Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, February 2, 1957

Swindon Town Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic
J.Fountain (15'), B.Edwards (24' pen)
HT: 2-0 R.Cutler (50')
Attendance:  11,388   Referee:  A. Bond


1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
EARL
4
CROSS
5
JACK
6
FOUNTAIN
7
OWEN
8
PEMBERY
9
MICKLEWRIGHT
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
GODWIN
2
LYONS
3
WOOLLARD
4
CLAYTON
5
HUGHES
6
BROWN
7
STIFFLE
8
ARNOTT
9
BEDFORD
10
NEWSHAM
11
CUTLER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
  Tommy GODWIN
1
2
George HUNT
                 
view STFC profileMike LYONS
2
3
Stan EARL
                 
Arnold WOOLLARD
3
4
Jim CROSS
                 
view STFC profileLewis CLAYTON
4
5
Vince JACK
                 
Harry HUGHES
5
6
Jack FOUNTAIN
               
Joe BROWN
6
7
Maurice OWEN
                 
Nelson STIFFLE
7

8
Gordon PEMBERY
                 
John ARNOTT
8

9
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
                 
Brian BEDFORD
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Stan NEWSHAM
10
11
Arnold DARCY
               
Reg CUTLER
11














Results on Saturday, February 2, 1957: League Table

 
  Aldershot 4 - 1 Walsall  
  Brentford 1 - 1 Ipswich Town  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Millwall  
  Colchester United 1 - 0 Newport County  
  Coventry City 1 - 4 Plymouth Argyle  
  Crystal Palace 2 - 0 Southend United  
  Exeter City 0 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Gillingham 1 - 1 Torquay United  
  Norwich City 2 - 5 Reading  
  Southampton 1 - 2 Queens Park Rangers  
  Swindon Town 2 - 1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Watford 2 - 3 Shrewsbury Town  

Table as at Saturday, February 2, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 31 17 7 7 66 39 1.69 41 
2 Torquay United 30 15 9 6 50 48 1.04 39 
3 Southampton 28 15 6 7 48 28 1.71 36 
4 Ipswich Town 30 14 6 10 66 39 1.69 34 
5 Shrewsbury Town 29 10 13 6 45 46 0.98 33 
6 Northampton Town 31 12 8 11 48 43 1.12 32 
7 Reading 29 13 6 10 53 48 1.10 32 
8 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 29 11 9 9 54 38 1.42 31 
9 Queens Park Rangers 29 11 9 9 37 37 1.00 31 
10 Walsall 31 10 10 11 56 48 1.17 30 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 31 11 8 12 53 52 1.02 30 
12 Brentford 29 10 9 10 48 51 0.94 29 
13 Newport County 26 9 10 7 34 27 1.26 28 
14 Watford 29 12 4 13 51 49 1.04 28 
15 Millwall 28 11 6 11 47 58 0.81 28 
16 Southend United 29 10 7 12 45 47 0.96 27 
17 Aldershot 30 10 7 13 56 64 0.88 27 
18 Crystal Palace 29 8 11 10 42 48 0.88 27 
19 Gillingham 31 8 11 12 42 56 0.75 27 
20 Exeter City 30 8 10 12 37 45 0.82 26 
21 Plymouth Argyle 29 9 6 14 40 49 0.82 24 
22 Coventry City 29 8 8 13 41 57 0.72 24 
23 Swindon Town 30 10 3 17 49 71 0.69 23 
24 Norwich City 31 5 11 15 41 61 0.67 21 

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