Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 16, 1957

Coventry City Swindon Town
J.Boxley (68'), K.McPherson (85', ~90')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  8,819   Referee:  G.W. Hunt


1
BENTLEY
2
PATRICK
3
KLETZENBAUER
4
AUSTIN
5
WASSALL
6
JAMIESON
7
ROGERS
8
HILL
9
MCPHERSON
10
SAMBROOK
11
BOXLEY
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
EARL
4
CROSS
5
DEAR
6
FOUNTAIN
7
CAMERON
8
OWEN
9
RICHARDS
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Alf BENTLEY
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bill PATRICK
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Frank KLETZENBAUER
                 
Stan EARL
3
4
Frank AUSTIN
                 
Jim CROSS
4
5
John WASSALL
                 
Gerry DEAR
5
6
Iain JAMIESON
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
6
7
Jimmy ROGERS
                 
Duncan CAMERON
7

8
Peter HILL
                 
Maurice OWEN
8

9
Ken MCPHERSON view STFC profile
               
John RICHARDS
9
10
Ray SAMBROOK
                 
Bob EDWARDS
10
11
Jack BOXLEY
               
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, March 16, 1957: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 16, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Colchester United 37 19 11 7 72 42 1.71 49 
2 Torquay United 37 19 9 9 75 59 1.27 47 
3 Ipswich Town 36 19 7 10 82 41 2.00 45 
4 Walsall 37 14 12 11 71 57 1.25 40 
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 37 15 10 12 65 55 1.18 40 
6 Southampton 34 16 7 11 56 37 1.51 39 
7 Reading 36 16 7 13 68 61 1.11 39 
8 Queens Park Rangers 35 15 9 11 49 46 1.07 39 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 35 14 10 11 67 48 1.40 38 
10 Brentford 36 14 10 12 66 64 1.03 38 
11 Shrewsbury Town 35 12 14 9 58 60 0.97 38 
12 Northampton Town 36 14 8 14 57 54 1.06 36 
13 Gillingham 37 12 11 14 51 62 0.82 35 
14 Newport County 32 11 12 9 45 41 1.10 34 
15 Aldershot 36 13 8 15 68 76 0.89 34 
16 Millwall 35 13 8 14 52 72 0.72 34 
17 Watford 35 13 7 15 58 59 0.98 33 
18 Southend United 35 11 9 15 52 57 0.91 31 
19 Plymouth Argyle 36 12 7 17 53 61 0.87 31 
20 Crystal Palace 36 9 12 15 45 59 0.76 30 
21 Coventry City 35 10 9 16 51 68 0.75 29 
22 Exeter City 37 9 11 17 47 65 0.72 29 
23 Norwich City 37 7 11 19 52 81 0.64 25 
24 Swindon Town 36 11 3 22 54 89 0.61 25 

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