Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 2, 1957

Exeter City Swindon Town
R.John 2, K.Harvey (pen)
HT: 2-1 J.Richards, B.Edwards
Attendance:  5,244   Referee:  C.G. Porter


1
HUNTER
2
LACKENBY
3
FERRIER
4
JOHN
5
HARVEY
6
SIMPSON
7
BUCKLE
8
CURRIE
9
WILLIS
10
MITCHELL
11
REES
1
BURTON
2
CROSS
3
EARL
4
FOUNTAIN
5
JACK
6
PEMBERY
7
OWEN
8
RICHARDS
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
George HUNTER
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
George LACKENBY
                 
Jim CROSS
2
3
John FERRIER
                 
Stan EARL
3
4
Ray JOHN
               
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Keith HARVEY
               
Vince JACK
5
6
Noel SIMPSON
                 
Gordon PEMBERY
6
7
Ted BUCKLE
                 
Maurice OWEN
7

8
Jimmy CURRIE
               
John RICHARDS
8

9
George WILLIS
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
9
10
Arnold MITCHELL
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Graham REES
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, March 2, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 2, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 35 19 9 7 72 42 1.71 47 
2 Torquay United 34 17 9 8 67 54 1.24 43 
3 Ipswich Town 34 17 7 10 78 41 1.90 41 
4 Southampton 32 16 6 10 53 32 1.66 38 
5 Walsall 35 13 11 11 67 54 1.24 37 
6 Brighton and Hove Albion 35 14 9 12 60 55 1.09 37 
7 Queens Park Rangers 33 14 9 10 48 44 1.09 37 
8 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 32 13 10 9 61 40 1.53 36 
9 Northampton Town 34 14 8 12 55 46 1.20 36 
10 Shrewsbury Town 33 11 14 8 52 54 0.96 36 
11 Reading 33 14 7 12 61 56 1.09 35 
12 Gillingham 35 11 11 13 48 60 0.80 33 
13 Millwall 32 13 6 13 52 67 0.78 32 
14 Newport County 29 10 11 8 39 35 1.11 31 
15 Watford 33 13 5 15 58 59 0.98 31 
16 Aldershot 33 12 7 14 62 70 0.89 31 
17 Brentford 32 11 9 12 51 59 0.86 31 
18 Southend United 32 11 8 13 49 52 0.94 30 
19 Exeter City 34 9 10 15 45 57 0.79 28 
20 Plymouth Argyle 33 10 7 16 48 60 0.80 27 
21 Crystal Palace 33 8 11 14 44 56 0.79 27 
22 Coventry City 33 9 8 16 47 67 0.70 26 
23 Swindon Town 34 11 3 20 54 83 0.65 25 
24 Norwich City 35 6 11 18 46 74 0.62 23 

Key: Promotion Re-election