DIVISION 3 (North)   1956/57
      For full league and cup results click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading goalscorer:
Ray Straw 
(Derby County)
 37  goals
  Season Results 1 Derby County 46 26 11 9 111 53 63

Promoted
    2 Hartlepools United 46 25 9 12 90 63 59
    3 Accrington Stanley 46 25 8 13 95 64 58
    4 Workington 46 24 10 12 93 63 58
    5 Stockport County 46 23 8 15 91 75 54
    6 Chesterfield 46 22 9 15 96 79 53
    7 York City 46 21 10 15 75 61 52
    8 Hull City 46 21 10 15 84 69 52
    9 Bradford City 46 22 8 16 78 68 52
    10 Barrow 46 21 9 16 76 62 51
      11 Halifax Town 46 21 7 18 65 70 49
      12 Wrexham 46 19 10 17 97 74 48
      13 Rochdale 46 18 12 16 65 65 48
      14 Scunthorpe & Lindsey Un. 46 15 15 16 71 69 45
      15 Carlisle United 46 16 13 17 76 85 45
      16 Mansfield Town 46 17 10 19 91 90 44
      17 Gateshead 46 17 10 19 72 90 44
      18 Darlington 46 17 8 21 82 95 42
      19 Oldham Athletic 46 12 15 19 66 74 39
      20 Bradford Park Avenue 46 16 3 27 66 93 35
      21 Chester 46 10 13 23 55 84 33
      22 Southport 46 10 12 24 52 94 32
      23 Tranmere Rovers 46 7 13 26 51 91 27 Re-election position
      24 Crewe Alexandra 46 6 9 31 43 110 21 Re-election position
     
     

R The bottom two clubs were required to seek re-election to the League. They were joined in the vote for membership of the Northern section of the Third Division by 5 non-league clubs. Voting -

48 votes Tranmere Rovers Re-elected to the League
47 Crewe Alexandra Re-elected to the League
1 Burton Albion Not elected to the League
1 Wigan Athletic Not elected to the League
0 Morecambe Not elected to the League
0 Nelson Not elected to the League
0 North Shields Not elected to the League