Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, September 24, 1955

Swindon Town Newport County
A.Micklewright
HT: 1-1 T.Johnston, H.Harris
Attendance:  7,870   Referee:  W. Clements


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
SAMPSON
1
WEARE
2
LEVER
3
HOLLYMAN
4
LUCAS
5
WILCOX
6
THOMAS
7
HUGHES
8
SHERGOLD
9
JOHNSTON
10
HARRIS
11
BEECH

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Len WEARE
1
2
George HUNT
                 
  Arthur LEVER
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Ken HOLLYMAN
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
  view STFC profileBilly LUCAS
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Ray WILCOX
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
George THOMAS
6
7
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
                 
Glyn HUGHES
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
               
Billy SHERGOLD
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Tommy JOHNSTON
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Harry HARRIS
10
11
Ray SAMPSON
                 
Cyril BEECH
11














Results on Saturday, September 24, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 24, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Northampton Town 11 9 0 2 24 13 1.85 18 
2 Southend United 11 8 1 2 27 15 1.80 17 
3 Leyton Orient 11 7 2 2 22 6 3.67 16 
4 Ipswich Town 11 7 2 2 28 15 1.87 16 
5 Gillingham 11 7 1 3 19 13 1.46 15 
6 Norwich City 11 6 3 2 21 18 1.17 15 
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 11 5 4 2 20 10 2.00 14 
8 Torquay United 11 5 3 3 19 12 1.58 13 
9 Aldershot 11 5 3 3 21 18 1.17 13 
10 Brentford 11 4 4 3 14 15 0.93 12 
11 Millwall 11 4 2 5 25 21 1.19 10 
12 Crystal Palace 11 3 4 4 15 13 1.15 10 
13 Coventry City 11 4 2 5 15 14 1.07 10 
14 Queens Park Rangers 11 2 6 3 16 18 0.89 10 
15 Newport County 11 4 2 5 14 21 0.67 10 
16 Reading 11 4 1 6 18 19 0.95
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 11 4 1 6 14 20 0.70
18 Shrewsbury Town 11 3 2 6 20 19 1.05
19 Southampton 11 3 2 6 20 28 0.71
20 Watford 11 3 2 6 11 25 0.44
21 Exeter City 11 1 5 5 11 15 0.73
22 Colchester United 11 2 3 6 9 26 0.35
23 Walsall 11 1 3 7 16 31 0.52
24 Swindon Town 11 1 2 8 9 23 0.39

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