Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 25, 1956

Watford Swindon Town
L.Graham (10'), R.Brown (67'), J.Meadows (82' pen)
HT: 1-1 J.Richards (8'), A.Gibbs (65', 68'), B.Edwards (72')
Attendance:  10,535   Referee:  D.H. Howell


1
GOOCH
2
SHIPWRIGHT
3
HARROP
4
CATLEUGH
5
BROWN
6
MITCHELL
7
WALKER
8
MEADOWS
9
COOK
10
GRAHAM
11
MARDEN
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
MCSHANE
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RICHARDS
8
EDWARDS
9
GIBBS
10
PEMBERY
11
MILLER

Lineups
1
Jimmy GOOCH
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bill SHIPWRIGHT
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Jack HARROP
                 
Geoff FOX
3
4
George CATLEUGH
                 
Anthony MCSHANE
4
5
Roy BROWN
               
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Frank MITCHELL
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
Peter WALKER
               
John RICHARDS
7

8
Johnny MEADOWS
             
Bob EDWARDS
8

9
Maurice COOK
               
Alan GIBBS
9
10
Les GRAHAM
               
Gordon PEMBERY
10
11
Ben MARDEN
                 
Joseph MILLER
11














Results on Saturday, August 25, 1956: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, August 25, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Brentford 3 3 0 0 10 2 5.00
2 Torquay United 3 2 1 0 5 1 5.00
3 Coventry City 3 2 1 0 4 2 2.00
4 Norwich City 3 1 2 0 1 0
5 Southampton 3 2 0 1 8 2 4.00
6 Reading 3 2 0 1 7 3 2.33
7 Newport County 3 1 2 0 7 4 1.75
8 Watford 3 2 0 1 8 5 1.60
9 Shrewsbury Town 3 2 0 1 6 4 1.50
10 Millwall 3 2 0 1 3 2 1.50
11 Colchester United 3 2 0 1 7 5 1.40
12 Northampton Town 3 2 0 1 4 3 1.33
13 Queens Park Rangers 3 1 1 1 3 3 1.00
14 Aldershot 3 1 1 1 2 3 0.67
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 1 1 1 1 3 0.33
16 Brighton and Hove Albion 3 1 0 2 7 8 0.88
17 Southend United 3 0 2 1 5 6 0.83
18 Walsall 3 1 0 2 3 4 0.75
19 Swindon Town 3 1 0 2 6 9 0.67
20 Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 3 6 0.50
21 Gillingham 3 0 1 2 0 4 0.00
22 Exeter City 3 0 1 2 0 5 0.00
23 Plymouth Argyle 3 0 0 3 2 12 0.17
24 Ipswich Town 3 0 0 3 1 7 0.14

Key: Promotion Re-election