Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 2, 1955

Swindon Town Brentford
M.Owen (2')
HT: 1-0 J.Taylor (53')
Attendance:  5,924   Referee:  F. Read


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
MCCLELLAND
9
OWEN
10
SAMPSON
11
BULL
1
NEWTON
2
BASSHAM
3
HORNE
4
BRISTOW
5
LATIMER
6
COOTE
7
HEATH
8
STOBBART
9
DUDLEY
10
TAYLOR
11
HARPER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Reg NEWTON
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Alan BASSHAM
2
3
Peter HILTON
                 
Ken HORNE
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
George BRISTOW
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Frank LATIMER
5
6
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Ken COOTE
6
7
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
                 
Dennis HEATH
7

8
John MCCLELLAND
                 
George STOBBART
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Frank DUDLEY
9
10
Ray SAMPSON
               
Jeff TAYLOR
10
11
Mike BULL
                 
Tony HARPER
11














Results on Saturday, April 2, 1955: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 2, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 39 26 7 6 88 42 2.10 59 
2 Leyton Orient 37 23 8 6 78 32 2.44 54 
3 Southampton 38 22 8 8 63 39 1.62 52 
4 Millwall 38 17 10 11 60 52 1.15 44 
5 Gillingham 37 17 10 10 64 56 1.14 44 
6 Watford 37 15 11 11 57 49 1.16 41 
7 Norwich City 37 16 7 14 51 45 1.13 39 
8 Queens Park Rangers 37 14 11 12 59 55 1.07 39 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 37 12 14 11 53 49 1.08 38 
10 Torquay United 37 14 9 14 66 68 0.97 37 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 36 15 6 15 61 54 1.13 36 
12 Northampton Town 37 15 6 16 56 69 0.81 36 
13 Coventry City 34 13 9 12 47 41 1.15 35 
14 Reading 37 11 11 15 55 60 0.92 33 
15 Southend United 35 11 10 14 61 63 0.97 32 
16 Brentford 36 10 12 14 64 70 0.91 32 
17 Aldershot 37 11 10 16 52 58 0.90 32 
18 Shrewsbury Town 36 11 8 17 49 68 0.72 30 
19 Crystal Palace 37 8 14 15 43 67 0.64 30 
20 Exeter City 37 9 12 16 37 59 0.63 30 
21 Newport County 36 8 13 15 47 59 0.80 29 
22 Swindon Town 35 8 12 15 36 48 0.75 28 
23 Colchester United 37 8 12 17 41 66 0.62 28 
24 Walsall 36 5 12 19 54 73 0.74 22 

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