Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 21, 1959

Reading Swindon Town
G.Hudson (1' o.g.), D.Webb (25', 55')
HT: 2-1 J.Skull (20')
Attendance:  10,950   Referee:  J.H. Clough


1
JONES
2
MCLAREN
3
REEVES
4
SPIERS
5
DAVIES
6
EVANS
7
WALKER
8
WEBB
9
AYRE
10
SHREEVES
11
WHEELER
1
CHANDLER
2
NEAL
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
OWEN
7
SKULL
8
RICHARDS
9
MARSHALL
10
MICKLEWRIGHT
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Dave JONES
                 
Ray CHANDLER
1
2
Eddie MCLAREN
                 
John NEAL
2
3
Ray REEVES
                 
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
Dick SPIERS
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Bill DAVIES
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Maurice EVANS
                 
Maurice OWEN
6
7
Johnny WALKER
               
John SKULL
7

8
Duggie WEBB
               
John RICHARDS
8

9
Bobby AYRE
                 
William MARSHALL
9
10
Peter SHREEVES
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
10
11
Jimmy WHEELER
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, March 21, 1959: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 21, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 37 20 11 6 81 51 1.59 51 
2 Hull City 36 22 6 8 77 41 1.88 50 
3 Brentford 35 17 11 7 58 35 1.66 45 
4 Colchester United 36 16 10 10 59 50 1.18 42 
5 Southend United 37 17 7 13 69 59 1.17 41 
6 Tranmere Rovers 38 17 7 14 65 57 1.14 41 
7 Reading 36 16 8 12 62 49 1.27 40 
8 Bury 37 15 9 13 60 46 1.30 39 
9 Norwich City 31 14 8 9 57 44 1.30 36 
10 Southampton 37 13 10 14 75 68 1.10 36 
11 Accrington Stanley 36 13 10 13 58 53 1.09 36 
12 Newport County 37 14 8 15 59 59 1.00 36 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 37 14 8 15 51 57 0.89 36 
14 Queens Park Rangers 36 14 7 15 60 70 0.86 35 
15 Halifax Town 34 15 5 14 54 63 0.86 35 
16 Chesterfield 37 12 9 16 56 57 0.98 33 
17 Swindon Town 35 12 8 15 44 45 0.98 32 
18 Bradford City 37 12 8 17 62 69 0.90 32 
19 Wrexham 34 11 10 13 50 59 0.85 32 
20 Mansfield Town 35 12 8 15 61 81 0.75 32 
21 Stockport County 36 11 7 18 53 64 0.83 29 
22 Notts County 37 8 12 17 50 75 0.67 28 
23 Doncaster Rovers 38 12 2 24 42 78 0.54 26 
24 Rochdale 37 7 9 21 31 64 0.48 23 

Key: Promotion Relegation