Football League Division Three
Saturday, May 11, 1968

Grimsby Town Swindon Town
D.Wilson (27', 80'), S.Housley (36')
HT: 2-1 D.Rogers (25'), S.Harland (70')
Attendance:  4,593   Referee:  F.M. Nicholson



Lineups
1
Harry WAINMAN
                 
Roy JONES
1
2
Jimmy BLOOMER
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Graham TAYLOR
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Dave WORTHINGTON
                60'
Rod DESMEULES
4
5
Graham RATHBONE
                 
Mick BLICK
5
6
Keith JOBLING
                 
Jimmy GILES
6

7
Stuart HOUSLEY
               
Don HEATH
7

8
Bobby ROSS
                 
Roger SMART
8
9
Dave WILSON
             
Stan HARLAND
9
10
Doug COLLINS
                 
Peter NOBLE
10
11
Geoff MARTIN
               
Don ROGERS
11
Substitutes
12
Sub not used
              
60' 
Owen DAWSON
12














Results on Saturday, May 11, 1968: League Table

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

Final table:
  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Oxford United 46 22 13 11 69 47 1.47 57 
2 Bury 46 24 8 14 91 66 1.38 56 
3 Shrewsbury Town 46 20 15 11 61 49 1.24 55 
4 Torquay United 46 21 11 14 60 56 1.07 53 
5 Reading 46 21 9 16 70 60 1.17 51 
6 Watford 46 21 8 17 74 50 1.48 50 
7 Walsall 46 19 12 15 74 61 1.21 50 
8 Barrow 46 21 8 17 65 54 1.20 50 
9 Swindon Town 46 16 17 13 74 51 1.45 49 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 46 16 16 14 57 55 1.04 48 
11 Gillingham 46 18 12 16 59 63 0.94 48 
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 46 16 15 15 56 51 1.10 47 
13 Stockport County 46 19 9 18 70 75 0.93 47 
14 Southport 46 17 12 17 65 65 1.00 46 
15 Bristol Rovers 46 17 9 20 72 78 0.92 43 
16 Oldham Athletic 46 18 7 21 60 65 0.92 43 
17 Northampton Town 46 14 13 19 58 72 0.81 41 
18 Orient 46 12 17 17 46 62 0.74 41 
19 Tranmere Rovers 46 14 12 20 62 74 0.84 40 
20 Mansfield Town 46 12 13 21 51 67 0.76 37 
21 Grimsby Town 46 14 9 23 52 69 0.75 37 
22 Colchester United 46 9 15 22 50 87 0.57 33 
23 Scunthorpe United 46 10 12 24 56 87 0.64 32 
24 Peterborough United 46 20 10 16 79 67 1.18 31 

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

Key: Promoted Relegated