Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 14, 1956

Watford Swindon Town
G.Catleugh, L.Graham
HT: 0-0 B.Edwards
Attendance:  2,865   Referee:  J.F. Gardner


1
GOOCH
2
SHIPWRIGHT
3
BEWLEY
4
MEADOWS
5
BROWN
6
MITCHELL
7
COOK
8
CATLEUGH
9
MARDEN
10
GRAHAM
11
ADAMS
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
GIBSON
8
AGAR
9
BAILLIE
10
OWEN
11
EDWARDS

Lineups
1
Jimmy GOOCH
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bill SHIPWRIGHT
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Dave BEWLEY
                 
Geoff FOX
3
4
Johnny MEADOWS
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Roy BROWN
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Frank MITCHELL
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
Maurice COOK
                 
Dave GIBSON
7

8
George CATLEUGH
               
Roy AGAR
8

9
Ben MARDEN
                 
Doug BAILLIE
9
10
Les GRAHAM
               
Maurice OWEN
10
11
Chris ADAMS
               
Bob EDWARDS
11














Results on Saturday, April 14, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 14, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 40 28 7 5 101 35 2.89 63 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 42 27 6 9 103 44 2.34 60 
3 Ipswich Town 42 22 13 7 99 57 1.74 57 
4 Southend United 40 20 9 11 82 67 1.22 49 
5 Norwich City 41 18 12 11 79 74 1.07 48 
6 Torquay United 42 18 11 13 74 56 1.32 47 
7 Coventry City 43 20 7 16 70 55 1.27 47 
8 Brentford 42 16 13 13 63 64 0.98 45 
9 Colchester United 43 17 11 15 71 75 0.95 45 
10 Northampton Town 42 19 7 16 59 64 0.92 45 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 42 17 10 15 56 44 1.27 44 
12 Southampton 44 17 8 19 86 75 1.15 42 
13 Gillingham 42 16 10 16 61 66 0.92 42 
14 Shrewsbury Town 42 15 10 17 63 63 1.00 40 
15 Watford 43 13 11 19 50 79 0.63 37 
16 Reading 43 14 8 21 67 76 0.88 36 
17 Aldershot 42 11 14 17 67 83 0.81 36 
18 Exeter City 43 13 10 20 53 72 0.74 36 
19 Newport County 42 13 9 20 52 71 0.73 35 
20 Queens Park Rangers 43 11 11 21 57 82 0.70 33 
21 Walsall 41 12 8 21 57 78 0.73 32 
22 Crystal Palace 42 11 10 21 52 74 0.70 32 
23 Millwall 41 12 6 23 70 96 0.73 30 
24 Swindon Town 43 8 13 22 33 75 0.44 29 

Key: Promotion Re-election