Football League Division Four
Saturday, April 23, 1983

Hartlepool United Swindon Town
M.Graham (4' o.g.)
HT: 1-1 P.Rideout (36' pen, 72')
Attendance:  1,126   Referee:  A. Challinor



 
As the Town win at Hartlepool, caretaker boss Ken Beamish stakes his claim for the permanent role - former Town player Frank Burrows also throws his hat into the ring.




Lineups
1
Eddie BLACKBURN
                 
Jimmy ALLAN
1
2
Mike SMITHIES
                 
Colin BAILIE
2
3
Barrie STIMPSON
                 
Kevin BADDELEY
3
4
Trevor SMITH
                 
Paul BATTY
4
5
John BIRD
                 
Russell LEWIS
5
6
Andy LINIGHAN
                 
Mike GRAHAM
6

7
Phil BROWN view STFC profile
                 
  Howard PRITCHARD
7

8
Dave STEWART  
 70'
              
Leigh BARNARD
8
9
Paul STAFF
               
Paul RIDEOUT
9
10
Paul DOBSON
                 
Andy ROWLAND
10
11
Mark ROBINSON
                 
Brian HUGHES
11
Substitutes
12
Phil LINACRE

70' 
              
Martin BLACKLER
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Results on Saturday, April 23, 1983: League Table

 
  Aldershot 6 - 4 Rochdale  
  Bristol City 2 - 1 Bury  
  Hartlepool United 1 - 2 Swindon Town  
  Hull City 1 - 0 Crewe Alexandra  
  Northampton Town 2 - 1 Hereford United  
  Peterborough United 1 - 1 Darlington  
  Scunthorpe United 4 - 3 Blackpool  
  Torquay United 3 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Tranmere Rovers 1 - 2 Halifax Town  
  Wimbledon 1 - 0 Port Vale  
  York City 1 - 0 Chester  

Table as at Saturday, April 23, 1983:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Hull City 43 24 13 6 70 31 39 85 
2 Wimbledon 41 25 10 6 81 43 38 85 
3 Port Vale 41 24 9 8 62 30 32 81 
4 Bury 43 22 11 10 71 42 29 77 
5 Colchester United 42 21 9 12 66 51 15 72 
6 York City 42 20 11 11 78 54 24 71 
7 Scunthorpe United 40 19 13 8 61 38 23 70 
8 Swindon Town 41 16 11 14 54 46 8 59 
9 Torquay United 41 17 6 18 52 56 -4 57 
10 Mansfield Town 42 15 11 16 51 62 -11 56 
11 Peterborough United 40 14 13 13 47 40 7 55 
12 Stockport County 43 14 12 17 60 74 -14 54 
13 Chester 42 14 10 18 53 54 -1 52 
14 Halifax Town 41 14 10 17 52 57 -5 52 
15 Bristol City 42 12 16 14 54 62 -8 52 
16 Northampton Town 43 12 12 19 58 71 -13 48 
17 Blackpool 42 12 12 18 49 63 -14 46 
18 Aldershot 42 10 15 17 51 72 -21 45 
19 Tranmere Rovers 42 12 9 21 47 69 -22 45 
20 Darlington 41 11 11 19 50 61 -11 44 
21 Rochdale 41 10 14 17 50 64 -14 44 
22 Crewe Alexandra 43 11 8 24 52 66 -14 41 
23 Hartlepool United 42 11 8 23 39 70 -31 41 
24 Hereford United 42 10 8 24 39 71 -32 38 

* Blackpool deducted 2 points for fielding an ineligible player.

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