Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 21, 1957

Swindon Town Northampton Town
B.Edwards (29', 69'), J.Richards (58', 60'), J.Skull (72')
HT: 1-1 K.Leek (8')
Attendance:  9,934   Referee:  W.J. Husband


1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
LEE
4
CLAYTON
5
HUDSON
6
MCDONALD
7
SKULL
8
RICHARDS
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
ELVY
2
ROBINSON
3
PATTERSON
4
YEOMAN
5
GALE
6
MILLS
7
ENGLISH
8
WOAN
9
BRIGHT
10
LEEK
11
FOWLER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Reg ELVY
1
2
John NEAL
                 
Terry ROBINSON
2
3
Jimmy LEE
                 
Ronnie PATTERSON
3
4
Lewis CLAYTON
                 
Ray YEOMAN
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Colin GALE
5
6
Gordon MCDONALD
                 
Roly MILLS
6
7
John SKULL
               
Jack ENGLISH
7

8
John RICHARDS
               
Alan WOAN
8

9
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Gerry BRIGHT
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
             
  Ken LEEK
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Tommy FOWLER
11














Results on Saturday, September 21, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 21, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 9 6 1 2 16 10 1.60 13 
2 Southend United 9 6 0 3 27 12 2.25 12 
3 Norwich City 9 5 2 2 14 13 1.08 12 
4 Port Vale 9 5 1 3 14 5 2.80 11 
5 Brentford 9 5 1 3 25 16 1.56 11 
6 Millwall 9 5 1 3 15 10 1.50 11 
7 Reading 9 4 2 3 19 10 1.90 10 
8 Southampton 9 4 2 3 21 16 1.31 10 
9 Plymouth Argyle 9 5 0 4 13 11 1.18 10 
10 Shrewsbury Town 9 3 4 2 8 8 1.00 10 
11 Swindon Town 9 3 3 3 14 9 1.56
12 Watford 9 2 5 2 9 7 1.29
13 Newport County 9 3 3 3 9 13 0.69
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 9 3 2 4 12 14 0.86
15 Walsall 9 3 2 4 11 14 0.79
16 Colchester United 9 3 2 4 14 20 0.70
17 Queens Park Rangers 9 3 2 4 7 17 0.41
18 Crystal Palace 9 3 1 5 11 12 0.92
19 Torquay United 9 3 1 5 8 13 0.62
20 Aldershot 9 2 3 4 9 15 0.60
21 Exeter City 9 2 3 4 10 18 0.56
22 Coventry City 9 2 3 4 8 16 0.50
23 Northampton Town 9 2 2 5 12 20 0.60
24 Gillingham 9 3 0 6 8 15 0.53

Key: Promotion Relegation