Football League Division Three (South)
Wednesday, December 26, 1956

Millwall Swindon Town
C.Rawson, J.Tyrell
HT: 1-1 A.Darcy
Attendance:  3,209    


1
LLOYD
2
JARDINE
3
SMITH
4
VEITCH
5
BRAND
6
RAWSON
7
HAZLETT
8
SHEPHERD
9
PACEY
10
TYRELL
11
PULLEY
1
CHANDLER
2
HUNT
3
DEAR
4
CROSS
5
JACK
6
PEMBERY
7
RICHARDS
8
GIBBS
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Bill LLOYD
                 
Ray CHANDLER
1
2
Alex JARDINE
                 
George HUNT
2
3
John SMITH
                 
Gerry DEAR
3
4
George VEITCH
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Ray BRAND
                 
Vince JACK
5
6
Colin RAWSON
               
Gordon PEMBERY
6
7
George HAZLETT
                 
John RICHARDS
7

8
John SHEPHERD
                 
Alan GIBBS
8

9
Denis PACEY
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Joe TYRELL
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Gordon PULLEY
               
Arnold DARCY
11













Results on Wednesday, December 26, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Wednesday, December 26, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton 24 14 6 4 43 21 2.05 34 
2 Torquay United 25 12 8 5 44 40 1.10 32 
3 Colchester United 25 12 6 7 52 33 1.58 30 
4 Newport County 23 9 10 4 33 19 1.74 28 
5 Shrewsbury Town 24 8 12 4 31 31 1.00 28 
6 Ipswich Town 25 11 4 10 51 35 1.46 26 
7 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 25 9 8 8 42 32 1.31 26 
8 Brighton and Hove Albion 25 9 7 9 46 40 1.15 25 
9 Brentford 25 9 7 9 43 41 1.05 25 
10 Reading 24 10 5 9 41 40 1.03 25 
11 Watford 25 11 3 11 42 42 1.00 25 
12 Queens Park Rangers 25 9 7 9 31 33 0.94 25 
13 Northampton Town 25 9 6 10 38 36 1.06 24 
14 Gillingham 25 8 8 9 35 43 0.81 24 
15 Millwall 24 9 6 9 34 47 0.72 24 
16 Southend United 25 8 7 10 40 42 0.95 23 
17 Crystal Palace 24 6 11 7 36 40 0.90 23 
18 Walsall 25 7 8 10 36 36 1.00 22 
19 Exeter City 24 7 8 9 34 35 0.97 22 
20 Aldershot 25 8 6 11 46 55 0.84 22 
21 Swindon Town 24 8 3 13 39 55 0.71 19 
22 Norwich City 25 5 9 11 30 42 0.71 19 
23 Coventry City 23 6 7 10 30 43 0.70 19 
24 Plymouth Argyle 24 6 6 12 26 42 0.62 18 

Key: Promotion places Re-election