Football League Division Three
Saturday, December 10, 1977

Swindon Town Carlisle United
D.Moss, K.Stroud
B.Rafferty, M.Tait
Attendance:  5,889    



Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Alan ROSS
1
2
John MCLAUGHLIN
                 
Andy COLLINS
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Mike MCCARTNEY
3
4
Chris KAMARA
                 
John LATHAN
4
5
Russell LEWIS
                 
Peter CARR
5
6
Colin PROPHETT
                 
Bobby PARKER
6

7
David MOSS
               
George MCVITIE
7

8
Ken STROUD
               
Phil BONNYMAN
8
9
Chris GUTHRIE
               
Mick TAIT
9
10
Ray MCHALE
               
Billy RAFFERTY
10
11
Trevor ANDERSON  
                 
Jimmy HAMILTON
11
Substitutes
12
Roy CARTER
                
Sub not used
12














Results on Saturday, December 10, 1977: League Table

 
  Bury 3 - 2 Oxford United  
  Cambridge United 3 - 0 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Chesterfield 1 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Lincoln City 0 - 2 Gillingham  
  Peterborough United 0 - 0 Chester  
  Portsmouth 3 - 3 Rotherham United  
  Shrewsbury Town 0 - 0 Preston North End  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Carlisle United  
  Walsall 1 - 1 Bradford City  
  Wrexham 2 - 1 Hereford United  

Table as at Saturday, December 10, 1977:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Wrexham 20 11 6 3 34 21 13 28 
2 Gillingham 21 10 7 4 37 27 10 27 
3 Peterborough United 20 9 7 4 17 14 3 25 
4 Cambridge United 20 10 4 6 36 26 10 24 
5 Colchester United 20 9 5 6 30 19 11 23 
6 Tranmere Rovers 20 9 5 6 29 19 10 23 
7 Preston North End 20 7 9 4 22 19 3 23 
8 Shrewsbury Town 21 8 6 7 35 30 5 22 
9 Bury 20 7 8 5 23 24 -1 22 
10 Swindon Town 20 7 6 7 32 27 5 20 
11 Rotherham United 20 6 8 6 28 29 -1 20 
12 Walsall 20 6 8 6 24 25 -1 20 
13 Chester 20 5 10 5 22 27 -5 20 
14 Oxford United 20 7 5 8 28 27 1 19 
15 Exeter City 20 8 3 9 25 26 -1 19 
16 Carlisle United 20 5 8 7 26 27 -1 18 
17 Chesterfield 20 7 4 9 19 22 -3 18 
18 Plymouth Argyle 20 5 7 8 23 26 -3 17 
19 Bradford City 20 5 7 8 23 28 -5 17 
20 Hereford United 20 5 7 8 16 24 -8 17 
21 Port Vale 20 3 11 6 21 30 -9 17 
22 Lincoln City 20 5 5 10 20 30 -10 15 
23 Portsmouth 20 3 9 8 21 35 -14 15 
24 Sheffield Wednesday 20 3 7 10 17 26 -9 13 

Key: Promotion places Relegation