Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 26, 1977

Swindon Town Walsall
R.McHale (68'), T.Anderson (89')
HT: 2-1 M.Dennehy (44'), A.Buckley (46')
Attendance:  7,534    


1
ALLAN
2
DIXON
3
TROLLOPE
4
STROUD
5
AIZLEWOOD
6
PROPHETT
7
MOSS
8
MCLAUGHLIN
9
SYRETT
10
MCHALE
11
ANDERSON
1
KEARNS
2
TAYLOR
3
CASWELL
4
SERELLA
5
HYND
6
ROBINSON
7
DENNEHY
8
BATES
9
ANDREWS
10
BUCKLEY
11
BIRCH

Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
  Mick KEARNS
1
2
Will DIXON
                 
Brian TAYLOR
2
3
John TROLLOPE
                 
Brian CASWELL
3
4
Ken STROUD
           45'     
Dave SERELLA
4
5
Steve AIZLEWOOD
                 
Roger HYND
5
6
Colin PROPHETT
                 
Dave ROBINSON
6

7
David MOSS
               
  Miah DENNEHY
7

8
John MCLAUGHLIN
                 
Mick BATES
8
9
David SYRETT
                 
George ANDREWS
9
10
Ray MCHALE
             
Alan BUCKLEY
10
11
Trevor ANDERSON  
               
Alan BIRCH
11
Substitutes
12
Tony TAYLOR
                 
Gary SHELTON
12














Results on Saturday, March 26, 1977: League Table

 
  Bury 2 - 1 Oxford United  
  Chesterfield 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Lincoln City 4 - 0 Gillingham  
  Mansfield Town 1 - 1 Chester  
  Peterborough United 2 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Portsmouth 2 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Sheffield Wednesday 2 - 1 Reading  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Walsall  
  York City 1 - 1 Grimsby Town  

Table as at Saturday, March 26, 1977:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Mansfield Town 35 20 7 8 59 33 26 47 
2 Rotherham United 34 17 13 4 53 30 23 47 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 35 19 8 8 65 31 34 46 
4 Wrexham 34 19 7 8 64 39 25 45 
5 Preston North End 34 16 10 8 51 32 19 42 
6 Crystal Palace 35 16 10 9 41 29 12 42 
7 Sheffield Wednesday 35 16 8 11 50 42 8 40 
8 Bury 35 16 7 12 47 49 -2 39 
9 Lincoln City 33 14 10 9 58 50 8 38 
10 Shrewsbury Town 36 14 9 13 53 48 5 37 
11 Chester 35 16 4 15 38 44 -6 36 
12 Swindon Town 32 11 12 9 51 49 2 34 
13 Oxford United 36 10 12 14 48 52 -4 32 
14 Peterborough United 35 10 12 13 38 45 -7 32 
15 Gillingham 35 11 10 14 42 55 -13 32 
16 Tranmere Rovers 34 8 14 12 37 39 -2 30 
17 Portsmouth 34 9 11 14 40 50 -10 29 
18 Port Vale 35 8 13 14 35 50 -15 29 
19 Walsall 35 9 10 16 40 52 -12 28 
20 Northampton Town 36 11 5 20 51 63 -12 27 
21 York City 34 9 9 16 42 66 -24 27 
22 Chesterfield 34 10 6 18 39 49 -10 26 
23 Reading 36 9 7 20 40 61 -21 25 
24 Grimsby Town 35 8 6 21 32 56 -24 22 

Key: Promotion Relegation