7th April 1956
Shrewsbury v Exeter City
And in the Southern League
Exeter City Reserves v Guildford
Saturday April 7th 1956,
SHREWSBURY TOWN 2
EXETER CITY 0
At the Gay Meadow, Shrewsbury.
Half-time Shrewsbury 2 Exeter City 0.
Shrewsbury:- Crossley; Bannister, Hobson; Wallace, Maloney, Simpson; Loughnane, O'Donnell, Weigh, Russell, Edgley.
Exeter City:- Hunter; Doyle, Mitchell; John, Davey, Porteous; K. Thomas, Burke, Sword, Willis, Rees.
The referee was Mr Griffiths of Newport. Shrewsbury Races were partly the reason for keeping the crowd down, attendance about 2,500.
EXETER CITY RESERVES 2
At St James's Park, attendance 2,483. Half-time 1-0.
City Reserves:- Kelly; Walton, Foley; Packer, Harvey, Houghton; Simpson, Worthington, Ellaway, Murphy, P. Thomas.
Guildford:- Dore; Donaughy, James; Beale, Morton, Grimshaw; Ryan, Cresswell, Browning, Devine, Hope.
Referee:- Mr F.J.Higgins of Winsford.