Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, November 24, 1956

Newport County Swindon Town
H.Harris 2
HT: 1-0 A.Darcy
Attendance:  9,570   Referee:  S.W. Barker


1
WEARE
2
HOLLYMAN
3
SHERWOOD
4
TENNENT
5
WILCOX
6
THOMAS
7
HUDSON
8
LUCAS
9
TERRY
10
HARRIS
11
BROWN
1
CHANDLER
2
HUNT
3
EARL
4
CROSS
5
JACK
6
PEMBERY
7
GIBSON
8
RICHARDS
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Len WEARE
                 
Ray CHANDLER
1
2
Ken HOLLYMAN
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Alf SHERWOOD  
                 
Stan EARL
3
4
Keith TENNENT
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Ray WILCOX
                 
Vince JACK
5
6
George THOMAS
                 
Gordon PEMBERY
6
7
Colin HUDSON
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Billy LUCAS view STFC profile 
                 
John RICHARDS
8

9
Pat TERRY view STFC profile
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Harry HARRIS
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Gordon BROWN
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, November 24, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, November 24, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton 19 12 4 3 33 16 2.06 28 
2 Torquay United 20 10 6 4 38 31 1.23 26 
3 Colchester United 20 10 5 5 41 25 1.64 25 
4 Newport County 20 8 8 4 29 18 1.61 24 
5 Brentford 20 9 4 7 41 35 1.17 22 
6 Watford 20 10 2 8 34 29 1.17 22 
7 Reading 20 9 4 7 34 30 1.13 22 
8 Shrewsbury Town 20 6 10 4 20 29 0.69 22 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 20 7 7 6 34 24 1.42 21 
10 Northampton Town 20 8 5 7 34 25 1.36 21 
11 Queens Park Rangers 20 8 5 7 24 26 0.92 21 
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 20 7 6 7 41 32 1.28 20 
13 Gillingham 20 7 6 7 30 34 0.88 20 
14 Ipswich Town 20 8 3 9 35 30 1.17 19 
15 Millwall 20 7 5 8 28 37 0.76 19 
16 Coventry City 20 6 6 8 26 32 0.81 18 
17 Crystal Palace 20 4 10 6 26 32 0.81 18 
18 Exeter City 20 5 7 8 26 27 0.96 17 
19 Southend United 20 6 5 9 30 33 0.91 17 
20 Norwich City 19 5 7 7 23 27 0.85 17 
21 Aldershot 20 6 4 10 35 45 0.78 16 
22 Walsall 20 5 5 10 22 30 0.73 15 
23 Swindon Town 20 6 2 12 31 49 0.63 14 
24 Plymouth Argyle 20 4 6 10 18 37 0.49 14 

Key: Promotion Re-election