Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 10, 1956

Swindon Town Norwich City
M.Owen
HT: 0-1 J.Gavin
Attendance:  9,716   Referee:  B.A.E. Buckle


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN
1
OXFORD
2
MCCROHAN
3
LOCKWOOD
4
CLEARY
5
FOULKES
6
ASHMAN
7
GAVIN
8
BACON
9
HUNT
10
BRENNAN
11
COXON

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Ken OXFORD
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Roy MCCROHAN
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
Roy LOCKWOOD
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Bill CLEARY
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Reg FOULKES
5
6
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Ron ASHMAN
6
7
Dave GIBSON
               
  Johnny GAVIN
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Ron BACON
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
view STFC profileRalph HUNT
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
                 
  Bobby BRENNAN
10
11
Jim BRENNAN
                 
Billy COXON
11














Results on Saturday, March 10, 1956: League Table

 
  Aldershot 1 - 0 Exeter City  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 1 Coventry City  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Southend United  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 3 Reading  
  Newport County 1 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Northampton Town 0 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Queens Park Rangers 6 - 2 Colchester United  
  Shrewsbury Town 0 - 0 Watford  
  Southampton 1 - 1 Brentford  
  Swindon Town 1 - 1 Norwich City  
  Torquay United 1 - 1 Gillingham  
  Walsall 2 - 1 Millwall  

Table as at Saturday, March 10, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 33 22 7 4 78 24 3.25 51 
2 Ipswich Town 35 19 11 5 84 47 1.79 49 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 35 21 5 9 88 37 2.38 47 
4 Torquay United 35 16 10 9 63 43 1.47 42 
5 Southend United 32 18 5 9 76 59 1.29 41 
6 Norwich City 33 15 10 8 67 59 1.14 40 
7 Brentford 34 15 9 10 54 52 1.04 39 
8 Northampton Town 34 17 5 12 53 52 1.02 39 
9 Colchester United 36 15 9 12 63 65 0.97 39 
10 Coventry City 35 16 6 13 58 45 1.29 38 
11 Southampton 36 15 6 15 73 63 1.16 36 
12 Shrewsbury Town 35 13 8 14 54 53 1.02 34 
13 Gillingham 35 12 9 14 51 59 0.86 33 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 34 12 8 14 43 40 1.08 32 
15 Newport County 34 12 8 14 46 55 0.84 32 
16 Aldershot 35 9 12 14 59 68 0.87 30 
17 Queens Park Rangers 36 9 11 16 48 71 0.68 29 
18 Watford 36 10 9 17 42 71 0.59 29 
19 Crystal Palace 35 9 10 16 42 59 0.71 28 
20 Exeter City 35 9 9 17 38 58 0.66 27 
21 Walsall 33 10 5 18 46 66 0.70 25 
22 Reading 36 9 6 21 55 73 0.75 24 
23 Millwall 34 9 5 20 55 81 0.68 23 
24 Swindon Town 34 7 9 18 28 64 0.44 23 

Key: Promotion Re-election