Football League Division Two
Saturday, August 30, 1969

Swindon Town Charlton Athletic
J.Smith, P.Noble 3, J.Burkett (o.g.)
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  20,229    



 
In just their sixth game back in the second tier, the Town thrash Charlton 5-0 thanks to a Peter Noble hat-trick.




Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
Charlie WRIGHT
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Jack BURKETT
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Brian KINSEY
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
Alan CAMPBELL
4
5
Frank BURROWS
                 
Paul WENT
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Peter REEVES
6

7
John SMITH
               
Dennis BOOTH
7

8
Arthur HORSFIELD
                 
Harry GREGORY
8
9
Roger SMART
                 
  Ray CRAWFORD
9
10
Peter NOBLE
               
  Graham MOORE
10
11
Don ROGERS
                 
Keith PEACOCK
11
Substitutes
Sub not used
                
John MINNOCK
12














Results on Saturday, August 30, 1969: League Table

 
  Birmingham City 3 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Cardiff City 2 - 1 Bolton Wanderers  
  Huddersfield Town 3 - 0 Bristol City  
  Middlesbrough 1 - 0 Aston Villa  
  Millwall 0 - 1 Leicester City  
  Norwich City 1 - 0 Carlisle United  
  Portsmouth 2 - 0 Blackburn Rovers  
  Preston North End 0 - 1 Oxford United  
  Swindon Town 5 - 0 Charlton Athletic  
  Watford 1 - 2 Sheffield United  

Table as at Saturday, August 30, 1969:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Sheffield United 7 5 1 1 16 6 2.67 11 
2 Cardiff City 7 4 2 1 11 7 1.57 10 
3 Huddersfield Town 6 4 1 1 10 4 2.50
4 Leicester City 6 4 1 1 11 5 2.20
5 Queens Park Rangers 6 4 1 1 13 6 2.17
6 Norwich City 7 4 1 2 7 6 1.17
7 Swindon Town 6 3 2 1 13 7 1.86
8 Blackburn Rovers 6 3 2 1 5 3 1.67
9 Charlton Athletic 7 3 2 2 7 11 0.64
10 Middlesbrough 7 3 1 3 7 8 0.88
11 Hull City 7 3 1 3 6 7 0.86
12 Bolton Wanderers 6 2 2 2 10 7 1.43
13 Carlisle United 6 2 2 2 8 8 1.00
14 Portsmouth 6 2 2 2 7 8 0.88
15 Blackpool 6 2 1 3 6 11 0.55
16 Oxford United 5 2 0 3 5 6 0.83
17 Birmingham City 6 1 2 3 6 9 0.67
18 Preston North End 6 1 1 4 6 8 0.75
19 Millwall 6 0 2 4 6 13 0.46
20 Bristol City 5 1 0 4 2 9 0.22
21 Watford 6 0 2 4 1 7 0.14
22 Aston Villa 6 0 1 5 1 8 0.13

Key: Promotion places Relegation