Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 5, 1960

Reading Swindon Town
G.Neate (49' pen), B.Ayre (75', 77')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  11,690   Referee:  K.R. Tuck


1
JONES
2
GOODALL
3
NEATE
4
SPIERS
5
DAVIES
6
WALKER
7
MCILVENNY
8
WHEELER
9
AYRE
10
WHITEHOUSE
11
BUCK
1
BURTON
2
HIGGINS
3
BINGLEY
4
FOUNTAIN
5
CHAMBERLAIN
6
MORGAN
7
CORBETT
8
MARSHALL
9
LAYNE
10
GAULD
11
DARCY

Lineups
1
Dave JONES
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Bernard GOODALL
                 
John HIGGINS
2
3
Gordon NEATE
               
Walter BINGLEY
3
4
Dick SPIERS
                 
Jack FOUNTAIN
4
5
Bill DAVIES
                 
Peter CHAMBERLAIN
5
6
Johnny WALKER
                 
Keith MORGAN
6
7
John MCILVENNY
                 
David CORBETT
7

8
Jimmy WHEELER
                 
William MARSHALL
8

9
Bobby AYRE
               
David LAYNE
9
10
Jimmy WHITEHOUSE
                 
Jimmy GAULD
10
11
George BUCK
                 
Arnold DARCY
11














Results on Saturday, March 5, 1960: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 5, 1960:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Southampton 33 21 6 6 86 54 1.59 48 
2 Bury 35 19 6 10 52 33 1.58 44 
3 Norwich City 34 18 6 10 64 45 1.42 42 
4 Coventry City 33 16 7 10 60 44 1.36 39 
5 Colchester United 35 15 9 11 62 52 1.19 39 
6 Grimsby Town 35 13 12 10 68 56 1.21 38 
7 Port Vale 34 16 5 13 60 56 1.07 37 
8 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 35 13 11 11 56 54 1.04 37 
9 Shrewsbury Town 33 14 8 11 75 59 1.27 36 
10 Bradford City 33 13 10 10 57 48 1.19 36 
11 Queens Park Rangers 33 14 7 12 56 42 1.33 35 
12 Barnsley 35 12 11 12 51 55 0.93 35 
13 Brentford 34 13 7 14 55 51 1.08 33 
14 Newport County 34 15 3 16 59 63 0.94 33 
15 Halifax Town 33 13 7 13 49 55 0.89 33 
16 York City 34 11 11 12 44 51 0.86 33 
17 Swindon Town 34 13 6 15 46 55 0.84 32 
18 Southend United 34 12 7 15 53 58 0.91 31 
19 Reading 33 11 7 15 67 66 1.02 29 
20 Tranmere Rovers 35 10 8 17 59 65 0.91 28 
21 Chesterfield 33 12 4 17 52 66 0.79 28 
22 Mansfield Town 32 9 5 18 58 86 0.67 23 
23 Wrexham 34 9 5 20 53 82 0.65 23 
24 Accrington Stanley 34 8 4 22 43 89 0.48 20 

Key: Promotion Relegation