Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 21, 1956

Swindon Town Brentford

HT: 0-0 R.Peplow (60')
Attendance:  5,790   Referee:  H. Vickers


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
GIBSON
8
AGAR
9
OWEN
10
RICHARDS
11
EDWARDS
1
CAKEBREAD
2
LOWDEN
3
TICKRIDGE
4
BRISTOW
5
BRAGG
6
COOTE
7
GOUNDRY
8
RAINFORD
9
TAYLOR
10
PEPLOW
11
TOWERS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Gerry CAKEBREAD
1
2
George HUNT
                 
George LOWDEN
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
Sid TICKRIDGE
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
George BRISTOW
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Wally BRAGG
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Ken COOTE
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
Bill GOUNDRY
7

8
Roy AGAR
                 
Johnny RAINFORD
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Jeff TAYLOR
9
10
John RICHARDS
               
Ron PEPLOW
10
11
Bob EDWARDS
                 
Jim TOWERS
11














Results on Saturday, April 21, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 21, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 42 28 8 6 102 38 2.68 64 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 44 28 7 9 108 46 2.35 63 
3 Ipswich Town 43 23 13 7 101 57 1.77 59 
4 Norwich City 43 19 13 11 84 76 1.11 51 
5 Southend United 42 20 10 12 84 71 1.18 50 
6 Torquay United 43 18 12 13 76 58 1.31 48 
7 Coventry City 44 20 7 17 72 59 1.22 47 
8 Brentford 43 17 13 13 64 64 1.00 47 
9 Colchester United 44 17 11 16 72 77 0.94 45 
10 Northampton Town 44 19 7 18 60 68 0.88 45 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 43 17 10 16 57 48 1.19 44 
12 Gillingham 43 17 10 16 64 67 0.96 44 
13 Southampton 45 17 8 20 88 80 1.10 42 
14 Shrewsbury Town 43 16 10 17 65 64 1.02 42 
15 Aldershot 44 12 15 17 69 84 0.82 39 
16 Newport County 44 15 9 20 58 73 0.79 39 
17 Reading 44 15 8 21 69 77 0.90 38 
18 Watford 44 13 11 20 52 82 0.63 37 
19 Walsall 43 14 8 21 62 79 0.78 36 
20 Exeter City 44 13 10 21 54 75 0.72 36 
21 Queens Park Rangers 44 12 11 21 60 84 0.71 35 
22 Crystal Palace 43 11 10 22 53 77 0.69 32 
23 Millwall 42 12 6 24 71 98 0.72 30 
24 Swindon Town 44 8 13 23 33 76 0.43 29 

Key: Promotion Re-election