Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 28, 1956

Aldershot Swindon Town
N.Menzies (42')
HT: 1-0 M.Owen (~47')
Attendance:  3,972   Referee:  E.T. Jennings


1
AMOS
2
JEFFERSON
3
JACKSON
4
LACEY
5
REDDIE
6
NEAVE
7
HAMPSON
8
MCILVENNEY
9
GAYNOR
10
MENZIES
11
FLINT
1
BURTON
2
BRENNAN
3
HILTON
4
CROSS
5
HUDSON
6
WILLIAMS
7
RISEBOROUGH
8
MICKLEWRIGHT
9
OWEN
10
EDWARDS
11
MOSS

Lineups
1
Keith AMOS
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Stan JEFFERSON
                 
Jim BRENNAN
2
3
Jimmy JACKSON
                 
Peter HILTON
3
4
Bill LACEY
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
Tom REDDIE
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Gordon NEAVE
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
6
7
Ray HAMPSON
                 
Cyril RISEBOROUGH
7

8
Paddy MCILVENNEY
                 
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
8

9
Jimmy GAYNOR
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Norman MENZIES
               
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Ken FLINT
                 
Terry MOSS
11














Results on Saturday, April 28, 1956: League Table

 
  Aldershot 1 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Torquay United  
  Colchester United 3 - 2 Norwich City  
  Coventry City 0 - 0 Reading  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 0 Newport County  
  Exeter City 2 - 1 Gillingham  
  Millwall 5 - 0 Southend United  
  Queens Park Rangers 3 - 2 Northampton Town  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 1 Ipswich Town  
  Walsall 1 - 3 Southampton  
  Watford 0 - 2 Brentford  

Table as at Saturday, April 28, 1956:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Leyton Orient 44 29 8 7 105 42 2.50 66 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 46 29 7 10 112 50 2.24 65 
3 Ipswich Town 45 24 14 7 104 59 1.76 62 
4 Southend United 45 21 11 13 86 77 1.12 53 
5 Norwich City 45 19 13 13 86 81 1.06 51 
6 Torquay United 45 19 12 14 83 61 1.36 50 
7 Brentford 45 18 14 13 67 65 1.03 50 
8 Coventry City 46 20 9 17 73 60 1.22 49 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 45 19 10 16 62 49 1.27 48 
10 Colchester United 46 18 11 17 76 81 0.94 47 
11 Northampton Town 46 20 7 19 67 71 0.94 47 
12 Gillingham 45 18 10 17 67 70 0.96 46 
13 Southampton 46 18 8 20 91 81 1.12 44 
14 Shrewsbury Town 45 16 12 17 67 66 1.02 44 
15 Aldershot 46 12 16 18 70 90 0.78 40 
16 Exeter City 46 15 10 21 58 77 0.75 40 
17 Reading 46 15 9 22 70 79 0.89 39 
18 Queens Park Rangers 46 14 11 21 64 86 0.74 39 
19 Newport County 46 15 9 22 58 79 0.73 39 
20 Walsall 45 15 8 22 67 82 0.82 38 
21 Watford 46 13 11 22 52 85 0.61 37 
22 Crystal Palace 45 12 10 23 54 81 0.67 34 
23 Millwall 44 13 6 25 77 100 0.77 32 
24 Swindon Town 46 8 14 24 34 78 0.44 30 

Key: Promotion Re-election