Football League Division Three
Saturday, February 7, 1976

Crystal Palace Swindon Town
P.Taylor (43' pen), N.Chatterton (44', 66')
HT: 2-1 K.Stroud (18'), D.Syrett (74', 76')
Attendance:  15,844    



 
One-nil up, then 3-1 down, relegation threatened Town come back to draw at Selhurst Park, in a match covered on ITV's The Big Match programme.



 
One-nil up, then 3-1 down, relegation threatened Town come back to draw at Selhurst Park, in a match covered on ITV's The Big Match programme.



1
HAMMOND
2
WALL
3
CANNON
4
JEFFRIES
5
JUMP
6
EVANS
7
CHATTERTON
8
HINSHELWOOD
9
WHITTLE
10
SWINDLEHURST
11
TAYLOR
1
BARRON
2
TAYLOR
3
TROLLOPE
4
STROUD
5
BURROWS
6
PROPHETT
7
MOSS
8
DIXON
9
SYRETT
10
MCLAUGHLIN
11
ANDERSON

Lineups
1
Paul HAMMOND
                 
Jim BARRON
1
2
Peter WALL
                 
Gerry TAYLOR
2
3
Jim CANNON
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Derek JEFFRIES
               
Ken STROUD
4
5
Stewart JUMP
                 
Frank BURROWS
5
6
Ian EVANS  
                 
Colin PROPHETT
6

7
Nicky CHATTERTON
               
David MOSS
7

8
Martin HINSHELWOOD
                 
Will DIXON
8
9
Alan WHITTLE
               
David SYRETT
9
10
Dave SWINDLEHURST
                 
John MCLAUGHLIN
10
11
Peter TAYLOR  
               
  Trevor ANDERSON
11
Substitutes
12
Jeff JOHNSON
                 
Tom JENKINS
12














Results on Saturday, February 7, 1976: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 0 Port Vale  
  Bury 1 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Chester 3 - 1 Rotherham United  
  Colchester United 2 - 3 Chesterfield  
  Crystal Palace 3 - 3 Swindon Town  
  Gillingham 0 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Grimsby Town 1 - 1 Peterborough United  
  Mansfield Town 2 - 2 Hereford United  
  Preston North End 2 - 1 Halifax Town  
  Shrewsbury Town 1 - 0 Millwall  
  Walsall 2 - 3 Cardiff City  

Table as at Saturday, February 7, 1976:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Hereford United 27 15 7 5 52 35 1.49 37 
2 Crystal Palace 29 13 10 6 46 30 1.53 36 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 28 16 3 9 52 30 1.73 35 
4 Peterborough United 27 11 11 5 46 34 1.35 33 
5 Cardiff City 28 13 6 9 44 35 1.26 32 
6 Shrewsbury Town 27 13 6 8 38 31 1.23 32 
7 Walsall 30 12 8 10 44 40 1.10 32 
8 Wrexham 28 11 7 10 34 32 1.06 29 
9 Millwall 29 9 11 9 32 36 0.89 29 
10 Port Vale 28 10 8 10 33 29 1.14 28 
11 Gillingham 27 8 12 7 33 33 1.00 28 
12 Rotherham United 28 11 6 11 36 38 0.95 28 
13 Preston North End 28 11 6 11 33 37 0.89 28 
14 Chester 27 10 8 9 31 36 0.86 28 
15 Bury 26 8 11 7 30 25 1.20 27 
16 Grimsby Town 28 10 6 12 40 48 0.83 26 
17 Aldershot 26 8 8 10 34 40 0.85 24 
18 Chesterfield 28 8 6 14 41 46 0.89 22 
19 Sheffield Wednesday 27 5 12 10 30 34 0.88 22 
20 Swindon Town 27 9 4 14 36 47 0.77 22 
21 Halifax Town 26 7 8 11 28 38 0.74 22 
22 Southend United 24 8 5 11 38 40 0.95 21 
23 Colchester United 29 7 7 15 23 48 0.48 21 
24 Mansfield Town 26 4 8 14 29 41 0.71 16 

Key: Promotion Relegation