Nationwide League Division One
Wednesday, November 5, 1997

Swindon Town Queens Park Rangers
M.Walters (67'), C.Taylor (84'), C.Hay (88')
HT: 0-1 G.Peacock (14')
Attendance:  10,132   Referee:  D. Pugh



 
After Danny Maddix is sent off for Rangers, top-of-the-table Swindon take full advantage with two late goals at a rocking County Ground.




Lineups
1
Fraser DIGBY
                 
Lee HARPER
1
2
Brian BORROWS
                 
Matthew ROSE
2
3
Ian CULVERHOUSE
 81'
              
Matt BRAZIER
3
4
Darren BULLOCK
   40'       64'     
  Karl READY
4
5
Craig TAYLOR
   12'     66' 73'   
  Danny MADDIX
5
6
Alan MCDONALD  
           28'     
  Steve MORROW
6
7
Kevin WATSON
                86'
Simon BARKER
7

8
Mark WALTERS  
 86'
          
Gavin PEACOCK
8

9
Chris HAY
   66'          28'
Kevin GALLEN
9
10
Wayne ALLISON
                 
Mike SHERON
10
11
Ty GOODEN
           40'     
  Trevor SINCLAIR
11
Substitutes
12
Alex MEECHAN
              
28'74'
Steve SLADE
12
13
Sol DAVIS

81' 
           
74' 
Steve YATES
13
14
Michael PATTIMORE

86' 
           
86' 
  Nigel QUASHIE
14













Results on Wednesday, November 5, 1997: League Table

 
  Middlesbrough 1 - 1 Portsmouth  
  Swindon Town 3 - 1 Queens Park Rangers  

Table as at Wednesday, November 5, 1997:

  TEAM P W D L F A GS Pts 
1 Swindon Town 16 9 4 3 22 18 22 31 
2 Nottingham Forest 15 9 3 3 24 13 24 30 
3 Sheffield United 13 8 4 1 21 10 21 28 
4 West Bromwich Albion 15 8 4 3 18 12 18 28 
5 Charlton Athletic 15 7 5 3 30 18 30 26 
6 Middlesbrough 14 7 4 3 24 14 24 25 
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 16 7 4 5 20 16 20 25 
8 Bradford City 15 6 7 2 16 14 16 25 
9 Stockport County 16 6 5 5 25 22 25 23 
10 Port Vale 16 6 4 6 22 20 22 22 
11 Sunderland 15 6 4 5 20 18 20 22 
12 Queens Park Rangers 15 6 4 5 20 23 20 22 
13 Birmingham City 16 5 7 4 17 12 17 22 
14 Stoke City 15 6 4 5 16 17 16 22 
15 Bury 16 4 7 5 19 23 19 19 
16 Oxford United 16 4 4 8 18 23 18 16 
17 Norwich City 15 4 4 7 11 22 11 16 
18 Tranmere Rovers 15 4 3 8 21 22 21 15 
19 Crewe Alexandra 16 4 3 9 18 25 18 15 
20 Reading 16 3 6 7 16 25 16 15 
21 Manchester City 15 3 5 7 19 19 19 14 
22 Ipswich Town 14 3 5 6 13 18 13 14 
23 Portsmouth 15 2 5 8 17 24 17 11 
24 Huddersfield Town 16 1 5 10 11 30 11

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation