Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 5, 1955

Swindon Town Walsall
D.Gibson (42'), H.Williams (70')
HT: 1-1 D.Dorman (22', 84')
Attendance:  5,148   Referee:  A.W. Smith


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMSON
7
GIBSON
8
SAMPSON
9
OWEN
10
WILLIAMS
11
WILLIAMS
1
BALDWIN
2
GUTTRIDGE
3
VINALL
4
CROOK
5
BRIDGETT
6
TARRANT
7
MORRIS
8
DORMAN
9
RICHARDS
10
LOVE
11
COUSANS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Harry BALDWIN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Bill GUTTRIDGE
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Albert VINALL
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
Billy CROOK
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Jack BRIDGETT
5
6
Stewart WILLIAMSON
                 
Ted TARRANT
6
7
Dave GIBSON
               
Fred MORRIS
7

8
Ray SAMPSON
               
Don DORMAN
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Tony RICHARDS
9
10
Henry WILLIAMS
               
Jack LOVE
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Eric COUSANS
11














Results on Saturday, March 5, 1955: League Table

 
  Aldershot 0 - 2 Bristol City  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 0 - 3 Leyton Orient  
  Colchester United 3 - 2 Brentford  
  Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Shrewsbury Town  
  Exeter City 0 - 0 Coventry City  
  Newport County 0 - 1 Southampton  
  Northampton Town 2 - 6 Reading  
  Norwich City 0 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 2 Millwall  
  Southend United 1 - 2 Torquay United  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Walsall  
  Watford 1 - 1 Gillingham  

Table as at Saturday, March 5, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 34 21 7 6 72 40 1.80 49 
2 Leyton Orient 32 21 6 5 67 28 2.39 48 
3 Southampton 34 19 8 7 55 36 1.53 46 
4 Millwall 32 16 8 8 48 36 1.33 40 
5 Gillingham 33 15 9 9 57 51 1.12 39 
6 Norwich City 33 14 7 12 46 40 1.15 35 
7 Queens Park Rangers 33 12 11 10 53 47 1.13 35 
8 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 33 11 13 9 49 45 1.09 35 
9 Watford 32 12 10 10 49 43 1.14 34 
10 Coventry City 31 13 7 11 46 39 1.18 33 
11 Torquay United 32 13 6 13 59 62 0.95 32 
12 Northampton Town 33 13 6 14 52 59 0.88 32 
13 Southend United 32 11 9 12 60 60 1.00 31 
14 Brighton and Hove Albion 31 12 6 13 49 45 1.09 30 
15 Exeter City 32 9 11 12 33 44 0.75 29 
16 Aldershot 32 11 6 15 46 50 0.92 28 
17 Shrewsbury Town 33 10 8 15 45 64 0.70 28 
18 Reading 32 9 9 14 49 55 0.89 27 
19 Brentford 32 8 10 14 59 67 0.88 26 
20 Swindon Town 31 8 10 13 34 41 0.83 26 
21 Colchester United 32 8 9 15 35 55 0.64 25 
22 Crystal Palace 33 6 12 15 35 63 0.56 24 
23 Newport County 31 6 11 14 38 51 0.75 23 
24 Walsall 31 5 9 17 48 63 0.76 19 

Key: Promotion Re-election