since 1878

First Team Results & Match Reports

Season 1955-56 Division 3 (South)

Final League Position 3rd

Date Opponent V F-A WDL Notes Competition Att. Scorers Manager
19550820Sat 20/8 TORQUAY UNITED H 0-2 L     15,796 Ramsey
19550824Wed 24/8 SOUTHAMPTON H 4-2 W     12,545 McLuckie, Garneys, Parker2 Ramsey
19550827Sat 27/8 Newport County A 1-2 L     8,595 Garneys Ramsey
19550831Wed 31/8 Southampton A 2-2 D     9,988 Parker2 Ramsey
19550903Sat 3/9 SWINDON TOWN H 6-2 W     13,238 Reed, Garneys, Parker3, Grant Ramsey
19550907Wed 7/9 WALSALL H 5-2 W     13,527 Reed3, Elsworthy, Garneys Ramsey
19550910Sat 10/9 Queens Park Rangers A 1-1 D     11,763 Parker Ramsey
19550915Thu 15/9 Walsall A 3-1 W     12,946 McLuckie, Garneys, Parker Ramsey
19550917Sat 17/9 NORTHAMPTON TOWN H 1-0 W     17,629 Yeomanog Ramsey
19550921Wed 21/9 SHREWSBURY TOWN H 2-1 W     12,627 Garneys, Grant Ramsey
19550924Sat 24/9 Aldershot A 3-0 W     7,502 Brown, Garneys, Grant Ramsey
19550928Wed 28/9 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0-3 L     13,642 Ramsey
19551001Sat 1/10 CRYSTAL PALACE H 3-3 D     15,332 Reed, Parker2 Ramsey
19551008Sat 8/10 AFC BOURNEMOUTH H 1-0 W     17,084 Garneys Ramsey
19551015Sat 15/10 Gillingham A 0-0 D     12,193 Ramsey
19551022Sat 22/10 MILLWALL H 6-2 W     13,707 Reed, Parker2, Grant3 Ramsey
19551029Sat 29/10 Reading A 5-1 W     10,070 Reed, Blackman, Grant3 Ramsey
19551105Sat 5/11 WATFORD H 0-0 D     16,194 Ramsey
19551112Sat 12/11 Brentford A 2-3 L     14,795 Acres, McLuckie Ramsey
19551119Sat 19/11 Peterborough United A 1-3 L   FA Cup 1st Round 20,843 Parker Ramsey
19551126Sat 26/11 Southend United A 3-2 W     13,340 Blackman, Parker, Grant Ramsey
19551203Sat 3/12 EXETER CITY H 2-2 D     14,638 Blackman, Grant Ramsey
19551210Sat 10/12 Millwall A 3-0 W   Friendly 3,453 Reed, McLuckie, Garneys Ramsey
19551217Sat 17/12 Torquay United A 2-2 D     7,173 Reed, Myles Ramsey
19551224Sat 24/12 NEWPORT COUNTY H 3-2 W     12,438 Reed, Brown, Parker Ramsey
19551226Mon 26/12 Colchester United A 3-3 D     13,176 Parker2, Grant Ramsey
19551227Tue 27/12 COLCHESTER UNITED H 3-1 W     22,644 Reed, McLuckie, Blackman Ramsey
19551231Sat 31/12 Swindon Town A 1-0 W     10,909 Parker Ramsey
19560107Sat 7/1 COVENTRY CITY H 1-0 W     14,991 Garneys Ramsey
19560114Sat 14/1 QUEENS PARK RANGERS H 4-1 W     12,168 Garneys2, Parker2 Ramsey
19560121Sat 21/1 Northampton Town A 5-0 W     13,103 Reed, Garneys3, Parker Ramsey
19560204Sat 4/2 ALDERSHOT H 2-1 W     12,974 Reed, Parker Ramsey
19560211Sat 11/2 Crystal Palace A 0-1 L     5,738 Ramsey
19560218Sat 18/2 AFC Bournemouth A 1-1 D     8,514 Parker Ramsey
19560225Sat 25/2 GILLINGHAM H 1-1 D     12,957 Parker Ramsey
19560303Sat 3/3 Millwall A 5-0 W     7,404 Elsworthy, Garneys, Grant3 Ramsey
19560310Sat 10/3 READING H 3-3 D     15,053 Leadbetter, Parker2 Ramsey
19560317Sat 17/3 Watford A 2-0 W     9,450 Garneys, Parker Ramsey
19560324Sat 24/3 BRENTFORD H 1-1 D     13,672 Lowdenog Ramsey
19560330Fri 30/3 NORWICH CITY H 4-1 W     22,984 Elsworthy, Garneys, Parker, Grant Ramsey
19560331Sat 31/3 Coventry City A 1-3 L     15,369 Garneys Ramsey
19560402Mon 2/4 Norwich City A 2-3 L     31,054 Acres, Garneys Ramsey
19560407Sat 7/4 SOUTHEND UNITED H 3-0 W     13,484 McLuckie, Leadbetter, Parker Ramsey
19560414Sat 14/4 Exeter City A 2-2 D     6,607 Blackman, Parker Ramsey
19560421Sat 21/4 LEYTON ORIENT H 2-0 W     22,344 McLuckie, Blackman Ramsey
19560425Wed 25/4 BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION H 2-1 W     18,223 Blackman, Snell Ramsey
19560428Sat 28/4 Shrewsbury Town A 1-1 D     7,308 Leadbetter Ramsey
19560503Thu 3/5 Leyton Orient A 2-1 W     15,379 Leadbetter, Blackman Ramsey
19560504Fri 4/5 Chelmsford City A 2-0 W   Testimonial Arthur Elmes 2,500 Parker, Millward Ramsey
19560511Fri 11/5 Brantham Athletic A 5-3 W   Brantham Charity Cup   Unknown5 Ramsey

General notes

The following practive game was also staged:

Sat 13-8-1955 Pre Season Trial (at Portman Road)

Season Summary

CompPWDLFA
League462514710660
FA Cup100113
Friendly220050
Brantham Charity Cup110053
TOTALS502814811766

 Excludes abandoned games (if any), Matches decided on penalties (if any) count as a drawn game.

Attendance Summary

 Home AverageHome TotalAway AverageAway Total
League15,489356,24911,566266,018
Cup/Play-offs--20,84320,843

Player Appearances and Goals

  Player DOB Position Apps Goals

Final League Table

 Final League Table Division 3 (South)
                              P   W  D  L   F   A   W  D  L   F   A  Pts
 1. LEYTON ORIENT            46  18  3  2  76  20  11  5  7  30  29   66
 2. Brighton & Hove Albion   46  20  2  1  73  16   9  5  9  39  34   65
 3. Ipswich Town             46  16  6  1  59  28   9  8  6  47  32   64
 4. Southend United          46  16  4  3  58  25   5  7 11  30  55   53
 5. Torquay United           46  11 10  2  48  21   9  2 12  38  42   52
 6. Brentford                46  11  8  4  40  30   8  6  9  29  36   52
 7. Norwich City             46  15  4  4  56  31   4  9 10  30  51   51
 8. Coventry City            46  16  4  3  54  20   4  5 14  19  40   49
 9. Bournemouth              46  13  6  4  39  14   6  4 13  24  37   48
10. Gillingham               46  12  3  8  38  28   7  7  9  31  43   48
11. Northampton              46  14  3  6  44  27   6  4 13  23  44   47
12. Colchester United        46  14  4  5  56  37   4  7 12  20  44   47
13. Shrewsbury Town          46  12  9  2  47  21   5  3 15  22  45   46
14. Southampton              46  13  6  4  60  30   5  2 16  31  51   44
15. Aldershot                46   9  9  5  36  33   3  7 13  34  57   40
16. Exeter City              46  10  6  7  39  30   5  4 14  19  47   40
17. Reading                  46  10  2 11  40  37   5  7 11  30  42   39
18. Queen's Park Rangers     46  10  7  6  44  32   4  4 15  20  54   39
19. Newport County           46  12  2  9  32  26   3  7 13  26  53   39
20. Walsall                  46  13  5  5  43  28   2  3 18  25  56   38
21. Watford                  46   8  5 10  31  39   5  6 12  21  46   37
22. Millwall                 46  13  4  6  56  31   2  2 19  27  69   36
23. Crystal Palace           46   7  3 13  27  32   5  7 11  27  51   34
24. Swindon Town             46   4 10  9  18  22   4  4 15  16  56   30

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