Football League Division Three
Saturday, April 1, 1961

Colchester United Swindon Town
B.Hunt (27'), M.King (52'), P.Wright (75')
HT: 1-1 B.Woodruff (2')
Attendance:  3,182   Referee:  A.J. Sturgeon


1
AMES
2
EAGLES
3
FOWLER
4
HARRIS
5
MILLIGAN
6
HAMMOND
7
HILL
8
HUNT
9
KING
10
MCLEOD
11
WRIGHT
1
TEAGUE
2
JONES
3
THOMPSON
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
BELL
7
CORBETT
8
HUNT
9
SUMMERBEE
10
WOODRUFF
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Percy AMES
                 
Mick TEAGUE
1
2
Alan EAGLES
                 
Ken JONES
2
3
John FOWLER
                 
Fred THOMPSON
3
4
Trevor HARRIS
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
Chic MILLIGAN
                 
Maurice OWEN
5
6
Cyril HAMMOND
                 
John BELL
6
7
Bobby HILL
                 
David CORBETT
7

8
Bobby HUNT
               
Ernie HUNT
8

9
Martyn KING
               
  Mike SUMMERBEE
9
10
Sammy MCLEOD
               
Bobby WOODRUFF
10
11
Peter WRIGHT
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, April 1, 1961: League Table

 
  Barnsley 5 - 1 Port Vale  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 0 Chesterfield  
  Bradford City 2 - 1 Southend United  
  Bristol City 0 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  
  Colchester United 3 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Coventry City 2 - 0 Halifax Town  
  Grimsby Town 0 - 0 Brentford  
  Hull City 3 - 2 Watford  
  Newport County 2 - 2 Torquay United  
  Notts County 0 - 3 Bury  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 0 Walsall  
  Reading 1 - 2 Tranmere Rovers  

Table as at Saturday, April 1, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 40 26 6 8 99 44 2.25 58 
2 Queens Park Rangers 39 22 9 8 77 48 1.60 53 
3 Walsall 40 23 5 12 84 55 1.53 51 
4 Grimsby Town 39 18 10 11 69 56 1.23 46 
5 Notts County 39 18 8 13 73 68 1.07 44 
6 Port Vale 40 16 11 13 89 72 1.24 43 
7 Torquay United 39 14 15 10 69 63 1.10 43 
8 Watford 39 16 11 12 69 65 1.06 43 
9 Barnsley 36 18 5 13 70 65 1.08 41 
10 Newport County 39 16 9 14 74 76 0.97 41 
11 Hull City 38 16 7 15 64 61 1.05 39 
12 Halifax Town 38 12 15 11 61 66 0.92 39 
13 Coventry City 38 14 10 14 70 64 1.09 38 
14 Bristol City 40 15 8 17 62 63 0.98 38 
15 Shrewsbury Town 37 12 13 12 64 62 1.03 37 
16 Brentford 38 11 13 14 47 58 0.81 35 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 40 13 8 19 52 68 0.76 34 
18 Southend United 39 11 11 17 52 66 0.79 33 
19 Tranmere Rovers 40 13 6 21 72 106 0.68 32 
20 Bradford City 39 10 11 18 56 74 0.76 31 
21 Swindon Town 38 9 12 17 51 52 0.98 30 
22 Reading 37 9 11 17 53 74 0.72 29 
23 Chesterfield 40 9 9 22 54 74 0.73 27 
24 Colchester United 40 9 9 22 57 88 0.65 27 

Key: Promotion Relegation