Football League Division Three
Saturday, September 28, 1968

Swindon Town Shrewsbury Town
P.Noble (3', 30'), D.Rogers (79')
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  12,092   Referee:  C.H. Nicholls



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
  John PHILLIPS
1
2
Owen DAWSON
                 
Tony GREGORY
2
3
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Geoff FELLOWS
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
John MOORE
4
5
Frank BURROWS
                 
Alan JONES
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Maurice PARKIN
6

7
Don HEATH
                 
Trevor MEREDITH
7

8
Peter NOBLE
               
Dave POUNTNEY
8
9
Chris JONES
                 
Eddie GARBETT
9
10
John SMITH
                62'
George BOARDMAN
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
  Jimmy MCLAUGHLIN
11
Substitutes
12
Roger SMART
              
62' 
Terry MATTHIAS
12














Results on Saturday, September 28, 1968: League Table

 
  Barnsley 4 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Barrow 3 - 1 Orient  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 0 Walsall  
  Crewe Alexandra 2 - 3 Watford  
  Gillingham 1 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Hartlepool 0 - 0 Stockport County  
  Luton Town 1 - 0 Torquay United  
  Oldham Athletic 1 - 2 Tranmere Rovers  
  Plymouth Argyle 0 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Rotherham United 3 - 1 Southport  
  Swindon Town 3 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  

Table as at Saturday, September 28, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Luton Town 10 7 2 1 23 7 3.29 16 
2 Barrow 10 6 2 2 17 9 1.89 14 
3 Rotherham United 10 5 4 1 16 10 1.60 14 
4 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 10 6 1 3 16 7 2.29 13 
5 Reading 10 4 4 2 20 13 1.54 12 
6 Plymouth Argyle 10 5 2 3 13 11 1.18 12 
7 Swindon Town 9 4 3 2 9 4 2.25 11 
8 Torquay United 10 5 1 4 15 10 1.50 11 
9 Watford 10 4 3 3 9 8 1.13 11 
10 Orient 9 2 6 1 14 12 1.17 10 
11 Northampton Town 9 3 4 2 10 9 1.11 10 
12 Mansfield Town 10 4 2 4 15 14 1.07 10 
13 Stockport County 10 3 4 3 14 14 1.00 10 
14 Tranmere Rovers 10 4 2 4 11 14 0.79 10 
15 Brighton and Hove Albion 9 3 3 3 15 17 0.88
16 Bristol Rovers 10 3 3 4 16 22 0.73
17 Crewe Alexandra 10 2 4 4 17 18 0.94
18 Barnsley 11 2 4 5 14 19 0.74
19 Walsall 10 1 5 4 8 11 0.73
20 Southport 10 3 1 6 13 19 0.68
21 Shrewsbury Town 10 2 3 5 10 17 0.59
22 Hartlepool 9 1 5 3 4 12 0.33
23 Gillingham 10 2 2 6 13 17 0.76
24 Oldham Athletic 10 1 2 7 5 23 0.22

Key: Promotion Relegation