Football League Division Three
Saturday, April 17, 1982

Bristol City Swindon Town

HT: 0-1 H.Pritchard (25'), G.Emmanuel (48', 62')
Attendance:  6,524    



 
With both sides struggling at the bottom of the table, a 3-0 win at Ashton Gate improves the Town's survival prospects.




Lineups
1
John SHAW
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Paul STEVENS
                68'
Charlie HENRY
2
3
Alan HAY
                 
Kevin BADDELEY
3
4
Russell MUSKER
               
Gary EMMANUEL
4
5
Terry BOYLE  
                 
Russell LEWIS
5
6
Gary WILLIAMS
                 
Ken STROUD
6

7
Peter DEVINE
               
  Howard PRITCHARD
7

8
Wayne BRAY
                 
Roy CARTER
8
9
Ricky CHANDLER
                 
Paul RIDEOUT
9
10
Les CARTER
                 
Roy GREENWOOD
10
11
Joe ECONOMOU
                 
Mike GRAHAM
11
Substitutes
12
Rob NEWMAN
             
68' 
  Jimmy QUINN
12













Results on Saturday, April 17, 1982: League Table

 
  Brentford 0 - 0 Preston North End  
  Bristol City 0 - 3 Swindon Town  
  Carlisle United 2 - 1 Millwall  
  Chesterfield 2 - 1 Exeter City  
  Fulham 4 - 2 Bristol Rovers  
  Lincoln City 2 - 1 Reading  
  Newport County 0 - 0 Wimbledon  
  Oxford United 0 - 0 Burnley  
  Plymouth Argyle 1 - 1 Huddersfield Town  
  Portsmouth 0 - 0 Doncaster Rovers  
  Southend United 2 - 0 Chester  
  Walsall 1 - 0 Gillingham  

Table as at Saturday, April 17, 1982:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Carlisle United 38 20 9 9 55 39 16 69 
2 Lincoln City 40 18 13 9 60 36 24 67 
3 Fulham 38 18 12 8 62 41 21 66 
4 Oxford United 38 17 12 9 54 36 18 63 
5 Burnley 38 16 15 7 51 37 14 63 
6 Chesterfield 39 17 9 13 50 44 6 60 
7 Plymouth Argyle 40 16 10 14 56 45 11 58 
8 Southend United 39 15 13 11 47 39 8 58 
9 Brentford 39 16 9 14 42 35 7 57 
10 Gillingham 39 16 9 14 55 51 4 57 
11 Reading 41 16 9 16 60 66 -6 57 
12 Huddersfield Town 40 14 11 15 58 51 7 53 
13 Bristol Rovers 40 15 9 16 50 57 -7 52 
14 Portsmouth 39 11 17 11 43 42 1 50 
15 Millwall 37 13 11 13 47 48 -1 50 
16 Walsall 39 12 13 14 47 46 1 49 
17 Exeter City 39 14 7 18 62 73 -11 49 
18 Preston North End 38 12 12 14 39 45 -6 48 
19 Newport County 39 11 14 14 47 48 -1 47 
20 Doncaster Rovers 39 11 12 16 45 60 -15 45 
21 Swindon Town 38 10 12 16 44 58 -14 42 
22 Wimbledon 37 8 10 19 41 64 -23 34 
23 Bristol City 38 8 10 20 31 54 -23 34 
24 Chester 38 7 10 21 34 65 -31 31 

* Bristol Rovers deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

Key: Promotion Relegation