Nationwide League Division Two
Saturday, May 1, 2004

Queens Park Rangers Swindon Town
M.Rowlands (2')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  18,396 (3,186 away fans)   Referee:  C. Foy



 
3,200 Town fans travel to Loftus Road, optimistically hoping that they can take their promotion charge into the final weekend - but they can't quite recover from conceding in the opening two minutes in a rocking atmosphere - Rangers all but sealing promotion.



 
A view from the opposition of the Town's promotion clash at Loftus Road.




Lineups
31
Lee CAMP
                 
Rhys EVANS
20
3
Gino PADULA
                87'
Andy NICHOLAS
15
5
Clarke CARLISLE
                 
Alan REEVES
22
7
Matthew ROSE
                 
Sean O'HANLON
2
23
Richard EDGHILL
           88'     
Andy GURNEY
6
8
Marc BIRCHAM  
                 
David DUKE
11
11
Gareth AINSWORTH
                32'
Stefani MIGLIORANZI
10
14
Martin ROWLANDS  
   79'           
Matt HEWLETT
4

30
Richard JOHNSON  
                74'
Sammy IGOE
7

10
Kevin GALLEN
                 
Sam PARKIN
9
29
Paul FURLONG
                 
  Rory FALLON
16
Substitutes
4
Steve PALMER
              
87' 
Grant SMITH
3
9
Tony THORPE view STFC profile
                 
Adrian VIVEASH
5
20
Arthur GNOHÉRÉ
              
74' 
Tommy MOONEY
8
28
Jamie CURETON view STFC profile
           53'  
32' 
Brian HOWARD
17
1
Chris DAY
                 
Bart GRIEMINK
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Results on Saturday, May 1, 2004: League Table

 
  AFC Bournemouth 0 - 0 Stockport County  
  Blackpool 1 - 4 Peterborough United  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 0 Notts County  
  Colchester United 2 - 0 Rushden and Diamonds  
  Grimsby Town 1 - 0 Brentford  
  Hartlepool United 1 - 3 Plymouth Argyle  
  Luton Town 3 - 2 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Oldham Athletic 2 - 0 Chesterfield  
  Port Vale 2 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Wycombe Wanderers 1 - 1 Wrexham  

Table as at Saturday, May 1, 2004:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Plymouth Argyle 45 25 12 8 83 41 42 87 
2 Queens Park Rangers 45 21 17 7 77 44 33 80 
3 Bristol City 44 21 13 10 55 36 19 76 
4 Brighton and Hove Albion 45 21 11 13 62 43 19 74 
5 Swindon Town 45 20 12 13 75 57 18 72 
6 Hartlepool United 45 20 12 13 75 60 15 72 
7 Port Vale 45 20 10 15 71 63 8 70 
8 AFC Bournemouth 45 17 15 13 56 50 6 66 
9 Luton Town 45 17 15 13 69 65 4 66 
10 Tranmere Rovers 45 16 16 13 57 55 2 64 
11 Colchester United 45 17 13 15 52 54 -2 64 
12 Wrexham 45 17 9 19 50 58 -8 60 
13 Barnsley 44 14 17 13 51 55 -4 59 
14 Blackpool 45 16 11 18 57 63 -6 59 
15 Oldham Athletic 45 12 20 13 65 59 6 56 
16 Sheffield Wednesday 45 13 14 18 47 61 -14 53 
17 Stockport County 45 11 19 15 60 67 -7 52 
18 Peterborough United 45 12 15 18 57 57 0 51 
19 Brentford 45 13 11 21 51 69 -18 50 
20 Grimsby Town 45 13 11 21 54 79 -25 50 
21 Rushden and Diamonds 45 13 9 23 60 72 -12 48 
22 Chesterfield 45 11 15 19 48 71 -23 48 
23 Notts County 45 10 11 24 49 77 -28 41 
24 Wycombe Wanderers 45 6 18 21 49 74 -25 36 

Key: Promotion Play-offs Relegation