Football League Division Three
Tuesday, April 23, 1968

Swindon Town Bristol Rovers
P.Terry (35'), D.Rogers (53'), R.Smart (83', 90')
HT: 1-0 J.Petts (82')
Attendance:  11,438    



Lineups
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Roy JONES
                 
Larry TAYLOR
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Doug HILLARD
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Alex MUNRO
3
4
Joe BUTLER
               
John PETTS
4
5
Mel NURSE  
                 
Stuart TAYLOR
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Dave STONE
6

7
Owen DAWSON
                 
Ray GRAYDON
7

8
Don HEATH
                 
Ray MABBUTT
8
9
Pat TERRY
               
Richard PLUMB
9
10
Roger SMART
               
Bobby 'Shadow' WILLIAMS
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
view STFC profileBobby JONES
11
Substitutes
12
John BAILEY
                 
Sub not used
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Results on Tuesday, April 23, 1968: League Table

 
  Northampton Town 3 - 1 Peterborough United  
  Swindon Town 4 - 1 Bristol Rovers  
  Walsall 2 - 1 Mansfield Town  

Table as at Tuesday, April 23, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 43 22 8 13 84 61 1.38 52 
2 Oxford United 43 19 13 11 62 47 1.32 51 
3 Shrewsbury Town 42 18 14 10 59 46 1.28 50 
4 Torquay United 42 20 10 12 56 47 1.19 50 
5 Stockport County 43 19 9 15 67 63 1.06 47 
6 Swindon Town 43 15 16 12 70 47 1.49 46 
7 Walsall 43 17 12 14 67 57 1.18 46 
8 Watford 42 19 7 16 70 48 1.46 45 
9 Barrow 42 19 7 16 59 51 1.16 45 
10 Reading 42 18 9 15 61 57 1.07 45 
11 Southport 41 17 10 14 62 58 1.07 44 
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 42 14 15 13 51 51 1.00 43 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 43 14 15 14 50 50 1.00 43 
14 Gillingham 41 16 11 14 53 58 0.91 43 
15 Oldham Athletic 42 17 6 19 55 57 0.96 40 
16 Bristol Rovers 42 16 8 18 66 71 0.93 40 
17 Northampton Town 44 14 12 18 56 66 0.85 40 
18 Mansfield Town 43 12 13 18 50 59 0.85 37 
19 Tranmere Rovers 42 12 12 18 58 69 0.84 36 
20 Orient 41 10 16 15 42 56 0.75 36 
21 Colchester United 43 9 13 21 46 79 0.58 31 
22 Grimsby Town 41 10 9 22 44 65 0.68 29 
23 Scunthorpe United 41 9 11 21 50 80 0.63 29 
24 Peterborough United 43 18 10 15 68 63 1.08 27 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation