Football League Division Two
Saturday, November 27, 1971

Burnley Swindon Town
M.Dobson (66')
HT: 0-2 C.Jones (41'), P.Noble (44')
Attendance:  12,224   Referee:  V. James



 
Though the Town are struggling at the wrong end of the Second Division, they pull off a surprise at Turf Moor - after netting twice in the last five minutes of the first half, they concede only once during a second half onslaught from the hosts.




Lineups
1
Jeff PARTON
                 
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
1
2
Mike DOCHERTY
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Geoff NULTY
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Alan WEST
                 
Joe BUTLER
4
5
Colin WALDRON
                 
Frank BURROWS
5
6
Martin DOBSON  
               
Stan HARLAND
6

7
Dave THOMAS  
                 
David DANGERFIELD
7

8
Leighton JAMES  
                 
Ray BUNKELL
8
9
Paul FLETCHER
               
Chris JONES
9
10
Frank CASPER
               
Peter NOBLE
10
11
Steve KINDON
 46'
              
Don ROGERS
11
Substitutes
12
Arthur BELLAMY

46' 
              
Richard LEGG
12














Results on Saturday, November 27, 1971: League Table

 
  Birmingham City 3 - 1 Fulham  
  Burnley 1 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Carlisle United 2 - 1 Cardiff City  
  Charlton Athletic 2 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  
  Hull City 0 - 0 Millwall  
  Luton Town 3 - 2 Portsmouth  
  Norwich City 2 - 0 Middlesbrough  
  Orient 0 - 3 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Oxford United 3 - 1 Blackpool  
  Preston North End 2 - 0 Watford  
  Sunderland 1 - 1 Bristol City  

Table as at Saturday, November 27, 1971:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Norwich City 19 11 7 1 30 14 2.14 29 
2 Millwall 19 10 8 1 33 20 1.65 28 
3 Queens Park Rangers 19 8 7 4 25 14 1.79 23 
4 Middlesbrough 19 11 1 7 25 24 1.04 23 
5 Sunderland 19 6 10 3 26 25 1.04 22 
6 Burnley 19 9 3 7 35 24 1.46 21 
7 Birmingham City 19 6 9 4 26 20 1.30 21 
8 Preston North End 19 8 5 6 28 23 1.22 21 
9 Bristol City 19 8 4 7 34 28 1.21 20 
10 Carlisle United 19 9 2 8 28 24 1.17 20 
11 Portsmouth 18 6 6 6 29 27 1.07 18 
12 Sheffield Wednesday 19 6 6 7 25 24 1.04 18 
13 Charlton Athletic 19 8 2 9 30 35 0.86 18 
14 Fulham 19 8 2 9 22 36 0.61 18 
15 Oxford United 19 5 7 7 20 22 0.91 17 
16 Luton Town 19 4 9 6 20 23 0.87 17 
17 Swindon Town 19 5 7 7 14 17 0.82 17 
18 Blackpool 19 6 3 10 22 22 1.00 15 
19 Orient 19 5 5 9 25 38 0.66 15 
20 Hull City 19 5 3 11 16 26 0.62 13 
21 Watford 19 4 4 11 17 33 0.52 12 
22 Cardiff City 18 3 4 11 24 35 0.69 10 

Key: Promotion Relegation