Nationwide League Division Two
Saturday, December 21, 2002

Swindon Town Crewe Alexandra
S.Parkin (75' pen)
HT: 0-2 D.Ashton (18'), S.Foster (40'), R.Jack (59')
Attendance:  4,957 (276 away fans)   Referee:  L.E. Cable



 
After seven league games without defeat, Crewe put an end to the Town's good run.




Lineups
1
Bart GRIEMINK
                 
  Clayton INCE
13
6
Andy GURNEY
                 
David WRIGHT
2
22
Alan REEVES
                 
Dave WALTON
5
19
Matt HEYWOOD
               
Steve FOSTER
6
11
David DUKE
                 
Paul TIERNEY
29
10
Stefani MIGLIORANZI
                 
Neil SORVEL
12
25
Steve ROBINSON
                 
Dave BRAMMER
8
4
Matt HEWLETT
                 
Kenny LUNT
4

17
Danny INVINCIBILE
           44'     
  Dave VAUGHAN
14

9
Sam PARKIN
             
  Dean ASHTON
10
14
Éric SABIN  
 65'
20'          62'
  Rodney JACK
11
Substitutes
2
Gareth EDDS
                 
Richard WALKER
3
5
Adam WILLIS
                 
  Steve JONES
17
8
John SUTTON

65' 
           
62' 
Ben RIX
19
21
Dave BAMPTON
                 
John MILES
25
18
Craig FARR
                 
Ade BANKOLE
1













Results on Saturday, December 21, 2002: League Table

 
  Barnsley 0 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Blackpool 3 - 0 Peterborough United  
  Bristol City 1 - 1 Luton Town  
  Cheltenham Town 0 - 0 Wycombe Wanderers  
  Chesterfield 0 - 1 Oldham Athletic  
  Port Vale 1 - 2 Plymouth Argyle  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Brentford  
  Swindon Town 1 - 3 Crewe Alexandra  
  Tranmere Rovers 2 - 2 Notts County  
  Wigan Athletic 1 - 0 Huddersfield Town  

Table as at Saturday, December 21, 2002:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Wigan Athletic 22 15 5 2 37 13 24 50 
2 Cardiff City 22 14 4 4 37 18 19 46 
3 Bristol City 22 14 3 5 46 26 20 45 
4 Oldham Athletic 22 12 6 4 35 16 19 42 
5 Crewe Alexandra 22 12 5 5 35 18 17 41 
6 Brentford 22 9 6 7 28 25 3 33 
7 Queens Park Rangers 22 8 7 7 29 26 3 31 
8 Luton Town 22 8 7 7 32 30 2 31 
9 Blackpool 22 9 4 9 28 32 -4 31 
10 Tranmere Rovers 22 9 4 9 28 35 -7 31 
11 Chesterfield 22 9 3 10 18 24 -6 30 
12 Plymouth Argyle 22 7 8 7 30 30 0 29 
13 Stockport County 22 8 3 11 30 31 -1 27 
14 Wycombe Wanderers 22 7 6 9 29 31 -2 27 
15 Port Vale 22 7 5 10 27 35 -8 26 
16 Colchester United 22 6 7 9 22 29 -7 25 
17 Northampton Town 22 7 4 11 21 33 -12 25 
18 Swindon Town 22 6 6 10 26 34 -8 24 
19 Barnsley 22 6 6 10 24 34 -10 24 
20 Notts County 22 4 11 7 32 33 -1 23 
21 Cheltenham Town 22 5 7 10 20 29 -9 22 
22 Peterborough United 22 5 6 11 26 33 -7 21 
23 Huddersfield Town 22 5 6 11 17 26 -9 21 
24 Mansfield Town 22 6 3 13 37 53 -16 21 

Key: Promotion Play-offs Relegation