Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 24, 1959

Shrewsbury Town Swindon Town
A.Rowley (2', 76'), M.Starkey (74')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  8,552   Referee:  J.E. Carr


1
HUMPHREYS
2
HOBSON
3
SKEECH
4
WALLACE
5
POUNTNEY
6
HARLEY
7
TUCKER
8
STARKEY
9
EDGLEY
10
ROWLEY
11
WHITAKER
1
BURTON
2
CHAMBERLAIN
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
WOODRUFF
7
STEPHENS
8
EDWARDS
9
GAULD
10
HOSKINS
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Alan HUMPHREYS
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Norman HOBSON
                 
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
2
3
Gordon SKEECH
                 
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
Joe WALLACE
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Dave POUNTNEY
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Albert HARLEY
                 
Bobby WOODRUFF
6
7
Ken TUCKER
                 
John STEPHENS
7

8
Malcolm STARKEY
               
Bob EDWARDS
8

9
Brian EDGLEY
                 
Jimmy GAULD
9
10
Arthur ROWLEY
               
John HOSKINS
10
11
Colin WHITAKER
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, October 24, 1959: League Table

 
  Barnsley 2 - 0 Bradford City  
  Brentford 3 - 0 Accrington Stanley  
  Bury 2 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Colchester United 1 - 2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Halifax Town 1 - 2 Grimsby Town  
  Mansfield Town 6 - 2 Wrexham  
  Norwich City 1 - 0 Newport County  
  Port Vale 3 - 1 Chesterfield  
  Reading 1 - 0 York City  
  Shrewsbury Town 3 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Southampton 5 - 1 Coventry City  
  Southend United 7 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  

Table as at Saturday, October 24, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 18 11 2 5 24 11 2.18 24 
2 Norwich City 17 10 3 4 35 22 1.59 23 
3 Southampton 18 9 5 4 49 34 1.44 23 
4 Queens Park Rangers 18 9 4 5 31 17 1.82 22 
5 Shrewsbury Town 17 9 4 4 46 29 1.59 22 
6 Halifax Town 17 9 4 4 26 19 1.37 22 
7 Grimsby Town 18 8 5 5 39 28 1.39 21 
8 Coventry City 18 8 5 5 30 22 1.36 21 
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 18 10 1 7 34 31 1.10 21 
10 Brentford 18 8 4 6 33 27 1.22 20 
11 Newport County 17 8 3 6 29 31 0.94 19 
12 Barnsley 18 7 4 7 25 22 1.14 18 
13 Swindon Town 18 8 2 8 27 34 0.79 18 
14 Colchester United 18 7 3 8 34 36 0.94 17 
15 York City 18 5 7 6 23 25 0.92 17 
16 Port Vale 17 8 1 8 28 35 0.80 17 
17 Reading 18 5 4 9 37 35 1.06 14 
18 Tranmere Rovers 18 5 4 9 29 30 0.97 14 
19 Bradford City 18 5 4 9 29 36 0.81 14 
20 Southend United 17 6 2 9 27 35 0.77 14 
21 Wrexham 17 4 3 10 27 44 0.61 11 
22 Accrington Stanley 18 4 3 11 21 45 0.47 11 
23 Mansfield Town 17 3 4 10 29 48 0.60 10 
24 Chesterfield 16 4 1 11 26 42 0.62

Key: Promotion Relegation