Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 26, 1955

Brighton and Hove Albion Swindon Town
M.Stephens (42'), D.Tennant (67' pen, 75')
HT: 1-0 M.Owen (60')
Attendance:  8,645   Referee:  E.W. Abbott


1
GILL
2
TENNANT
3
LANGLEY
4
MCNEIL
5
WHITFIELD
6
LONGLAND
7
GORDON
8
STEPHENS
9
MUNDY
10
FOREMAN
11
HOWARD
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL

Lineups
1
Eric GILL
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Des TENNANT
               
George HUNT
2
3
Jimmy LANGLEY  
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Matt MCNEIL
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Ken WHITFIELD
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Johnny LONGLAND
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
Denis GORDON
                 
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
7

8
Malcolm STEPHENS
               
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Albert MUNDY
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Denis FOREMAN
                 
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Frankie HOWARD
                 
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, March 26, 1955: League Table

 
  Brentford 1 - 1 Aldershot  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Bristol City 5 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Gillingham 4 - 2 Newport County  
  Leyton Orient 5 - 0 Exeter City  
  Millwall 5 - 2 Colchester United  
  Reading 3 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Southampton 3 - 1 Norwich City  
  Torquay United 2 - 2 Crystal Palace  
  Walsall 0 - 1 Watford  

Table as at Saturday, March 26, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 38 25 7 6 86 42 2.05 57 
2 Leyton Orient 36 23 7 6 76 30 2.53 53 
3 Southampton 37 21 8 8 62 39 1.59 50 
4 Millwall 36 17 10 9 56 45 1.24 44 
5 Gillingham 36 17 9 10 63 55 1.15 43 
6 Watford 35 14 11 10 52 44 1.18 39 
7 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 35 12 13 10 52 47 1.11 37 
8 Norwich City 36 15 7 14 49 44 1.11 37 
9 Queens Park Rangers 36 13 11 12 57 55 1.04 37 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 35 15 6 14 61 53 1.15 36 
11 Torquay United 35 13 9 13 64 67 0.96 35 
12 Coventry City 33 13 8 12 46 40 1.15 34 
13 Northampton Town 36 14 6 16 55 69 0.80 34 
14 Southend United 34 11 10 13 61 62 0.98 32 
15 Reading 35 10 11 14 53 57 0.93 31 
16 Brentford 35 10 11 14 63 69 0.91 31 
17 Aldershot 35 11 8 16 49 55 0.89 30 
18 Shrewsbury Town 35 11 8 16 49 66 0.74 30 
19 Exeter City 36 9 11 16 36 58 0.62 29 
20 Crystal Palace 36 7 14 15 42 67 0.63 28 
21 Newport County 35 7 13 15 44 58 0.76 27 
22 Swindon Town 34 8 11 15 35 47 0.74 27 
23 Colchester United 35 8 11 16 39 62 0.63 27 
24 Walsall 34 5 10 19 51 70 0.73 20 

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