Southern League Division One
Saturday, December 26, 1896

Chatham Swindon Town
T.Vail (??'), A.Hughes (??'), C.Leatherbarrow (??'), H.Lawrence (??', ??'), J.Dickenson (??')
HT: 4-1 J.Munro (??'), J.Murray (??')
Attendance:  3,000   Referee:  C. Knight


JONES
BROCKWELL
HUMPHREYS
BRISLEY
HUGHES
RUSSELL
LAWRENCE
LEATHERBARROW
VAIL
STANFORD
DICKENSON
1
LEIGHFIELD
2
SHUTT
3
JONES
4
DIBSDALL
5
MUNRO
6
BOGGIE
7
RICHARDSON
8
HALLAM
9
PALMER
10
MURRAY
11
TAYLOR

Lineups
 
Tommy JONES
                 
Billy LEIGHFIELD
 
 
Jimmy BROCKWELL
                 
Jack SHUTT
 
 
A. HUMPHREYS
                 
Maurice JONES
 
 
Jimmy BRISLEY
                 
Arthur DIBSDALL
 
 
A. HUGHES
             
Jimmy MUNRO
 
 
G. RUSSELL
                 
Alec BOGGIE
 
 
Harry LAWRENCE
               
Georgie RICHARDSON
 

 
Charlie LEATHERBARROW
               
  Jack HALLAM
 

 
Tommy VAIL
               
George PALMER
 
 
Jim STANFORD
               
Joey MURRAY
 
 
Joe DICKENSON
               
Mac TAYLOR
 













Results on Saturday, December 26, 1896: League Table

 
  Chatham 6 - 2 Swindon Town  
  New Brompton 5 - 0 Wolverton London and North Western Railway  

Table as at Saturday, December 26, 1896:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton St. Mary's 9 9 0 0 35 8 4.38 18 
2 Chatham 12 7 1 4 32 20 1.60 15 
3 Millwall Athletic 9 6 2 1 34 13 2.62 14 
4 Tottenham Hotspur 11 6 1 4 26 17 1.53 13 
5 Gravesend United 8 3 2 3 13 14 0.93
6 Reading 8 4 0 4 11 25 0.44
7 Sheppey United 8 3 1 4 17 18 0.94
8 Northfleet 9 2 3 4 12 16 0.75
9 New Brompton 8 2 1 5 17 22 0.77
10 Swindon Town 10 2 1 7 19 30 0.63
11 Wolverton London and North Western Railway 10 1 0 9 10 43 0.23

* Royal Ordnance Factories's record expunged. .

Key: Champions Test Match