Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 22, 1956

Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Swindon Town
R.Cutler (2'), S.Newsham (12', 67'), O.Norris (14', 49'), J.Arnott (50'), B.Siddall (80')
HT: 3-0
Attendance:  10,638    


1
GODWIN
2
CUNNINGHAM
3
KEETLEY
4
CLAYTON
5
CROSLAND
6
RUSHWORTH
7
SIDDALL
8
NORRIS
9
ARNOTT
10
NEWSHAM
11
CUTLER
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
MCSHANE
5
HUDSON
6
PEMBERY
7
RICHARDS
8
GIBBS
9
OWEN
10
THOMPSON
11
MILLER

Lineups
1
Tommy GODWIN  
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Laurie CUNNINGHAM
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Albert KEETLEY
                 
Geoff FOX
3
4
Lewis CLAYTON view STFC profile
                 
Anthony MCSHANE
4
5
Johnny CROSLAND
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Peter RUSHWORTH
                 
Gordon PEMBERY
6
7
Brian SIDDALL
               
John RICHARDS
7

8
Ollie NORRIS
               
Alan GIBBS
8

9
John ARNOTT
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Stan NEWSHAM
               
Fred THOMPSON
10
11
Reg CUTLER
               
Joseph MILLER
11













Results on Saturday, September 22, 1956: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 7 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Ipswich Town 4 - 0 Brentford  
  Millwall 4 - 3 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Newport County 1 - 0 Colchester United  
  Northampton Town 1 - 1 Exeter City  
  Plymouth Argyle 0 - 0 Coventry City  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 2 Southampton  
  Reading 2 - 1 Norwich City  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 0 Watford  
  Southend United 1 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Torquay United 3 - 3 Gillingham  
  Walsall 5 - 1 Aldershot  

Table as at Saturday, September 22, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton 10 7 1 2 21 9 2.33 15 
2 Newport County 11 5 4 2 19 11 1.73 14 
3 Torquay United 11 5 4 2 23 18 1.28 14 
4 Brentford 11 7 0 4 29 25 1.16 14 
5 Shrewsbury Town 11 5 4 2 15 15 1.00 14 
6 Watford 11 6 1 4 24 16 1.50 13 
7 Gillingham 11 5 3 3 21 16 1.31 13 
8 Colchester United 11 5 3 3 22 17 1.29 13 
9 Coventry City 11 5 3 3 15 17 0.88 13 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 11 4 4 3 21 12 1.75 12 
11 Northampton Town 11 5 2 4 16 10 1.60 12 
12 Norwich City 10 5 2 3 14 9 1.56 12 
13 Brighton and Hove Albion 11 5 2 4 32 22 1.45 12 
14 Reading 11 4 3 4 16 16 1.00 11 
15 Queens Park Rangers 11 4 2 5 13 16 0.81 10 
16 Crystal Palace 11 2 6 3 14 18 0.78 10 
17 Exeter City 11 2 5 4 11 12 0.92
18 Ipswich Town 11 3 2 6 16 18 0.89
19 Walsall 11 3 2 6 18 21 0.86
20 Aldershot 11 3 2 6 16 25 0.64
21 Swindon Town 11 4 0 7 16 29 0.55
22 Millwall 11 3 2 6 15 28 0.54
23 Southend United 11 1 4 6 13 20 0.65
24 Plymouth Argyle 11 1 3 7 6 26 0.23

Key: Promotion places Re-election