Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 31, 1955

Swindon Town Ipswich Town

HT: 0-0 T.Parker (64')
Attendance:  10,909   Referee:  J.W. Malcolm


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
FOX
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
MCSHANE
7
GIBSON
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
BRENNAN
1
MCMILLAN
2
ACRES
3
MALCOLM
4
BAKER
5
REES
6
ELSWORTHY
7
REED
8
LEADBETTER
9
BLACKMAN
10
PARKER
11
MACLUCKIE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
George MCMILLAN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Basil ACRES
2
3
Geoff FOX
                 
Ken MALCOLM
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
  Billy BAKER
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Doug REES
5
6
Anthony MCSHANE
                 
John ELSWORTHY
6
7
Dave GIBSON
                 
  Billy REED
7

8
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Jimmy LEADBETTER
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Ronnie BLACKMAN
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Tommy PARKER
10
11
Jim BRENNAN
                 
George MACLUCKIE
11














Results on Saturday, December 31, 1955: League Table

 
  Aldershot 0 - 3 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 0 Watford  
  Colchester United 2 - 0 Coventry City  
  Crystal Palace 2 - 2 Millwall  
  Gillingham 2 - 0 Reading  
  Leyton Orient 3 - 0 Southend United  
  Newport County 2 - 0 Walsall  
  Northampton Town 3 - 1 Southampton  
  Norwich City 1 - 0 Brentford  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Swindon Town 0 - 1 Ipswich Town  
  Torquay United 3 - 1 Exeter City  

Table as at Saturday, December 31, 1955:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 25 15 7 3 58 17 3.41 37 
2 Ipswich Town 26 14 8 4 62 39 1.59 36 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 26 15 5 6 65 24 2.71 35 
4 Torquay United 26 14 7 5 51 30 1.70 35 
5 Northampton Town 26 15 3 8 46 37 1.24 33 
6 Norwich City 26 13 7 6 54 47 1.15 33 
7 Coventry City 27 14 4 9 47 33 1.42 32 
8 Southend United 26 14 3 9 57 52 1.10 31 
9 Brentford 26 11 6 9 38 43 0.88 28 
10 Gillingham 26 11 5 10 42 37 1.14 27 
11 Shrewsbury Town 26 11 5 10 45 40 1.13 27 
12 Colchester United 26 10 6 10 40 50 0.80 26 
13 Newport County 27 10 5 12 38 46 0.83 25 
14 Southampton 26 10 4 12 51 49 1.04 24 
15 Exeter City 26 8 8 10 30 39 0.77 24 
16 Aldershot 26 6 10 10 45 52 0.87 22 
17 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 26 8 6 12 30 35 0.86 22 
18 Watford 26 7 7 12 33 52 0.63 21 
19 Crystal Palace 26 6 8 12 33 45 0.73 20 
20 Reading 26 7 5 14 41 51 0.80 19 
21 Queens Park Rangers 26 5 9 12 32 47 0.68 19 
22 Walsall 26 7 3 16 35 59 0.59 17 
23 Millwall 25 6 4 15 40 60 0.67 16 
24 Swindon Town 26 4 7 15 20 49 0.41 15 

Key: Promotion Re-election