Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 22, 1955

Swindon Town Colchester United
A.Micklewright 2, M.Owen
HT: 0-0 K.Plant
Attendance:  6,373   Referee:  J.W. Malcolm


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
WILLIAMS
1
AMES
2
HARRISON
3
FISHER
4
HILL
5
STEWART
6
DALE
7
GRICE
8
MCLEOD
9
MCCURLEY
10
PLANT
11
WRIGHT

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Percy AMES
1
2
George HUNT
                 
John HARRISON
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
George FISHER
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Bertie HILL
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Reg STEWART
5
6
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
Bobby DALE
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Mike GRICE
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
               
Sammy MCLEOD
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Kevin MCCURLEY
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Ken PLANT
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Peter WRIGHT
11














Results on Saturday, October 22, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 22, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Northampton Town 16 12 0 4 31 19 1.63 24 
2 Leyton Orient 15 10 2 3 28 9 3.11 22 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 16 9 4 3 33 14 2.36 22 
4 Ipswich Town 16 9 4 3 38 23 1.65 22 
5 Southend United 16 10 2 4 37 24 1.54 22 
6 Torquay United 16 7 5 4 25 16 1.56 19 
7 Gillingham 16 8 3 5 25 20 1.25 19 
8 Norwich City 16 7 5 4 25 25 1.00 19 
9 Shrewsbury Town 16 8 2 6 32 22 1.45 18 
10 Aldershot 16 6 5 5 32 29 1.10 17 
11 Brentford 16 6 4 6 21 25 0.84 16 
12 Coventry City 16 6 3 7 25 21 1.19 15 
13 Crystal Palace 16 5 5 6 24 21 1.14 15 
14 Southampton 16 6 3 7 29 32 0.91 15 
15 Newport County 16 6 3 7 22 27 0.81 15 
16 Colchester United 16 5 4 7 16 32 0.50 14 
17 Exeter City 16 4 5 7 17 22 0.77 13 
18 Reading 16 5 2 9 22 27 0.81 12 
19 Queens Park Rangers 16 3 6 7 19 25 0.76 12 
20 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 16 5 2 9 17 25 0.68 12 
21 Watford 16 5 2 9 19 36 0.53 12 
22 Walsall 16 4 3 9 24 38 0.63 11 
23 Millwall 15 4 2 9 28 33 0.85 10 
24 Swindon Town 16 2 2 12 12 36 0.33

Key: Promotion Re-election