DIVISION 3 (South)    1957/58
      For full league and cup results  click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading goalscorer:
Sam McCrory 
(Southend United) &
Derek Reeves
(Southampton)
 31  goals

Queens Park Rangers set a new record when drawing six League matches in a row with the same scoreline - 1-1. In all they recorded a dozen 1-1 League draws during the season (results). One of their defeats though was a particularly embarrassing one for them. In the FA Cup. they lost 6-1 at Hereford United - then in the Southern League - in a First Round tie.

  1 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 24 12 10 88 64 60 Promoted
    2 Brentford 46 24 10 12 82 56 58 Transfer3
    3 Plymouth Argyle 46 25 8 13 67 48 58 Transfer3
    4 Swindon Town 46 21 15 10 79 50 57 Transfer3
    5 Reading 46 21 13 12 79 51 55 Transfer3
    6 Southampton 46 22 10 14 112 72 54 Transfer3
    7 Southend United 46 21 12 13 90 58 54 Transfer3
    8 Norwich City 46 19 15 12 75 70 53 Transfer3
    9 Bournemouth 46 21 9 16 81 74 51 Transfer3
    Season Results 10 Queens Park Rangers 46 18 14 14 64 65 50 Transfer3
    11 Newport County 46 17 14 15 73 67 48 Transfer3
    12 Colchester United 46 17 13 16 77 79 47 Transfer3
    Season Results 13 Northampton Town 46 19 6 21 87 79 44

Transfer4
    14 Crystal Palace 46 15 13 18 70 72 43 Transfer4
    15 Port Vale 46 16 10 20 67 58 42 Transfer4
    16 Watford 46 13 16 17 59 77 42 Transfer4
    17 Shrewsbury Town 46 15 10 21 49 71 40 Transfer4
    18 Aldershot 46 12 16 18 59 89 40 Transfer4
    19 Coventry City 46 13 13 20 61 81 39 Transfer4
    20 Walsall 46 14 9 23 61 75 37 Transfer4
    21 Torquay United 46 11 13 22 49 74 35 Transfer4
    22 Gillingham 46 13 9 24 52 81 35

Transfer4
      23 Millwall 46 11 9 26 63 91 31 Re-election position Transfer4
      24 Exeter City 46 11 9 26 57 99 31 Re-election position Transfer4
     
     

Promoted Brighton were promoted to Division 2.
Transfer3 Clubs which finished in 2nd - 12th positions were placed in the  new national Division 3.
Transfer4 Clubs which finished below 12th position were placed the the new Division 4.

     
     

R The bottom two clubs were required to seek re-election to the League. With the end of the regionalised Third Divisions the bottom two in the Northern & Southern sections joined together in the vote for League membership with the 12 non-league clubs who applied to join the League. Voting -

46 votes Milwall Re-elected to the League
43 Exeter City Re-elected to the League
42 Southport Re-elected to the League
35 Crewe Alexandra Re-elected to the League
15 Peterborough United Not elected to the League
4 Wigan Athletic Not elected to the League
3 Hereford United Not elected to the League
2 Bedford Town Not elected to the League
2 Headington United Not elected to the League
2 King's Lynn Not elected to the League
1 Kettering Town Not elected to the League
1 South Shields Not elected to the League
0 Burton Albion Not elected to the League
0 Gloucester City Not elected to the League
0 Morecambe Not elected to the League
0 Yeovil Town Not elected to the League