Football League Division Three
Saturday, May 4, 1968

Bristol Rovers Swindon Town
S.Taylor (31')
HT: 1-1 R.Smart (27'), D.Rogers (77')
Attendance:  8,928   Referee:  K.A. Wynn



Lineups
1
Larry TAYLOR
                 
Roy JONES
1
2
Doug HILLARD
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Dave STONE
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Johnny WILLIAMS
                 
Rod DESMEULES
4
5
Stuart TAYLOR
               
Mick BLICK
5
6
Frankie PRINCE
                 
Jimmy GILES
6

7
Ray GRAYDON
 52'
              
Don HEATH
7

8
Bobby JONES view STFC profile
               
Roger SMART
8
9
Wayne JONES  
                 
Stan HARLAND
9
10
Ken RONALDSON
                 
Peter NOBLE
10
11
Harold JARMAN
               
Don ROGERS
11
Substitutes
12
Ray MABBUTT

52' 
              
Joe BUTLER
12















Results on Saturday, May 4, 1968: League Table

 
  Barrow 3 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 - 0 Tranmere Rovers  
  Bristol Rovers 1 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Bury 5 - 3 Stockport County  
  Colchester United 1 - 1 Orient  
  Mansfield Town 0 - 3 Walsall  
  Oldham Athletic 1 - 3 Reading  
  Oxford United 2 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Peterborough United 4 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Watford 3 - 0 Gillingham  

Table as at Saturday, May 4, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Oxford United 45 21 13 11 68 47 1.45 55 
2 Bury 45 23 8 14 89 66 1.35 54 
3 Shrewsbury Town 45 19 15 11 60 49 1.22 53 
4 Torquay United 45 21 11 13 60 52 1.15 53 
5 Watford 45 21 8 16 74 48 1.54 50 
6 Walsall 45 19 12 14 73 59 1.24 50 
7 Swindon Town 45 16 17 12 72 48 1.50 49 
8 Reading 45 20 9 16 66 60 1.10 49 
9 Barrow 45 20 8 17 63 53 1.19 48 
10 Stockport County 46 19 9 18 70 75 0.93 47 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 45 15 16 14 55 54 1.02 46 
12 Gillingham 44 17 12 15 55 62 0.89 46 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 45 15 15 15 53 51 1.04 45 
14 Southport 44 17 11 16 64 63 1.02 45 
15 Oldham Athletic 45 18 7 20 57 60 0.95 43 
16 Bristol Rovers 45 16 9 20 67 75 0.89 41 
17 Northampton Town 46 14 13 19 58 72 0.81 41 
18 Orient 44 12 17 15 46 57 0.81 41 
19 Tranmere Rovers 45 13 12 20 61 74 0.82 38 
20 Mansfield Town 45 12 13 20 51 64 0.80 37 
21 Grimsby Town 45 13 9 23 49 67 0.73 35 
22 Colchester United 45 9 15 21 49 82 0.60 33 
23 Scunthorpe United 44 10 11 23 54 84 0.64 31 
24 Peterborough United 45 19 10 16 74 66 1.12 29 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation