Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 3, 1959

Swindon Town Newport County
D.Layne (39' pen)
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  14,493   Referee:  W.G. Warnke


1
BURTON
2
CHAMBERLAIN
3
BINGLEY
4
MORGAN
5
MELLOR
6
WOODRUFF
7
DARCY
8
EDWARDS
9
RICHARDS
10
GAULD
11
LAYNE
1
WEARE
2
BIRD
3
SHERWOOD
4
RIGGS
5
BURTON
6
JONES
7
FRY
8
HERRITY
9
MCPHERSON
10
MEYER
11
MCSEVENEY

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Len WEARE
1
2
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
                 
Johnny BIRD
2
3
Walter BINGLEY
     61'           
  Alf SHERWOOD
3
4
Keith MORGAN
                 
Les RIGGS
4
5
Ken MELLOR
                 
  Ollie BURTON
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Bryn JONES
6
7
Arnold DARCY
                 
Keith FRY
7

8
Bob EDWARDS
             61'   
Billy HERRITY
8

9
John RICHARDS
                 
view STFC profileKen MCPHERSON
9
10
Jimmy GAULD
                 
Barrie MEYER
10
11
David LAYNE
               
John MCSEVENEY
11














Results on Saturday, October 3, 1959: League Table

 
  Bradford City 1 - 0 Tranmere Rovers  
  Chesterfield 4 - 1 Barnsley  
  Coventry City 4 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Grimsby Town 1 - 3 Brentford  
  Norwich City 3 - 2 Colchester United  
  Port Vale 3 - 1 Southend United  
  Queens Park Rangers 2 - 1 Wrexham  
  Reading 1 - 1 Halifax Town  
  Shrewsbury Town 6 - 3 Mansfield Town  
  Southampton 0 - 2 Bury  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Newport County  
  York City 3 - 0 Accrington Stanley  

Table as at Saturday, October 3, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Halifax Town 13 8 4 1 20 12 1.67 20 
2 Queens Park Rangers 13 8 3 2 24 8 3.00 19 
3 Norwich City 13 8 3 2 28 15 1.87 19 
4 Swindon Town 13 8 2 3 25 18 1.39 18 
5 Coventry City 13 6 5 2 24 11 2.18 17 
6 Southampton 13 6 4 3 35 28 1.25 16 
7 Bury 13 7 1 5 18 10 1.80 15 
8 Shrewsbury Town 13 6 3 4 33 24 1.38 15 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 13 7 1 5 24 23 1.04 15 
10 Newport County 13 6 3 4 20 20 1.00 15 
11 Grimsby Town 13 5 4 4 32 22 1.45 14 
12 Barnsley 13 5 3 5 19 17 1.12 13 
13 York City 13 4 5 4 17 17 1.00 13 
14 Bradford City 13 5 2 6 24 24 1.00 12 
15 Brentford 13 4 4 5 23 23 1.00 12 
16 Colchester United 13 5 2 6 27 29 0.93 12 
17 Tranmere Rovers 13 4 3 6 23 18 1.28 11 
18 Port Vale 13 5 1 7 16 29 0.55 11 
19 Reading 13 2 4 7 26 30 0.87
20 Chesterfield 12 4 0 8 19 28 0.68
21 Southend United 13 3 2 8 15 31 0.48
22 Accrington Stanley 13 2 3 8 14 35 0.40
23 Wrexham 12 2 2 8 15 29 0.52
24 Mansfield Town 13 1 4 8 17 37 0.46

Key: Promotion Relegation