Football League Division Three
Saturday, January 3, 1959

Swindon Town Southampton
A.Micklewright (20', 36'), P.Chamberlain (56')
HT: 2-1 B.Clifton (33')
Attendance:  12,070   Referee:  J.W. Hunt


1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
LEE
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
OWEN
7
CORBETT
8
RICHARDS
9
MIDDLETON
10
MICKLEWRIGHT
11
CHAMBERLAIN
1
GODFREY
2
DAVIES
3
HILLIER
4
SIMPSON
5
PAGE
6
MULGREW
7
PAINE
8
ROPER
9
LIVESEY
10
CLIFTON
11
HOSKINS

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Tony GODFREY
1
2
John NEAL
                 
Ron DAVIES
2
3
Jimmy LEE
                 
Barry HILLIER
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Terry SIMPSON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
John PAGE
5
6
Maurice OWEN
                 
Tommy MULGREW
6
7
David CORBETT
                 
  Terry PAINE
7

8
John RICHARDS
                 
Don ROPER
8

9
Ray MIDDLETON
                 
Charlie LIVESEY
9
10
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
             
Brian CLIFTON
10
11
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
               
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Results on Saturday, January 3, 1959: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 0 Bury  
  Brentford 2 - 1 Wrexham  
  Chesterfield 3 - 1 Newport County  
  Colchester United 3 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Hull City 4 - 0 Bradford City  
  Mansfield Town 3 - 2 Accrington Stanley  
  Norwich City 4 - 0 Southend United  
  Notts County 4 - 4 Halifax Town  
  Reading 3 - 0 Rochdale  
  Stockport County 2 - 0 Doncaster Rovers  
  Swindon Town 3 - 1 Southampton  

Table as at Saturday, January 3, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 25 14 8 3 57 34 1.68 36 
2 Hull City 28 15 6 7 56 35 1.60 36 
3 Colchester United 25 11 8 6 45 33 1.36 30 
4 Reading 26 11 8 7 42 31 1.35 30 
5 Southend United 26 12 6 8 47 40 1.18 30 
6 Southampton 26 10 9 7 58 42 1.38 29 
7 Swindon Town 25 11 7 7 35 26 1.35 29 
8 Accrington Stanley 26 11 7 8 47 38 1.24 29 
9 Brentford 26 10 9 7 32 29 1.10 29 
10 Bury 27 10 8 9 48 38 1.26 28 
11 Tranmere Rovers 26 11 6 9 45 39 1.15 28 
12 Newport County 26 10 7 9 43 42 1.02 27 
13 Wrexham 26 10 7 9 40 43 0.93 27 
14 Queens Park Rangers 26 10 6 10 42 47 0.89 26 
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 27 11 3 13 40 44 0.91 25 
16 Bradford City 26 9 6 11 47 47 1.00 24 
17 Norwich City 25 8 8 9 39 39 1.00 24 
18 Chesterfield 27 8 8 11 39 40 0.98 24 
19 Halifax Town 24 11 2 11 43 50 0.86 24 
20 Stockport County 26 8 5 13 40 48 0.83 21 
21 Mansfield Town 24 8 5 11 41 56 0.73 21 
22 Notts County 26 3 11 12 34 58 0.59 17 
23 Rochdale 26 4 6 16 22 49 0.45 14 
24 Doncaster Rovers 27 6 2 19 24 58 0.41 14 

Key: Promotion Relegation