Football League Division Four
Saturday, January 22, 1983

Swindon Town Rochdale
P.Rideout (8', 50' pen, 54'), H.Pritchard (82')
HT: 1-1 M.Hilditch (14')
Attendance:  4,425   Referee:  D. Brazier



 
A Paul Rideout hat-trick helps the Town to a 4-1 win over Rochdale.




Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
Chris PEARCE
1
2
Ray BAVERSTOCK
                 
Peter NICHOLSON
2
3
Colin BAILIE
                 
Eric SNOOKES
3
4
Brian HUGHES
                 
Peter FARRELL
4
5
Russell LEWIS
                 
  Gerry MCELHINNEY
5
6
Mike GRAHAM
                 
Bill WILLIAMS
6

7
Howard PRITCHARD  
               
Dave THOMPSON
7

8
Paul BATTY
                 
Roy GREAVES
8
9
Paul RIDEOUT
               
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9
10
Andy ROWLAND
               
Mark HILDITCH
10
11
Leigh BARNARD
                 
Eugene MARTINEZ
11
Substitutes
12
Martin BLACKLER
                
Barry WELLINGS
12













Results on Saturday, January 22, 1983: League Table

 
  Aldershot 2 - 1 Torquay United  
  Bristol City 1 - 3 Northampton Town  
  Bury 4 - 1 Blackpool  
  Chester 1 - 0 Port Vale  
  Darlington 1 - 2 Halifax Town  
  Hartlepool United 0 - 0 Hull City  
  Mansfield Town 0 - 1 Hereford United  
  Swindon Town 4 - 1 Rochdale  
  Wimbledon 2 - 1 Peterborough United  

Table as at Saturday, January 22, 1983:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Hull City 27 15 8 4 44 20 24 53 
2 Bury 27 15 7 5 47 22 25 52 
3 Port Vale 26 15 6 5 37 17 20 51 
4 Wimbledon 26 14 6 6 49 30 19 48 
5 Scunthorpe United 24 13 7 4 36 18 18 46 
6 Swindon Town 25 13 7 5 37 21 16 46 
7 Colchester United 27 13 6 8 41 31 10 45 
8 Torquay United 25 11 5 9 37 36 1 38 
9 York City 24 9 8 7 44 33 11 35 
10 Peterborough United 25 9 8 8 28 24 4 35 
11 Chester 27 10 5 12 32 30 2 35 
12 Halifax Town 25 9 7 9 37 35 2 34 
13 Mansfield Town 26 10 4 12 30 40 -10 34 
14 Stockport County 26 9 6 11 37 43 -6 33 
15 Northampton Town 25 7 10 8 36 39 -3 31 
16 Aldershot 24 8 7 9 30 41 -11 31 
17 Rochdale 27 7 8 12 35 46 -11 29 
18 Blackpool 25 8 6 11 30 37 -7 28 
19 Hartlepool United 26 7 6 13 25 44 -19 27 
20 Tranmere Rovers 25 7 3 15 29 45 -16 24 
21 Bristol City 27 4 11 12 29 49 -20 23 
22 Darlington 25 5 7 13 29 40 -11 22 
23 Crewe Alexandra 26 6 4 16 30 44 -14 22 
24 Hereford United 26 6 4 16 22 46 -24 22 

* Blackpool deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

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