Football League Division Three
Saturday, August 22, 1959

Queens Park Rangers Swindon Town
A.Longbottom, G.Whitelaw
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  12,000   Referee:  F. Collinge


1
PINNER
2
INGHAM
3
WOODS
4
PETCHEY
5
RUTTER
6
ANGELL
7
CINI
8
LONGBOTTOM
9
WHITELAW
10
BEDFORD
11
ANDREWS
1
BURTON
2
HIGGINS
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
MELLOR
6
TILLEY
7
STEPHENS
8
ATKINS
9
LAYNE
10
GAULD
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Mike PINNER
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Tony INGHAM
                 
John HIGGINS
2
3
Pat WOODS
                 
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
George PETCHEY
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Keith RUTTER
                 
Ken MELLOR
5
6
Peter ANGELL
                 
Rex TILLEY
6
7
Joe CINI  
                 
John STEPHENS
7

8
Arthur LONGBOTTOM
               
Bill ATKINS
8

9
George WHITELAW
               
David LAYNE
9
10
Brian BEDFORD
                 
Jimmy GAULD
10
11
Archie ANDREWS
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, August 22, 1959: League Table

 
  Barnsley 1 - 2 Brentford  
  Bradford City 2 - 0 York City  
  Bury 3 - 1 Colchester United  
  Coventry City 2 - 0 Mansfield Town  
  Grimsby Town 5 - 1 Chesterfield  
  Halifax Town 2 - 1 Southend United  
  Queens Park Rangers 2 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Reading 2 - 3 Port Vale  
  Shrewsbury Town 0 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Southampton 2 - 2 Norwich City  
  Tranmere Rovers 5 - 1 Accrington Stanley  
  Wrexham 0 - 0 Newport County  

Table as at Saturday, August 22, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bradford City 1 1 0 0 2 0
2 Coventry City 1 1 0 0 2 0
3 Queens Park Rangers 1 1 0 0 2 0
4 Grimsby Town 1 1 0 0 5 1 5.00
5 Tranmere Rovers 1 1 0 0 5 1 5.00
6 Bury 1 1 0 0 3 1 3.00
7 Brentford 1 1 0 0 2 1 2.00
8 Halifax Town 1 1 0 0 2 1 2.00
9 Port Vale 1 1 0 0 3 2 1.50
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 0 1 0 0 0
11 Newport County 1 0 1 0 0 0
12 Shrewsbury Town 1 0 1 0 0 0
13 Wrexham 1 0 1 0 0 0
14 Norwich City 1 0 1 0 2 2 1.00
15 Southampton 1 0 1 0 2 2 1.00
16 Reading 1 0 0 1 2 3 0.67
17 Barnsley 1 0 0 1 1 2 0.50
18 Southend United 1 0 0 1 1 2 0.50
19 Colchester United 1 0 0 1 1 3 0.33
20 Accrington Stanley 1 0 0 1 1 5 0.20
21 Chesterfield 1 0 0 1 1 5 0.20
22 Mansfield Town 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
23 Swindon Town 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
24 York City 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00

Key: Promotion places Relegation