Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 27, 1955

Swindon Town Shrewsbury Town
M.Owen (6'), B.Edwards (16')
HT: 2-1 D.Price (8')
Attendance:  6,671   Referee:  L. Callaghan


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
MCSHANE
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
GIBSON
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
EDDS
1
MCBRIDE
2
BANNISTER
3
PARR
4
WALLACE
5
MALONEY
6
SIMPSON
7
PRICE
8
O'DONNELL
9
WEIGH
10
RUSSELL
11
MCCUE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
John MCBRIDE
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Jimmy BANNISTER
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Jackie PARR
3
4
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Joe WALLACE
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Joe MALONEY
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Alec SIMPSON
6
7
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
               
Derrick PRICE
7

8
Dave GIBSON
                 
Willie O'DONNELL
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Ray WEIGH
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Ray RUSSELL
10
11
Ernie EDDS
                 
Alec MCCUE
11














Results on Saturday, August 27, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, August 27, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Northampton Town 3 3 0 0 7 2 3.50
2 Southend United 3 3 0 0 10 4 2.50
3 Aldershot 3 2 1 0 7 1 7.00
4 Leyton Orient 3 2 1 0 4 1 4.00
5 Torquay United 3 2 1 0 6 3 2.00
6 Gillingham 3 2 0 1 7 2 3.50
7 Queens Park Rangers 3 1 2 0 6 2 3.00
8 Millwall 3 2 0 1 8 4 2.00
9 Norwich City 3 2 0 1 5 4 1.25
10 Watford 3 2 0 1 6 6 1.00
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 1 1 1 4 4 1.00
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 1 1 1 4 4 1.00
13 Shrewsbury Town 3 1 0 2 7 5 1.40
14 Coventry City 3 1 0 2 4 4 1.00
15 Ipswich Town 3 1 0 2 5 6 0.83
16 Crystal Palace 3 0 2 1 4 5 0.80
17 Swindon Town 3 1 0 2 3 4 0.75
18 Southampton 3 1 0 2 4 9 0.44
19 Brentford 3 0 2 1 2 5 0.40
20 Exeter City 3 0 2 1 1 3 0.33
21 Newport County 3 1 0 2 2 7 0.29
22 Colchester United 3 0 1 2 4 9 0.44
23 Walsall 3 0 0 3 2 8 0.25
24 Reading 3 0 0 3 0 10 0.00

Key: Promotion Re-election