Football League Division Three
Saturday, December 3, 1977

Hereford United Swindon Town
B.Holmes (72')
HT: 0-0 R.McHale (76' pen)
Attendance:  4,541    


1
MELLOR
2
EMERY
3
BURROWS
4
LAYTON
5
MARSHALL
6
SHEEDY
7
STEPHENS
8
BRILEY
9
DAVEY
10
HOLMES
11
SPIRING
1
ALLAN
2
MCLAUGHLIN
3
TROLLOPE
4
KAMARA
5
AIZLEWOOD
6
PROPHETT
7
MOSS
8
STROUD
9
GUTHRIE
10
MCHALE
11
ANDERSON

Lineups
1
Peter MELLOR
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Steve EMERY
           32' ~58'   
John MCLAUGHLIN
2
3
Phil BURROWS
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
John LAYTON
                 
Chris KAMARA
4
5
Julian MARSHALL
                 
Steve AIZLEWOOD
5
6
Kevin SHEEDY  
                 
Colin PROPHETT
6

7
Kenny STEPHENS
                 
David MOSS
7

8
Les BRILEY
                46'
Ken STROUD
8
9
Steve DAVEY
                 
Chris GUTHRIE
9
10
Billy HOLMES
       36'     
Ray MCHALE
10
11
Peter SPIRING
                 
  Trevor ANDERSON
11
Substitutes
12
Andy PROUDLOVE
              
46' 
Andy FORD
12














Results on Saturday, December 3, 1977: League Table

 
  Bradford City 2 - 2 Lincoln City  
  Carlisle United 1 - 1 Port Vale  
  Chester 2 - 1 Chesterfield  
  Exeter City 2 - 4 Cambridge United  
  Gillingham 3 - 1 Walsall  
  Hereford United 1 - 1 Swindon Town  
  Oxford United 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Plymouth Argyle 0 - 1 Bury  
  Preston North End 3 - 1 Portsmouth  
  Rotherham United 2 - 2 Wrexham  
  Sheffield Wednesday 1 - 2 Colchester United  

Table as at Saturday, December 3, 1977:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Wrexham 19 10 6 3 32 20 12 26 
2 Peterborough United 19 9 6 4 17 14 3 24 
3 Gillingham 19 8 7 4 33 26 7 23 
4 Tranmere Rovers 19 9 4 6 28 18 10 22 
5 Cambridge United 19 9 4 6 33 26 7 22 
6 Preston North End 19 7 8 4 22 19 3 22 
7 Colchester United 19 8 5 6 27 18 9 21 
8 Shrewsbury Town 19 8 5 6 34 28 6 21 
9 Bury 19 6 8 5 20 22 -2 20 
10 Swindon Town 19 7 5 7 30 25 5 19 
11 Oxford United 19 7 5 7 26 24 2 19 
12 Exeter City 19 8 3 8 24 23 1 19 
13 Rotherham United 19 6 7 6 25 26 -1 19 
14 Walsall 19 6 7 6 23 24 -1 19 
15 Chester 19 5 9 5 22 27 -5 19 
16 Carlisle United 19 5 7 7 24 25 -1 17 
17 Chesterfield 19 7 3 9 18 21 -3 17 
18 Hereford United 19 5 7 7 15 22 -7 17 
19 Plymouth Argyle 19 5 6 8 20 23 -3 16 
20 Bradford City 19 5 6 8 22 27 -5 16 
21 Port Vale 19 3 10 6 18 27 -9 16 
22 Lincoln City 19 5 5 9 20 28 -8 15 
23 Portsmouth 19 3 8 8 18 32 -14 14 
24 Sheffield Wednesday 19 3 7 9 17 23 -6 13 

Key: Promotion Relegation