Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 14, 1957

Swindon Town Reading
J.Richards (25')
HT: 1-0 R.Reeves (80' pen)
Attendance:  14,418   Referee:  G.W. Pullin


1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
LEE
4
CLAYTON
5
HUDSON
6
OWEN
7
SKULL
8
RICHARDS
9
ROOST
10
EDWARDS
11
DARCY
1
JONES
2
LAWRENCE
3
REEVES
4
ANDERTON
5
DAVIES
6
EVANS
7
WHEELER
8
WHITEHOUSE
9
DIXON
10
WALKER
11
HARRISON

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Dave JONES
1
2
John NEAL
                 
David LAWRENCE
2
3
Jimmy LEE
               
Ray REEVES
3
4
Lewis CLAYTON
                 
Sylvan ANDERTON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Bill DAVIES
5
6
Maurice OWEN
                 
Maurice EVANS
6
7
John SKULL
                 
Jimmy WHEELER
7

8
John RICHARDS
               
Jimmy WHITEHOUSE
8

9
Bill ROOST
                 
Tommy DIXON
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
                 
Johnny WALKER
10
11
Arnold DARCY
                 
Peter HARRISON
11














Results on Saturday, December 14, 1957: League Table

 
  Aldershot 0 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 5 - 2 Colchester United  
  Exeter City 0 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Gillingham 1 - 1 Watford  
  Millwall 0 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Newport County 3 - 1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Plymouth Argyle 4 - 0 Coventry City  
  Port Vale 2 - 1 Walsall  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Torquay United  
  Southampton 7 - 3 Norwich City  
  Southend United 0 - 0 Brentford  
  Swindon Town 1 - 1 Reading  

Table as at Saturday, December 14, 1957:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Swindon Town 23 11 7 5 42 25 1.68 29 
2 Brighton and Hove Albion 21 13 2 6 45 34 1.32 28 
3 Norwich City 22 9 9 4 38 36 1.06 27 
4 Brentford 21 11 4 6 39 28 1.39 26 
5 Port Vale 21 10 5 6 35 20 1.75 25 
6 Reading 21 9 7 5 36 21 1.71 25 
7 Plymouth Argyle 22 12 1 9 30 26 1.15 25 
8 Newport County 21 8 8 5 31 30 1.03 24 
9 Shrewsbury Town 22 9 6 7 26 31 0.84 24 
10 Southampton 22 9 5 8 50 37 1.35 23 
11 Queens Park Rangers 21 10 3 8 30 31 0.97 23 
12 Colchester United 23 8 7 8 34 44 0.77 23 
13 Southend United 21 8 5 8 44 27 1.63 21 
14 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 20 9 3 8 36 36 1.00 21 
15 Watford 23 6 9 8 30 31 0.97 21 
16 Crystal Palace 21 7 6 8 31 33 0.94 20 
17 Millwall 21 8 3 10 33 34 0.97 19 
18 Northampton Town 22 6 4 12 31 43 0.72 16 
19 Aldershot 21 6 4 11 25 37 0.68 16 
20 Coventry City 19 6 4 9 21 34 0.62 16 
21 Walsall 19 5 5 9 25 32 0.78 15 
22 Gillingham 20 6 3 11 21 31 0.68 15 
23 Torquay United 21 4 7 10 19 30 0.63 15 
24 Exeter City 22 4 5 13 25 46 0.54 13 

Key: Promotion Relegation