Football League Division Three
Saturday, February 18, 1961

Port Vale Swindon Town
B.Llewellyn (1', 50', 57'), H.Oscroft (79')
HT: 1-0 C.Jackson (47')
Attendance:  9,633   Referee:  J. Powell


1
HANCOCK
2
RAINE
3
SPROSON
4
POOLE
5
FORD
6
MILES
7
JACKSON
8
PORTWOOD
9
LLEWELLYN
10
STEELE
11
OSCROFT
1
BURTON
2
WOLLEN
3
TROLLOPE
4
MORGAN
5
OWEN
6
BELL
7
DARCY
8
HUNT
9
WOODRUFF
10
JACKSON
11
JONES

Lineups
1
Ken HANCOCK
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
David RAINE
                 
Terry WOLLEN
2
3
Roy SPROSON
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Harry POOLE
                 
Keith MORGAN
4
5
Peter FORD
                 
Maurice OWEN
5
6
Terry MILES
                 
John BELL
6
7
Brian JACKSON
                 
Arnold DARCY
7

8
Cliff PORTWOOD
                 
Ernie HUNT
8

9
Bert LLEWELLYN
               
Bobby WOODRUFF
9
10
Stan STEELE
               
Cliff JACKSON
10
11
Harry OSCROFT
               
Fred JONES
11














Results on Saturday, February 18, 1961: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 4 - 4 Colchester United  
  Bradford City 1 - 2 Newport County  
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Reading  
  Bury 3 - 0 Tranmere Rovers  
  Chesterfield 2 - 0 Watford  
  Notts County 0 - 1 Grimsby Town  
  Port Vale 4 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Queens Park Rangers 2 - 1 Hull City  
  Southend United 1 - 1 Brentford  
  Walsall 0 - 0 Halifax Town  

Table as at Saturday, February 18, 1961:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 32 18 8 6 69 43 1.60 44 
2 Bury 32 19 5 8 83 39 2.13 43 
3 Grimsby Town 32 17 7 8 61 46 1.33 41 
4 Notts County 31 16 7 8 66 53 1.25 39 
5 Walsall 30 17 4 9 63 45 1.40 38 
6 Port Vale 32 14 9 9 75 52 1.44 37 
7 Torquay United 31 12 12 7 58 50 1.16 36 
8 Newport County 30 14 7 9 60 59 1.02 35 
9 Halifax Town 31 11 13 7 56 55 1.02 35 
10 Barnsley 28 15 3 10 57 52 1.10 33 
11 Watford 30 11 11 8 53 50 1.06 33 
12 Coventry City 29 11 8 10 53 50 1.06 30 
13 Brentford 32 10 9 13 44 54 0.81 29 
14 Bristol City 30 11 6 13 48 48 1.00 28 
15 Hull City 31 11 6 14 51 53 0.96 28 
16 Shrewsbury Town 30 8 11 11 53 58 0.91 27 
17 Southend United 32 9 9 14 47 58 0.81 27 
18 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 33 10 6 17 46 63 0.73 26 
19 Swindon Town 30 7 11 12 39 39 1.00 25 
20 Reading 30 8 9 13 45 62 0.73 25 
21 Bradford City 28 6 10 12 41 51 0.80 22 
22 Tranmere Rovers 32 8 6 18 56 94 0.60 22 
23 Colchester United 32 6 8 18 46 69 0.67 20 
24 Chesterfield 32 4 9 19 38 65 0.58 17 

Key: Promotion Relegation