Football League Division Three
Saturday, August 29, 1959

Swindon Town Bradford City
J.Richards (38', 47', 60'), J.Gauld (46', 78')
HT: 1-0 J.McCole (55'), B.Webb (58', 75')
Attendance:  12,268   Referee:  S. Yates


1
BURTON
2
THOMPSON
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
MELLOR
6
TILLEY
7
STEPHENS
8
RICHARDS
9
LAYNE
10
GAULD
11
DARCY
1
WILKINSON
2
FLOCKETT
3
BARNES
4
JACKSON
5
LAWLOR
6
ROBERTS
7
WEBB
8
BOYLE
9
MCCOLE
10
JACKSON
11
STOKES

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Joe WILKINSON
1
2
Fred THOMPSON
                 
Tommy FLOCKETT
2
3
Walter BINGLEY
                 
Billy BARNES
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Peter JACKSON
4
5
Ken MELLOR
                 
Jimmy LAWLOR
5
6
Rex TILLEY
                 
Colin ROBERTS
6
7
John STEPHENS
               
Bobby WEBB
7

8
John RICHARDS
               
David BOYLE
8

9
David LAYNE
               
John MCCOLE
9
10
Jimmy GAULD
               
David JACKSON
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Derek STOKES
11














Results on Saturday, August 29, 1959: League Table

 
  Accrington Stanley 2 - 2 Wrexham  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Brentford 2 - 2 Southampton  
  Chesterfield 0 - 4 Queens Park Rangers  
  Colchester United 2 - 2 Barnsley  
  Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Halifax Town  
  Newport County 0 - 2 Grimsby Town  
  Norwich City 4 - 2 Reading  
  Port Vale 0 - 3 Shrewsbury Town  
  Southend United 0 - 4 Bury  
  Swindon Town 5 - 3 Bradford City  
  York City 1 - 1 Coventry City  

Table as at Saturday, August 29, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Grimsby Town 3 2 1 0 9 3 3.00
2 Norwich City 3 2 1 0 9 4 2.25
3 Halifax Town 3 2 1 0 4 2 2.00
4 Brentford 3 2 1 0 7 4 1.75
5 Bury 3 2 0 1 7 2 3.50
6 Queens Park Rangers 3 2 0 1 8 3 2.67
7 Shrewsbury Town 3 1 2 0 5 2 2.50
8 Port Vale 3 2 0 1 4 5 0.80
9 Coventry City 3 1 1 1 3 2 1.50
10 Swindon Town 3 1 1 1 6 6 1.00
11 Bradford City 3 1 1 1 5 5 1.00
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 1 1 1 2 2 1.00
13 Newport County 3 1 1 1 3 4 0.75
14 York City 3 1 1 1 2 3 0.67
15 Tranmere Rovers 3 1 0 2 6 6 1.00
16 Southampton 3 0 2 1 6 7 0.86
17 Barnsley 3 0 2 1 4 5 0.80
18 Colchester United 3 0 2 1 5 7 0.71
19 Wrexham 3 0 2 1 3 5 0.60
20 Accrington Stanley 3 0 2 1 5 9 0.56
21 Southend United 3 1 0 2 4 8 0.50
22 Chesterfield 3 1 0 2 4 11 0.36
23 Mansfield Town 3 0 2 1 1 3 0.33
24 Reading 3 0 0 3 6 10 0.60

Key: Promotion places Relegation