Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 25, 1956

Swindon Town Leyton Orient
B.Edwards (51')
HT: 0-2 P.Woosnam (10'), T.Johnston (~30')
Attendance:  9,829   Referee:  H.L. Broadhurst


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN
1
WELTON
2
LEE
3
EARL
4
BLIZZARD
5
ALDOUS
6
MCKNIGHT
7
WHITE
8
WOOSNAM
9
JOHNSTON
10
HECKMAN
11
HARTBURN

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Pat WELTON
1
2
George HUNT
                 
view STFC profileJimmy LEE
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
view STFC profileStan EARL
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Les BLIZZARD
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Stan ALDOUS
5
6
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Phil MCKNIGHT
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Phil WHITE
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
               
  Phil WOOSNAM
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Tommy JOHNSTON
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Ron HECKMAN
10
11
Jim BRENNAN
                 
Johnny HARTBURN
11














Results on Saturday, February 25, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, February 25, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 31 20 7 4 70 23 3.04 47 
2 Ipswich Town 33 18 10 5 76 44 1.73 46 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 33 20 5 8 84 32 2.63 45 
4 Torquay United 32 15 9 8 58 39 1.49 39 
5 Norwich City 31 15 9 7 64 55 1.16 39 
6 Northampton Town 32 17 5 10 52 48 1.08 39 
7 Coventry City 33 16 6 11 56 40 1.40 38 
8 Southend United 30 16 5 9 71 56 1.27 37 
9 Brentford 32 14 8 10 49 49 1.00 36 
10 Southampton 34 15 5 14 72 61 1.18 35 
11 Colchester United 33 13 9 11 53 58 0.91 35 
12 Gillingham 33 12 8 13 50 57 0.88 32 
13 Shrewsbury Town 33 12 7 14 53 53 1.00 31 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 32 11 8 13 41 39 1.05 30 
15 Aldershot 33 8 12 13 56 65 0.86 28 
16 Newport County 32 10 8 14 42 53 0.79 28 
17 Queens Park Rangers 34 8 11 15 41 62 0.66 27 
18 Crystal Palace 33 8 10 15 38 56 0.68 26 
19 Watford 33 9 8 16 40 67 0.60 26 
20 Exeter City 33 8 9 16 35 56 0.63 25 
21 Reading 33 9 5 19 51 66 0.77 23 
22 Millwall 31 9 5 17 54 73 0.74 23 
23 Walsall 31 8 5 18 43 65 0.66 21 
24 Swindon Town 31 6 8 17 26 58 0.45 20 

Key: Promotion Re-election