Barclays League Division Two
Saturday, August 19, 1989

Swindon Town Sunderland

HT: 0-1 E.Gates (18'), W.Hawke (81')
Attendance:  10,199 (1,641 away fans)   Referee:  A.W. Ward



 
Fitzroy Simpson is sent off, as the Town lose their opening game of the season to Sunderland.




Lineups
1
Fraser DIGBY
                 
  Tony NORMAN
1
2
David HOCKADAY
                 
Reuben AGBOOLA
2
3
Phil KING
                 
Paul HARDYMAN
3
4
Alan MCLOUGHLIN  
                32'
Gary BENNETT
4
5
Tim PARKIN
 62'
        26'     
John MACPHAIL
5
6
Colin CALDERWOOD  
                 
Gary OWERS
6

7
Tony GALVIN  
 62'
28'            72'
Tony CULLEN
7

8
Duncan SHEARER  
   76'             
Gordon ARMSTRONG
8
9
Steve WHITE
   30'           
  Eric GATES
9
10
Ross MACLAREN
                 
Marco GABBIADINI
10
11
Fitzroy SIMPSON  
   44' 46'           
  Colin PASCOE
11
Substitutes
12
John CORNWELL

62' 
           
32' 
  John CORNFORTH
12
14
Ossie ARDILES  

62' 
90'        
72' 
Warren HAWKE
14













Results on Saturday, August 19, 1989: League Table

 
  Blackburn Rovers 1 - 0 Oldham Athletic  
  Bradford City 2 - 2 Port Vale  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 1 AFC Bournemouth   
  Hull City 1 - 1 Leicester City  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 1 Barnsley  
  Middlesbrough 4 - 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers  
  Newcastle United 5 - 2 Leeds United  
  Plymouth Argyle 2 - 0 Oxford United  
  Stoke City 1 - 1 West Ham United  
  Swindon Town 0 - 2 Sunderland  
  Watford 1 - 0 Portsmouth  
  West Bromwich Albion 0 - 3 Sheffield United  

Table as at Saturday, August 19, 1989:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Newcastle United 1 1 0 0 5 2 3
2 Sheffield United 1 1 0 0 3 0 3
3 Middlesbrough 1 1 0 0 4 2 2
4 Ipswich Town 1 1 0 0 3 1 2
5 Plymouth Argyle 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
6 Sunderland 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 1 0 0 2 1 1
8 Blackburn Rovers 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
9 Watford 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
10 Bradford City 1 0 1 0 2 2 0
11 Port Vale 1 0 1 0 2 2 0
12 Hull City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
13 Leicester City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
14 Stoke City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
15 West Ham United 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
16 AFC Bournemouth 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1
17 Oldham Athletic 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
18 Portsmouth 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
19 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 0 0 1 2 4 -2
20 Barnsley 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
21 Oxford United 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
22 Swindon Town 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
23 Leeds United 1 0 0 1 2 5 -3
24 West Bromwich Albion 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation