Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 9, 1955

Coventry City Swindon Town
P.Hill (38')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  9,427   Referee:  F.C. Williams


1
MATTHEWS
2
JONES
3
KIRK
4
HARVEY
5
MCDONNELL
6
SIMPSON
7
MOORE
8
HAWKINGS
9
DUTTON
10
HILL
11
COLLINDRIDGE
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
GIBSON
8
ONSLOW
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL

Lineups
1
Reg MATTHEWS  
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Ken JONES
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Roy KIRK
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Lol HARVEY
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Martin MCDONNELL
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Noel SIMPSON
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
Alan MOORE view STFC profile
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
Barry HAWKINGS
                 
Roy ONSLOW
8

9
Charlie DUTTON
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Peter HILL
               
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Colin COLLINDRIDGE
                 
Mike BULL
11














Results on Saturday, April 9, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 9, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 40 26 8 6 90 44 2.05 60 
2 Leyton Orient 39 23 8 8 79 36 2.19 54 
3 Southampton 40 22 9 9 65 42 1.55 53 
4 Gillingham 39 18 11 10 67 58 1.16 47 
5 Millwall 40 18 10 12 64 57 1.12 46 
6 Watford 39 16 12 11 61 52 1.17 44 
7 Norwich City 38 17 7 14 53 46 1.15 41 
8 Brighton and Hove Albion 38 16 7 15 64 56 1.14 39 
9 Coventry City 37 15 9 13 52 46 1.13 39 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 38 12 15 11 55 51 1.08 39 
11 Queens Park Rangers 39 14 11 14 61 61 1.00 39 
12 Torquay United 39 14 11 14 69 71 0.97 39 
13 Brentford 38 12 12 14 69 70 0.99 36 
14 Northampton Town 39 15 6 18 58 77 0.75 36 
15 Aldershot 39 12 11 16 57 61 0.93 35 
16 Southend United 37 12 10 15 65 66 0.98 34 
17 Reading 38 11 12 15 55 60 0.92 34 
18 Shrewsbury Town 37 12 8 17 52 68 0.76 32 
19 Crystal Palace 39 9 14 16 45 71 0.63 32 
20 Exeter City 39 9 13 17 39 63 0.62 31 
21 Newport County 39 8 14 17 51 67 0.76 30 
22 Swindon Town 38 8 14 16 39 52 0.75 30 
23 Colchester United 39 9 12 18 44 68 0.65 30 
24 Walsall 38 7 12 19 64 75 0.85 26 

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