Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 31, 1957

Port Vale Swindon Town
S.Steele 2, J.Wilkinson
HT: 3-0 J.Richards
Attendance:  16,557    


1
JONES
2
DONALDSON
3
HAYWARD
4
WHALLEY
5
CARBERRY
6
SPROSON
7
ASKEY
8
POOLE
9
WILKINSON
10
STEELE
11
CUNLIFFE
1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
LEE
4
CLAYTON
5
HUDSON
6
FOUNTAIN
7
RICHARDS
8
OWEN
9
O'MAHONEY
10
CHAMBERLAIN
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Keith JONES  
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Fred DONALDSON
                 
John NEAL
2
3
Basil HAYWARD
                 
Jimmy LEE
3
4
Selwyn WHALLEY
                 
Lewis CLAYTON
4
5
Bert CARBERRY
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Roy SPROSON
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
6
7
Colin ASKEY
               
John RICHARDS
7

8
Harry POOLE
                 
Maurice OWEN
8

9
Jack WILKINSON
               
Frank O'MAHONEY
9
10
Stan STEELE
               
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
10
11
Jack CUNLIFFE
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, August 31, 1957: League Table

 
  Brentford 3 - 3 Colchester United  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 2 Exeter City  
  Crystal Palace 3 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Newport County 1 - 2 Millwall  
  Northampton Town 4 - 0 Coventry City  
  Plymouth Argyle 4 - 2 Aldershot  
  Port Vale 3 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Reading 2 - 2 Shrewsbury Town  
  Southampton 5 - 1 Gillingham  
  Southend United 6 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Torquay United 1 - 1 Norwich City  
  Watford 1 - 1 Walsall  

Table as at Saturday, August 31, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southend United 3 3 0 0 16 2 8.00
2 Southampton 3 3 0 0 11 3 3.67
3 Shrewsbury Town 3 2 1 0 5 2 2.50
4 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 2 1 0 5 3 1.67
5 Port Vale 3 2 0 1 4 2 2.00
6 Millwall 3 2 0 1 4 3 1.33
7 Plymouth Argyle 3 2 0 1 5 4 1.25
8 Queens Park Rangers 3 2 0 1 2 6 0.33
9 Northampton Town 3 1 1 1 5 2 2.50
10 Swindon Town 3 1 1 1 5 3 1.67
11 Colchester United 3 1 1 1 6 4 1.50
12 Brentford 3 1 1 1 4 4 1.00
13 Norwich City 3 1 1 1 6 8 0.75
14 Torquay United 3 1 1 1 4 6 0.67
15 Walsall 3 1 1 1 4 6 0.67
16 Coventry City 3 1 1 1 3 6 0.50
17 Crystal Palace 3 1 0 2 5 4 1.25
18 Watford 3 0 2 1 2 3 0.67
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 1 0 2 3 6 0.50
20 Reading 3 0 1 2 2 4 0.50
21 Aldershot 3 0 1 2 2 5 0.40
22 Newport County 3 0 1 2 3 8 0.38
23 Exeter City 3 0 1 2 2 8 0.25
24 Gillingham 3 0 0 3 3 9 0.33

Key: Promotion places Relegation