<< Season 1950-51 >>

Ron Blackman hit 40 goals as one of Reading's greatest ever sides finished third. Crowds continued to reach record levels, with an average 15,973 packing Elm Park.

Division 3 South (3rd)

                        PL  HW HD HL  HF  HA  AW AD AL  AF  AA  PTS     H    A  
 1. Nottingham F        46  16  6  1  57  17  14  4  5  53  23   70    0-2  1-1 
 2. Norwich City        46  16  6  1  42  14   9  8  6  40  31   64    3-1  1-2 
 3. READING             46  15  6  2  57  17   6  9  8  31  36   57
 4. Plymouth Arg        46  16  5  2  54  19   8  4 11  31  36   57    4-0  0-2 
 5. Millwall            46  15  6  2  52  23   8  4 11  28  34   56    1-1  3-1 
 6. Bristol Rovers      46  15  7  1  46  18   5  8 10  18  24   55    0-0  0-4 
 7. Southend Utd        46  15  4  4  64  27   6  6 11  28  42   52    0-2  3-3 
 8. Ipswich Town        46  15  4  4  48  24   8  2 13  21  34   52    2-0  2-0 
 9. Bournemouth & BA    46  17  5  1  49  16   5  2 16  16  41   51    0-0  0-1 
10. Bristol City        46  15  4  4  41  25   5  7 11  23  34   51    4-2  3-3 
11. Newport County      46  13  4  6  48  25   6  5 12  29  45   47    5-0  0-5 
12. Port Vale           46  13  6  4  35  24   3  7 13  25  41   45    3-0  0-0 
13. Brighton & HA       46  11  8  4  51  31   2  9 12  20  48   43    7-0  1-1 
14. Exeter City         46  11  4  8  33  30   7  2 14  29  55   42    4-2  3-1 
15. Walsall             46  12  4  7  32  20   3  6 14  20  42   40    2-1  2-1 
16. Colchester Utd      46  12  5  6  43  25   2  7 14  20  51   40    3-2  1-1 
17. Swindon Town        46  15  4  4  38  17   3  0 20  17  50   40    3-1  1-1 
18. Aldershot           46  11  8  4  37  20   4  2 17  19  68   40    7-1  1-1 
19. Leyton Orient       46  13  2  8  36  28   2  6 15  17  47   38    4-0  0-2 
20. Torquay Utd         46  13  2  8  47  39   1  7 15  17  42   37    0-0  1-2 
21. Northampton T       46   8  9  6  39  30   2  7 14  16  37   36    2-0  1-1 
22. Gillingham          46  10  7  6  41  30   3  2 18  28  71   35    1-1  3-0 
23. Watford             46   8  5 10  29  28   1  6 16  25  60   29    1-0  1-3 
24. Crystal Palace      46   6  5 12  18  39   2  6 15  15  45   27    1-1  3-0 

FA Cup

R1     Cheltenham TS     H  W  3-1
R2     DartfordS         H  W  4-0
R3     Newport County3   A  L  2-3