Football League Division Three
Saturday, January 31, 1959

Swindon Town Halifax Town

HT: 0-2 C.Smith (6'), A.Blackburn (11')
Attendance:  9,568   Referee:  G.W. Pullin


1
BURTON
2
NEAL
3
LEE
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
OWEN
7
CORBETT
8
MIDDLETON
9
KELLY
10
MICKLEWRIGHT
11
JACKSON
1
JOHNSON
2
STANLEY
3
LONSDALE
4
HARRISON
5
LORENSON
6
SOUTH
7
SHARP
8
TILLEY
9
BLACKBURN
10
SMITH
11
MCCALL

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Arthur JOHNSON
1
2
John NEAL
                 
Pat STANLEY
2
3
Jimmy LEE
                 
Stan LONSDALE
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Eric HARRISON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Roy LORENSON
5
6
Maurice OWEN
                 
Alex SOUTH
6
7
David CORBETT
                 
John SHARP
7

8
Ray MIDDLETON
                 
Peter TILLEY
8

9
Jimmy KELLY
               
Alan BLACKBURN
9
10
Andy MICKLEWRIGHT
               
Conway SMITH
10
11
Cliff JACKSON
                 
Andy MCCALL
11














Results on Saturday, January 31, 1959: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 0 - 0 Rochdale  
  Bradford City 3 - 2 Wrexham  
  Brentford 2 - 1 Accrington Stanley  
  Colchester United 1 - 0 Doncaster Rovers  
  Hull City 3 - 0 Southampton  
  Mansfield Town 2 - 1 Newport County  
  Norwich City 5 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Notts County 3 - 1 Chesterfield  
  Reading 0 - 2 Plymouth Argyle  
  Southend United 1 - 0 Bury  
  Stockport County 1 - 0 Tranmere Rovers  
  Swindon Town 0 - 2 Halifax Town  

Table as at Saturday, January 31, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 28 16 9 3 61 35 1.74 41 
2 Hull City 31 17 6 8 63 39 1.62 40 
3 Southend United 30 13 7 10 52 48 1.08 33 
4 Colchester United 26 12 8 6 46 33 1.39 32 
5 Brentford 27 11 9 7 34 30 1.13 31 
6 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 31 13 5 13 48 47 1.02 31 
7 Bury 29 11 8 10 50 40 1.25 30 
8 Reading 29 11 8 10 44 38 1.16 30 
9 Southampton 28 10 9 9 60 48 1.25 29 
10 Swindon Town 27 11 7 9 35 29 1.21 29 
11 Accrington Stanley 27 11 7 9 48 40 1.20 29 
12 Halifax Town 27 13 3 11 47 51 0.92 29 
13 Tranmere Rovers 28 11 6 11 46 42 1.10 28 
14 Chesterfield 30 10 8 12 47 46 1.02 28 
15 Newport County 27 10 7 10 44 44 1.00 27 
16 Wrexham 28 10 7 11 43 49 0.88 27 
17 Norwich City 26 9 8 9 44 40 1.10 26 
18 Bradford City 27 10 6 11 50 49 1.02 26 
19 Queens Park Rangers 28 10 6 12 43 56 0.77 26 
20 Mansfield Town 27 9 7 11 46 60 0.77 25 
21 Stockport County 28 9 5 14 42 50 0.84 23 
22 Notts County 28 5 11 12 40 60 0.67 21 
23 Rochdale 28 5 7 16 25 50 0.50 17 
24 Doncaster Rovers 29 7 2 20 27 61 0.44 16 

Key: Promotion Relegation