Football League Division Three
Saturday, August 31, 1968

Swindon Town Plymouth Argyle
D.Rogers (10', 57'), R.Smart (64')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  12,302   Referee:  T.H.C. Reynolds



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
  Pat DUNNE
1
2
Owen DAWSON
                 
Mike REEVES
2
3
Rod THOMAS  
                 
Colin SULLIVAN
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
John HORE
4
5
Frank BURROWS
                 
Bobby SAXTON
5
6
Stan HARLAND
                 
Duncan NEALE
6

7
Don HEATH
                 
Dick REYNOLDS
7

8
Roger SMART
               
Norman PIPER
8
9
John SMITH
                77'
Mike BICKLE
9
10
Peter NOBLE
                 
David BURNSIDE
10
11
Don ROGERS
               
  Danny TRAINOR
11
Substitutes
12
Willie PENMAN
              
77' 
John TEDESCO
12














Results on Saturday, August 31, 1968: League Table

 
  Barrow 1 - 1 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 0 Shrewsbury Town  
  Crewe Alexandra 6 - 1 Bristol Rovers  
  Gillingham 1 - 3 Luton Town  
  Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Oldham Athletic 3 - 1 Torquay United  
  Rotherham United 0 - 0 Barnsley  
  Swindon Town 3 - 0 Plymouth Argyle  
  Walsall 0 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Watford 0 - 1 Stockport County  

Table as at Saturday, August 31, 1968:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Luton Town 5 4 1 0 15 3 5.00
2 Mansfield Town 5 3 1 1 8 5 1.60
3 Swindon Town 4 2 2 0 4 0
4 Reading 5 2 2 1 11 5 2.20
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 5 2 2 1 12 6 2.00
6 Rotherham United 5 2 2 1 9 7 1.29
7 Crewe Alexandra 5 2 2 1 10 8 1.25
8 Barrow 5 2 2 1 6 6 1.00
9 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 2 1 2 9 5 1.80
10 Torquay United 5 2 1 2 9 7 1.29
11 Orient 4 1 3 0 8 7 1.14
12 Plymouth Argyle 4 2 1 1 6 6 1.00
13 Stockport County 5 1 3 1 6 6 1.00
14 Tranmere Rovers 4 2 1 1 5 5 1.00
15 Walsall 5 1 3 1 5 5 1.00
16 Watford 4 1 2 1 3 2 1.50
17 Bristol Rovers 5 1 2 2 8 13 0.62
18 Northampton Town 3 1 1 1 2 2 1.00
19 Gillingham 5 1 1 3 4 8 0.50
20 Shrewsbury Town 5 1 1 3 3 7 0.43
21 Oldham Athletic 5 1 1 3 4 13 0.31
22 Barnsley 5 0 2 3 4 10 0.40
23 Hartlepool 4 0 2 2 1 9 0.11
24 Southport 5 0 1 4 5 12 0.42

Key: Promotion Relegation