Football League Division Three
Saturday, January 22, 1977

Port Vale Swindon Town
K.Beech (28'), J.Ridley (65')
HT: 1-2 R.McHale (12'), D.Syrett (16')
Attendance:  4,446    


1
DANCE
2
THOMSON
3
GRIFFITHS
4
RIDLEY
5
HARRIS
6
KENNERLEY
7
TARTT
8
BAILEY
9
ROGERS
10
BEAMISH
11
BEECH
1
ALLAN
2
DIXON
3
TROLLOPE
4
STROUD
5
AIZLEWOOD
6
TAYLOR
7
MOSS
8
MCLAUGHLIN
9
SYRETT
10
MCHALE
11
ANDERSON

Lineups
1
Trevor DANCE
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Bobby THOMSON  
                68'
Will DIXON
2
3
Neil GRIFFITHS
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
John RIDLEY
               
Ken STROUD
4
5
Dave HARRIS
                 
Steve AIZLEWOOD
5
6
Kevin KENNERLEY
                 
Tony TAYLOR
6

7
Colin TARTT
                 
David MOSS
7

8
Terry BAILEY
                 
John MCLAUGHLIN
8
9
John ROGERS
               
David SYRETT
9
10
Ken BEAMISH view STFC profile
 34'
            
Ray MCHALE
10
11
Ken BEECH
               
  Trevor ANDERSON
11
Substitutes
12
Ray WILLIAMS

34' 
           
68' 
Colin PROPHETT
12














Results on Saturday, January 22, 1977: League Table

 
  Chester 1 - 0 Tranmere Rovers  
  Grimsby Town 2 - 0 Bury  
  Northampton Town 2 - 1 Chesterfield  
  Oxford United 1 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Port Vale 2 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Portsmouth 0 - 1 Wrexham  
  Preston North End 1 - 2 Mansfield Town  
  Reading 1 - 2 Gillingham  
  Rotherham United 0 - 0 Peterborough United  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 1 Lincoln City  
  Walsall 5 - 1 Sheffield Wednesday  
  York City 2 - 1 Crystal Palace  

Table as at Saturday, January 22, 1977:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 25 14 5 6 48 24 24 33 
2 Mansfield Town 23 13 5 5 39 20 19 31 
3 Wrexham 22 13 5 4 38 20 18 31 
4 Rotherham United 23 11 9 3 39 23 16 31 
5 Shrewsbury Town 23 13 4 6 38 21 17 30 
6 Preston North End 23 10 9 4 36 19 17 29 
7 Sheffield Wednesday 25 11 7 7 36 32 4 29 
8 Crystal Palace 23 9 9 5 27 18 9 27 
9 Bury 23 10 5 8 32 38 -6 25 
10 Tranmere Rovers 23 7 10 6 26 24 2 24 
11 Oxford United 25 7 10 8 35 35 0 24 
12 Lincoln City 20 8 6 6 32 27 5 22 
13 Swindon Town 21 8 6 7 30 31 -1 22 
14 Chester 22 9 3 10 20 28 -8 21 
15 Chesterfield 23 8 4 11 29 31 -2 20 
16 Gillingham 23 7 6 10 29 39 -10 20 
17 Peterborough United 24 6 7 11 24 35 -11 19 
18 Grimsby Town 23 7 4 12 25 35 -10 18 
19 Portsmouth 24 4 10 10 25 35 -10 18 
20 Reading 24 7 4 13 27 38 -11 18 
21 Port Vale 23 4 9 10 25 33 -8 17 
22 Walsall 24 5 7 12 25 37 -12 17 
23 Northampton Town 24 5 4 15 24 44 -20 14 
24 York City 21 5 4 12 22 44 -22 14 

Key: Promotion Relegation