Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 17, 1956

Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Swindon Town
S.Newsham (6', 28'), B.Siddall (15'), P.Harrison (19')
HT: 4-0
Attendance:  6,648   Referee:  K.G. Aston


1
GODWIN
2
CUNNINGHAM
3
DRUMMOND
4
CLAYTON
5
CROSLAND
6
BROWN
7
ALLEN
8
SIDDALL
9
NORRIS
10
NEWSHAM
11
HARRISON
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
MOSS

Lineups
1
Tommy GODWIN  
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Laurie CUNNINGHAM
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Ian DRUMMOND
                 
Geoff FOX
3
4
Lewis CLAYTON view STFC profile
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Johnny CROSLAND
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Joe BROWN
                 
Anthony MCSHANE
6
7
Ian ALLEN
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Brian SIDDALL
               
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
8

9
Ollie NORRIS
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Stan NEWSHAM
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Peter HARRISON
               
Terry MOSS
11














Results on Saturday, March 17, 1956: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Brentford 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Colchester United 2 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Coventry City 2 - 0 Southampton  
  Exeter City 6 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Gillingham 3 - 2 Newport County  
  Leyton Orient 8 - 3 Aldershot  
  Millwall 3 - 2 Torquay United  
  Norwich City 1 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Reading 2 - 0 Walsall  
  Southend United 1 - 2 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Watford 0 - 2 Ipswich Town  

Table as at Saturday, March 17, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 34 23 7 4 86 27 3.19 53 
2 Ipswich Town 36 20 11 5 86 47 1.83 51 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 36 22 5 9 90 38 2.37 49 
4 Torquay United 36 16 10 10 65 46 1.41 42 
5 Norwich City 34 16 10 8 68 59 1.15 42 
6 Southend United 33 18 5 10 77 61 1.26 41 
7 Colchester United 37 16 9 12 65 65 1.00 41 
8 Coventry City 36 17 6 13 60 45 1.33 40 
9 Brentford 36 15 10 11 56 55 1.02 40 
10 Northampton Town 35 17 5 13 53 54 0.98 39 
11 Southampton 37 15 6 16 73 65 1.12 36 
12 Shrewsbury Town 36 13 9 14 55 54 1.02 35 
13 Gillingham 36 13 9 14 54 61 0.89 35 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 35 13 8 14 47 40 1.18 34 
15 Newport County 35 12 8 15 48 58 0.83 32 
16 Aldershot 36 9 12 15 62 76 0.82 30 
17 Exeter City 36 10 9 17 44 59 0.75 29 
18 Queens Park Rangers 37 9 11 17 48 72 0.67 29 
19 Watford 37 10 9 18 42 73 0.58 29 
20 Crystal Palace 36 9 10 17 43 65 0.66 28 
21 Reading 37 10 6 21 57 73 0.78 26 
22 Millwall 35 10 5 20 58 83 0.70 25 
23 Walsall 34 10 5 19 46 68 0.68 25 
24 Swindon Town 36 8 9 19 30 69 0.43 25 

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