Football League Division Three
Saturday, August 26, 1978

Shrewsbury Town Swindon Town

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  2,672    


1
MULHEARN
2
KING
3
LEONARD
4
TURNER
5
GRIFFIN
6
HAYES
7
LOUGHNANE
8
LINDSAY
9
ATKINS
10
BIGGINS
11
MAGUIRE
1
OGDEN
2
MCLAUGHLIN
3
FORD
4
MCHALE
5
AIZLEWOOD
6
STROUD
7
MILLER
8
CARTER
9
GUTHRIE
10
BATES
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Ken MULHEARN
                 
Chris OGDEN
1
2
Jake KING
                 
John MCLAUGHLIN
2
3
Carleton LEONARD
                 
Andy FORD
3
4
Graham TURNER
                 
Ray MCHALE
4
5
Colin GRIFFIN
                 
Steve AIZLEWOOD
5
6
Steve HAYES
                 
Ken STROUD
6

7
Peter LOUGHNANE
                 
Ian MILLER
7

8
Jimmy LINDSAY
                 
Roy CARTER
8
9
Ian ATKINS
                82'
Chris GUTHRIE
9
10
Steve BIGGINS
                 
Chic BATES
10
11
Paul MAGUIRE
                 
Brian WILLIAMS
11
Substitutes
12
Jack KEAY
              
82' 
Chris KAMARA
12














Results on Saturday, August 26, 1978: League Table

 
  Brentford 0 - 3 Chesterfield  
  Bury 2 - 2 Gillingham  
  Carlisle United 1 - 0 Walsall  
  Chester 3 - 0 Exeter City  
  Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Southend United  
  Oxford United 0 - 2 Swansea City  
  Plymouth Argyle 2 - 1 Lincoln City  
  Rotherham United 2 - 1 Blackpool  
  Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 0 Colchester United  
  Shrewsbury Town 0 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Tranmere Rovers 1 - 3 Hull City  
  Watford 1 - 2 Peterborough United  

Table as at Saturday, August 26, 1978:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Chester 3 3 0 0 6 1 5
2 Swansea City 3 2 1 0 7 2 5
3 Shrewsbury Town 3 2 1 0 2 0 2
4 Watford 3 2 0 1 10 5 5
5 Plymouth Argyle 2 2 0 0 5 2 3
6 Peterborough United 2 2 0 0 4 1 3
7 Carlisle United 3 1 2 0 3 2 1
8 Swindon Town 3 1 2 0 3 2 1
9 Hull City 2 1 1 0 4 2 2
10 Chesterfield 3 1 1 1 5 4 1
11 Rotherham United 2 1 1 0 2 1 1
12 Gillingham 3 0 3 0 3 3 0
13 Mansfield Town 3 0 3 0 2 2 0
14 Bury 3 0 2 1 6 7 -1
15 Southend United 3 0 2 1 4 5 -1
16 Colchester United 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1
17 Lincoln City 3 1 0 2 3 6 -3
18 Brentford 3 1 0 2 1 4 -3
19 Blackpool 3 1 0 2 3 7 -4
20 Sheffield Wednesday 2 0 1 1 0 2 -2
21 Tranmere Rovers 3 0 1 2 3 6 -3
22 Exeter City 2 0 1 1 0 3 -3
23 Walsall 3 0 0 3 3 7 -4
24 Oxford United 3 0 0 3 0 4 -4

Key: Promotion Relegation