Football League Division Four
Saturday, April 9, 1983

Peterborough United Swindon Town
T.Slack (15'), P.Chard (28' pen), C.Clarke (33'), M.Gynn (35')
HT: 4-1 P.Rideout (20'), L.Barnard (53'), A.Rowland (69')
Attendance:  2,522   Referee:  D. Reeves



Lineups
1
David SEAMAN  
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
John WINTERS
                 
Colin BAILIE
2
3
Steve COLLINS
                 
Kevin BADDELEY
3
4
Micky GYNN
               
Paul BATTY
4
5
Steve MERCER
                 
Russell LEWIS
5
6
Trevor SLACK
               
Mike GRAHAM
6

7
Colin CLARKE  
               
Ray BAVERSTOCK
7

8
Billy RODAWAY
               
Leigh BARNARD
8
9
Phil CHARD
             
Paul RIDEOUT
9
10
Ian BENJAMIN
               
Andy ROWLAND
10
11
Mario IPPOLITO
                50'
Martin BLACKLER
11
Substitutes
12
Sub not used
              
50' 
  Howard PRITCHARD
12













Results on Saturday, April 9, 1983: League Table

 
  Aldershot 1 - 1 Bury  
  Bristol City 0 - 0 Rochdale  
  Hartlepool United 1 - 0 Chester  
  Hull City 3 - 1 Blackpool  
  Peterborough United 4 - 3 Swindon Town  
  Torquay United 2 - 1 Crewe Alexandra  
  Wimbledon 3 - 1 Darlington  
  York City 3 - 0 Colchester United  

Table as at Saturday, April 9, 1983:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Hull City 40 22 13 5 68 30 38 79 
2 Wimbledon 38 22 10 6 73 40 33 76 
3 Port Vale 38 22 9 7 58 27 31 75 
4 Bury 41 21 11 9 69 40 29 74 
5 Colchester United 39 20 9 10 60 45 15 69 
6 Scunthorpe United 38 18 13 7 56 30 26 67 
7 York City 39 18 10 11 74 52 22 64 
8 Swindon Town 38 15 10 13 49 41 8 55 
9 Mansfield Town 40 15 10 15 49 58 -9 55 
10 Peterborough United 38 14 12 12 46 38 8 54 
11 Torquay United 38 15 6 17 47 54 -7 51 
12 Chester 40 13 10 17 51 52 -1 49 
13 Halifax Town 38 13 9 16 47 51 -4 48 
14 Stockport County 40 12 12 16 56 73 -17 48 
15 Bristol City 40 10 16 14 48 60 -12 46 
16 Tranmere Rovers 40 12 8 20 45 66 -21 44 
17 Darlington 38 11 10 17 49 57 -8 43 
18 Blackpool 38 11 11 16 41 52 -11 42 
19 Aldershot 40 9 15 16 44 66 -22 42 
20 Northampton Town 39 10 11 18 51 66 -15 41 
21 Hartlepool United 40 11 8 21 38 65 -27 41 
22 Rochdale 38 9 13 16 44 57 -13 40 
23 Crewe Alexandra 40 10 8 22 47 62 -15 38 
24 Hereford United 40 10 8 22 37 65 -28 38 

* Blackpool deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

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