Nationwide League Division One
Saturday, February 8, 1997

West Bromwich Albion Swindon Town
A.Hunt (72' pen)
HT: 0-1 W.Allison (42'), A.Smith (76')
Attendance:  16,219   Referee:  P. Richards



 
Just when it seems like Swindon have squandered their first half lead after conceding a penalty, Alex Smith nets his first and only goal in a Town shirt to win the points at the Hawthorns.




Lineups
1
Paul CRICHTON view STFC profile
                 
Fraser DIGBY
1
2
Paul HOLMES
                 
Mark ROBINSON
2
3
Stacy COLDICOTT
 78'
              
Frédéric DARRAS
3
4
Peter BUTLER
                 
Scott LEITCH
4
5
Daryl BURGESS
           29'     
Mark SEAGRAVES
5
6
Paul RAVEN
                 
Marlon BROOMES
6
7
Kevin DONOVAN
                 
Ian CULVERHOUSE
7

8
Richard SNEEKES
               
Alex SMITH
8

9
Bob TAYLOR
 53'
              
Steve COWE
9
10
Andy HUNT
             
Wayne ALLISON
10
11
Ian HAMILTON
           73'    88'
  Mark WALTERS
11
Substitutes
12
Paul PESCHISOLIDO  

53' 
              
Steve FINNEY
12
13
Gary GERMAINE
                 
Kevin WATSON
13
14
Shaun CUNNINGTON

78' 
89'          
88' 
Wayne O'SULLIVAN
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Results on Saturday, February 8, 1997: League Table

 
  Barnsley 1 - 0 Port Vale  
  Birmingham City 0 - 3 Portsmouth  
  Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Bradford City  
  Huddersfield Town 0 - 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers  
  Ipswich Town 2 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Manchester City 3 - 0 Southend United  
  Oldham Athletic 0 - 3 Grimsby Town  
  Reading 3 - 2 Bolton Wanderers  
  West Bromwich Albion 1 - 2 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, February 8, 1997:

  TEAM P W D L F A GS Pts 
1 Bolton Wanderers 32 18 10 4 67 42 67 64 
2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 31 16 7 8 44 28 44 55 
3 Barnsley 30 15 9 6 51 35 51 54 
4 Sheffield United 30 14 8 8 50 33 50 50 
5 Crystal Palace 30 12 10 8 56 33 56 46 
6 Norwich City 30 13 7 10 41 42 41 46 
7 Stoke City 30 13 7 10 39 41 39 46 
8 Portsmouth 32 13 6 13 38 37 38 45 
9 Ipswich Town 31 11 11 9 43 39 43 44 
10 Queens Park Rangers 32 11 10 11 44 45 44 43 
11 Tranmere Rovers 31 12 7 12 43 42 43 43 
12 Port Vale 32 10 13 9 38 36 38 43 
13 Swindon Town 32 12 6 14 45 42 45 42 
14 Oxford United 31 11 7 13 42 40 42 40 
15 Huddersfield Town 32 10 10 12 37 44 37 40 
16 West Bromwich Albion 32 8 14 10 50 56 50 38 
17 Charlton Athletic 30 11 5 14 33 41 33 38 
18 Reading 31 9 10 12 40 48 40 37 
19 Birmingham City 29 9 10 10 32 33 32 37 
20 Manchester City 30 10 5 15 36 43 36 35 
21 Bradford City 32 7 10 15 30 49 30 31 
22 Grimsby Town 30 7 9 14 38 53 38 30 
23 Southend United 31 6 11 14 28 55 28 29 
24 Oldham Athletic 29 6 10 13 30 38 30 28 

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