Football League Division Three
Saturday, February 24, 1968

Swindon Town Bury
P.Noble (55', 63')
HT: 0-2 A.Lindsay (22'), G.Farrell (42' pen), B.Owen (50')
Attendance:  14,464   Referee:  K.E. Walker



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
Neil RAMSBOTTOM
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Roy PARNELL
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
  Ray PARRY
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
Roy HUGHES
4
5
Mel NURSE  
                 
Brian TURNER
5
6
Stan HARLAND
               
  Alec LINDSAY
6

7
Barry LOWES
               
Greg FARRELL
7

8
Willie PENMAN
                 
Jimmy KERR
8
9
Pat TERRY
                 
George JONES
9
10
Roger SMART
                 
  Bobby COLLINS
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
Bobby OWEN
11
Substitutes
12
Peter NOBLE
              
Sub not used
12














Results on Saturday, February 24, 1968: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 0 - 0 Colchester United  
  Gillingham 1 - 0 Oldham Athletic  
  Grimsby Town 3 - 2 Bristol Rovers  
  Northampton Town 1 - 1 Southport  
  Orient 0 - 1 Watford  
  Reading 1 - 1 Oxford United  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 0 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Swindon Town 2 - 3 Bury  
  Torquay United 0 - 2 Barrow  
  Walsall 0 - 0 Scunthorpe United  

Table as at Saturday, February 24, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Torquay United 31 16 8 7 42 36 1.17 40 
2 Bury 31 15 8 8 67 45 1.49 38 
3 Stockport County 31 14 8 9 47 39 1.21 36 
4 Shrewsbury Town 30 13 9 8 45 40 1.13 35 
5 Walsall 30 13 8 9 50 41 1.22 34 
6 Barrow 31 14 5 12 47 38 1.24 33 
7 Oxford United 31 11 11 9 47 40 1.18 33 
8 Reading 31 13 7 11 45 46 0.98 33 
9 Gillingham 31 12 9 10 40 42 0.95 33 
10 Watford 31 13 6 12 49 33 1.48 32 
11 Swindon Town 29 11 9 9 47 32 1.47 31 
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 30 9 13 8 34 33 1.03 31 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 31 11 9 11 35 37 0.95 31 
14 Southport 30 12 6 12 46 47 0.98 30 
15 Bristol Rovers 29 11 6 12 46 47 0.98 28 
16 Northampton Town 31 9 10 12 37 47 0.79 28 
17 Tranmere Rovers 29 10 7 12 48 53 0.91 27 
18 Oldham Athletic 31 12 2 17 42 47 0.89 26 
19 Colchester United 30 8 9 13 35 51 0.69 25 
20 Mansfield Town 30 8 8 14 36 46 0.78 24 
21 Orient 27 7 9 11 30 38 0.79 23 
22 Scunthorpe United 31 7 9 15 36 59 0.61 23 
23 Grimsby Town 29 7 6 16 32 47 0.68 20 
24 Peterborough United 31 13 6 12 52 51 1.02 13 

* Peterborough United deducted 19 points for making illegal payments to players.

Key: Promotion Relegation