Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 25, 1961

Swindon Town Newport County
E.Hunt (71'), A.Darcy (82')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  7,904   Referee:  W. Clements


1
BURTON
2
JONES
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
BELL
7
CORBETT
8
HUNT
9
SUMMERBEE
10
WOODRUFF
11
DARCY
1
WEARE
2
BIRD
3
SHERWOOD
4
RIGGS
5
PEAKE
6
ROWLAND
7
FRY
8
SMITH
9
SANDERS
10
MEYER
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Len WEARE
1
2
Ken JONES
                 
Johnny BIRD
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
  Alf SHERWOOD
3
4
Keith MORGAN
                 
Les RIGGS
4
5
Maurice OWEN
                 
Dudley PEAKE
5
6
John BELL
                 
John ROWLAND
6
7
David CORBETT
                 
Keith FRY
7

8
Ernie HUNT
               
Granville SMITH
8

9
Mike SUMMERBEE  
                 
Peter SANDERS
9
10
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Barrie MEYER
10
11
Arnold DARCY
               
David WILLIAMS
11














Results on Saturday, March 25, 1961: League Table

 
  Brentford 0 - 0 Colchester United  
  Bury 1 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Chesterfield 3 - 1 Notts County  
  Halifax Town 1 - 0 Reading  
  Port Vale 2 - 4 Bradford City  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 1 Coventry City  
  Southend United 0 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Swindon Town 2 - 0 Newport County  
  Torquay United 1 - 1 Barnsley  
  Walsall 4 - 0 Bristol City  
  Watford 2 - 0 Grimsby Town  

Table as at Saturday, March 25, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 38 25 5 8 94 42 2.24 55 
2 Queens Park Rangers 37 20 9 8 73 47 1.55 49 
3 Walsall 38 22 5 11 80 54 1.48 49 
4 Grimsby Town 37 18 8 11 67 54 1.24 44 
5 Notts County 38 18 8 12 73 65 1.12 44 
6 Port Vale 38 15 11 12 85 66 1.29 41 
7 Torquay United 37 14 13 10 65 59 1.10 41 
8 Watford 37 15 11 11 66 62 1.06 41 
9 Newport County 38 16 8 14 72 74 0.97 40 
10 Barnsley 34 17 5 12 64 59 1.08 39 
11 Halifax Town 37 12 15 10 61 64 0.95 39 
12 Coventry City 36 13 10 13 67 61 1.10 36 
13 Shrewsbury Town 36 12 12 12 64 62 1.03 36 
14 Bristol City 38 15 6 17 60 61 0.98 36 
15 Hull City 36 14 7 15 59 58 1.02 35 
16 Brentford 37 11 12 14 47 58 0.81 34 
17 Southend United 38 11 11 16 51 64 0.80 33 
18 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 38 12 8 18 51 67 0.76 32 
19 Swindon Town 36 9 12 15 49 46 1.07 30 
20 Bradford City 37 9 11 17 54 72 0.75 29 
21 Reading 36 9 11 16 52 72 0.72 29 
22 Tranmere Rovers 38 11 6 21 69 105 0.66 28 
23 Chesterfield 37 8 9 20 48 70 0.69 25 
24 Colchester United 38 8 9 21 54 83 0.65 25 

Key: Promotion Relegation