Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 29, 1955

Reading Swindon Town
B.Bedford (70'), D.Uphill (86')
HT: 0-1 M.Bull (21')
Attendance:  7,891   Referee:  W. Ling


1
MEESON
2
PENFORD
3
LEACH
4
DAVIS
5
LIVINGSTONE
6
MCLAREN
7
HINSHELWOOD
8
CAMPBELL
9
BEDFORD
10
UPHILL
11
WHEELER
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
PAGE
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMSON
7
BULL
8
MCCLELLAND
9
HUNTER
10
SAMPSON
11
BEARDS

Lineups
1
Dave MEESON
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Dennis PENFORD
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Brian LEACH
                 
Mick PAGE
3
4
Fred DAVIS
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Billy LIVINGSTONE
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Eddie MCLAREN
                 
Stewart WILLIAMSON
6
7
Wally HINSHELWOOD
               
Mike BULL
7

8
Bobby CAMPBELL  
                 
John MCCLELLAND
8

9
Brian BEDFORD
               
Robert HUNTER
9
10
Dennis UPHILL
               
Ray SAMPSON
10
11
Jimmy WHEELER
                 
Alan BEARDS
11














Results on Saturday, January 29, 1955: League Table

 
  Exeter City 3 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Gillingham 2 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Millwall 1 - 0 Watford  
  Norwich City 0 - 1 Bristol City  
  Queens Park Rangers 3 - 2 Coventry City  
  Reading 2 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 0 Aldershot  
  Southampton 0 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Southend United 2 - 1 Walsall  

Table as at Saturday, January 29, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 27 19 4 4 59 24 2.46 42 
2 Bristol City 29 17 6 6 60 34 1.76 40 
3 Southampton 29 16 6 7 49 33 1.48 38 
4 Millwall 27 15 5 7 40 28 1.43 35 
5 Gillingham 28 15 5 8 50 43 1.16 35 
6 Norwich City 28 14 5 9 43 33 1.30 33 
7 Queens Park Rangers 28 11 10 7 47 39 1.21 32 
8 Southend United 27 11 9 7 53 44 1.20 31 
9 Coventry City 27 12 6 9 41 33 1.24 30 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 28 8 12 8 43 40 1.08 28 
11 Watford 27 10 7 10 42 39 1.08 27 
12 Aldershot 28 11 5 12 41 41 1.00 27 
13 Northampton Town 29 11 5 13 38 46 0.83 27 
14 Brighton and Hove Albion 26 11 3 12 42 39 1.08 25 
15 Exeter City 27 8 9 10 29 39 0.74 25 
16 Torquay United 27 9 5 13 48 57 0.84 23 
17 Shrewsbury Town 29 8 7 14 38 58 0.66 23 
18 Brentford 27 7 8 12 50 56 0.89 22 
19 Swindon Town 28 7 8 13 30 38 0.79 22 
20 Reading 27 7 8 12 36 48 0.75 22 
21 Newport County 27 6 9 12 36 46 0.78 21 
22 Colchester United 27 6 7 14 30 50 0.60 19 
23 Crystal Palace 28 5 9 14 29 53 0.55 19 
24 Walsall 27 5 6 16 41 54 0.76 16 

Key: Promotion Re-election