Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 30, 1957

Colchester United Swindon Town
P.Wright
HT: 1-1 J.Richards
Attendance:  9,275   Referee:  W. Clements


1
AMES
2
FISHER
3
FOWLER
4
FENTON
5
STEWART
6
HILL
7
WILLIAMS
8
PLANT
9
MCCURLEY
10
SMITH
11
WRIGHT
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
EARL
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
FOUNTAIN
7
RICHARDS
8
OWEN
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Percy AMES
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
George FISHER
                 
George HUNT
2
3
John FOWLER
                 
Stan EARL
3
4
Benny FENTON
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Reg STEWART
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Bertie HILL
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
6
7
Tommy WILLIAMS
               
John RICHARDS
7

8
Ken PLANT
                 
Maurice OWEN
8

9
Kevin MCCURLEY
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
9
10
Eddie SMITH
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Peter WRIGHT
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, March 30, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 30, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 39 20 12 7 75 44 1.70 52 
2 Torquay United 39 20 10 9 77 60 1.28 50 
3 Ipswich Town 39 19 8 12 83 45 1.84 46 
4 Southampton 37 18 8 11 64 41 1.56 44 
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 39 16 11 12 69 57 1.21 43 
6 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 38 15 12 11 71 51 1.39 42 
7 Queens Park Rangers 38 16 9 13 52 48 1.08 41 
8 Brentford 39 14 13 12 69 67 1.03 41 
9 Walsall 39 14 12 13 71 61 1.16 40 
10 Reading 39 16 8 15 72 68 1.06 40 
11 Shrewsbury Town 38 12 16 10 61 67 0.91 40 
12 Northampton Town 38 15 9 14 60 56 1.07 39 
13 Newport County 35 13 12 10 52 43 1.21 38 
14 Millwall 38 14 10 14 54 73 0.74 38 
15 Watford 38 13 9 16 61 64 0.95 35 
16 Southend United 38 13 9 16 55 60 0.92 35 
17 Aldershot 38 13 9 16 70 82 0.85 35 
18 Gillingham 39 12 11 16 52 68 0.76 35 
19 Plymouth Argyle 38 12 9 17 54 62 0.87 33 
20 Crystal Palace 38 10 13 15 49 60 0.82 33 
21 Exeter City 39 10 12 17 53 67 0.79 32 
22 Coventry City 38 11 10 17 57 73 0.78 32 
23 Norwich City 39 7 13 19 54 83 0.65 27 
24 Swindon Town 38 11 5 22 56 91 0.62 27 

Key: Promotion Re-election