Football League Division Three
Saturday, April 18, 1959

Southend United Swindon Town

HT: 0-1 J.Richards (30', 70')
Attendance:  7,384   Referee:  R.H. Windle


1
RONSON
2
WILLIAMSON
3
ANDERSON
4
MORRISON
5
COSTELLO
6
DUFFY
7
STENHOUSE
8
MCCRORY
9
HOLLIS
10
HOUGHTON
11
PUNTON
1
CHANDLER
2
NEAL
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
TILLEY
7
STEPHENS
8
RICHARDS
9
MARSHALL
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Brian RONSON
                 
Ray CHANDLER
1
2
Arthur WILLIAMSON
                 
John NEAL
2
3
Sandy ANDERSON
                 
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
Willie MORRISON
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Lou COSTELLO
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
John DUFFY
                 
Rex TILLEY
6
7
Alec STENHOUSE
                 
John STEPHENS
7

8
Sammy MCCRORY  
               
John RICHARDS
8

9
Roy HOLLIS
                 
William MARSHALL
9
10
Bud HOUGHTON
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Bill PUNTON
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, April 18, 1959: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 0 - 0 Notts County  
  Bury 1 - 1 Brentford  
  Colchester United 1 - 0 Chesterfield  
  Doncaster Rovers 1 - 1 Wrexham  
  Norwich City 1 - 0 Mansfield Town  
  Plymouth Argyle 1 - 0 Southampton  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Hull City  
  Reading 1 - 3 Newport County  
  Rochdale 0 - 3 Bradford City  
  Southend United 0 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Stockport County 0 - 1 Halifax Town  
  Tranmere Rovers 9 - 0 Accrington Stanley  

Table as at Saturday, April 18, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 43 22 14 7 86 57 1.51 58 
2 Hull City 43 24 9 10 85 50 1.70 57 
3 Brentford 42 19 14 9 66 44 1.50 52 
4 Norwich City 42 20 12 10 80 57 1.40 52 
5 Tranmere Rovers 44 21 7 16 82 64 1.28 49 
6 Reading 43 20 8 15 72 59 1.22 48 
7 Southend United 44 20 8 16 79 72 1.10 48 
8 Bury 44 17 13 14 67 54 1.24 47 
9 Halifax Town 41 19 7 15 71 71 1.00 45 
10 Colchester United 41 17 10 14 62 61 1.02 44 
11 Southampton 43 16 10 17 84 74 1.14 42 
12 Bradford City 43 16 10 17 81 75 1.08 42 
13 Chesterfield 44 16 10 18 65 62 1.05 42 
14 Queens Park Rangers 43 17 8 18 69 75 0.92 42 
15 Swindon Town 43 14 13 16 52 51 1.02 41 
16 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 43 15 11 17 62 67 0.93 41 
17 Accrington Stanley 43 15 11 17 69 78 0.88 41 
18 Newport County 42 16 8 18 66 65 1.02 40 
19 Mansfield Town 43 14 12 17 69 90 0.77 40 
20 Wrexham 43 12 13 18 56 75 0.75 37 
21 Stockport County 43 12 10 21 61 74 0.82 34 
22 Doncaster Rovers 44 14 4 26 49 87 0.56 32 
23 Notts County 43 8 13 22 53 86 0.62 29 
24 Rochdale 43 8 11 24 37 75 0.49 27 

Key: Promotion Relegation