Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 23, 1968

Peterborough United Swindon Town
S.Brace (86')
HT: 0-0 J.Trollope (52')
Attendance:  4,667   Referee:  H.G. New



Lineups
1
Tony MILLINGTON  
                 
Roy JONES
1
2
Ron COOPER
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Frank NOBLE
               
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Graham RICKETTS
                 
Joe BUTLER
4
5
Frank RANKMORE  
                 
  Mel NURSE
5
6
Brian WRIGHT
                 
Stan HARLAND
6

7
Stuart BRACE
               
Willie PENMAN
7

8
Bobby DOWNES
                 
Peter NOBLE
8
9
Jim HALL
                 
Pat TERRY
9
10
Peter DEAKIN
                 
Owen DAWSON
10
11
Colin GARWOOD
                 
Don ROGERS
11
Substitutes
12
Sub not used
                 
Don HEATH
12















Results on Saturday, March 23, 1968: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, March 23, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Torquay United 35 18 9 8 49 39 1.26 45 
2 Bury 36 18 8 10 76 53 1.43 44 
3 Shrewsbury Town 36 15 12 9 51 43 1.19 42 
4 Swindon Town 36 14 12 10 60 36 1.67 40 
5 Reading 36 16 8 12 53 51 1.04 40 
6 Oxford United 35 14 11 10 53 43 1.23 39 
7 Walsall 35 15 9 11 56 47 1.19 39 
8 Watford 36 16 6 14 59 40 1.48 38 
9 Barrow 35 16 6 13 53 42 1.26 38 
10 Stockport County 36 15 8 13 53 51 1.04 38 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 36 12 14 10 42 41 1.02 38 
12 Gillingham 36 13 11 12 47 50 0.94 37 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 36 12 12 12 39 41 0.95 36 
14 Southport 34 14 7 13 52 51 1.02 35 
15 Bristol Rovers 35 13 7 15 55 58 0.95 33 
16 Northampton Town 36 11 11 14 46 53 0.87 33 
17 Oldham Athletic 36 13 5 18 47 54 0.87 31 
18 Mansfield Town 36 11 8 17 43 53 0.81 30 
19 Tranmere Rovers 34 10 9 15 52 63 0.83 29 
20 Orient 32 9 11 12 37 47 0.79 29 
21 Colchester United 35 9 10 16 40 65 0.62 28 
22 Scunthorpe United 36 8 11 17 44 65 0.68 27 
23 Grimsby Town 35 8 7 20 36 58 0.62 23 
24 Peterborough United 35 14 8 13 57 56 1.02 17 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation