The Results Archive
Including 968,687 match results over 137 seasons
In April 1956 the last French troops are pulled out of Vietnam. The Barnes Rail crash occurs on 2 December 1955 in South London resulting in the deaths of 13 people. Austria is able to resume its sovereignty after Russian and Allied troops leave the country in October 1955. Harold Macmillan announces the introduction of Premium Bonds in his budget speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer. Newcastle United became the FA Cup holders in May 1955 with a 3 - 1 win over Manchester City in the final. The first ITV franchises of the Independent Television Authority begin broadcasting in September 1955. Chelsea secured the Football League Title in May 1955. Clement Attlee resigns as leader of the Labour Party having held the position for twenty years. Hugh Gaitskell becomes leader of the Labour Party in December 1955. Airfix produce their first scale model aircraft kit, of the Supermarine Spitfire.
League Cup
Football League: Division 3 South
Up to and including
Home Away Combined
Pos Club Name Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA W D L GF GA Pts GA
1 Leyton Orient 46 18 3 2 76 20 11 5 7 30 29 29 8 9 106 49 66 2.16
2 Brighton & Hove Albi... 46 20 2 1 73 16 9 5 9 39 34 29 7 10 112 50 65 2.24
3 Ipswich Town 46 16 6 1 59 28 9 8 6 47 32 25 14 7 106 60 64 1.77
4 Southend United 46 16 4 3 58 25 5 7 11 30 55 21 11 14 88 80 53 1.10
5 Torquay United 46 11 10 2 48 21 9 2 12 38 42 20 12 14 86 63 52 1.37
6 Brentford 46 11 8 4 40 30 8 6 9 29 36 19 14 13 69 66 52 1.05
7 Norwich City 46 15 4 4 56 31 4 9 10 30 51 19 13 14 86 82 51 1.05
8 Coventry City 46 16 4 3 54 20 4 5 14 19 40 20 9 17 73 60 49 1.22
9 Bournemouth & Boscom... 46 13 6 4 39 14 6 4 13 24 37 19 10 17 63 51 48 1.24
10 Gillingham 46 12 3 8 38 28 7 7 9 31 43 19 10 17 69 71 48 0.97
11 Colchester United 46 14 4 5 56 37 4 7 12 20 44 18 11 17 76 81 47 0.94
12 Northampton Town 46 14 3 6 44 27 6 4 13 23 44 20 7 19 67 71 47 0.94
13 Shrewsbury Town 46 12 9 2 47 21 5 3 15 22 45 17 12 17 69 66 46 1.05
14 Southampton 46 13 6 4 60 30 5 2 16 31 51 18 8 20 91 81 44 1.12
15 Aldershot 46 9 9 5 36 33 3 7 13 34 57 12 16 18 70 90 40 0.78
16 Exeter City 46 10 6 7 39 30 5 4 14 19 47 15 10 21 58 77 40 0.75
17 Reading 46 10 2 11 40 37 5 7 11 30 42 15 9 22 70 79 39 0.89
18 Queens Park Rangers 46 10 7 6 44 32 4 4 15 20 54 14 11 21 64 86 39 0.74
19 Newport County [1] 46 12 2 9 32 26 3 7 13 26 53 15 9 22 58 79 39 0.73
20 Walsall 46 13 5 5 43 28 2 3 18 25 56 15 8 23 68 84 38 0.81
21 Watford 46 8 5 10 31 39 5 6 12 21 46 13 11 22 52 85 37 0.61
22 Millwall 46 13 4 6 56 31 2 2 19 27 69 15 6 25 83 100 36 0.83
23 Crystal Palace 46 7 3 13 27 32 5 7 11 27 51 12 10 24 54 83 34 0.65
24 Swindon Town 46 4 10 9 18 22 4 4 15 16 56 8 14 24 34 78 30 0.44