Football League Division Three
Saturday, March 20, 1982

Swindon Town Gillingham

HT: 0-1 M.Adams (3')
Attendance:  4,908   Referee:  K. Salmon (injured on 59 mins - replaced by I. Gumbleton)



 
The Gills take the lead in the third minute and it's enough to win the game - referee K. Salmon having to retire from the game with concussion.




Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Ron HILLYARD
1
2
Charlie HENRY
                 
John SHARPE
2
3
Gary WILLIAMS
               
Micky ADAMS
3
4
Gary EMMANUEL
 70'
              
Steve BRUCE
4
5
Russell LEWIS
                 
Mark WEATHERLY
5
6
Ken STROUD
                 
Peter SHAW
6

7
Brian HUGHES
                 
John SITTON
7

8
Roy CARTER
                 
Dick TYDEMAN
8
9
Paul RIDEOUT
                 
Dean WHITE
9
10
Roy GREENWOOD
                 
  Tony CASCARINO
10
11
Howard PRITCHARD  
                 
Ken PRICE
11
Substitutes
12
Mike CARTER

70' 
              
Sub not used
12













Results on Saturday, March 20, 1982: League Table

 
  Bristol Rovers 3 - 0 Doncaster Rovers  
  Burnley 0 - 0 Brentford  
  Carlisle United 2 - 2 Newport County  
  Chesterfield 1 - 0 Bristol City  
  Exeter City 2 - 1 Wimbledon  
  Lincoln City 2 - 1 Oxford United  
  Plymouth Argyle 4 - 1 Walsall  
  Portsmouth 1 - 1 Fulham  
  Reading 4 - 1 Chester  
  Swindon Town 0 - 1 Gillingham  

Table as at Saturday, March 20, 1982:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Chesterfield 32 16 6 10 43 34 9 54 
2 Reading 35 15 9 11 54 53 1 54 
3 Lincoln City 33 14 11 8 50 31 19 53 
4 Fulham 32 14 11 7 48 34 14 53 
5 Carlisle United 31 15 8 8 43 32 11 53 
6 Burnley 32 13 12 7 44 35 9 51 
7 Plymouth Argyle 34 13 9 12 48 40 8 48 
8 Bristol Rovers 34 14 8 12 45 47 -2 48 
9 Oxford United 30 13 8 9 38 31 7 47 
10 Southend United 33 12 11 10 38 34 4 47 
11 Gillingham 32 13 7 12 44 42 2 46 
12 Millwall 31 12 9 10 42 38 4 45 
13 Walsall 34 11 11 12 42 38 4 44 
14 Brentford 33 12 8 13 33 31 2 44 
15 Exeter City 33 12 7 14 52 63 -11 43 
16 Portsmouth 33 9 14 10 37 38 -1 41 
17 Huddersfield Town 32 10 9 13 43 42 1 39 
18 Swindon Town 32 9 11 12 40 44 -4 38 
19 Doncaster Rovers 32 10 8 14 39 51 -12 38 
20 Preston North End 32 9 10 13 31 41 -10 37 
21 Newport County 33 8 12 13 37 41 -4 36 
22 Bristol City 32 8 9 15 29 40 -11 33 
23 Chester 32 7 9 16 33 53 -20 30 
24 Wimbledon 29 7 7 15 34 54 -20 28 

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

Key: Promotion places Relegation