Football League Division Three
Saturday, September 12, 1959

Swindon Town York City
D.Layne (53')
HT: 0-0 N.Wilkinson (71')
Attendance:  12,908   Referee:  J.K. Taylor


1
BURTON
2
THOMPSON
3
BINGLEY
4
MORGAN
5
MELLOR
6
WOODRUFF
7
CORBETT
8
RICHARDS
9
LAYNE
10
GAULD
11
DARCY
1
GRANGER
2
RAMSEY
3
HOWE
4
BATTYE
5
JACKSON
6
WRAGG
7
HUGHES
8
EDGAR
9
WILKINSON
10
ADDISON
11
POWELL

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Mick GRANGER
1
2
Fred THOMPSON
                 
Bob RAMSEY
2
3
Walter BINGLEY
                 
George HOWE
3
4
Keith MORGAN
                 
John BATTYE
4
5
Ken MELLOR
                 
Barry JACKSON
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Peter WRAGG
6
7
David CORBETT
                 
Billy HUGHES
7

8
John RICHARDS
                 
Johnny EDGAR
8

9
David LAYNE
             
Norman WILKINSON
9
10
Jimmy GAULD
                 
Colin ADDISON
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
John POWELL
11














Results on Saturday, September 12, 1959: League Table

 
  Accrington Stanley 1 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 2 Grimsby Town  
  Brentford 2 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Chesterfield 0 - 3 Coventry City  
  Colchester United 4 - 2 Reading  
  Halifax Town 1 - 0 Bury  
  Mansfield Town 1 - 4 Barnsley  
  Newport County 2 - 0 Bradford City  
  Norwich City 5 - 1 Port Vale  
  Southend United 2 - 4 Southampton  
  Swindon Town 1 - 1 York City  
  Tranmere Rovers 4 - 1 Wrexham  

Table as at Saturday, September 12, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Norwich City 7 4 3 0 17 6 2.83 11 
2 Halifax Town 7 4 2 1 9 6 1.50 10 
3 Bury 7 4 1 2 14 5 2.80
4 Queens Park Rangers 7 4 1 2 14 6 2.33
5 Grimsby Town 7 4 1 2 21 11 1.91
6 Coventry City 7 3 3 1 13 7 1.86
7 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 7 4 1 2 12 7 1.71
8 Southampton 7 3 3 1 19 15 1.27
9 Brentford 7 3 3 1 15 12 1.25
10 Newport County 7 4 1 2 8 8 1.00
11 Shrewsbury Town 7 3 2 2 15 9 1.67
12 Bradford City 7 3 2 2 12 10 1.20
13 Swindon Town 7 3 2 2 14 12 1.17
14 Tranmere Rovers 7 3 1 3 17 9 1.89
15 Barnsley 7 2 3 2 12 10 1.20
16 Colchester United 7 2 2 3 13 17 0.76
17 York City 7 2 2 3 6 9 0.67
18 Port Vale 7 2 1 4 6 20 0.30
19 Chesterfield 7 2 0 5 12 20 0.60
20 Wrexham 7 1 2 4 9 18 0.50
21 Mansfield Town 7 1 2 4 6 15 0.40
22 Accrington Stanley 7 1 2 4 8 21 0.38
23 Southend United 7 1 1 5 7 18 0.39
24 Reading 7 0 1 6 13 21 0.62

Key: Promotion Relegation