Football League Division Three
Tuesday, October 20, 1981

Walsall Swindon Town
A.Buckley (11', 42' pen), J.Loveridge (47'), M.Rees (50', 60')
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  6,010   Referee:  A. Robinson



Lineups
1
Ron GREEN
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Tony MACKEN  
                 
Charlie HENRY
2
3
Brian CASWELL
                 
David PEACH
3
4
Ken BEECH
                 
Brian HUGHES
4
5
Dave SERELLA
                 
Russell LEWIS
5
6
Peter HART
                 
Mike GRAHAM
6

7
Mark REES
               
Roy CARTER
7

8
John LOVERIDGE
               
Gary EMMANUEL
8
9
Don PENN
                 
Andy ROWLAND
9
10
Alan BUCKLEY
               
Paul RIDEOUT
10
11
Steve WADDINGTON
 76'
              
Gary WILLIAMS
11
Substitutes
12
Richard O'KELLY

76' 
              
Ken STROUD
12













Results on Tuesday, October 20, 1981: League Table

 
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Reading  
  Doncaster Rovers 4 - 1 Lincoln City  
  Fulham 4 - 1 Exeter City  
  Gillingham 4 - 2 Portsmouth  
  Huddersfield Town 2 - 1 Carlisle United  
  Newport County 1 - 1 Millwall  
  Preston North End 1 - 1 Burnley  
  Walsall 5 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Wimbledon 2 - 1 Plymouth Argyle  

Table as at Tuesday, October 20, 1981:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Doncaster Rovers 10 7 1 2 14 5 9 22 
2 Walsall 11 6 3 2 14 6 8 21 
3 Chesterfield 10 6 2 2 16 7 9 20 
4 Gillingham 11 6 2 3 21 15 6 20 
5 Swindon Town 11 6 2 3 19 13 6 20 
6 Fulham 11 6 1 4 18 14 4 19 
7 Southend United 11 6 1 4 15 13 2 19 
8 Millwall 11 5 2 4 18 15 3 17 
9 Carlisle United 11 5 2 4 16 14 2 17 
10 Reading 11 5 2 4 11 13 -2 17 
11 Huddersfield Town 11 4 4 3 14 13 1 16 
12 Oxford United 10 5 1 4 12 11 1 16 
13 Newport County 11 4 3 4 16 14 2 15 
14 Bristol Rovers 10 4 2 4 14 15 -1 14 
15 Exeter City 11 4 2 5 20 26 -6 14 
16 Lincoln City 11 3 4 4 16 15 1 13 
17 Bristol City 11 3 4 4 13 14 -1 13 
18 Portsmouth 11 3 3 5 15 17 -2 12 
19 Brentford 11 3 3 5 10 12 -2 12 
20 Chester 9 2 5 2 7 8 -1 11 
21 Burnley 11 2 3 6 12 18 -6
22 Preston North End 11 1 6 4 6 12 -6
23 Wimbledon 11 2 2 7 10 23 -13
24 Plymouth Argyle 11 0 2 9 6 20 -14

Key: Promotion places Relegation