Football League Division Three
Tuesday, March 9, 1982

Swindon Town Walsall
R.Greenwood (43'), R.Lewis (86')
HT: 1-1 D.Penn (16' pen), B.Caswell (64')
Attendance:  4,446   Referee:  L. Burden



 
A late Ron Greenwood looks to have rescued a point for the Town, until Walsall earn a last-gasp penalty - Jimmy Allan pulling off a superb save to ensure defeat is avoided.




Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Ron GREEN
1
2
Charlie HENRY
                 
  Tony MACKEN
2
3
Kevin BADDELEY
 50'
              
Lee SINNOTT
3
4
Gary WILLIAMS
                 
Ken BEECH
4
5
Russell LEWIS
               
Dave SERELLA
5
6
Ken STROUD
                 
Peter HART
6

7
Brian HUGHES
                 
Mark REES
7

8
Roy CARTER
                 
John LOVERIDGE
8
9
Paul RIDEOUT
               
Don PENN
9
10
Roy GREENWOOD
              17'
Richard O'KELLY
10
11
Howard PRITCHARD  
               
Brian CASWELL
11
Substitutes
12
Jimmy QUINN  

50' 
           
17' 
Alan BUCKLEY
12













Results on Tuesday, March 9, 1982: League Table

 
  Carlisle United 2 - 2 Huddersfield Town  
  Chesterfield 3 - 5 Chester  
  Millwall 1 - 0 Newport County  
  Portsmouth 1 - 0 Gillingham  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Walsall  

Table as at Tuesday, March 9, 1982:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Fulham 28 14 9 5 45 28 17 51 
2 Chesterfield 30 15 6 9 42 32 10 51 
3 Carlisle United 28 15 5 8 39 28 11 50 
4 Oxford United 27 13 7 7 37 27 10 46 
5 Burnley 29 12 10 7 42 34 8 46 
6 Millwall 30 12 8 10 41 37 4 44 
7 Reading 31 12 8 11 45 50 -5 44 
8 Lincoln City 29 11 10 8 41 29 12 43 
9 Walsall 31 11 10 10 39 31 8 43 
10 Southend United 30 11 10 9 34 30 4 43 
11 Bristol Rovers 31 12 7 12 39 46 -7 41 
12 Brentford 31 11 7 13 31 31 0 40 
13 Huddersfield Town 31 10 9 12 43 40 3 39 
14 Plymouth Argyle 31 10 9 12 38 38 0 39 
15 Gillingham 29 11 6 12 40 41 -1 39 
16 Portsmouth 31 9 12 10 35 36 -1 39 
17 Swindon Town 30 9 10 11 40 43 -3 37 
18 Doncaster Rovers 28 10 6 12 38 42 -4 36 
19 Exeter City 29 10 6 13 49 61 -12 36 
20 Newport County 30 8 9 13 33 37 -4 33 
21 Bristol City 29 8 9 12 28 35 -7 33 
22 Preston North End 29 8 8 13 27 38 -11 32 
23 Chester 29 7 9 13 32 45 -13 30 
24 Wimbledon 27 7 6 14 33 52 -19 27 

* Bristol Rovers deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

Key: Promotion Relegation