Football League Division Three
Saturday, November 28, 1959

Swindon Town Southend United
B.Edwards (53'), J.Hoskins (57')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  8,822   Referee:  A.J. Rowbottom


1
BURTON
2
HIGGINS
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
MELLOR
6
WOODRUFF
7
DARCY
8
RICHARDS
9
GAULD
10
EDWARDS
11
HOSKINS
1
THREADGOLD
2
WILLIAMSON
3
ANDERSON
4
COSTELLO
5
WATSON
6
MORRISON
7
STENHOUSE
8
MCCRORY
9
HOLLIS
10
HOUGHTON
11
PRICE

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Harry THREADGOLD
1
2
John HIGGINS
                 
Arthur WILLIAMSON
2
3
Walter BINGLEY
                 
Sandy ANDERSON
3
4
Jack FOUNTAIN
                 
Lou COSTELLO
4
5
Ken MELLOR
                 
Peter WATSON
5
6
Bobby WOODRUFF
                 
Willie MORRISON
6
7
Arnold DARCY
                 
Alec STENHOUSE
7

8
John RICHARDS
                 
  Sammy MCCRORY
8

9
Jimmy GAULD
                 
Roy HOLLIS
9
10
Bob EDWARDS
               
Bud HOUGHTON
10
11
John HOSKINS
               
Duggie PRICE
11














Results on Saturday, November 28, 1959: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, November 28, 1959:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 22 14 2 6 32 16 2.00 30 
2 Southampton 22 12 6 4 60 39 1.54 30 
3 Coventry City 22 11 5 6 40 27 1.48 27 
4 Grimsby Town 22 10 7 5 47 34 1.38 27 
5 Norwich City 21 11 5 5 41 30 1.37 27 
6 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 22 12 3 7 42 36 1.17 27 
7 Shrewsbury Town 21 10 6 5 54 37 1.46 26 
8 Queens Park Rangers 22 9 6 7 37 26 1.42 24 
9 Newport County 21 10 3 8 40 37 1.08 23 
10 Colchester United 22 9 5 8 39 39 1.00 23 
11 Halifax Town 21 9 5 7 28 30 0.93 23 
12 Brentford 21 9 4 8 39 33 1.18 22 
13 Barnsley 22 8 6 8 31 30 1.03 22 
14 Swindon Town 22 9 4 9 32 38 0.84 22 
15 York City 22 7 7 8 29 32 0.91 21 
16 Port Vale 21 9 2 10 32 40 0.80 20 
17 Bradford City 21 6 6 9 32 37 0.86 18 
18 Tranmere Rovers 22 6 5 11 37 39 0.95 17 
19 Southend United 21 7 2 12 34 42 0.81 16 
20 Reading 21 5 5 11 40 40 1.00 15 
21 Wrexham 22 6 3 13 34 54 0.63 15 
22 Mansfield Town 21 5 4 12 37 55 0.67 14 
23 Accrington Stanley 22 5 4 13 27 56 0.48 14 
24 Chesterfield 20 6 1 13 31 48 0.65 13 

Key: Promotion Relegation