Football League Division Two
Saturday, October 16, 1971

Swindon Town Blackpool
R.Thomas (66')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  10,346   Referee:  T.W. Dawes



Lineups
1
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
                 
John BURRIDGE
1
2
Rod THOMAS  
               
Dave HATTON
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Steve HARRISON
3
4
Joe BUTLER
                 
Peter SUDDABY
4
5
Stan HARLAND
                 
Terry ALCOCK
5
6
Dave MACKAY  
                 
Chris SIMPKIN
6

7
Ray BUNKELL
                 
Alan SUDDICK
7

8
Arthur HORSFIELD
                 
  Tony GREEN
8
9
Chris JONES
                 
  Glyn JAMES
9
10
Roger SMART
                 
Dave LENNARD
10
11
Don ROGERS
                 
Micky BURNS
11
Substitutes
12
Steve PEPLOW
                
  Tommy HUTCHISON
12














Results on Saturday, October 16, 1971: League Table

 
  Birmingham City 1 - 1 Sunderland  
  Burnley 3 - 0 Cardiff City  
  Hull City 2 - 3 Charlton Athletic  
  Middlesbrough 2 - 1 Portsmouth  
  Millwall 3 - 1 Bristol City  
  Norwich City 3 - 1 Luton Town  
  Orient 1 - 1 Oxford United  
  Preston North End 3 - 0 Carlisle United  
  Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Blackpool  
  Watford 1 - 2 Fulham  

Table as at Saturday, October 16, 1971:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Norwich City 13 8 5 0 20 7 2.86 21 
2 Millwall 12 6 6 0 21 14 1.50 18 
3 Bristol City 12 7 2 3 25 12 2.08 16 
4 Burnley 13 7 2 4 24 14 1.71 16 
5 Middlesbrough 12 7 1 4 18 15 1.20 15 
6 Sunderland 12 5 5 2 17 15 1.13 15 
7 Queens Park Rangers 12 5 4 3 16 9 1.78 14 
8 Birmingham City 12 4 5 3 15 10 1.50 13 
9 Oxford United 13 3 6 4 13 13 1.00 12 
10 Luton Town 12 2 8 2 12 12 1.00 12 
11 Swindon Town 12 4 4 4 9 9 1.00 12 
12 Blackpool 13 5 1 7 17 15 1.13 11 
13 Preston North End 12 4 3 5 16 16 1.00 11 
14 Portsmouth 11 4 3 4 15 16 0.94 11 
15 Carlisle United 12 4 2 6 16 17 0.94 10 
16 Orient 12 3 4 5 16 23 0.70 10 
17 Hull City 12 4 2 6 10 15 0.67 10 
18 Fulham 13 4 2 7 9 22 0.41 10 
19 Charlton Athletic 12 4 1 7 18 24 0.75
20 Sheffield Wednesday 12 2 4 6 15 19 0.79
21 Cardiff City 12 2 3 7 12 24 0.50
22 Watford 12 2 3 7 8 21 0.38

Key: Promotion Relegation