Football League Division Two
Saturday, January 27, 1973

Blackpool Swindon Town
A.Suddick (53' pen), B.Rafferty (62')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  8,277    



Lineups
1
John BURRIDGE
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Peter HARDCASTLE
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Bill BENTLEY
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Glyn JAMES  
                 
Ray BUNKELL
4
5
Terry ALCOCK
                 
Ron POTTER
5
6
Chris SIMPKIN
                 
Joe BUTLER
6

7
Micky BURNS
                 
Tom JENKINS
7

8
Alan SUDDICK
               
Roger SMART
8
9
Billy RAFFERTY
               
  Ray TREACY
9
10
Tommy O'NEIL
                 
Peter NOBLE
10
11
Alan AINSCOW
                 
David MOSS
11
Substitutes
12
Peter SUDDABY
                 
Chris PORTER
12














Results on Saturday, January 27, 1973: League Table

 
  Aston Villa 2 - 0 Cardiff City  
  Blackpool 2 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Bristol City 2 - 2 Orient  
  Carlisle United 1 - 1 Middlesbrough  
  Fulham 5 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Hull City 6 - 2 Preston North End  
  Luton Town 1 - 0 Nottingham Forest  
  Oxford United 2 - 0 Huddersfield Town  
  Portsmouth 1 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Queens Park Rangers 2 - 0 Burnley  
  Sunderland 2 - 0 Millwall  

Table as at Saturday, January 27, 1973:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Burnley 26 13 11 2 43 25 1.72 37 
2 Queens Park Rangers 27 13 10 4 48 31 1.55 36 
3 Aston Villa 27 12 9 6 32 27 1.19 33 
4 Fulham 27 11 10 6 44 31 1.42 32 
5 Blackpool 27 12 8 7 42 31 1.35 32 
6 Luton Town 27 12 8 7 35 29 1.21 32 
7 Oxford United 28 13 5 10 34 26 1.31 31 
8 Hull City 27 9 10 8 42 33 1.27 28 
9 Sheffield Wednesday 28 10 8 10 44 40 1.10 28 
10 Middlesbrough 28 9 10 9 24 30 0.80 28 
11 Bristol City 27 9 9 9 34 35 0.97 27 
12 Preston North End 28 10 7 11 28 39 0.72 27 
13 Nottingham Forest 27 9 8 10 31 34 0.91 26 
14 Carlisle United 26 9 7 10 40 32 1.25 25 
15 Millwall 28 9 7 12 35 33 1.06 25 
16 Portsmouth 27 8 8 11 28 33 0.85 24 
17 Sunderland 24 7 9 8 33 33 1.00 23 
18 Swindon Town 27 6 11 10 33 41 0.80 23 
19 Orient 27 5 11 11 24 34 0.71 21 
20 Huddersfield Town 26 5 11 10 22 32 0.69 21 
21 Cardiff City 25 8 4 13 29 39 0.74 20 
22 Brighton and Hove Albion 28 2 9 17 28 65 0.43 13 

Key: Promotion Relegation