Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 9, 1957

Torquay United Swindon Town
S.Collins 3, R.Shaw, T.Collins, H.Dobbie, S.Earl (o.g.)
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  7,028    


1
GILL
2
SMITH
3
SMITH
4
LEWIS
5
NORMAN
6
CLARKE
7
SHAW
8
COLLINS
9
DOBBIE
10
MILLS
11
COLLINS
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
EARL
4
CROSS
5
JACK
6
FOUNTAIN
7
OWEN
8
PEMBERY
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Mervyn GILL
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
John SMITH
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Harry SMITH
                 
Stan EARL
3
4
Dennis LEWIS
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Griff NORMAN
                 
Vince JACK
5
6
Nobby CLARKE
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
6
7
Ron SHAW
               
Maurice OWEN
7

8
Sammy COLLINS
               
Gordon PEMBERY
8

9
Harold DOBBIE
               
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
9
10
Don MILLS
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Tony COLLINS
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, February 9, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, February 9, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 32 18 7 7 69 40 1.73 43 
2 Torquay United 31 16 9 6 57 48 1.19 41 
3 Ipswich Town 31 15 6 10 70 40 1.75 36 
4 Southampton 29 15 6 8 49 30 1.63 36 
5 Reading 30 14 6 10 56 48 1.17 34 
6 Northampton Town 32 13 8 11 49 43 1.14 34 
7 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 12 9 9 57 38 1.50 33 
8 Queens Park Rangers 30 12 9 9 42 40 1.05 33 
9 Shrewsbury Town 30 10 13 7 46 49 0.94 33 
10 Walsall 32 11 10 11 58 48 1.21 32 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 32 11 9 12 54 53 1.02 31 
12 Newport County 27 10 10 7 37 28 1.32 30 
13 Millwall 29 12 6 11 49 59 0.83 30 
14 Brentford 30 10 9 11 48 54 0.89 29 
15 Watford 30 12 4 14 51 51 1.00 28 
16 Southend United 30 10 8 12 46 48 0.96 28 
17 Crystal Palace 30 8 11 11 42 49 0.86 27 
18 Aldershot 31 10 7 14 57 68 0.84 27 
19 Gillingham 32 8 11 13 43 58 0.74 27 
20 Plymouth Argyle 30 10 6 14 42 50 0.84 26 
21 Exeter City 31 8 10 13 40 50 0.80 26 
22 Coventry City 30 8 8 14 41 60 0.68 24 
23 Swindon Town 31 10 3 18 49 78 0.63 23 
24 Norwich City 32 5 11 16 42 64 0.66 21 

Key: Promotion places Re-election