Southern League Division One
Saturday, December 19, 1896

Swindon Town Northfleet
R.Cox (??'), J.Hallam (??')
HT: 0-0 Wright (??'), Richardson (??')
    Referee:  T. Radford


1
CALDERWOOD
2
SHUTT
3
MUNRO
4
HOPEWELL
5
ANDREWS
6
BOGGIE
7
RICHARDSON
8
COX
9
HALLAM
10
MURRAY
11
JONES
1
CLARE
2
PENNINGTON
3
SIMPSON
4
WRIGHT
5
MCKENZIE
6
HAXTON
7
BUNDOCK
8
GRIEVE
9
MCGREGOR
10
MOODY
11
RICHARDSON

Lineups
 
Jimmy CALDERWOOD
                 
CLARE
 
 
Jack SHUTT
                 
A. PENNINGTON
 
 
Jimmy MUNRO
                 
SIMPSON
 
 
Bob HOPEWELL
               
WRIGHT
 
 
Babe ANDREWS
                 
MCKENZIE
 
 
Alec BOGGIE
                 
HAXTON
 
 
Georgie RICHARDSON
                 
BUNDOCK
 

 
Richie COX
               
Tom GRIEVE
 

 
Jack HALLAM  
               
MCGREGOR
 
 
Joey MURRAY
                 
MOODY
 
 
Maurice JONES
               
RICHARDSON
 













Results on Saturday, December 19, 1896: League Table

 
  Chatham 0 - 1 Southampton St. Mary's  
  Reading 3 - 2 New Brompton  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Northfleet  

Table as at Saturday, December 19, 1896:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton St. Mary's 9 9 0 0 35 8 4.38 18 
2 Millwall Athletic 8 6 2 0 34 9 3.78 14 
3 Chatham 11 6 1 4 26 18 1.44 13 
4 Tottenham Hotspur 10 5 1 4 22 17 1.29 11 
5 Gravesend United 8 3 2 3 13 14 0.93
6 Reading 8 4 0 4 11 25 0.44
7 Northfleet 9 2 3 4 12 16 0.75
8 Swindon Town 9 2 1 6 17 24 0.71
9 Sheppey United 7 2 1 4 12 17 0.71
10 New Brompton 7 1 1 5 12 22 0.55
11 Wolverton London and North Western Railway 8 1 0 7 9 33 0.27

* Royal Ordnance Factories's record expunged. .

Key: Champions Test Match