Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 5, 1955

Swindon Town Gillingham
R.Sampson (38', 40' pen)
HT: 2-1 J.Scarth (15')
Attendance:  6,477   Referee:  W. Clements


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMSON
7
BULL
8
MCCLELLAND
9
JOHNSON
10
SAMPSON
11
WILLIAMS
1
RIGG
2
MARKS
3
WEST
4
BOSWELL
5
NIBLETT
6
RIGGS
7
SCARTH
8
EVANS
9
SOWDEN
10
MORGAN
11
MILLAR

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Tommy RIGG
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Charlie MARKS
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Ted WEST
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Jimmy BOSWELL
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Vic NIBLETT
5
6
Stewart WILLIAMSON
                 
Les RIGGS
6
7
Mike BULL
               
Jimmy SCARTH
7

8
John MCCLELLAND
                 
Billy EVANS
8

9
Roy JOHNSON
                 
Paddy SOWDEN
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
               
Ernie MORGAN
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
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Results on Saturday, February 5, 1955: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 0 Colchester United  
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Coventry City  
  Crystal Palace 3 - 2 Aldershot  
  Newport County 1 - 3 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Northampton Town 6 - 2 Southend United  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 2 Exeter City  
  Reading 0 - 2 Leyton Orient  
  Shrewsbury Town 3 - 2 Millwall  
  Swindon Town 2 - 1 Gillingham  
  Torquay United 4 - 2 Brentford  
  Walsall 0 - 0 Southampton  
  Watford 2 - 2 Norwich City  

Table as at Saturday, February 5, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 28 20 4 4 61 24 2.54 44 
2 Bristol City 30 18 6 6 62 34 1.82 42 
3 Southampton 30 16 7 7 49 33 1.48 39 
4 Millwall 28 15 5 8 42 31 1.35 35 
5 Gillingham 29 15 5 9 51 45 1.13 35 
6 Norwich City 29 14 6 9 45 35 1.29 34 
7 Queens Park Rangers 29 11 10 8 48 41 1.17 32 
8 Southend United 28 11 9 8 55 50 1.10 31 
9 Coventry City 28 12 6 10 41 35 1.17 30 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 29 9 12 8 45 40 1.13 30 
11 Northampton Town 30 12 5 13 44 48 0.92 29 
12 Watford 28 10 8 10 44 41 1.07 28 
13 Brighton and Hove Albion 27 12 3 12 45 40 1.13 27 
14 Aldershot 29 11 5 13 43 44 0.98 27 
15 Exeter City 28 9 9 10 31 40 0.78 27 
16 Torquay United 28 10 5 13 52 59 0.88 25 
17 Shrewsbury Town 30 9 7 14 41 60 0.68 25 
18 Swindon Town 29 8 8 13 32 39 0.82 24 
19 Brentford 28 7 8 13 52 60 0.87 22 
20 Reading 28 7 8 13 36 50 0.72 22 
21 Newport County 28 6 9 13 37 49 0.76 21 
22 Crystal Palace 29 6 9 14 32 55 0.58 21 
23 Colchester United 28 6 7 15 30 52 0.58 19 
24 Walsall 28 5 7 16 41 54 0.76 17 

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