Football League Division Two
Saturday, October 27, 1973

Portsmouth Swindon Town
N.Piper (4', 31'), B.Kellard (8' pen)
HT: 3-0 R.Treacy (69')
Attendance:  11,819    



Lineups
1
John MILKINS
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Phil ROBERTS  
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
John COLLINS
                 
Joe BUTLER
3
4
Norman PIPER
               
  Jimmy GABRIEL
4
5
Alan STEPHENSON
                 
Frank BURROWS
5
6
Eoin HAND  
                 
Ron POTTER
6

7
Peter MARINELLO
                 
David MOSS
7

8
Bobby KELLARD
               
Mick MCGOVERN
8
9
Ron DAVIES  
               
  Ray TREACY
9
10
Mick MELLOWS
                 
David SYRETT
10
11
Ken FOGGO
                 
Tom JENKINS
11
Substitutes
12
Brian LEWIS
                 
Richard LEGG
12














Results on Saturday, October 27, 1973: League Table

 
  Bristol City 0 - 1 Blackpool  
  Carlisle United 3 - 0 Fulham  
  Luton Town 2 - 2 Hull City  
  Millwall 0 - 1 Middlesbrough  
  Nottingham Forest 1 - 2 Aston Villa  
  Oxford United 1 - 1 Orient  
  Portsmouth 3 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Preston North End 2 - 2 Cardiff City  
  Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 0 Notts County  
  Sunderland 0 - 0 Crystal Palace  
  West Bromwich Albion 0 - 0 Bolton Wanderers  

Table as at Saturday, October 27, 1973:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Middlesbrough 14 8 5 1 14 7 2.00 21 
2 Aston Villa 14 6 6 2 21 12 1.75 18 
3 Orient 14 5 7 2 21 13 1.62 17 
4 Bristol City 14 7 3 4 17 13 1.31 17 
5 Notts County 13 7 3 3 18 14 1.29 17 
6 Luton Town 11 6 3 2 23 16 1.44 15 
7 Carlisle United 14 6 3 5 17 17 1.00 15 
8 Preston North End 14 5 5 4 17 17 1.00 15 
9 Nottingham Forest 14 4 6 4 19 13 1.46 14 
10 Hull City 14 4 6 4 14 14 1.00 14 
11 Blackpool 14 5 4 5 13 14 0.93 14 
12 Sunderland 11 4 5 2 14 8 1.75 13 
13 Portsmouth 13 5 3 5 19 20 0.95 13 
14 West Bromwich Albion 14 3 7 4 14 17 0.82 13 
15 Fulham 14 4 5 5 8 13 0.62 13 
16 Sheffield Wednesday 14 5 2 7 16 18 0.89 12 
17 Millwall 14 5 1 8 17 19 0.89 11 
18 Oxford United 14 3 5 6 11 18 0.61 11 
19 Cardiff City 12 2 6 4 17 21 0.81 10 
20 Bolton Wanderers 12 4 2 6 8 10 0.80 10 
21 Swindon Town 14 3 3 8 9 17 0.53
22 Crystal Palace 14 0 4 10 10 26 0.38

Key: Promotion Relegation