Barclays League Division Two
Saturday, April 21, 1990

Swindon Town West Bromwich Albion
P.Bodin (48'), S.White (80')
HT: 0-0 D.Goodman (62')
Attendance:  8,495   Referee:  J. Ashworth



 
Swindon secure a vital victory in the race for the play-offs - victory over West Brom combined with West Ham's defeat at Oldham and Sunderland drawing with Portsmouth giving the Town a five point cushion over seventh place with just three games remaining.




Lineups
1
Fraser DIGBY
                 
Stuart NAYLOR
1
2
David HOCKADAY
                 
Simeon HODSON
2
3
Paul BODIN  
               
Graham HARBEY
3
4
Alan MCLOUGHLIN  
                84'
Craig SHAKESPEARE
4
5
Colin CALDERWOOD  
                 
Stacey NORTH
5
6
Jon GITTENS
           37'     
Chris WHYTE
6

7
Tom JONES
                 
Tony FORD
7

8
Duncan SHEARER  
               
Don GOODMAN
8
9
Steve WHITE
               
Adrian FOSTER
9
10
Ross MACLAREN
                 
  Bernard MCNALLY
10
11
Steve FOLEY
 71'
              
Darren BRADLEY
11
Substitutes
12
Fitzroy SIMPSON  

71' 
           
84' 
Gary HACKETT
12
14
Shaun CLOSE
                 
Daryl BURGESS
14













Results on Saturday, April 21, 1990: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 21, 1990:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Leeds United 43 22 13 8 75 49 26 79 
2 Sheffield United 43 22 12 9 69 54 15 78 
3 Newcastle United 43 21 13 9 77 50 27 76 
4 Blackburn Rovers 43 19 15 9 72 55 17 72 
5 Swindon Town 43 20 11 12 77 57 20 71 
6 Sunderland 43 18 14 11 65 60 5 68 
7 West Ham United 43 18 12 13 72 54 18 66 
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 43 18 12 13 66 54 12 66 
9 Oldham Athletic 41 17 12 12 60 50 10 63 
10 Ipswich Town 42 16 12 14 56 59 -3 60 
11 Port Vale 43 15 14 14 60 54 6 59 
12 Leicester City 43 15 14 14 63 69 -6 59 
13 Portsmouth 43 13 15 15 57 62 -5 54 
14 Oxford United 43 15 8 20 56 61 -5 53 
15 Watford 43 13 13 17 54 58 -4 52 
16 Hull City 42 12 15 15 48 55 -7 51 
17 West Bromwich Albion 44 12 14 18 64 66 -2 50 
18 Plymouth Argyle 43 13 11 19 54 60 -6 50 
19 Brighton and Hove Albion 43 14 8 21 53 67 -14 50 
20 AFC Bournemouth 44 12 12 20 55 71 -16 48 
21 Barnsley 42 11 14 17 43 66 -23 47 
22 Middlesbrough 42 12 10 20 46 58 -12 46 
23 Bradford City 43 9 13 21 42 64 -22 40 
24 Stoke City 43 5 17 21 29 60 -31 32 

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation