DIVISION 3 (South)    1947/48
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Len Townsend 
(Bristol City)
 29  goals
  1 Queens Park Rangers 42 26 9 7 74 37 61 Promoted
    2 Bournemouth 42 24 9 9 76 35 57
    3 Walsall 42 21 9 12 70 40 51
    4 Ipswich Town 42 23 3 16 67 61 49
    5 Swansea Town 42 18 12 12 70 52 48
    6 Notts County 42 19 8 15 68 59 46
    7 Bristol City 42 18 7 17 77 65 43
    8 Port Vale 42 16 11 15 63 54 43
      9 Southend United 42 15 13 14 51 58 43
      10 Reading 42 15 11 16 56 58 41
      11 Exeter City 42 15 11 16 55 63 41
      12 Newport County 42 14 13 15 61 73 41
      13 Crystal Palace 42 13 13 16 49 49 39
      Season Results 14 Northampton Town 42 14 11 17 58 72 39
      15 Watford 42 14 10 18 57 79 38
      16 Swindon Town 42 10 16 16 41 46 36
      17 Leyton Orient 42 13 10 19 51 73 36
      18 Torquay United 42 11 13 18 63 62 35
      19 Aldershot 42 10 15 17 45 67 35
      20 Bristol Rovers 42 13 8 21 71 75 34
      21 Norwich City 42 13 8 21 61 76 34 Re-election position
      22 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 11 12 19 43 73 34

Re-election position

     
     

R The bottom two clubs were required to seek re-election to the League. They were joined in the vote for membership of the Southern section of the Third Division by 10 non-league clubs. Voting -

47 votes Norwich City Re-elected to the League
47 Brighton & Hove Albion Re-elected to the League
2 Colchester United Not elected to the League
1 Gillingham Not elected to the League
1 Worcester City Not elected to the League
0 Bath City Not elected to the League
0 Bridgend Town Not elected to the League
0 Chelmsford City Not elected to the League
0 Lovell's Athletic Not elected to the League
0 Merthyr Tydfil Not elected to the League
0 Peterborough United Not elected to the League
0 Yeovil Town Not elected to the League