Football League Division Two
Saturday, October 14, 1972

Swindon Town Preston North End
R.Treacy (72'), D.Rogers (83', 90')
HT: 0-1 A.Tarbuck (8'), J.McNab (89')
Attendance:  8,198    



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
  Alan KELLY
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
John MCMAHON
2
3
John TROLLOPE
               
Jimmy MCNAB
3
4
Roger SMART
                 
Alex SPARK
4
5
Ron POTTER
                 
Graham HAWKINS
5
6
Joe BUTLER
                 
Alan SPAVIN
6

7
Steve PEPLOW
                 
Alex BRUCE
7

8
Ron HOWELL
 46'
              
Dave WILSON
8
9
Ray TREACY  
             
Alan TARBUCK
9
10
Peter NOBLE
                 
Neil YOUNG
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
Ricky HEPPOLETTE
11
Substitutes
12
David MOSS

46' 
              
George ROSS
12














Results on Saturday, October 14, 1972: League Table

 
  Aston Villa 0 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Blackpool 2 - 1 Oxford United  
  Bristol City 1 - 1 Nottingham Forest  
  Cardiff City 2 - 0 Middlesbrough  
  Carlisle United 2 - 1 Fulham  
  Huddersfield Town 0 - 2 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Hull City 5 - 1 Portsmouth  
  Millwall 2 - 0 Orient  
  Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1 Burnley  
  Sunderland 0 - 2 Luton Town  
  Swindon Town 3 - 2 Preston North End  

Table as at Saturday, October 14, 1972:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Burnley 13 6 7 0 23 13 1.77 19 
2 Sheffield Wednesday 14 7 3 4 25 17 1.47 17 
3 Queens Park Rangers 12 5 6 1 25 15 1.67 16 
4 Aston Villa 12 7 2 3 14 10 1.40 16 
5 Luton Town 12 7 2 3 18 13 1.38 16 
6 Oxford United 13 6 2 5 20 15 1.33 14 
7 Blackpool 12 5 4 3 21 16 1.31 14 
8 Preston North End 13 5 4 4 12 10 1.20 14 
9 Middlesbrough 13 5 4 4 10 14 0.71 14 
10 Hull City 13 5 3 5 20 16 1.25 13 
11 Bristol City 13 3 7 3 17 14 1.21 13 
12 Nottingham Forest 13 4 5 4 12 16 0.75 13 
13 Fulham 12 4 4 4 16 16 1.00 12 
14 Sunderland 12 4 4 4 15 18 0.83 12 
15 Huddersfield Town 13 3 6 4 13 17 0.76 12 
16 Swindon Town 14 3 4 7 17 24 0.71 10 
17 Portsmouth 12 4 2 6 12 17 0.71 10 
18 Brighton and Hove Albion 13 2 6 5 16 23 0.70 10 
19 Carlisle United 12 3 3 6 16 17 0.94
20 Millwall 13 4 1 8 14 17 0.82
21 Orient 13 1 7 5 8 14 0.57
22 Cardiff City 13 3 2 8 11 23 0.48

Key: Promotion Relegation