Football League Division Three
Tuesday, March 12, 1968

Swindon Town Orient
D.Rogers (25'), J.Trollope (32'), S.Harland (63'), T.Taylor (86' o.g.)
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  14,184    



Lineups
1
Roy JONES
                 
Ray GODDARD
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Mick JONES
2
3
John TROLLOPE
               
Bert HOWE
3
4
Owen DAWSON
                 
Tommy TAYLOR
4
5
Mel NURSE  
                 
  Terry MANCINI
5
6
Stan HARLAND
               
Brian WOOD
6

7
Don HEATH
                 
Malcolm SLATER
7

8
Peter NOBLE
                 
Peter ALLEN
8
9
Pat TERRY
                 
Roy MASSEY
9
10
Joe BUTLER
                 
Vic HALOM
10
11
Don ROGERS
              32'
Owen SIMPSON
11
Substitutes
12
Willie PENMAN
              
32' 
Jimmy BLOOMFIELD
12













Results on Tuesday, March 12, 1968: League Table

 
  Oldham Athletic 1 - 1 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic  
  Swindon Town 4 - 0 Orient  

Table as at Tuesday, March 12, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bury 34 17 8 9 74 50 1.48 42 
2 Torquay United 33 17 8 8 45 38 1.18 42 
3 Shrewsbury Town 33 14 10 9 49 42 1.17 38 
4 Swindon Town 33 14 9 10 58 34 1.71 37 
5 Barrow 33 16 5 12 52 38 1.37 37 
6 Watford 33 15 6 12 54 36 1.50 36 
7 Walsall 33 14 8 11 53 45 1.18 36 
8 Stockport County 33 14 8 11 47 43 1.09 36 
9 Oxford United 33 12 11 10 49 43 1.14 35 
10 Brighton and Hove Albion 33 11 13 9 38 36 1.06 35 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 34 12 11 11 38 39 0.97 35 
12 Reading 33 14 7 12 46 48 0.96 35 
13 Gillingham 33 12 10 11 43 46 0.93 34 
14 Southport 32 12 7 13 46 48 0.96 31 
15 Bristol Rovers 33 12 7 14 52 56 0.93 31 
16 Northampton Town 33 10 11 12 41 48 0.85 31 
17 Tranmere Rovers 31 10 8 13 51 57 0.89 28 
18 Mansfield Town 33 10 8 15 41 48 0.85 28 
19 Oldham Athletic 34 12 4 18 43 51 0.84 28 
20 Colchester United 33 9 9 15 37 59 0.63 27 
21 Orient 30 8 10 12 33 44 0.75 26 
22 Scunthorpe United 34 8 10 16 42 62 0.68 26 
23 Grimsby Town 31 7 6 18 32 54 0.59 20 
24 Peterborough United 33 14 6 13 55 54 1.02 15 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation