Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 29, 1956

Swindon Town Torquay United
J.Richards
HT: 0-0 T.Calland, T.Collins
Attendance:  8,260    


1
CHANDLER
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
WHYTE
6
PEMBERY
7
RICHARDS
8
GIBSON
9
OWEN
10
AGAR
11
MILLER
1
GILL
2
SMITH
3
SMITH
4
LEWIS
5
NORMAN
6
JAMES
7
SHAW
8
COLLINS
9
CALLAND
10
MILLS
11
COLLINS

Lineups
1
Ray CHANDLER
                 
Mervyn GILL
1
2
George HUNT
                 
John SMITH
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
Harry SMITH
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Dennis LEWIS
4
5
Frank WHYTE
                 
Griff NORMAN
5
6
Gordon PEMBERY
                 
John JAMES
6
7
John RICHARDS
               
Ron SHAW
7

8
Dave GIBSON
                 
Sammy COLLINS
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Ted CALLAND
9
10
Roy AGAR
                 
Don MILLS
10
11
Joseph MILLER
               
Tony COLLINS
11













Results on Saturday, September 29, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 29, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 13 7 3 3 32 17 1.88 17 
2 Torquay United 13 6 5 2 26 20 1.30 17 
3 Southampton 11 7 2 2 23 11 2.09 16 
4 Newport County 13 5 6 2 22 14 1.57 16 
5 Watford 13 7 2 4 26 17 1.53 16 
6 Gillingham 13 6 3 4 24 20 1.20 15 
7 Reading 13 6 3 4 20 18 1.11 15 
8 Brentford 13 7 1 5 32 29 1.10 15 
9 Shrewsbury Town 13 5 5 3 16 22 0.73 15 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 13 4 6 3 23 14 1.64 14 
11 Coventry City 13 5 4 4 16 19 0.84 14 
12 Norwich City 11 5 3 3 15 10 1.50 13 
13 Northampton Town 13 5 3 5 20 15 1.33 13 
14 Brighton and Hove Albion 13 5 3 5 35 27 1.30 13 
15 Queens Park Rangers 13 5 3 5 16 16 1.00 13 
16 Crystal Palace 13 2 8 3 17 21 0.81 12 
17 Aldershot 13 4 3 6 21 28 0.75 11 
18 Millwall 13 4 3 6 19 30 0.63 11 
19 Exeter City 13 2 6 5 11 16 0.69 10 
20 Ipswich Town 13 3 3 7 18 22 0.82
21 Walsall 13 3 3 7 18 22 0.82
22 Southend United 13 2 4 7 18 24 0.75
23 Swindon Town 13 4 0 9 17 34 0.50
24 Plymouth Argyle 13 2 4 7 12 31 0.39

Key: Promotion places Re-election