Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 11, 1956

Swindon Town Coventry City
B.Edwards (18' pen)
HT: 1-0 C.Timmins (72' pen)
Attendance:  6,414   Referee:  C.W. Kingston


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN
1
MATTHEWS
2
AUSTIN
3
TIMMINS
4
JAMIESON
5
KIRK
6
SIMPSON
7
JOHNSON
8
UPHILL
9
MCPHERSON
10
HILL
11
SAMBROOK

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
  Reg MATTHEWS
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Frank AUSTIN
2
3
Geoff FOX
               
Charlie TIMMINS
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Iain JAMIESON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Roy KIRK
5
6
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Noel SIMPSON
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Eric JOHNSON
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Dennis UPHILL
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
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9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Peter HILL
10
11
Jim BRENNAN
                 
Ray SAMBROOK
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Results on Saturday, February 11, 1956: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 1 Walsall  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Shrewsbury Town  
  Colchester United 1 - 2 Millwall  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Exeter City 1 - 2 Watford  
  Leyton Orient 1 - 0 Reading  
  Northampton Town 2 - 0 Torquay United  
  Norwich City 5 - 1 Gillingham  
  Queens Park Rangers 0 - 0 Newport County  
  Southampton 3 - 2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Southend United 2 - 2 Brentford  
  Swindon Town 1 - 1 Coventry City  

Table as at Saturday, February 11, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 31 18 8 5 74 42 1.76 44 
2 Leyton Orient 29 18 7 4 65 21 3.10 43 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 31 19 5 7 80 29 2.76 43 
4 Torquay United 30 15 8 7 55 35 1.57 38 
5 Norwich City 30 15 8 7 63 54 1.17 38 
6 Coventry City 31 16 5 10 54 37 1.46 37 
7 Northampton Town 30 16 4 10 50 47 1.06 36 
8 Southend United 28 15 4 9 65 54 1.20 34 
9 Southampton 32 14 5 13 65 56 1.16 33 
10 Brentford 30 12 8 10 45 49 0.92 32 
11 Colchester United 31 12 8 11 50 56 0.89 32 
12 Shrewsbury Town 31 11 7 13 49 49 1.00 29 
13 Gillingham 31 11 7 13 46 55 0.84 29 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 11 6 13 40 38 1.05 28 
15 Aldershot 31 8 11 12 54 61 0.89 27 
16 Newport County 30 10 7 13 41 50 0.82 27 
17 Queens Park Rangers 32 7 11 14 39 57 0.68 25 
18 Exeter City 31 8 9 14 34 53 0.64 25 
19 Crystal Palace 31 7 10 14 36 54 0.67 24 
20 Watford 31 8 8 15 37 63 0.59 24 
21 Reading 31 9 5 17 49 59 0.83 23 
22 Millwall 29 8 5 16 50 68 0.74 21 
23 Walsall 30 8 4 18 43 65 0.66 20 
24 Swindon Town 29 5 8 16 23 55 0.42 18 

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