Southern League Division One
Saturday, April 25, 1896

Millwall Athletic Swindon Town
C.Leatherbarrow 3, A.Geddes 2, M.Whelan, J.Gettins 3
HT: 2-1 M.Sutherland
Attendance:  2,000   Referee:  H.C. Platt


1
LAW
2
GRAHAM
3
DAVIS
4
KING
5
MATTHEW
6
MATTHEW
7
WHELAN
8
CALVEY
9
GETTINS
10
LEATHERBARROW
11
GEDDES
1
CALDERWOOD
2
FULTON
3
RICHARDSON
4
HOPEWELL
5
MUNRO
6
MOORE
7
POTTER
8
RICHARDSON
9
BOGGIE
10
SUTHERLAND
11
HAYWARD

Lineups
 
Abraham LAW
                 
Jimmy CALDERWOOD
 
 
Jack GRAHAM
                 
Bob FULTON
 
 
W. DAVIS
                 
Wally RICHARDSON
 
 
George KING
                 
Bob HOPEWELL
 
 
James MATTHEW
                 
Jimmy MUNRO
 
 
Harry MATTHEW
                 
Isaac MOORE
 
 
Micky WHELAN
               
Jack POTTER
 

 
Jack CALVEY  
                 
Georgie RICHARDSON
 

 
Joe GETTINS
               
Alec BOGGIE
 
 
Charlie LEATHERBARROW
             
Malcolm SUTHERLAND
 
 
Alf 'Jasper' GEDDES
               
Jimmy HAYWARD
 













Results on Saturday, April 25, 1896: League Table

 
  Millwall Athletic 9 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Royal Ordnance Factories 5 - 1 Ilford  

Final table:
  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Millwall Athletic 18 16 1 1 75 16 4.69 33 
2 Luton Town 18 13 1 4 68 14 4.86 27 
3 Southampton St. Mary's 18 12 0 6 44 23 1.91 24 
4 Reading 18 11 1 6 45 38 1.18 23 
5 Chatham 18 9 2 7 43 45 0.96 20 
6 New Brompton 18 7 4 7 30 37 0.81 18 
7 Swindon Town 18 6 4 8 38 41 0.93 16 
8 Clapton 18 4 2 12 30 67 0.45 10 
9 Royal Ordnance Factories 18 3 3 12 23 44 0.52
10 Ilford 18 0 0 18 10 81 0.12

Key: Champions Retained place in division after Test Match Relegated after Test Match