Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 7, 1959

Tranmere Rovers Swindon Town
T.Rowley (14'), T.Eglington (32' pen), J.Green (69')
HT: 2-1 J.Skull (41')
Attendance:  8,234   Referee:  A. Murdoch


1
PAYNE
2
BELL
3
FRITH
4
WILLIAMS
5
MILLINGTON
6
CHARLTON
7
FINNEY
8
WILLIAMS
9
ROWLEY
10
GREEN
11
EGLINGTON
1
CHANDLER
2
NEAL
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
OWEN
7
SKULL
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
MARSHALL
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
George PAYNE
                 
Ray CHANDLER
1
2
Harold BELL
                 
John NEAL
2
3
David FRITH
                 
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
Ray WILLIAMS
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Ralph MILLINGTON
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Wilf CHARLTON
                 
Maurice OWEN
6
7
Ken FINNEY
               
John SKULL
7

8
Keith WILLIAMS
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
8

9
Tony ROWLEY  
               
William MARSHALL
9
10
Johnny GREEN
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Tommy EGLINGTON  
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, March 7, 1959: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 0 - 0 Wrexham  
  Bury 3 - 1 Halifax Town  
  Colchester United 3 - 2 Bradford City  
  Doncaster Rovers 2 - 1 Notts County  
  Norwich City 3 - 1 Southampton  
  Plymouth Argyle 8 - 3 Mansfield Town  
  Queens Park Rangers 4 - 2 Newport County  
  Rochdale 0 - 0 Chesterfield  
  Southend United 4 - 2 Accrington Stanley  
  Stockport County 1 - 1 Brentford  
  Tranmere Rovers 3 - 1 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, March 7, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Hull City 35 21 6 8 74 41 1.80 48 
2 Plymouth Argyle 34 18 11 5 77 48 1.60 47 
3 Colchester United 33 15 10 8 58 43 1.35 40 
4 Brentford 32 14 11 7 45 34 1.32 39 
5 Southend United 35 16 7 12 63 55 1.15 39 
6 Reading 34 15 8 11 58 45 1.29 38 
7 Tranmere Rovers 34 15 7 12 61 51 1.20 37 
8 Bury 34 13 9 12 57 45 1.27 35 
9 Norwich City 30 13 8 9 53 42 1.26 34 
10 Southampton 34 12 10 12 72 59 1.22 34 
11 Accrington Stanley 33 12 10 11 55 48 1.15 34 
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 36 13 8 15 50 57 0.88 34 
13 Chesterfield 35 12 9 14 55 53 1.04 33 
14 Halifax Town 32 14 5 13 52 61 0.85 33 
15 Wrexham 33 11 10 12 49 55 0.89 32 
16 Mansfield Town 33 12 8 13 60 75 0.80 32 
17 Queens Park Rangers 33 12 7 14 53 67 0.79 31 
18 Bradford City 33 11 8 14 59 61 0.97 30 
19 Swindon Town 33 11 8 14 40 42 0.95 30 
20 Newport County 33 11 8 14 52 57 0.91 30 
21 Stockport County 34 10 7 17 49 60 0.82 27 
22 Notts County 34 7 12 15 45 70 0.64 26 
23 Doncaster Rovers 35 10 2 23 39 75 0.52 22 
24 Rochdale 34 6 9 19 30 62 0.48 21 

Key: Promotion Relegation