Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 6, 1957

Swindon Town Newport County
B.Edwards
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  7,889   Referee:  S.W. Barker


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
EARL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
FOUNTAIN
7
RICHARDS
8
OWEN
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
WEARE
2
HOLLYMAN
3
SHERWOOD
4
TENNENT
5
WILCOX
6
DOCHERTY
7
WILLIAMS
8
SHEPPEARD
9
HUDSON
10
HARRIS
11
BROWN

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Len WEARE
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Ken HOLLYMAN
2
3
Stan EARL
                 
  Alf SHERWOOD
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Keith TENNENT
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Ray WILCOX
5
6
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Tom DOCHERTY
6
7
John RICHARDS
                 
  Harold WILLIAMS
7

8
Maurice OWEN
                 
Howard SHEPPEARD
8

9
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Colin HUDSON
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Harry HARRIS
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Gordon BROWN
11














Results on Saturday, April 6, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 6, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 40 20 13 7 76 45 1.69 53 
2 Torquay United 40 21 10 9 79 60 1.32 52 
3 Ipswich Town 40 20 8 12 87 47 1.85 48 
4 Southampton 39 19 9 11 67 43 1.56 47 
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 40 17 11 12 72 58 1.24 45 
6 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 39 15 13 11 72 52 1.38 43 
7 Walsall 40 15 12 13 73 61 1.20 42 
8 Brentford 40 14 14 12 70 68 1.03 42 
9 Reading 40 16 9 15 72 68 1.06 41 
10 Queens Park Rangers 39 16 9 14 52 50 1.04 41 
11 Shrewsbury Town 39 12 17 10 61 67 0.91 41 
12 Millwall 39 15 10 14 56 73 0.77 40 
13 Northampton Town 39 15 9 15 60 58 1.03 39 
14 Newport County 37 13 12 12 54 47 1.15 38 
15 Watford 39 14 9 16 62 64 0.97 37 
16 Southend United 39 13 10 16 56 61 0.92 36 
17 Aldershot 39 13 10 16 70 82 0.85 36 
18 Gillingham 40 12 12 16 52 68 0.76 36 
19 Crystal Palace 40 10 14 16 54 67 0.81 34 
20 Plymouth Argyle 39 12 9 18 55 65 0.85 33 
21 Coventry City 40 11 11 18 60 77 0.78 33 
22 Exeter City 40 10 12 18 53 69 0.77 32 
23 Swindon Town 39 12 5 22 57 91 0.63 29 
24 Norwich City 40 7 14 19 54 83 0.65 28 

Key: Promotion Re-election