Football League Division Three
Saturday, October 16, 1976

Walsall Swindon Town
B.Taylor (19'), A.Buckley (64')
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  5,529    


1
KEARNS
2
HYND
3
HARRISON
4
ROBINSON
5
SERELLA
6
CASWELL
7
DENNEHY
8
EVANS
9
WRIGHT
10
BUCKLEY
11
TAYLOR
1
ALLAN
2
MCLAUGHLIN
3
TAYLOR
4
STROUD
5
DIXON
6
PROPHETT
7
MOSS
8
MCHALE
9
SYRETT
10
O'BRIEN
11
ANDERSON

Lineups
1
Mick KEARNS  
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Roger HYND
                 
John MCLAUGHLIN
2
3
Colin HARRISON
                 
Tony TAYLOR
3
4
Dave ROBINSON
                 
Ken STROUD
4
5
Dave SERELLA
                 
Will DIXON
5
6
Brian CASWELL
                 
Colin PROPHETT
6

7
Miah DENNEHY  
                 
David MOSS
7

8
Alun EVANS
                 
Ray MCHALE
8
9
Bernie WRIGHT
                 
David SYRETT
9
10
Alan BUCKLEY
               
Gerry O'BRIEN
10
11
Brian TAYLOR
 76'
            
  Trevor ANDERSON
11
Substitutes
12
Nick ATTHEY

76' 
              
John TROLLOPE
12














Results on Saturday, October 16, 1976: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 1 - 0 Peterborough United  
  Chester 1 - 0 Mansfield Town  
  Gillingham 0 - 1 Lincoln City  
  Grimsby Town 1 - 0 York City  
  Oxford United 2 - 2 Bury  
  Port Vale 2 - 3 Wrexham  
  Preston North End 2 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Reading 0 - 1 Sheffield Wednesday  
  Rotherham United 1 - 2 Tranmere Rovers  
  Shrewsbury Town 3 - 0 Chesterfield  
  Walsall 2 - 0 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, October 16, 1976:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Brighton and Hove Albion 11 7 2 2 27 13 14 16 
2 Wrexham 10 7 1 2 22 9 13 15 
3 Shrewsbury Town 10 6 2 2 22 10 12 14 
4 Sheffield Wednesday 11 5 4 2 18 13 5 14 
5 Preston North End 11 4 5 2 20 12 8 13 
6 Rotherham United 10 4 4 2 16 10 6 12 
7 Lincoln City 10 4 4 2 13 9 4 12 
8 Bury 10 5 2 3 18 16 2 12 
9 Reading 11 5 2 4 16 15 1 12 
10 Swindon Town 11 5 2 4 15 15 0 12 
11 Mansfield Town 10 5 1 4 17 10 7 11 
12 Crystal Palace 10 4 3 3 11 9 2 11 
13 Gillingham 10 4 3 3 15 16 -1 11 
14 Chester 11 4 3 4 8 12 -4 11 
15 Peterborough United 13 4 2 7 14 24 -10 10 
16 Oxford United 10 2 5 3 19 19 0
17 Tranmere Rovers 10 3 3 4 9 10 -1
18 Walsall 11 3 3 5 13 20 -7
19 Grimsby Town 10 3 2 5 10 16 -6
20 Chesterfield 11 3 2 6 12 21 -9
21 Northampton Town 10 2 2 6 8 14 -6
22 Port Vale 11 2 2 7 11 20 -9
23 York City 10 2 2 6 10 21 -11
24 Portsmouth 10 1 3 6 8 18 -10

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