Football League Division Two
Saturday, December 22, 1973

Swindon Town Orient
D.Syrett (28'), D.Moss (86')
HT: 1-1 M.Bullock (35'), B.Fairbrother (64')
Attendance:  5,718    


1
ALLAN
2
MCLAUGHLIN
3
TROLLOPE
4
MUNKS
5
BURROWS
6
POTTER
7
HUBBARD
8
SYRETT
9
EASTOE
10
BUTLER
11
JENKINS
1
JACKSON
2
BOYLE
3
ROFFEY
4
ALLEN
5
HOADLEY
6
WALLEY
7
FAIRBROTHER
8
BRISLEY
9
BULLOCK
10
HEPPOLETTE
11
DOWNING

Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
John JACKSON
1
2
John MCLAUGHLIN
                 
John BOYLE
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Bill ROFFEY
3
4
David MUNKS
                 
Peter ALLEN
4
5
Frank BURROWS
                 
Phil HOADLEY
5
6
Ron POTTER
                 
  Tom WALLEY
6

7
Terry HUBBARD
               
Barrie FAIRBROTHER
7

8
David SYRETT
               
Terry BRISLEY
8
9
Peter EASTOE
               
Mickey BULLOCK
9
10
Joe BUTLER
                 
Ricky HEPPOLETTE
10
11
Tom JENKINS
 73'
              
Derrick DOWNING
11
Substitutes
12
David MOSS

73' 
            
Sub not used
12














Results on Saturday, December 22, 1973: League Table

 
  Aston Villa 1 - 1 Notts County  
  Blackpool 3 - 0 Luton Town  
  Bristol City 1 - 1 Middlesbrough  
  Carlisle United 1 - 1 Millwall  
  Crystal Palace 0 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Fulham 3 - 1 Oxford United  
  Hull City 1 - 1 Cardiff City  
  Nottingham Forest 3 - 2 Bolton Wanderers  
  Portsmouth 3 - 0 Preston North End  
  Sunderland 1 - 1 West Bromwich Albion  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Orient  

Table as at Saturday, December 22, 1973:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Middlesbrough 22 13 8 1 30 13 2.31 34 
2 Orient 22 9 9 4 35 23 1.52 27 
3 Luton Town 21 11 5 5 33 27 1.22 27 
4 Blackpool 22 10 5 7 31 22 1.41 25 
5 Notts County 21 9 7 5 35 31 1.13 25 
6 Nottingham Forest 21 8 8 5 29 17 1.71 24 
7 West Bromwich Albion 22 8 8 6 24 23 1.04 24 
8 Sunderland 21 8 7 6 27 17 1.59 23 
9 Bristol City 22 9 5 8 25 22 1.14 23 
10 Carlisle United 21 9 5 7 29 26 1.12 23 
11 Hull City 22 7 9 6 24 23 1.04 23 
12 Fulham 22 8 7 7 19 21 0.90 23 
13 Aston Villa 21 7 8 6 24 20 1.20 22 
14 Portsmouth 20 9 4 7 29 30 0.97 22 
15 Preston North End 22 6 9 7 26 33 0.79 21 
16 Millwall 21 7 4 10 26 27 0.96 18 
17 Cardiff City 22 4 9 9 22 32 0.69 17 
18 Bolton Wanderers 21 7 2 12 18 25 0.72 16 
19 Oxford United 21 4 7 10 17 29 0.59 15 
20 Sheffield Wednesday 21 5 4 12 20 29 0.69 14 
21 Swindon Town 22 4 6 12 18 34 0.53 14 
22 Crystal Palace 22 2 8 12 19 36 0.53 12 

Key: Promotion Relegation