Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 14, 1956

Walsall Swindon Town
T.Richards (30'), F.Morris (60'), D.Walsh (63', 73')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  10,961   Referee:  R.S.M. Rogers


1
CHILVERS
2
HADDINGTON
3
GALLIER
4
DORMAN
5
MCPHERSON
6
CROOK
7
MORRIS
8
WALSH
9
RICHARDS
10
HODGKISSON
11
TAYLOR
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN

Lineups
1
Gordon CHILVERS
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Harry HADDINGTON
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Bill GALLIER
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Don DORMAN
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Albert MCPHERSON
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Billy CROOK
                 
Anthony MCSHANE
6
7
Fred MORRIS
               
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Dave WALSH  
               
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
8

9
Tony RICHARDS
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Ken HODGKISSON
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Doug TAYLOR
                 
Jim BRENNAN
11














Results on Saturday, January 14, 1956: League Table

 
  Brentford 2 - 2 Colchester United  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 5 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  Coventry City 3 - 0 Leyton Orient  
  Ipswich Town 4 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Millwall 5 - 0 Gillingham  
  Reading 0 - 2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Southampton 3 - 1 Aldershot  
  Southend United 6 - 0 Exeter City  
  Torquay United 1 - 1 Newport County  
  Walsall 4 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Watford 1 - 1 Norwich City  

Table as at Saturday, January 14, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Ipswich Town 28 16 8 4 67 40 1.68 40 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 27 16 5 6 70 24 2.92 37 
3 Leyton Orient 26 15 7 4 58 20 2.90 37 
4 Torquay United 27 14 8 5 52 31 1.68 36 
5 Coventry City 29 15 4 10 50 34 1.47 34 
6 Northampton Town 27 15 4 8 47 38 1.24 34 
7 Norwich City 27 13 8 6 55 48 1.15 34 
8 Southend United 27 15 3 9 63 52 1.21 33 
9 Shrewsbury Town 28 11 7 10 47 42 1.12 29 
10 Brentford 27 11 7 9 40 45 0.89 29 
11 Gillingham 28 11 6 11 44 44 1.00 28 
12 Colchester United 28 10 8 10 43 53 0.81 28 
13 Southampton 28 11 5 12 55 51 1.08 27 
14 Newport County 29 10 6 13 41 50 0.82 26 
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 27 9 6 12 32 35 0.91 24 
16 Exeter City 27 8 8 11 30 45 0.67 24 
17 Aldershot 27 6 10 11 46 55 0.84 22 
18 Watford 27 7 8 12 34 53 0.64 22 
19 Reading 28 8 5 15 44 55 0.80 21 
20 Crystal Palace 28 6 9 13 34 51 0.67 21 
21 Queens Park Rangers 28 5 10 13 35 53 0.66 20 
22 Walsall 27 8 3 16 39 59 0.66 19 
23 Millwall 26 7 4 15 45 60 0.75 18 
24 Swindon Town 27 4 7 16 20 53 0.38 15 

Key: Promotion Re-election