Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 12, 1957

Swindon Town Walsall
B.Edwards (24')
HT: 1-1 T.Brown (??'), D.Dorman (53')
Attendance:  8,948 (500 away fans)   Referee:  A. Bond


1
CHANDLER
2
CROSS
3
EARL
4
FOUNTAIN
5
JACK
6
PEMBERY
7
GIBSON
8
RICHARDS
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
CHILVERS
2
HADDINGTON
3
PERKINS
4
JARMAN
5
MCPHERSON
6
RAWLINGS
7
MOORE
8
DORMAN
9
RICHARDS
10
BROWN
11
TAYLOR

Lineups
1
Ray CHANDLER
                 
Gordon CHILVERS
1
2
Jim CROSS
                 
Harry HADDINGTON
2
3
Stan EARL
                 
Eric PERKINS
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
John JARMAN
4
5
Vince JACK
                 
Albert MCPHERSON
5
6
Gordon PEMBERY
                 
Charlie RAWLINGS
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Sammy MOORE
7

8
John RICHARDS
               
Don DORMAN
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Tony RICHARDS
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
             
Tommy BROWN
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Brian TAYLOR
11














Results on Saturday, January 12, 1957: League Table

 
  Aldershot 3 - 1 Watford  
  Brentford 3 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Colchester United 2 - 1 Plymouth Argyle  
  Coventry City 3 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Exeter City 2 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Gillingham 1 - 1 Ipswich Town  
  Millwall 7 - 2 Torquay United  
  Newport County 1 - 2 Reading  
  Norwich City 1 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  
  Southampton 1 - 2 Southend United  
  Swindon Town 1 - 2 Walsall  

Table as at Saturday, January 12, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton 26 15 6 5 46 24 1.92 36 
2 Colchester United 28 14 7 7 58 37 1.57 35 
3 Torquay United 27 13 8 6 47 47 1.00 34 
4 Shrewsbury Town 26 9 12 5 39 37 1.05 30 
5 Ipswich Town 27 12 5 10 56 36 1.56 29 
6 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 27 10 9 8 50 35 1.43 29 
7 Reading 26 12 5 9 47 42 1.12 29 
8 Newport County 24 9 10 5 34 21 1.62 28 
9 Brighton and Hove Albion 28 10 8 10 50 46 1.09 28 
10 Brentford 27 10 8 9 47 43 1.09 28 
11 Queens Park Rangers 27 10 8 9 34 35 0.97 28 
12 Northampton Town 28 10 7 11 44 41 1.07 27 
13 Walsall 28 8 10 10 42 41 1.02 26 
14 Watford 27 11 4 12 44 46 0.96 26 
15 Gillingham 28 8 10 10 39 50 0.78 26 
16 Millwall 26 10 6 10 42 55 0.76 26 
17 Southend United 27 9 7 11 43 45 0.96 25 
18 Exeter City 27 8 8 11 36 42 0.86 24 
19 Aldershot 27 9 6 12 50 60 0.83 24 
20 Crystal Palace 26 6 11 9 38 44 0.86 23 
21 Coventry City 26 8 7 11 37 48 0.77 23 
22 Norwich City 28 5 11 12 34 47 0.72 21 
23 Plymouth Argyle 26 7 6 13 32 44 0.73 20 
24 Swindon Town 27 8 3 16 43 66 0.65 19 

Key: Promotion Re-election