Football League Division Three (South)
Wednesday, February 29, 1956

Swindon Town Millwall
M.Owen
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  6,864    


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN
1
FINLAYSON
2
JARDINE
3
ANSLOW
4
SUMMERSBY
5
HENCHER
6
RAWSON
7
JOHNSON
8
SMITH
9
SUMMERS
10
PACEY
11
PRIOR

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Malcolm FINLAYSON
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Alex JARDINE
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
Stan ANSLOW
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Roy SUMMERSBY
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Ken HENCHER
5
6
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Colin RAWSON
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Johnny JOHNSON
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Fred SMITH
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Johnny SUMMERS
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
                 
Denis PACEY
10
11
Jim BRENNAN
                 
Ken PRIOR
11













Results on Wednesday, February 29, 1956: League Table

 
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Millwall  
  Torquay United 4 - 1 Watford  

Table as at Wednesday, February 29, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 31 20 7 4 70 23 3.04 47 
2 Ipswich Town 33 18 10 5 76 44 1.73 46 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 33 20 5 8 84 32 2.63 45 
4 Torquay United 33 16 9 8 62 40 1.55 41 
5 Norwich City 31 15 9 7 64 55 1.16 39 
6 Northampton Town 32 17 5 10 52 48 1.08 39 
7 Coventry City 33 16 6 11 56 40 1.40 38 
8 Southend United 30 16 5 9 71 56 1.27 37 
9 Colchester United 34 14 9 11 56 59 0.95 37 
10 Brentford 32 14 8 10 49 49 1.00 36 
11 Southampton 34 15 5 14 72 61 1.18 35 
12 Gillingham 33 12 8 13 50 57 0.88 32 
13 Shrewsbury Town 33 12 7 14 53 53 1.00 31 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 32 11 8 13 41 39 1.05 30 
15 Aldershot 33 8 12 13 56 65 0.86 28 
16 Newport County 32 10 8 14 42 53 0.79 28 
17 Queens Park Rangers 34 8 11 15 41 62 0.66 27 
18 Crystal Palace 33 8 10 15 38 56 0.68 26 
19 Watford 34 9 8 17 41 71 0.58 26 
20 Exeter City 33 8 9 16 35 56 0.63 25 
21 Reading 34 9 5 20 52 69 0.75 23 
22 Millwall 32 9 5 18 54 74 0.73 23 
23 Swindon Town 32 7 8 17 27 58 0.47 22 
24 Walsall 31 8 5 18 43 65 0.66 21 

Key: Promotion places Re-election