Football League Division Three
Tuesday, May 4, 1982

Swindon Town Oxford United
P.Rideout (46', 87'), R.Carter (61')
HT: 0-0 B.Jeffrey (84'), D.Fogg (88' pen)
Attendance:  7,880   Referee:  E. Read



 
The Town give themselves a chance of avoiding relegation with a 3-2 win over local rivals Oxford - the headlines are made on the terraces though, as crowd trouble mars the game.




Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Roy BURTON
1
2
Charlie HENRY
               
David FOGG
2
3
Kevin BADDELEY
                71'
John DOYLE
3
4
Gary EMMANUEL
                 
Ray TRAIN
4
5
Russell LEWIS
                 
Gary BRIGGS
5
6
Ken STROUD
                 
Malcolm SHOTTON
6

7
Gary WILLIAMS
                 
George LAWRENCE
7

8
Roy CARTER
               
Peter FOLEY
8
9
Paul RIDEOUT
               
Trevor HEBBERD
9
10
Andy ROWLAND
                 
Kevin BROCK
10
11
Mike GRAHAM
               
Billy JEFFREY
11
Substitutes
12
Howard PRITCHARD  
              
71' 
Ollie KEARNS
12













Results on Tuesday, May 4, 1982: League Table

 
  Burnley 1 - 0 Carlisle United  
  Doncaster Rovers 1 - 1 Southend United  
  Gillingham 1 - 0 Lincoln City  
  Huddersfield Town 5 - 0 Bristol City  
  Millwall 3 - 2 Chesterfield  
  Preston North End 2 - 1 Newport County  
  Swindon Town 3 - 2 Oxford United  
  Wimbledon 2 - 0 Walsall  

Table as at Tuesday, May 4, 1982:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Carlisle United 42 22 10 10 60 43 17 76 
2 Oxford United 43 19 14 10 62 43 19 71 
3 Lincoln City 43 19 13 11 61 38 23 70 
4 Fulham 41 19 13 9 70 48 22 70 
5 Burnley 42 18 16 8 57 42 15 70 
6 Southend United 43 18 14 11 59 43 16 68 
7 Brentford 44 19 10 15 54 44 10 67 
8 Millwall 42 17 12 13 57 54 3 63 
9 Chesterfield 43 18 9 16 55 52 3 63 
10 Gillingham 42 17 10 15 57 53 4 61 
11 Plymouth Argyle 44 16 11 17 59 53 6 59 
12 Preston North End 43 15 13 15 48 51 -3 58 
13 Reading 43 16 10 17 62 70 -8 58 
14 Huddersfield Town 43 15 11 17 63 56 7 56 
15 Portsmouth 41 13 17 11 46 42 4 56 
16 Bristol Rovers 43 16 9 18 53 61 -8 55 
17 Walsall 44 13 13 18 50 53 -3 52 
18 Exeter City 42 15 7 20 66 78 -12 52 
19 Swindon Town 43 13 12 18 54 66 -12 51 
20 Doncaster Rovers 43 12 15 16 51 65 -14 51 
21 Newport County 42 11 15 16 48 51 -3 48 
22 Wimbledon 42 11 10 21 52 72 -20 43 
23 Bristol City 42 9 11 22 33 62 -29 38 
24 Chester 42 7 11 24 35 72 -37 32 

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

Key: Promotion Relegation