Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 8, 1955

Swindon Town Exeter City

HT: 0-0 T.Buckle (85')
Attendance:  6,783   Referee:  B.M. Griffiths


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
MCSHANE
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
GIBSON
9
ONSLOW
10
MICKLEWRIGHT
11
EDWARDS
1
HUNTER
2
WALTON
3
MITCHELL
4
DAVEY
5
HARVEY
6
MURPHY
7
SIMPSON
8
WORTHINGTON
9
BURKE
10
JOHN
11
BUCKLE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
George HUNTER
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Dick WALTON
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
Arnold MITCHELL
3
4
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Fred DAVEY
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Keith HARVEY
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Eddie MURPHY
6
7
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
                 
Dennis SIMPSON
7

8
Dave GIBSON
                 
Fred WORTHINGTON
8

9
Roy ONSLOW
                 
Ronnie BURKE
9
10
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Ray JOHN
10
11
Bob EDWARDS
               
Ted BUCKLE
11














Results on Saturday, October 8, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 8, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Northampton Town 14 11 0 3 28 17 1.65 22 
2 Southend United 14 9 1 4 32 21 1.52 19 
3 Ipswich Town 14 8 3 3 32 21 1.52 19 
4 Leyton Orient 13 8 2 3 23 9 2.56 18 
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 14 7 4 3 27 13 2.08 18 
6 Gillingham 14 8 2 4 24 18 1.33 18 
7 Torquay United 14 7 3 4 25 16 1.56 17 
8 Norwich City 14 7 3 4 23 23 1.00 17 
9 Aldershot 14 6 3 5 28 25 1.12 15 
10 Coventry City 14 6 2 6 24 17 1.41 14 
11 Shrewsbury Town 14 6 2 6 27 21 1.29 14 
12 Newport County 14 6 2 6 19 23 0.83 14 
13 Brentford 14 5 4 5 18 22 0.82 14 
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 5 5 21 18 1.17 13 
15 Queens Park Rangers 14 3 6 5 19 22 0.86 12 
16 Southampton 14 5 2 7 26 31 0.84 12 
17 Watford 14 5 2 7 18 31 0.58 12 
18 Colchester United 14 4 4 6 13 28 0.46 12 
19 Reading 14 5 1 8 21 23 0.91 11 
20 Exeter City 14 3 5 6 15 19 0.79 11 
21 Millwall 13 4 2 7 25 25 1.00 10 
22 Walsall 14 3 3 8 22 35 0.63
23 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 14 4 1 9 15 25 0.60
24 Swindon Town 14 1 2 11 9 31 0.29

Key: Promotion Re-election