Football League Division Three (South)
Friday, May 6, 1955

Shrewsbury Town Swindon Town
R.Weigh 4, W.O'Donnell, A.McCue 2

Attendance:  5,305    


1
MCBRIDE
2
BANNISTER
3
SKEECH
4
WALLACE
5
MALONEY
6
CANDLIN
7
PRICE
8
O'DONNELL
9
WEIGH
10
RUSSELL
11
MCCUE
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
BATCHELOR
5
HUDSON
6
THOMPSON
7
GIBSON
8
SAMPSON
9
ONSLOW
10
WILLIAMS
11
BULL

Lineups
1
John MCBRIDE
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Jimmy BANNISTER
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Gordon SKEECH
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Joe WALLACE
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
4
5
Joe MALONEY
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Maurice CANDLIN
                 
Fred THOMPSON
6
7
Derrick PRICE
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Willie O'DONNELL
               
Ray SAMPSON
8

9
Ray WEIGH
               
Roy ONSLOW
9
10
Ray RUSSELL
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
10
11
Alec MCCUE
               
Mike BULL
11













Results on Friday, May 6, 1955: League Table

 
  Shrewsbury Town 7 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Watford 1 - 1 Exeter City  

Table as at Friday, May 6, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 46 30 10 6 101 47 2.15 70 
2 Leyton Orient 46 26 9 11 89 47 1.89 61 
3 Southampton 46 24 11 11 75 51 1.47 59 
4 Gillingham 46 20 15 11 77 66 1.17 55 
5 Millwall 46 20 11 15 72 68 1.06 51 
6 Watford 46 18 14 14 71 62 1.15 50 
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 45 19 10 16 74 63 1.17 48 
8 Torquay United 46 18 12 16 82 82 1.00 48 
9 Coventry City 45 18 11 16 67 57 1.18 47 
10 Southend United 46 17 12 17 83 80 1.04 46 
11 Brentford 46 16 14 16 82 82 1.00 46 
12 Norwich City 46 18 10 18 60 60 1.00 46 
13 Northampton Town 46 19 8 19 73 81 0.90 46 
14 Aldershot 46 16 13 17 75 71 1.06 45 
15 Queens Park Rangers 46 15 14 17 69 75 0.92 44 
16 Shrewsbury Town 46 16 10 20 70 78 0.90 42 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 46 12 18 16 57 65 0.88 42 
18 Reading 46 13 15 18 65 73 0.89 41 
19 Newport County 46 11 16 19 60 73 0.82 38 
20 Crystal Palace 46 11 16 19 52 80 0.65 38 
21 Swindon Town 46 11 15 20 46 64 0.72 37 
22 Exeter City 46 11 15 20 47 73 0.64 37 
23 Walsall 46 10 14 22 75 86 0.87 34 
24 Colchester United 46 9 13 24 53 91 0.58 31 

Key: Promotion places Re-election