Football League Division Three
Friday, April 1, 1977

Northampton Town Swindon Town
B.Best (77')
HT: 0-0 C.Prophett (83')
Attendance:  5,609    



Lineups
1
Jeff PARTON
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Barry TUCKER
                 
Will DIXON
2
3
Alex MALCOLM
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
John GREGORY  
                 
Ken STROUD
4
5
Stuart ROBERTSON
                 
Steve AIZLEWOOD
5
6
Billy BEST
             
Colin PROPHETT
6

7
John FARRINGTON
                 
David MOSS
7

8
Keith WILLIAMS
 64'
              
John MCLAUGHLIN
8
9
Ray HAYWOOD
                 
David SYRETT
9
10
Paul STRATFORD
                 
Ray MCHALE
10
11
Derrick CHRISTIE
                 
  Trevor ANDERSON
11
Substitutes
12
Don MARTIN

64' 
              
Tony TAYLOR
12














Results on Friday, April 1, 1977: League Table

 
  Northampton Town 1 - 1 Swindon Town  

Table as at Friday, April 1, 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 35 17 10 8 55 33 22 44 
6 Crystal Palace 35 16 10 9 41 29 12 42 
7 Bury 36 17 7 12 49 50 -1 41 
8 Sheffield Wednesday 36 16 8 12 51 46 5 40 
9 Lincoln City 34 14 11 9 61 53 8 39 
10 Swindon Town 34 12 13 9 57 51 6 37 
11 Shrewsbury Town 36 14 9 13 53 48 5 37 
12 Chester 36 16 5 15 41 47 -6 37 
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 35 8 14 13 38 41 -3 30 
17 Portsmouth 34 9 11 14 40 50 -10 29 
18 Port Vale 36 8 13 15 35 54 -19 29 
19 Chesterfield 35 11 6 18 43 49 -6 28 
20 Northampton Town 37 11 6 20 52 64 -12 28 
21 Walsall 35 9 10 16 40 52 -12 28 
22 York City 35 9 9 17 43 71 -28 27 
23 Reading 36 9 7 20 40 61 -21 25 
24 Grimsby Town 35 8 6 21 32 56 -24 22 

Key: Promotion Relegation