Nationwide League Division One
Saturday, November 8, 1997

Swindon Town Bradford City
S.Cowe (25')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  10,029   Referee:  A. Butler



 
A superb strike by Steve Cowe gives Swindon all three points against Bradford, keeping the Town at the top of the league.



 
A superb strike by Steve Cowe gives Swindon all three points against Bradford, keeping the Town at the top of the league.



 
A superb strike by Steve Cowe gives Swindon all three points against Bradford.




Lineups
1
Tony WARNER
                 
Gary WALSH
1
2
Brian BORROWS
                 
John O'KANE
2
3
Ian CULVERHOUSE
                 
Wayne JACOBS
3
4
Scott LEITCH
 46'
              
Peter BEAGRIE
4
5
Craig TAYLOR
                 
Eddie YOUDS
5
6
Alan MCDONALD  
                 
  Darren MOORE
6
7
Kevin WATSON
                 
  Jamie LAWRENCE
7

8
Jason DRYSDALE
           2'    67'
Craig RAMAGE
8

9
Chris HAY
   64'             
  John MCGINLAY
9
10
Steve COWE
   63'          74'
EDINHO
10
11
Ty GOODEN
                 
  George KULCSÁR
11
Substitutes
12
Alex MEECHAN
              
74' 
  Rob STEINER
12
13
Sol DAVIS
                 
John DREYER
13
14
Michael PATTIMORE

46' 
           
67' 
Shaun MURRAY
14













Results on Saturday, November 8, 1997: League Table

 
  Birmingham City 1 - 2 Norwich City  
  Bury 0 - 2 Portsmouth  
  Crewe Alexandra 2 - 1 Oxford United  
  Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Reading 1 - 0 Stockport County  
  Stoke City 3 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers  
  Sunderland 1 - 1 Nottingham Forest  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Bradford City  
  Tranmere Rovers 1 - 2 Port Vale  
  West Bromwich Albion 1 - 0 Charlton Athletic  

Table as at Saturday, November 8, 1997:

  TEAM P W D L F A GS Pts 
1 Swindon Town 17 10 4 3 23 18 23 34 
2 Nottingham Forest 16 9 4 3 25 14 25 31 
3 West Bromwich Albion 16 9 4 3 19 12 19 31 
4 Middlesbrough 15 8 4 3 27 14 27 28 
5 Sheffield United 13 8 4 1 21 10 21 28 
6 Charlton Athletic 16 7 5 4 30 19 30 26 
7 Port Vale 17 7 4 6 24 21 24 25 
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 17 7 4 6 20 19 20 25 
9 Stoke City 16 7 4 5 19 17 19 25 
10 Bradford City 16 6 7 3 16 15 16 25 
11 Stockport County 17 6 5 6 25 23 25 23 
12 Sunderland 16 6 5 5 21 19 21 23 
13 Queens Park Rangers 16 6 4 6 20 26 20 22 
14 Birmingham City 17 5 7 5 18 14 18 22 
15 Bury 17 4 7 6 19 25 19 19 
16 Norwich City 16 5 4 7 13 23 13 19 
17 Crewe Alexandra 17 5 3 9 20 26 20 18 
18 Reading 17 4 6 7 17 25 17 18 
19 Oxford United 17 4 4 9 19 25 19 16 
20 Tranmere Rovers 16 4 3 9 22 24 22 15 
21 Manchester City 16 3 5 8 19 20 19 14 
22 Portsmouth 16 3 5 8 19 24 19 14 
23 Ipswich Town 14 3 5 6 13 18 13 14 
24 Huddersfield Town 17 2 5 10 12 30 12 11 

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation