Football League Division Three
Saturday, September 9, 1978

Walsall Swindon Town
A.Birch (11', 30' pen), T.Austin (60'), J.King (67')
HT: 2-0 B.Williams (81')
Attendance:  5,024    


1
KEARNS
2
MACKEN
3
CASWELL
4
HARRISON
5
SERELLA
6
KING
7
BIRCH
8
WADDINGTON
9
AUSTIN
10
MCDONOUGH
11
KELLY
1
OGDEN
2
MCLAUGHLIN
3
FORD
4
MCHALE
5
AIZLEWOOD
6
STROUD
7
MILLER
8
CARTER
9
GUTHRIE
10
BATES
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Mick KEARNS  
                 
Chris OGDEN
1
2
Tony MACKEN  
                 
John MCLAUGHLIN
2
3
Brian CASWELL
                 
Andy FORD
3
4
Colin HARRISON
                 
Ray MCHALE
4
5
Dave SERELLA
                46'
Steve AIZLEWOOD
5
6
Jeff KING
               
Ken STROUD
6

7
Alan BIRCH
               
Ian MILLER
7

8
Steve WADDINGTON
                 
Roy CARTER
8
9
Terry AUSTIN
               
Chris GUTHRIE
9
10
Roy MCDONOUGH
                 
Chic BATES
10
11
Jimmy KELLY
               
Brian WILLIAMS
11
Substitutes
12
Don PENN
              
46' 
Chris KAMARA
12














Results on Saturday, September 9, 1978: League Table

 
  Brentford 1 - 0 Hull City  
  Chesterfield 0 - 1 Exeter City  
  Oxford United 0 - 0 Bury  
  Plymouth Argyle 1 - 4 Mansfield Town  
  Rotherham United 2 - 0 Lincoln City  
  Sheffield Wednesday 3 - 2 Southend United  
  Shrewsbury Town 2 - 0 Blackpool  
  Tranmere Rovers 1 - 1 Gillingham  
  Walsall 4 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Watford 0 - 2 Swansea City  

Table as at Saturday, September 9, 1978:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Swansea City 5 4 1 0 11 2 9
2 Shrewsbury Town 5 3 2 0 5 1 4
3 Hull City 5 3 1 1 9 3 6
4 Peterborough United 4 3 1 0 6 2 4
5 Chester 5 3 1 1 7 5 2
6 Watford 5 3 0 2 13 9 4
7 Carlisle United 5 2 2 1 8 5 3
8 Rotherham United 5 2 2 1 4 3 1
9 Swindon Town 5 2 2 1 5 6 -1
10 Mansfield Town 5 1 3 1 6 4 2
11 Sheffield Wednesday 4 2 1 1 5 5 0
12 Brentford 5 2 1 2 4 6 -2
13 Chesterfield 5 1 2 2 6 6 0
14 Southend United 5 1 2 2 8 9 -1
15 Plymouth Argyle 4 2 0 2 7 8 -1
16 Gillingham 5 0 4 1 6 7 -1
17 Exeter City 4 1 2 1 3 5 -2
18 Blackpool 5 2 0 3 6 10 -4
19 Walsall 5 1 1 3 8 9 -1
20 Bury 5 0 3 2 6 9 -3
21 Colchester United 5 0 3 2 2 7 -5
22 Tranmere Rovers 5 0 2 3 4 8 -4
23 Oxford United 5 0 2 3 1 5 -4
24 Lincoln City 5 1 0 4 4 10 -6

Key: Promotion Relegation