Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 31, 1959

Swindon Town Halifax Town
B.Edwards (49')
HT: 0-0 A.McCall (55')
Attendance:  11,312   Referee:  E.T. Jennings


1
MEDLOCK
2
LYONS
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
HUDSON
6
WOODRUFF
7
DARCY
8
HUNT
9
GAULD
10
EDWARDS
11
HOSKINS
1
JOHNSON
2
ROSCOE
3
LONSDALE
4
HARRISON
5
LORENSON
6
LARGE
7
VERITY
8
SMITH
9
SOUTH
10
MCCALL
11
BLACKBURN

Lineups
1
Owen MEDLOCK
                 
Arthur JOHNSON
1
2
Mike LYONS
                 
Phil ROSCOE
2
3
Walter BINGLEY
                 
Stan LONSDALE
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Eric HARRISON
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Roy LORENSON
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
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6
7
Arnold DARCY
                 
Kevin VERITY
7

8
Ernie HUNT
                 
Conway SMITH
8

9
Jimmy GAULD
                 
Alex SOUTH
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
             
Andy MCCALL
10
11
John HOSKINS
                 
Alan BLACKBURN
11














Results on Saturday, October 31, 1959: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 31, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 19 12 2 5 26 11 2.36 26 
2 Norwich City 18 10 4 4 36 23 1.57 24 
3 Southampton 19 9 6 4 51 36 1.42 24 
4 Shrewsbury Town 18 9 5 4 49 32 1.53 23 
5 Coventry City 19 9 5 5 32 22 1.45 23 
6 Halifax Town 18 9 5 4 27 20 1.35 23 
7 Queens Park Rangers 19 9 4 6 33 21 1.57 22 
8 Grimsby Town 19 8 6 5 40 29 1.38 22 
9 Brentford 19 9 4 6 37 29 1.28 22 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 19 10 2 7 35 32 1.09 22 
11 Newport County 18 9 3 6 33 31 1.06 21 
12 York City 19 6 7 6 25 26 0.96 19 
13 Swindon Town 19 8 3 8 28 35 0.80 19 
14 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 26 0.96 18 
15 Colchester United 19 7 4 8 34 36 0.94 18 
16 Port Vale 18 8 1 9 28 36 0.78 17 
17 Reading 19 5 5 9 38 36 1.06 15 
18 Tranmere Rovers 19 5 5 9 32 33 0.97 15 
19 Bradford City 19 5 5 9 29 36 0.81 15 
20 Southend United 18 6 2 10 27 37 0.73 14 
21 Wrexham 19 5 3 11 30 47 0.64 13 
22 Accrington Stanley 19 4 4 11 23 47 0.49 12 
23 Chesterfield 18 5 1 12 29 46 0.63 11 
24 Mansfield Town 18 3 4 11 30 50 0.60 10 

Key: Promotion Relegation