Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 28, 1957

Swindon Town Port Vale

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  14,997   Referee:  G.W. Pullin


1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
EARL
4
OWEN
5
HUDSON
6
CHAMBERLAIN
7
SKULL
8
RICHARDS
9
ROOST
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
JONES
2
RAINE
3
HAYWARD
4
CLEARY
5
LEAKE
6
SPROSON
7
HOUGH
8
POOLE
9
WILKINSON
10
STEELE
11
CUNLIFFE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
  Keith JONES
1
2
John NEAL
                 
David RAINE
2
3
Stan EARL
                 
Basil HAYWARD
3
4
Maurice OWEN
                 
Bill CLEARY
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Albert LEAKE
5
6
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
                 
Roy SPROSON
6
7
John SKULL
                 
Fred HOUGH
7

8
John RICHARDS
                 
Harry POOLE
8

9
Bill ROOST
                 
Jack WILKINSON
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
                 
Stan STEELE
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Jack CUNLIFFE
11














Results on Saturday, December 28, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, December 28, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 25 15 3 7 53 40 1.33 33 
2 Norwich City 25 12 9 4 45 37 1.22 33 
3 Reading 25 12 7 6 44 26 1.69 31 
4 Swindon Town 27 11 9 7 45 32 1.41 31 
5 Plymouth Argyle 26 14 3 9 38 31 1.23 31 
6 Shrewsbury Town 26 11 7 8 31 35 0.89 29 
7 Port Vale 25 11 6 8 41 23 1.78 28 
8 Southend United 25 11 6 8 51 29 1.76 28 
9 Southampton 26 11 6 9 61 44 1.39 28 
10 Brentford 25 11 6 8 42 35 1.20 28 
11 Newport County 25 10 8 7 37 35 1.06 28 
12 Colchester United 26 10 8 8 42 46 0.91 28 
13 Queens Park Rangers 25 10 7 8 34 35 0.97 27 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 24 11 4 9 44 41 1.07 26 
15 Crystal Palace 25 9 6 10 37 40 0.93 24 
16 Watford 26 7 10 9 34 37 0.92 24 
17 Coventry City 23 8 5 10 25 38 0.66 21 
18 Millwall 25 8 3 14 37 43 0.86 19 
19 Northampton Town 25 7 5 13 35 45 0.78 19 
20 Exeter City 26 7 5 14 35 50 0.70 19 
21 Gillingham 24 7 5 12 27 39 0.69 19 
22 Aldershot 25 6 6 13 32 53 0.60 18 
23 Walsall 23 5 5 13 26 41 0.63 15 
24 Torquay United 25 4 7 14 23 44 0.52 15 

Key: Promotion Relegation