Football League Division Four
Saturday, March 12, 1983

Swindon Town Chester
A.Rowland (42'), P.Rideout (75')
HT: 1-1 T.Sloan (38'), J.Thomas (55', 90')
Attendance:  3,238   Referee:  A. Gunn



Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Phil HARRINGTON
1
2
Charlie HENRY
                 
Paul NEEDHAM
2
3
Kevin BADDELEY
                 
Martin LANE
3
4
Gary EMMANUEL
                 
Trevor STORTON
4
5
Russell LEWIS
                 
Peter ZELEM
5
6
Mike GRAHAM
                 
Paul BLACKWELL
6

7
Howard PRITCHARD  
               
  Tom SLOAN
7

8
Martin BLACKLER
                 
Paul MANNS
8
9
Paul RIDEOUT
             
John THOMAS
9
10
Andy ROWLAND
               
Gary SIMPSON
10
11
Leigh BARNARD
                 
Mike WILLIAMS
11
Substitutes
12
Jimmy QUINN  
                 
Noel BRADLEY
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Results on Saturday, March 12, 1983: League Table

 
  Blackpool 2 - 0 Port Vale  
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Aldershot  
  Colchester United 2 - 1 Bury  
  Darlington 0 - 0 Mansfield Town  
  Hartlepool United 2 - 0 York City  
  Hull City 0 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Peterborough United 2 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Rochdale 4 - 1 Hereford United  
  Scunthorpe United 2 - 0 Torquay United  
  Swindon Town 2 - 3 Chester  

Table as at Saturday, March 12, 1983:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Hull City 35 19 11 5 61 27 34 68 
2 Wimbledon 33 19 8 6 62 37 25 65 
3 Port Vale 33 19 8 6 50 25 25 65 
4 Bury 36 17 10 9 59 34 25 61 
5 Colchester United 34 18 7 9 54 38 16 61 
6 Scunthorpe United 32 15 12 5 48 25 23 57 
7 York City 33 14 9 10 61 46 15 51 
8 Swindon Town 32 14 8 10 43 34 9 50 
9 Peterborough United 33 12 10 11 38 31 7 46 
10 Chester 35 13 7 15 45 44 1 46 
11 Halifax Town 34 12 9 13 45 45 0 45 
12 Torquay United 32 13 6 13 42 45 -3 45 
13 Stockport County 35 12 8 15 49 64 -15 44 
14 Mansfield Town 33 12 7 14 38 50 -12 43 
15 Blackpool 33 11 8 14 38 45 -7 39 
16 Aldershot 34 9 12 13 39 57 -18 39 
17 Tranmere Rovers 34 11 5 18 39 56 -17 38 
18 Hartlepool United 34 10 8 16 36 56 -20 38 
19 Northampton Town 34 9 10 15 46 57 -11 37 
20 Bristol City 34 8 12 14 39 55 -16 36 
21 Rochdale 32 8 11 13 41 50 -9 35 
22 Darlington 33 8 9 16 41 51 -10 33 
23 Crewe Alexandra 33 8 8 17 41 52 -11 32 
24 Hereford United 35 7 7 21 31 62 -31 28 

* Blackpool deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

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