Football League Division Three
Tuesday, February 27, 1968

Swindon Town Grimsby Town
D.Rogers (20', 26'), P.Terry (44', 56'), G.Taylor (70' o.g.)

Attendance:  12,791    



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
Harry WAINMAN
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Dave WORTHINGTON
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Graham TAYLOR
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
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4
5
Mel NURSE  
                 
Graham RATHBONE
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Bobby ROSS
6

7
Willie PENMAN
                 
Doug COLLINS
7

8
Peter NOBLE
                 
Dave WILSON
8
9
Pat TERRY
               
Gary MOORE
9
10
Roger SMART
                 
David BOYLEN
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
Geoff MARTIN
11
Substitutes
Sub not used
                 
Sub not used
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Results on Tuesday, February 27, 1968: League Table

 
  Bury 4 - 2 Bristol Rovers  
  Swindon Town 5 - 0 Grimsby Town  

Table as at Tuesday, February 27, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 32 16 8 8 71 47 1.51 40 
2 Torquay United 31 16 8 7 42 36 1.17 40 
3 Stockport County 31 14 8 9 47 39 1.21 36 
4 Shrewsbury Town 30 13 9 8 45 40 1.13 35 
5 Walsall 30 13 8 9 50 41 1.22 34 
6 Swindon Town 30 12 9 9 52 32 1.63 33 
7 Barrow 31 14 5 12 47 38 1.24 33 
8 Oxford United 31 11 11 9 47 40 1.18 33 
9 Reading 31 13 7 11 45 46 0.98 33 
10 Gillingham 31 12 9 10 40 42 0.95 33 
11 Watford 31 13 6 12 49 33 1.48 32 
12 Brighton and Hove Albion 30 9 13 8 34 33 1.03 31 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 31 11 9 11 35 37 0.95 31 
14 Southport 30 12 6 12 46 47 0.98 30 
15 Bristol Rovers 30 11 6 13 48 51 0.94 28 
16 Northampton Town 31 9 10 12 37 47 0.79 28 
17 Tranmere Rovers 29 10 7 12 48 53 0.91 27 
18 Colchester United 31 9 9 13 36 51 0.71 27 
19 Oldham Athletic 31 12 2 17 42 47 0.89 26 
20 Mansfield Town 30 8 8 14 36 46 0.78 24 
21 Orient 27 7 9 11 30 38 0.79 23 
22 Scunthorpe United 32 7 9 16 36 60 0.60 23 
23 Grimsby Town 30 7 6 17 32 52 0.62 20 
24 Peterborough United 31 13 6 12 52 51 1.02 13 

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

Key: Promotion places Relegation