Football League Division Three
Saturday, February 3, 1968

Swindon Town Walsall
D.Rogers (6'), M.Nurse (45'), W.Penman (79')
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  17,111   Referee:  B.H. Daniels



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
Bob WESSON
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Frank GREGG
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Gerry HARRIS
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
Terry SIMPSON
4
5
Mel NURSE  
               
Stan BENNETT
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Nick ATTHEY
6

7
Don HEATH
 69'
              
Tommy WATSON
7

8
Willie PENMAN
               
Alan BAKER
8
9
Pat TERRY
                72'
Derek CLARKE
9
10
Roger SMART
                 
Alec JACKSON
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
Colin TAYLOR
11
Substitutes
12
Peter NOBLE

69' 
           
72' 
Colin HARRISON
12














Results on Saturday, February 3, 1968: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 1 Orient  
  Colchester United 0 - 1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Mansfield Town 1 - 0 Oxford United  
  Peterborough United 0 - 2 Bury  
  Reading 3 - 1 Gillingham  
  Scunthorpe United 2 - 0 Oldham Athletic  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Southport 2 - 1 Bristol Rovers  
  Swindon Town 3 - 0 Walsall  
  Torquay United 1 - 0 Grimsby Town  
  Watford 3 - 2 Barrow  

Table as at Saturday, February 3, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Torquay United 28 14 8 6 39 33 1.18 36 
2 Bury 28 13 7 8 60 41 1.46 33 
3 Walsall 28 13 7 8 49 39 1.26 33 
4 Stockport County 28 13 6 9 39 35 1.11 32 
5 Swindon Town 27 11 9 7 44 26 1.69 31 
6 Shrewsbury Town 27 11 9 7 41 37 1.11 31 
7 Oxford United 28 10 10 8 45 38 1.18 30 
8 Reading 27 13 4 10 42 42 1.00 30 
9 Watford 28 12 5 11 47 31 1.52 29 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 28 9 11 8 32 31 1.03 29 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 28 11 7 10 31 32 0.97 29 
12 Barrow 28 11 5 12 38 35 1.09 27 
13 Southport 27 11 5 11 43 43 1.00 27 
14 Gillingham 28 9 9 10 34 40 0.85 27 
15 Oldham Athletic 28 12 2 14 39 41 0.95 26 
16 Northampton Town 27 9 7 11 34 40 0.85 25 
17 Tranmere Rovers 27 9 6 12 45 51 0.88 24 
18 Bristol Rovers 26 9 6 11 36 41 0.88 24 
19 Colchester United 27 8 8 11 33 46 0.72 24 
20 Mansfield Town 27 8 6 13 33 41 0.80 22 
21 Orient 25 7 8 10 28 35 0.80 22 
22 Scunthorpe United 28 7 8 13 34 51 0.67 22 
23 Grimsby Town 27 6 5 16 28 44 0.64 17 
24 Peterborough United 28 12 4 12 44 45 0.98

* Peterborough United deducted 19 points for making illegal payments to players.

Key: Promotion Relegation