Football League Division Three
Sunday, January 31, 1982

Swindon Town Exeter City
P.Rideout (41'), R.Carter (71'), K.Baddeley (90')
HT: 1-1 M.Rogers (39'), D.Pullar (73')
Attendance:  5,656   Referee:  R. Lewis



 
An experiment with Sunday football sees a slight increase in attendance - and the crowd goes home happy, a last minute winner from Kevin Baddeley sealing a 3-2 victory.




Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Ian MAIN
1
2
Charlie HENRY
                 
Tony MITCHELL
2
3
Kevin BADDELEY
               
John SPARROW
3
4
Gary WILLIAMS
               
Martyn ROGERS
4
5
Russell LEWIS
                 
George FOSTER
5
6
Ken STROUD
                 
  Phil ROBERTS
6

7
Gary EMMANUEL
                68'
Phil FISHER
7

8
Roy CARTER
               
Peter ROGERS
8
9
Paul RIDEOUT
               
Tony KELLOW
9
10
Roy GREENWOOD
                 
John DELVE
10
11
Howard PRITCHARD  
               
Dave PULLAR
11
Substitutes
12
Brian HUGHES
              
68' 
Mike LESTER
12













Results on Sunday, January 31, 1982: League Table

 
  Swindon Town 3 - 2 Exeter City  

Table as at Sunday, January 31, 1982:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Fulham 22 12 5 5 36 24 12 41 
2 Chesterfield 22 11 5 6 28 15 13 38 
3 Carlisle United 20 12 2 6 29 21 8 38 
4 Southend United 22 11 4 7 29 22 7 37 
5 Reading 24 10 6 8 33 36 -3 36 
6 Walsall 22 10 5 7 31 21 10 35 
7 Bristol Rovers 25 9 7 9 30 33 -3 32 
8 Millwall 21 9 4 8 28 24 4 31 
9 Oxford United 20 9 4 7 27 23 4 31 
10 Plymouth Argyle 25 8 7 10 31 30 1 31 
11 Brentford 24 9 4 11 23 25 -2 31 
12 Huddersfield Town 22 8 6 8 27 24 3 30 
13 Gillingham 21 9 3 9 29 32 -3 30 
14 Doncaster Rovers 20 8 5 7 26 25 1 29 
15 Burnley 21 7 8 6 28 29 -1 29 
16 Exeter City 22 8 5 9 39 45 -6 29 
17 Newport County 24 7 7 10 29 30 -1 28 
18 Lincoln City 21 7 6 8 30 26 4 27 
19 Swindon Town 22 7 5 10 28 35 -7 26 
20 Portsmouth 23 5 10 8 24 27 -3 25 
21 Preston North End 22 6 7 9 19 27 -8 25 
22 Bristol City 22 5 8 9 20 27 -7 23 
23 Chester 22 5 8 9 19 29 -10 23 
24 Wimbledon 21 5 5 11 26 39 -13 20 

* Bristol Rovers deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

Key: Promotion Relegation