Football League Division Four
Saturday, January 1, 1983

Bristol City Swindon Town
G.Riley (90')
HT: 0-0 H.Pritchard (65')
Attendance:  9,002   Referee:  M. Robinson



 
HTV preview the New Year's Day derby - the Town visiting struggling Bristol City on January 1, 1983.




Lineups
1
John SHAW
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Rob NEWMAN
                 
Ray BAVERSTOCK
2
3
Peter JOHNSON
                 
Colin BAILIE
3
4
Alan NICHOLLS
             90'   
Gary EMMANUEL
4
5
Forbes PHILLIPSON-MASTERS
                 
Russell LEWIS
5
6
Tom RITCHIE
                 
Mike GRAHAM
6

7
Terry COOPER  
               
  Howard PRITCHARD
7

8
Tony KELLY
                 
Paul BATTY
8
9
Chris GARLAND
                 
Paul RIDEOUT
9
10
Ricky CHANDLER
 66'
              
Andy ROWLAND
10
11
Alan CRAWFORD
                 
Leigh BARNARD
11
Substitutes
12
Glyn RILEY

66' 
            
Martin BLACKLER
12













Results on Saturday, January 1, 1983: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Bristol City 1 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Hartlepool United 2 - 1 Blackpool  
  Hull City 2 - 1 Rochdale  
  Northampton Town 2 - 2 Port Vale  
  Peterborough United 4 - 0 Hereford United  
  Scunthorpe United 2 - 0 Chester  
  Stockport County 4 - 2 Halifax Town  
  Torquay United 2 - 0 Colchester United  
  Tranmere Rovers 1 - 1 Crewe Alexandra  
  Wimbledon 2 - 1 Bury  
  York City 5 - 2 Darlington  

Table as at Saturday, January 1, 1983:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Hull City 23 13 7 3 40 16 24 46 
2 Bury 23 13 6 4 40 19 21 45 
3 Port Vale 22 12 6 4 31 15 16 42 
4 Swindon Town 22 12 6 4 31 15 16 42 
5 Scunthorpe United 22 12 6 4 31 16 15 42 
6 Wimbledon 22 12 5 5 42 24 18 41 
7 Torquay United 22 11 5 6 35 28 7 38 
8 Colchester United 23 10 6 7 30 21 9 36 
9 York City 22 8 8 6 40 30 10 32 
10 Mansfield Town 22 9 4 9 25 34 -9 31 
11 Stockport County 23 8 6 9 34 37 -3 30 
12 Chester 23 8 5 10 23 23 0 29 
13 Peterborough United 21 7 7 7 23 22 1 28 
14 Aldershot 22 7 7 8 27 38 -11 28 
15 Northampton Town 22 6 8 8 30 35 -5 26 
16 Blackpool 22 7 6 9 27 29 -2 25 
17 Rochdale 23 6 7 10 27 34 -7 25 
18 Hartlepool United 22 7 4 11 24 37 -13 25 
19 Tranmere Rovers 22 7 3 12 25 37 -12 24 
20 Halifax Town 21 5 7 9 26 33 -7 22 
21 Darlington 21 5 4 12 24 34 -10 19 
22 Bristol City 23 3 10 10 25 43 -18 19 
23 Hereford United 22 4 4 14 17 40 -23 16 
24 Crewe Alexandra 22 4 3 15 20 37 -17 15 

* Blackpool deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

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