Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 5, 1968

Swindon Town Orient
B.Howe (46' o.g.)
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  12,455   Referee:  J.H. Yates



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
Ray GODDARD
1
2
Owen DAWSON
                 
Mick JONES
2
3
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Bert HOWE
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
Peter ALLEN
4
5
Frank BURROWS
                 
  Terry MANCINI
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Tommy TAYLOR
6

7
Don HEATH
                 
Malcolm SLATER
7

8
Peter NOBLE
                 
Roy MASSEY
8
9
Chris JONES
                 
Jimmy BLOOMFIELD
9
10
John SMITH
           63'     
Vic HALOM
10
11
Don ROGERS
                 
Dennis ROFE
11
Substitutes
12
Roger SMART
                 
Sub not used
12














Results on Saturday, October 5, 1968: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 5, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Luton Town 11 7 2 2 23 8 2.88 16 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 11 7 1 3 18 7 2.57 15 
3 Torquay United 12 7 1 4 21 13 1.62 15 
4 Reading 11 5 4 2 23 15 1.53 14 
5 Rotherham United 11 5 4 2 16 11 1.45 14 
6 Barrow 11 6 2 3 18 13 1.38 14 
7 Swindon Town 10 5 3 2 10 4 2.50 13 
8 Watford 11 5 3 3 10 8 1.25 13 
9 Northampton Town 10 4 4 2 11 9 1.22 12 
10 Stockport County 11 4 4 3 18 15 1.20 12 
11 Plymouth Argyle 11 5 2 4 14 13 1.08 12 
12 Tranmere Rovers 11 5 2 4 14 16 0.88 12 
13 Mansfield Town 11 4 3 4 16 15 1.07 11 
14 Bristol Rovers 11 4 3 4 17 22 0.77 11 
15 Orient 10 2 6 2 14 13 1.08 10 
16 Walsall 12 2 5 5 13 15 0.87
17 Brighton and Hove Albion 10 3 3 4 15 19 0.79
18 Barnsley 12 2 5 5 14 19 0.74
19 Crewe Alexandra 11 2 4 5 19 21 0.90
20 Shrewsbury Town 11 2 4 5 10 17 0.59
21 Hartlepool 10 1 6 3 5 13 0.38
22 Southport 11 3 1 7 13 22 0.59
23 Gillingham 11 2 2 7 15 20 0.75
24 Oldham Athletic 11 1 2 8 5 24 0.21

Key: Promotion Relegation