Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 31, 1956

Millwall Swindon Town
J.Tyrell
HT: 0-0 D.Gibson
Attendance:  7,378    


1
FINLAYSON
2
JARDINE
3
ANSLOW
4
VEITCH
5
BRAND
6
RAWSON
7
HAZLETT
8
PACEY
9
TYRELL
10
MCALLISTER
11
SUMMERS
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
MICKLEWRIGHT
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
GIBSON
8
AGAR
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
MOSS

Lineups
1
Malcolm FINLAYSON
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Alex JARDINE
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Stan ANSLOW
                 
Geoff FOX
3
4
George VEITCH
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
4
5
Ray BRAND
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Colin RAWSON
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
George HAZLETT
               
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Denis PACEY
                 
Roy AGAR
8

9
Joe TYRELL
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Jimmy MCALLISTER
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Johnny SUMMERS
                 
Terry MOSS
11














Results on Saturday, March 31, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 31, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 37 25 7 5 91 31 2.94 57 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 39 25 5 9 96 40 2.40 55 
3 Ipswich Town 39 21 12 6 92 52 1.77 54 
4 Southend United 37 19 8 10 78 61 1.28 46 
5 Coventry City 40 19 7 14 65 50 1.30 45 
6 Torquay United 39 16 11 12 68 51 1.33 43 
7 Norwich City 37 16 11 10 70 65 1.08 43 
8 Brentford 38 15 12 11 59 58 1.02 42 
9 Colchester United 40 16 10 14 68 71 0.96 42 
10 Southampton 40 17 7 16 80 66 1.21 41 
11 Northampton Town 37 17 7 13 54 55 0.98 41 
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 38 15 9 14 50 40 1.25 39 
13 Shrewsbury Town 39 14 9 16 58 57 1.02 37 
14 Gillingham 39 14 9 16 56 65 0.86 37 
15 Aldershot 39 11 13 15 65 77 0.84 35 
16 Newport County 38 12 8 18 50 67 0.75 32 
17 Watford 40 11 10 19 46 77 0.60 32 
18 Reading 40 12 7 21 63 75 0.84 31 
19 Exeter City 39 11 9 19 46 66 0.70 31 
20 Queens Park Rangers 40 10 11 19 51 75 0.68 31 
21 Crystal Palace 39 10 10 19 50 72 0.69 30 
22 Walsall 37 11 7 19 51 72 0.71 29 
23 Millwall 38 11 6 21 65 89 0.73 28 
24 Swindon Town 39 8 11 20 31 71 0.44 27 

Key: Promotion places Re-election