|DIVISION 3 (South) 1946/47|
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After a seven year break the 1946/47 season was the first Football League season after the end of the Second World War. In just their second match of the new campaign Crystal Palace were beaten 10-2 at Reading, the only time they have ever conceded double figures in the League. Just two weeks later they beat Reading 2-1 in the return fixture at Selhurst Park!
record Division 3 (South) attendance was recorded on Easter Monday 7th
April 1947 when 51,621 were at Ninian Park to see Cardiff City draw
A bitter winter decimates the season - postponed matches.
Things can change quickly in football can't they! Norwich fans found that out in 1946/47. At half time the Canaries were losing 1-2 at home to Brighton in the FA Cup - but won 7-2. On Christmas Day Norwich won 1-0 at Bournemouth in the League but a day later they lost 1-6 at home to the same opposition in the return fixture!
|2||Queens Park Rangers||42||23||11||8||74||40||57|
|17||Brighton & Hove Albion||42||13||12||17||54||72||38|
R Re-election candidates Norwich City and Mansfield Town were re-elected to the League without a vote being taken, with Mansfield then being transferred to Division 3 (North) . Unsuccessful non-league applicants were Barry Town, Bath City, Chelmsford City, Colchester United, Gillingham, Gravesend & Northfleet, Guildford City, Llanelly, Merthyr Tydfil, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town.