Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 16, 1968

Swindon Town Colchester United
D.Rogers (34')
HT: 1-1 J.Martin (40')
Attendance:  13,515   Referee:  J.E. Carr



Lineups
1
Roy JONES
                 
Ernie ADAMS
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Dennis MOCHAN
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Brian HALL
3
4
Owen DAWSON
                 
Derek TREVIS
4
5
Mel NURSE  
                 
Duncan FORBES
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Mick LOUGHTON
6

7
Don HEATH
                 
Terry PRICE
7

8
Peter NOBLE
                 
Peter BULLOCK
8
9
Pat TERRY
                 
Jim OLIVER
9
10
Joe BUTLER
               
Johnny MARTIN
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
Bobby BLACKWOOD
11
Substitutes
12
Willie PENMAN
                
Sub not used
12














Results on Saturday, March 16, 1968: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 16, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Torquay United 34 18 8 8 48 38 1.26 44 
2 Bury 35 17 8 10 74 53 1.40 42 
3 Shrewsbury Town 34 14 11 9 50 43 1.16 39 
4 Swindon Town 34 14 10 10 59 35 1.69 38 
5 Walsall 34 15 8 11 55 46 1.20 38 
6 Stockport County 34 15 8 11 49 43 1.14 38 
7 Barrow 34 16 5 13 52 41 1.27 37 
8 Oxford United 34 13 11 10 50 43 1.16 37 
9 Brighton and Hove Albion 34 12 13 9 41 36 1.14 37 
10 Gillingham 35 13 11 11 47 47 1.00 37 
11 Reading 34 15 7 12 47 48 0.98 37 
12 Watford 34 15 6 13 54 38 1.42 36 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 35 12 11 12 38 40 0.95 35 
14 Southport 33 13 7 13 48 48 1.00 33 
15 Bristol Rovers 34 12 7 15 53 58 0.91 31 
16 Northampton Town 34 10 11 13 42 50 0.84 31 
17 Oldham Athletic 35 13 4 18 45 52 0.87 30 
18 Tranmere Rovers 32 10 8 14 51 59 0.86 28 
19 Mansfield Town 34 10 8 16 41 51 0.80 28 
20 Orient 31 9 10 12 35 45 0.78 28 
21 Colchester United 34 9 10 15 38 60 0.63 28 
22 Scunthorpe United 35 8 10 17 43 64 0.67 26 
23 Grimsby Town 33 7 7 19 33 56 0.59 21 
24 Peterborough United 34 14 7 13 56 55 1.02 16 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation