Football League Division Three
Tuesday, March 20, 1979

Swindon Town Colchester United
A.Rowland
T.Lee 2
Attendance:  6,678    



Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Mike WALKER
1
2
Bryan HAMILTON  
                 
Micky COOK
2
3
Andy FORD
                 
Steve WRIGHT
3
4
Ray MCHALE
                 
Bobby HODGE
4
5
Steve AIZLEWOOD
                 
Steve DOWMAN
5
6
Ken STROUD
                 
Bobby GOUGH
6

7
Ian MILLER
                 
Mike PACKER
7

8
Roy CARTER
                 
Steve FOLEY
8
9
Andy ROWLAND
               
Paul DYER
9
10
Alan MAYES
               
Trevor LEE
10
11
Brian WILLIAMS
                 
Ian ALLINSON
11
Substitutes
12
Chic BATES
                
Sub not used
12













Results on Tuesday, March 20, 1979: League Table

 
  Blackpool 5 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  
  Bury 1 - 1 Oxford United  
  Carlisle United 4 - 1 Peterborough United  
  Swansea City 3 - 2 Watford  
  Swindon Town 1 - 2 Colchester United  
  Walsall 0 - 1 Gillingham  

Table as at Tuesday, March 20, 1979:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Watford 32 17 9 6 62 38 24 43 
2 Shrewsbury Town 31 14 13 4 39 25 14 41 
3 Swansea City 33 17 7 9 58 45 13 41 
4 Gillingham 32 14 13 5 41 28 13 41 
5 Carlisle United 34 11 18 5 37 23 14 40 
6 Swindon Town 30 16 4 10 48 34 14 36 
7 Southend United 33 11 13 9 44 35 9 35 
8 Plymouth Argyle 34 12 11 11 46 46 0 35 
9 Exeter City 31 12 10 9 43 36 7 34 
10 Blackpool 32 14 6 12 42 37 5 34 
11 Colchester United 32 10 12 10 34 36 -2 32 
12 Chester 33 11 10 12 42 47 -5 32 
13 Rotherham United 29 13 5 11 34 34 0 31 
14 Chesterfield 30 10 10 10 41 42 -1 30 
15 Sheffield Wednesday 29 8 13 8 27 32 -5 29 
16 Oxford United 32 8 13 11 28 39 -11 29 
17 Hull City 29 11 6 12 42 37 5 28 
18 Brentford 31 10 8 13 30 32 -2 28 
19 Bury 30 6 15 9 39 44 -5 27 
20 Walsall 33 9 8 16 45 49 -4 26 
21 Peterborough United 31 7 10 14 29 43 -14 24 
22 Mansfield Town 28 5 13 10 29 33 -4 23 
23 Tranmere Rovers 32 4 12 16 34 55 -21 20 
24 Lincoln City 29 2 7 20 20 64 -44 11 

Key: Promotion places Relegation