Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 30, 1955

Swindon Town Torquay United

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  6,011   Referee:  G.W. Pullin


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
BATCHELOR
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
SAMPSON
9
ONSLOW
10
WILLIAMS
11
HOPE
1
JEFFERIES
2
SMITH
3
ANDERTON
4
LEWIS
5
WEBBER
6
NORMAN
7
SHAW
8
COLLINS
9
DOBBIE
10
MILLS
11
THOMAS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Alf JEFFERIES
1
2
George HUNT
                 
John SMITH
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
John ANDERTON
3
4
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Dennis LEWIS
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Eric WEBBER
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Griff NORMAN
6
7
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
                 
Ron SHAW
7

8
Ray SAMPSON
                 
Sammy COLLINS
8

9
Roy ONSLOW
                 
Harold DOBBIE
9
10
Henry WILLIAMS
                 
Don MILLS
10
11
Alex HOPE
                 
Billy THOMAS
11














Results on Saturday, April 30, 1955: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 2 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 0 - 0 Reading  
  Colchester United 3 - 5 Southampton  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 2 Bristol City  
  Exeter City 1 - 4 Millwall  
  Newport County 1 - 2 Leyton Orient  
  Northampton Town 1 - 1 Walsall  
  Norwich City 1 - 1 Coventry City  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Gillingham  
  Southend United 3 - 2 Brentford  
  Swindon Town 0 - 0 Torquay United  
  Watford 2 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  

Table as at Saturday, April 30, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 46 30 10 6 101 47 2.15 70 
2 Leyton Orient 45 25 9 11 85 46 1.85 59 
3 Southampton 46 24 11 11 75 51 1.47 59 
4 Gillingham 45 20 14 11 76 65 1.17 54 
5 Millwall 45 20 10 15 70 66 1.06 50 
6 Watford 45 18 13 14 70 61 1.15 49 
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 44 18 10 16 69 60 1.15 46 
8 Norwich City 45 18 10 17 60 58 1.03 46 
9 Torquay United 45 17 12 16 80 81 0.99 46 
10 Northampton Town 46 19 8 19 73 81 0.90 46 
11 Coventry City 43 17 11 15 61 52 1.17 45 
12 Aldershot 45 16 13 16 72 66 1.09 45 
13 Queens Park Rangers 45 15 14 16 68 70 0.97 44 
14 Southend United 43 16 11 16 76 73 1.04 43 
15 Brentford 44 15 13 16 79 80 0.99 43 
16 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 46 12 18 16 57 65 0.88 42 
17 Reading 45 13 15 17 65 71 0.92 41 
18 Shrewsbury Town 44 15 9 20 62 77 0.81 39 
19 Newport County 45 11 16 18 60 72 0.83 38 
20 Crystal Palace 45 10 16 19 50 80 0.63 36 
21 Swindon Town 44 10 15 19 44 57 0.77 35 
22 Exeter City 44 11 13 20 44 70 0.63 35 
23 Walsall 44 9 14 21 70 81 0.86 32 
24 Colchester United 45 9 13 23 52 89 0.58 31 

Key: Promotion Re-election