Football League Division Three
Saturday, December 19, 1959

Swindon Town Queens Park Rangers
D.Layne (11', 37')
HT: 2-0 P.Woods (46' pen)
Attendance:  5,789   Referee:  D.W. Smith


1
BURTON
2
HIGGINS
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
MELLOR
6
WOODRUFF
7
CORBETT
8
MARSHALL
9
LAYNE
10
GAULD
11
DARCY
1
DRINKWATER
2
WOODS
3
INGHAM
4
PETCHEY
5
RUTTER
6
KEEN
7
CLARK
8
LONGBOTTOM
9
BEDFORD
10
WHITFIELD
11
ANDREWS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Ray DRINKWATER
1
2
John HIGGINS
               
Pat WOODS
2
3
Walter BINGLEY
                 
Tony INGHAM
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
George PETCHEY
4
5
Ken MELLOR
                 
Keith RUTTER
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Mike KEEN
6
7
David CORBETT
                 
Clive CLARK
7

8
William MARSHALL
                 
Arthur LONGBOTTOM
8

9
David LAYNE
               
Brian BEDFORD
9
10
Jimmy GAULD
                 
Ken WHITFIELD
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Archie ANDREWS
11














Results on Saturday, December 19, 1959: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, December 19, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton 24 13 6 5 62 42 1.48 32 
2 Bury 24 14 3 7 34 21 1.62 31 
3 Shrewsbury Town 23 11 7 5 60 39 1.54 29 
4 Grimsby Town 24 10 9 5 51 38 1.34 29 
5 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 24 12 5 7 44 38 1.16 29 
6 Coventry City 23 11 5 7 42 31 1.35 27 
7 Norwich City 23 11 5 7 43 34 1.26 27 
8 Colchester United 24 11 5 8 44 40 1.10 27 
9 Newport County 22 11 3 8 44 39 1.13 25 
10 Queens Park Rangers 24 9 6 9 39 30 1.30 24 
11 Brentford 23 10 4 9 44 37 1.19 24 
12 Barnsley 24 9 6 9 33 34 0.97 24 
13 Port Vale 23 11 2 10 39 43 0.91 24 
14 Swindon Town 24 10 4 10 36 42 0.86 24 
15 Halifax Town 23 9 5 9 29 35 0.83 23 
16 York City 24 7 8 9 30 37 0.81 22 
17 Tranmere Rovers 24 8 5 11 44 42 1.05 21 
18 Bradford City 23 7 7 9 35 38 0.92 21 
19 Southend United 23 8 3 12 37 42 0.88 19 
20 Chesterfield 23 8 2 13 38 52 0.73 18 
21 Reading 23 6 5 12 45 46 0.98 17 
22 Wrexham 23 7 3 13 36 55 0.65 17 
23 Mansfield Town 22 5 4 13 39 59 0.66 14 
24 Accrington Stanley 25 5 4 16 30 64 0.47 14 

Key: Promotion Relegation