Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 16, 1955

Swindon Town Southampton
A.Hope
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  12,924   Referee:  B.M. Griffiths


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
GIBSON
8
ONSLOW
9
WILLIAMSON
10
GEMMELL
11
HOPE
1
KIERNAN
2
ELLERINGTON
3
TRAYNOR
4
MCLAUGHLIN
5
WILKINS
6
ELLIOTT
7
FLOOD
8
MULGREW
9
DAY
10
WALKER
11
HOSKINS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
  Fred KIERNAN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
  Bill ELLERINGTON
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
  Tommy TRAYNOR
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Bobby MCLAUGHLIN
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Len WILKINS
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Bryn ELLIOTT
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
John FLOOD
7

8
Roy ONSLOW
                 
Tommy MULGREW
8

9
Stewart WILLIAMSON
                 
Eric DAY
9
10
Matt GEMMELL
                 
Johnny WALKER
10
11
Alex HOPE
               
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Results on Saturday, April 16, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 16, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 42 27 9 6 95 46 2.07 63 
2 Leyton Orient 41 24 8 9 81 38 2.13 56 
3 Southampton 42 23 9 10 67 43 1.56 55 
4 Gillingham 41 19 11 11 69 60 1.15 49 
5 Millwall 42 18 10 14 65 64 1.02 46 
6 Watford 41 16 13 12 61 54 1.13 45 
7 Norwich City 41 18 7 16 57 51 1.12 43 
8 Brighton and Hove Albion 40 17 8 15 65 56 1.16 42 
9 Queens Park Rangers 41 15 12 14 63 62 1.02 42 
10 Coventry City 39 16 9 14 56 48 1.17 41 
11 Torquay United 41 15 11 15 73 74 0.99 41 
12 Brentford 40 14 12 14 72 71 1.01 40 
13 Northampton Town 42 17 6 19 65 79 0.82 40 
14 Aldershot 41 14 11 16 61 61 1.00 39 
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 41 12 15 14 55 59 0.93 39 
16 Reading 40 13 12 15 60 62 0.97 38 
17 Southend United 39 13 10 16 70 70 1.00 36 
18 Newport County 41 10 14 17 55 68 0.81 34 
19 Crystal Palace 41 10 14 17 46 72 0.64 34 
20 Exeter City 41 10 13 18 40 64 0.63 33 
21 Swindon Town 40 9 14 17 41 55 0.75 32 
22 Shrewsbury Town 39 12 8 19 53 73 0.73 32 
23 Colchester United 41 9 12 20 46 74 0.62 30 
24 Walsall 41 8 12 21 67 79 0.85 28 

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