Football League Division Two
Saturday, December 16, 1972

Oxford United Swindon Town
N.Cassidy (80')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  9,159    



Lineups
1
Roy BURTON
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Dick LUCAS
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
John SHUKER
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
David ROBERTS  
                55'
Roger SMART
4
5
Colin CLARKE
                 
Frank BURROWS
5
6
John EVANSON
                 
Ron POTTER
6

7
David SLOAN  
 66'
              
Steve PEPLOW
7

8
John FLEMING
                 
Ron HOWELL
8
9
Hugh CURRAN  
                 
  Ray TREACY
9
10
Geoff BRAY
                 
Peter NOBLE
10
11
Steve AYLOTT
                 
Joe BUTLER
11
Substitutes
12
Nigel CASSIDY

66' 
         
55' 
David DANGERFIELD
12














Results on Saturday, December 16, 1972: League Table

 
  Aston Villa 1 - 0 Orient  
  Blackpool 1 - 2 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Bristol City 0 - 1 Burnley  
  Carlisle United 5 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Fulham 3 - 1 Nottingham Forest  
  Hull City 1 - 1 Cardiff City  
  Luton Town 2 - 2 Millwall  
  Oxford United 1 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Portsmouth 0 - 0 Middlesbrough  
  Sunderland 0 - 0 Preston North End  

Table as at Saturday, December 16, 1972:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Burnley 21 11 9 1 35 19 1.84 31 
2 Blackpool 22 10 7 5 36 23 1.57 27 
3 Queens Park Rangers 21 9 9 3 37 26 1.42 27 
4 Aston Villa 21 10 6 5 22 18 1.22 26 
5 Oxford United 22 10 4 8 27 22 1.23 24 
6 Luton Town 21 9 6 6 30 25 1.20 24 
7 Preston North End 22 9 6 7 20 18 1.11 24 
8 Middlesbrough 22 8 8 6 20 23 0.87 24 
9 Sheffield Wednesday 23 9 5 9 38 35 1.09 23 
10 Fulham 21 7 8 6 29 25 1.16 22 
11 Carlisle United 21 8 5 8 32 27 1.19 21 
12 Bristol City 22 7 7 8 25 27 0.93 21 
13 Nottingham Forest 22 7 7 8 23 29 0.79 21 
14 Hull City 22 6 8 8 29 28 1.04 20 
15 Swindon Town 22 6 8 8 29 32 0.91 20 
16 Millwall 22 7 5 10 29 28 1.04 19 
17 Huddersfield Town 21 5 9 7 19 24 0.79 19 
18 Sunderland 21 5 8 8 26 32 0.81 18 
19 Cardiff City 21 7 4 10 27 34 0.79 18 
20 Orient 22 5 8 9 20 27 0.74 18 
21 Portsmouth 22 5 6 11 22 31 0.71 16 
22 Brighton and Hove Albion 22 2 9 11 24 46 0.52 13 

Key: Promotion Relegation