Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 10, 1959

Southampton Swindon Town
D.Reeves (8', 19', 62', 90'), T.Paine (49')
HT: 2-0 J.Gauld (81')
Attendance:  15,467   Referee:  S. Yates


1
CHARLES
2
DAVIES
3
TRAYNOR
4
CONNER
5
PAGE
6
HUXFORD
7
HARRISON
8
PAINE
9
REEVES
10
MULGREW
11
SYDENHAM
1
BURTON
2
CHAMBERLAIN
3
BINGLEY
4
MORGAN
5
MELLOR
6
WOODRUFF
7
CORBETT
8
RICHARDS
9
LAYNE
10
GAULD
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Bob CHARLES
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Ron DAVIES
                 
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
2
3
Tommy TRAYNOR  
                 
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
Dick CONNER
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
John PAGE
                 
Ken MELLOR
5
6
Cliff HUXFORD
                 
Bobby WOODRUFF
6
7
Bernie HARRISON
                 
David CORBETT
7

8
Terry PAINE  
               
John RICHARDS
8

9
Derek REEVES
               
David LAYNE
9
10
Tommy MULGREW
               
Jimmy GAULD
10
11
John SYDENHAM
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, October 10, 1959: League Table

 
  Barnsley 1 - 1 York City  
  Brentford 2 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Bury 2 - 1 Coventry City  
  Colchester United 3 - 1 Wrexham  
  Halifax Town 4 - 0 Bradford City  
  Mansfield Town 4 - 3 Queens Park Rangers  
  Norwich City 2 - 3 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Port Vale 2 - 0 Accrington Stanley  
  Reading 6 - 3 Chesterfield  
  Shrewsbury Town 6 - 2 Newport County  
  Southampton 5 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Southend United 3 - 0 Grimsby Town  

Table as at Saturday, October 10, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Halifax Town 15 9 4 2 25 14 1.79 22 
2 Queens Park Rangers 15 8 4 3 27 12 2.25 20 
3 Coventry City 15 7 5 3 26 13 2.00 19 
4 Bury 15 9 1 5 21 11 1.91 19 
5 Norwich City 15 8 3 4 30 19 1.58 19 
6 Shrewsbury Town 15 8 3 4 41 27 1.52 19 
7 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 15 9 1 5 29 25 1.16 19 
8 Southampton 15 7 4 4 40 30 1.33 18 
9 Swindon Town 15 8 2 5 26 24 1.08 18 
10 Barnsley 15 6 4 5 21 18 1.17 16 
11 Brentford 15 6 4 5 27 24 1.13 16 
12 Grimsby Town 15 5 5 5 32 25 1.28 15 
13 Newport County 14 6 3 5 22 26 0.85 15 
14 Colchester United 15 6 2 7 30 32 0.94 14 
15 York City 15 4 6 5 18 20 0.90 14 
16 Port Vale 14 6 1 7 18 29 0.62 13 
17 Bradford City 15 5 2 8 27 32 0.84 12 
18 Southend United 15 5 2 8 19 31 0.61 12 
19 Tranmere Rovers 15 4 3 8 24 21 1.14 11 
20 Reading 15 3 4 8 32 34 0.94 10 
21 Accrington Stanley 15 3 3 9 15 37 0.41
22 Chesterfield 13 4 0 9 22 34 0.65
23 Wrexham 14 3 2 9 20 35 0.57
24 Mansfield Town 14 2 4 8 21 40 0.53

Key: Promotion Relegation