DIVISION 3 (South)    1951/52
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading goalscorer:
Ronnie Blackman
 (Reading)
 39  goals
  1 Plymouth Argyle 46 29 8 9 107 53 66 Promoted
    2 Reading 46 29 3 14 112 60 61
    3 Norwich City 46 26 9 11 89 50 61
    4 Millwall 46 23 12 11 74 53 58
    5 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 24 10 12 87 63 58
    6 Newport County 46 21 12 13 77 76 54
    7 Bristol Rovers 46 20 12 14 89 53 52
    Season Results 8 Northampton Town 46 22 5 19 93 74 49
    9 Southend United 46 19 10 17 75 66 48
      10 Colchester United 46 17 12 17 56 77 46
      11 Torquay United 46 17 10 19 86 98 44
      12 Aldershot 46 18 8 20 78 89 44
      13 Port Vale 46 14 15 17 50 66 43

Transfer
      14 Bournemouth 46 16 10 20 69 75 42
      15 Bristol City 46 15 12 19 58 69 42
      16 Swindon Town 46 14 14 18 51 68 42
      17 Ipswich Town 46 16 9 21 63 74 41
      18 Leyton Orient 46 16 9 21 55 68 41
      19 Crystal Palace 46 15 9 22 61 80 39
      20 Shrewsbury Town 46 13 10 23 62 86 36
      21 Watford 46 13 10 23 57 81 36
      22 Gillingham 46 11 13 22 71 81 35

      23 Exeter City 46 13 9 24 65 86 35 Re-election position
      24 Walsall 46 13 5 28 55 94 31 Re-election position
     
      Transfer Port Vale transferred to Division 3 (North).

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 6 non-league clubs. Voting -

     
     
47 votes Exeter City Re-elected to the League
45 Walsall Re-elected to the League
3 Worcester City Not elected to the League
1 Bath City Not elected to the League
1 Merthyr Tydfil Not elected to the League
1 Peterborough United Not elected to the League
0 Headington United Not elected to the League
0 Yeovil Town Not elected to the League