 1 Bournemouth
Queens Park Rangers 2 - 2 Watford
Southend United 3 - 2 Walsall
Monday 28th August 1939
Northampton Town 1 - 2 Exeter City
Wednesday 30th August 1939
Bournemouth 2 - 2 Queens Park Rangers
Brighton & Hove Albion 2 - 1 Aldershot
Bristol City 1 - 2 Norwich City
Ipswich Town 2 - 0 Bristol Rovers
Reading  5 - 0 Crystal Palace
Swindon Town 0 - 1 Cardiff City
Torquay United 0 - 0 Walsall
Watford 1 - 2 Mansfield Town
Thursday  31st August 1939
Clapton Orient 0 - 0 Southend United
Saturday 2nd September 1939
Bournemouth 10 - 0 Northampton Town
Bristol City 3 - 3 Brighton & Hove Albion
Cardiff City 2 - 4 Notts County
Crystal Palace 3 - 0 Bristol Rovers
Ipswich Town 1 - 1 Norwich City
Port Vale 0 - 1 Exeter City
Reading 1 - 0 Southend United
Swindon Town 2 - 2 Aldershot
Torquay United 2 - 2 Mansfield Town
Walsall 1 - 0 Queens Park Rangers
Watford 1 - 1 Clapton Orient