Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 7, 1957

Shrewsbury Town Swindon Town
B.Jones
HT: 1-1 B.Roost 3
Attendance:  7,140    


1
CROSSLEY
2
BANNISTER
3
HOBSON
4
WALLACE
5
MALONEY
6
WALTERS
7
PRICE
8
JONES
9
SMITH
10
RUSSELL
11
EDGLEY
1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
LEE
4
CLAYTON
5
HUDSON
6
OWEN
7
SKULL
8
RICHARDS
9
ROOST
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Russell CROSSLEY
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Jimmy BANNISTER
                 
John NEAL
2
3
Norman HOBSON
                 
Jimmy LEE
3
4
Joe WALLACE
                 
Lewis CLAYTON
4
5
Joe MALONEY
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
George WALTERS
                 
Maurice OWEN
6
7
Derrick PRICE
                 
John SKULL
7

8
Bernard JONES
               
John RICHARDS
8

9
Ken SMITH
               
Bill ROOST
9
10
Ray RUSSELL
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Brian EDGLEY
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, December 7, 1957: League Table

 
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 3 Swindon Town  
  Watford 5 - 4 Exeter City  

Table as at Saturday, December 7, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Swindon Town 22 11 6 5 41 24 1.71 28 
2 Norwich City 21 9 9 3 35 29 1.21 27 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 20 12 2 6 40 32 1.25 26 
4 Brentford 20 11 3 6 39 28 1.39 25 
5 Reading 20 9 6 5 35 20 1.75 24 
6 Port Vale 20 9 5 6 33 19 1.74 23 
7 Plymouth Argyle 21 11 1 9 26 26 1.00 23 
8 Colchester United 22 8 7 7 32 39 0.82 23 
9 Queens Park Rangers 20 10 2 8 29 30 0.97 22 
10 Newport County 20 7 8 5 28 29 0.97 22 
11 Shrewsbury Town 21 8 6 7 25 31 0.81 22 
12 Southampton 21 8 5 8 43 34 1.26 21 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 19 9 3 7 35 33 1.06 21 
14 Southend United 20 8 4 8 44 27 1.63 20 
15 Watford 22 6 8 8 29 30 0.97 20 
16 Millwall 20 8 2 10 33 34 0.97 18 
17 Crystal Palace 20 6 6 8 30 33 0.91 18 
18 Coventry City 18 6 4 8 21 30 0.70 16 
19 Aldershot 20 6 4 10 25 36 0.69 16 
20 Walsall 18 5 5 8 24 30 0.80 15 
21 Northampton Town 21 6 3 12 31 43 0.72 15 
22 Gillingham 19 6 2 11 20 30 0.67 14 
23 Torquay United 20 4 6 10 18 29 0.62 14 
24 Exeter City 21 4 5 12 25 45 0.56 13 

Key: Promotion places Relegation