Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 1, 1955

Coventry City Swindon Town
B.Hawkings 3, R.Sambrook 2, L.Harvey

Attendance:  17,202    


1
MATTHEWS
2
WASSALL
3
AUSTIN
4
HARVEY
5
KIRK
6
SIMPSON
7
MOORE
8
SAMBROOK
9
HAWKINGS
10
HILL
11
HILL
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
BRENNAN
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
THOMPSON
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
GIBSON
9
SAMPSON
10
MICKLEWRIGHT
11
EDWARDS

Lineups
1
Reg MATTHEWS  
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
John WASSALL
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Frank AUSTIN
                 
Jim BRENNAN
3
4
Lol HARVEY
               
Jim CROSS
4
5
Roy KIRK
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Noel SIMPSON
                 
Fred THOMPSON
6
7
Alan MOORE view STFC profile
                 
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
7

8
Ray SAMBROOK
               
Dave GIBSON
8

9
Barry HAWKINGS
               
Ray SAMPSON
9
10
Peter HILL
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
10
11
Jimmy HILL
                 
Bob EDWARDS
11














Results on Saturday, October 1, 1955: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 3 Southampton  
  Brentford 2 - 1 Southend United  
  Coventry City 6 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Gillingham 3 - 1 Norwich City  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 3 Crystal Palace  
  Millwall 0 - 1 Colchester United  
  Newport County 2 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Reading 0 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Torquay United 3 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Walsall 4 - 2 Aldershot  
  Watford 2 - 3 Exeter City  

Table as at Saturday, October 1, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Northampton Town 13 10 0 3 26 16 1.63 20 
2 Leyton Orient 12 8 2 2 23 6 3.83 18 
3 Gillingham 13 8 2 3 23 15 1.53 18 
4 Torquay United 13 7 3 3 24 14 1.71 17 
5 Southend United 13 8 1 4 30 20 1.50 17 
6 Ipswich Town 13 7 3 3 31 21 1.48 17 
7 Norwich City 13 7 3 3 23 21 1.10 17 
8 Brighton and Hove Albion 13 6 4 3 24 12 2.00 16 
9 Coventry City 13 6 2 5 23 15 1.53 14 
10 Brentford 13 5 4 4 17 18 0.94 14 
11 Crystal Palace 13 4 5 4 20 16 1.25 13 
12 Aldershot 13 5 3 5 24 24 1.00 13 
13 Shrewsbury Town 13 5 2 6 24 20 1.20 12 
14 Queens Park Rangers 13 3 6 4 18 20 0.90 12 
15 Newport County 13 5 2 6 16 23 0.70 12 
16 Reading 13 5 1 7 20 20 1.00 11 
17 Millwall 12 4 2 6 25 22 1.14 10 
18 Southampton 13 4 2 7 23 31 0.74 10 
19 Watford 13 4 2 7 16 30 0.53 10 
20 Colchester United 13 3 4 6 11 27 0.41 10 
21 Exeter City 13 2 5 6 14 19 0.74
22 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 13 4 1 8 15 24 0.63
23 Walsall 13 2 3 8 20 35 0.57
24 Swindon Town 13 1 2 10 9 30 0.30

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