Football League Division Two
Saturday, October 7, 1972

Burnley Swindon Town
P.Fletcher (32'), M.Dobson (80')
HT: 1-0 D.Rogers (68' pen)
Attendance:  11,415    



Lineups
1
Alan STEVENSON
                 
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
1
2
Mike DOCHERTY
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Keith NEWTON  
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Martin DOBSON  
               
Roger SMART
4
5
Colin WALDRON
                 
Ron POTTER
5
6
Jim THOMSON
                 
Joe BUTLER
6

7
Geoff NULTY
                 
Steve PEPLOW
7

8
Frank CASPER
                 
Ron HOWELL
8
9
Paul FLETCHER
               
  Ray TREACY
9
10
Doug COLLINS
                 
Peter NOBLE
10
11
Leighton JAMES  
               
Don ROGERS
11
Substitutes
12
Alan WEST
                 
Ken STROUD
12














Results on Saturday, October 7, 1972: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 1 Hull City  
  Burnley 2 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Fulham 2 - 0 Aston Villa  
  Luton Town 2 - 2 Blackpool  
  Middlesbrough 1 - 0 Millwall  
  Nottingham Forest 1 - 1 Huddersfield Town  
  Orient 0 - 0 Cardiff City  
  Oxford United 5 - 1 Sunderland  
  Portsmouth 0 - 3 Bristol City  
  Preston North End 1 - 1 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Queens Park Rangers 4 - 0 Carlisle United  

Table as at Saturday, October 7, 1972:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Burnley 12 5 7 0 22 13 1.69 17 
2 Sheffield Wednesday 13 7 3 3 25 16 1.56 17 
3 Aston Villa 11 7 2 2 14 9 1.56 16 
4 Queens Park Rangers 11 4 6 1 24 15 1.60 14 
5 Oxford United 12 6 2 4 19 13 1.46 14 
6 Preston North End 12 5 4 3 10 7 1.43 14 
7 Luton Town 11 6 2 3 16 13 1.23 14 
8 Middlesbrough 12 5 4 3 10 12 0.83 14 
9 Blackpool 11 4 4 3 19 15 1.27 12 
10 Bristol City 12 3 6 3 16 13 1.23 12 
11 Fulham 11 4 4 3 15 14 1.07 12 
12 Sunderland 11 4 4 3 15 16 0.94 12 
13 Huddersfield Town 12 3 6 3 13 15 0.87 12 
14 Nottingham Forest 12 4 4 4 11 15 0.73 12 
15 Hull City 12 4 3 5 15 15 1.00 11 
16 Portsmouth 11 4 2 5 11 12 0.92 10 
17 Orient 12 1 7 4 8 12 0.67
18 Swindon Town 13 2 4 7 14 22 0.64
19 Brighton and Hove Albion 12 1 6 5 14 23 0.61
20 Carlisle United 11 2 3 6 14 16 0.88
21 Millwall 12 3 1 8 12 17 0.71
22 Cardiff City 12 2 2 8 9 23 0.39

Key: Promotion Relegation