Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 18, 1956

Exeter City Swindon Town
F.Houghton
HT: 1-0 M.Owen 2
Attendance:  4,937   Referee:  R.E. Smith


1
HUNTER
2
DOYLE
3
MITCHELL
4
DUNNE
5
HARVEY
6
MURPHY
7
THOMAS
8
IGGLEDEN
9
BURKE
10
HOUGHTON
11
REES
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN

Lineups
1
George HUNTER
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Brian DOYLE
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Arnold MITCHELL
                 
Geoff FOX
3
4
Tommy DUNNE
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Keith HARVEY
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Eddie MURPHY
                 
Anthony MCSHANE
6
7
Peter THOMAS
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Ray IGGLEDEN
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
8

9
Ronnie BURKE
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Frank HOUGHTON
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Graham REES
                 
Jim BRENNAN
11














Results on Saturday, February 18, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, February 18, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 30 19 7 4 68 22 3.09 45 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 32 20 5 7 82 29 2.83 45 
3 Ipswich Town 32 18 9 5 75 43 1.74 45 
4 Torquay United 31 15 8 8 57 38 1.50 38 
5 Norwich City 30 15 8 7 63 54 1.17 38 
6 Northampton Town 31 17 4 10 51 47 1.09 38 
7 Coventry City 32 16 5 11 54 38 1.42 37 
8 Southend United 29 16 4 9 70 55 1.27 36 
9 Brentford 31 13 8 10 47 49 0.96 34 
10 Colchester United 32 13 8 11 53 58 0.91 34 
11 Southampton 33 14 5 14 67 59 1.14 33 
12 Gillingham 32 12 7 13 49 56 0.88 31 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 31 11 7 13 41 39 1.05 29 
14 Shrewsbury Town 32 11 7 14 50 52 0.96 29 
15 Aldershot 32 8 11 13 54 63 0.86 27 
16 Newport County 31 10 7 14 42 53 0.79 27 
17 Crystal Palace 32 8 10 14 38 54 0.70 26 
18 Queens Park Rangers 33 7 11 15 40 62 0.65 25 
19 Exeter City 32 8 9 15 35 55 0.64 25 
20 Watford 32 8 8 16 37 65 0.57 24 
21 Reading 32 9 5 18 49 61 0.80 23 
22 Millwall 30 9 5 16 53 70 0.76 23 
23 Walsall 30 8 4 18 43 65 0.66 20 
24 Swindon Town 30 6 8 16 25 56 0.45 20 

Key: Promotion Re-election