Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 27, 1957

Swindon Town Colchester United
A.Micklewright 2, F.O'Mahoney 2
HT: 3-0 K.Plant
Attendance:  9,551   Referee:  W. Clements


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
LEE
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
FOUNTAIN
7
RICHARDS
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
O'MAHONEY
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
AMES
2
FISHER
3
FOWLER
4
FENTON
5
STEWART
6
PARKER
7
WILLIAMS
8
PLANT
9
MCCURLEY
10
KING
11
WRIGHT

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Percy AMES
1
2
George HUNT
                 
George FISHER
2
3
Jimmy LEE
                 
John FOWLER
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Benny FENTON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Reg STEWART
5
6
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Derek PARKER
6
7
John RICHARDS
                 
Tommy WILLIAMS
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
             
Ken PLANT
8

9
Frank O'MAHONEY
               
Kevin MCCURLEY
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
                 
Martyn KING
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Peter WRIGHT
11














Results on Saturday, April 27, 1957: League Table

 
  Aldershot 0 - 1 Coventry City  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Brentford 1 - 1 Norwich City  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 8 - 3 Reading  
  Gillingham 1 - 1 Newport County  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 3 Southend United  
  Millwall 2 - 2 Plymouth Argyle  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 2 Exeter City  
  Swindon Town 4 - 1 Colchester United  
  Torquay United 3 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Walsall 1 - 2 Crystal Palace  
  Watford 4 - 2 Southampton  

Table as at Saturday, April 27, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Torquay United 45 24 10 11 88 63 1.40 58 
2 Ipswich Town 45 24 9 12 99 54 1.83 57 
3 Colchester United 45 21 14 10 82 56 1.46 56 
4 Southampton 44 21 10 13 73 50 1.46 52 
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 45 19 14 12 86 64 1.34 52 
6 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 44 17 14 13 82 61 1.34 48 
7 Brentford 45 16 16 13 78 74 1.05 48 
8 Southend United 45 17 12 16 72 65 1.11 46 
9 Watford 44 18 10 16 72 69 1.04 46 
10 Shrewsbury Town 44 14 18 12 69 74 0.93 46 
11 Queens Park Rangers 45 17 11 17 56 60 0.93 45 
12 Walsall 45 16 12 17 78 71 1.10 44 
13 Coventry City 46 16 12 18 74 84 0.88 44 
14 Millwall 45 16 12 17 64 83 0.77 44 
15 Newport County 44 15 13 16 62 59 1.05 43 
16 Reading 45 17 9 19 78 81 0.96 43 
17 Northampton Town 45 17 9 19 65 73 0.89 43 
18 Aldershot 45 15 12 18 79 89 0.89 42 
19 Plymouth Argyle 45 15 11 19 67 73 0.92 41 
20 Crystal Palace 45 11 17 17 61 74 0.82 39 
21 Exeter City 45 12 13 20 60 77 0.78 37 
22 Gillingham 45 12 13 20 54 80 0.68 37 
23 Swindon Town 45 15 6 24 66 95 0.69 36 
24 Norwich City 45 7 15 23 58 94 0.62 29 

Key: Promotion Re-election