Football League Division Three
Saturday, April 27, 1968

Swindon Town Oldham Athletic

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  9,717    



Lineups
1
Roy JONES
                 
David BEST
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
  Ronnie BLAIR
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Ian WOOD
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
Jim BOWIE
4
5
Jimmy GILES
                 
Allan LAWSON
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Jimmy FRIZZELL
6

7
Owen DAWSON
                 
Reg BLORE
7

8
Don HEATH
                 
Les CHAPMAN
8
9
Pat TERRY
                 
Ian TOWERS
9
10
Roger SMART
                 
  Billy JOHNSTON
10
11
Don ROGERS
                 
Keith BEBBINGTON
11
Substitutes
12
Mel NURSE  
                 
Sub not used
12














Results on Saturday, April 27, 1968: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 27, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Oxford United 44 20 13 11 66 47 1.40 53 
2 Shrewsbury Town 44 19 15 10 60 46 1.30 53 
3 Torquay United 44 21 11 12 60 50 1.20 53 
4 Bury 44 22 8 14 84 63 1.33 52 
5 Watford 44 20 8 16 71 48 1.48 48 
6 Walsall 44 18 12 14 70 59 1.19 48 
7 Swindon Town 44 15 17 12 70 47 1.49 47 
8 Reading 44 19 9 16 63 59 1.07 47 
9 Stockport County 44 19 9 16 67 67 1.00 47 
10 Barrow 44 19 8 17 60 53 1.13 46 
11 Gillingham 43 17 12 14 55 59 0.93 46 
12 Southport 43 17 11 15 64 62 1.03 45 
13 Brighton and Hove Albion 43 14 16 13 52 52 1.00 44 
14 Oldham Athletic 44 18 7 19 56 57 0.98 43 
15 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 44 14 15 15 50 51 0.98 43 
16 Bristol Rovers 43 16 9 18 66 71 0.93 41 
17 Northampton Town 45 14 13 18 58 68 0.85 41 
18 Tranmere Rovers 43 13 12 18 60 69 0.87 38 
19 Orient 42 11 16 15 43 56 0.77 38 
20 Mansfield Town 44 12 13 19 51 61 0.84 37 
21 Colchester United 44 9 14 21 48 81 0.59 32 
22 Grimsby Town 43 11 9 23 46 66 0.70 31 
23 Scunthorpe United 43 9 11 23 52 84 0.62 29 
24 Peterborough United 44 18 10 16 70 66 1.06 27 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation