Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 1, 1955

Norwich City Swindon Town
F.Kearns (23'), B.Brennan (46')
HT: 1-1 A.Beards (34' pen)
Attendance:  11,287   Referee:  A. Bond


1
NETHERCOTT
2
HOLMES
3
MORGAN
4
MCCROHAN
5
FOULKES
6
ASHMAN
7
GORDON
8
BRENNAN
9
KEARNS
10
GORDON
11
REAGAN
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
PAGE
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMSON
7
GIBSON
8
MCCLELLAND
9
HUNTER
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS

Lineups
1
Ken NETHERCOTT
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bert HOLMES
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Dennis MORGAN
                 
Mick PAGE
3
4
Roy MCCROHAN
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Reg FOULKES
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Ron ASHMAN
                 
Stewart WILLIAMSON
6
7
Peter GORDON
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Bobby BRENNAN  
               
John MCCLELLAND
8

9
Freddie KEARNS  
               
Robert HUNTER
9
10
Peter GORDON
                 
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Martin REAGAN
               
Alan BEARDS
11














Results on Saturday, January 1, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, January 1, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 26 16 6 4 58 31 1.87 38 
2 Leyton Orient 24 17 3 4 50 21 2.38 37 
3 Southampton 25 15 4 6 45 29 1.55 34 
4 Millwall 25 13 5 7 38 28 1.36 31 
5 Coventry City 25 12 6 7 39 29 1.34 30 
6 Queens Park Rangers 25 10 9 6 43 32 1.34 29 
7 Norwich City 25 12 5 8 39 30 1.30 29 
8 Gillingham 25 12 5 8 41 41 1.00 29 
9 Southend United 25 9 9 7 48 41 1.17 27 
10 Northampton Town 26 11 4 11 33 39 0.85 26 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 25 8 9 8 39 36 1.08 25 
12 Watford 25 9 7 9 39 37 1.05 25 
13 Aldershot 25 10 4 11 39 40 0.98 24 
14 Brighton and Hove Albion 24 10 3 11 38 34 1.12 23 
15 Exeter City 25 7 8 10 25 37 0.68 22 
16 Brentford 25 7 7 11 47 52 0.90 21 
17 Swindon Town 26 7 7 12 29 36 0.81 21 
18 Shrewsbury Town 26 7 7 12 37 51 0.73 21 
19 Torquay United 25 8 4 13 45 55 0.82 20 
20 Reading 25 6 8 11 33 42 0.79 20 
21 Crystal Palace 25 5 9 11 26 46 0.57 19 
22 Newport County 25 5 8 12 29 43 0.67 18 
23 Colchester United 25 5 7 13 28 47 0.60 17 
24 Walsall 25 5 6 14 40 51 0.78 16 

Key: Promotion Re-election