Nationwide League Division One
Saturday, September 20, 1997

West Bromwich Albion Swindon Town

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  16,237    



 
The Town miss out on the chance to go top of the table, and are denied a clear cut penalty in a goalless draw at the Hawthorns.




Lineups
1
Alan MILLER
                 
Fraser DIGBY
1
2
Andy MCDERMOTT
                 
Frédéric DARRAS
2
3
Dave SMITH
                 
Brian BORROWS
3
4
Richard SNEEKES
                 
Darren BULLOCK
4
5
Daryl BURGESS
                 
Chris CASPER
5
6
Paul RAVEN
                 
  Alan MCDONALD
6
7
Sean FLYNN
                 
Alex SMITH
7

8
Ian HAMILTON
   70'       69'     
Jason DRYSDALE
8

9
Bob TAYLOR
 65'
              
Steve COWE
9
10
Andy HUNT
                 
Wayne ALLISON
10
11
Kevin KILBANE  
 80'
        90'     
Ty GOODEN
11
Substitutes
12
Paul PESCHISOLIDO  

65' 
              
Steve FINNEY
12
13
Tony DOBSON
                 
Lee COLLINS
13
14
Stacy COLDICOTT

80' 
              
Mark SEAGRAVES
14













Results on Saturday, September 20, 1997: League Table

 
  Crewe Alexandra 2 - 3 Queens Park Rangers  
  Ipswich Town 2 - 3 Stoke City  
  Manchester City 1 - 2 Norwich City  
  Middlesbrough 3 - 1 Birmingham City  
  Nottingham Forest 1 - 0 Portsmouth  
  Oxford United 2 - 4 Sheffield United  
  Port Vale 1 - 1 Bury  
  Stockport County 3 - 0 Huddersfield Town  
  Sunderland 1 - 1 Wolverhampton Wanderers  
  Tranmere Rovers 6 - 0 Reading  
  West Bromwich Albion 0 - 0 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, September 20, 1997:

  TEAM P W D L F A GS Pts 
1 Nottingham Forest 8 5 1 2 12 5 12 16 
2 Swindon Town 8 4 3 1 9 5 9 15 
3 West Bromwich Albion 8 4 3 1 8 6 8 15 
4 Bradford City 7 4 2 1 11 9 11 14 
5 Sheffield United 6 4 2 0 9 3 9 14 
6 Sunderland 8 4 1 3 13 9 13 13 
7 Birmingham City 7 4 1 2 12 6 12 13 
8 Queens Park Rangers 7 4 1 2 10 10 10 13 
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 3 3 2 11 9 11 12 
10 Middlesbrough 6 3 2 1 10 6 10 11 
11 Port Vale 8 3 2 3 9 9 9 11 
12 Bury 8 2 5 1 8 8 8 11 
13 Stoke City 7 3 2 2 7 7 7 11 
14 Charlton Athletic 6 3 1 2 11 8 11 10 
15 Norwich City 8 3 1 4 6 14 6 10 
16 Portsmouth 7 2 2 3 11 11 11
17 Tranmere Rovers 8 2 1 5 11 12 11
18 Oxford United 8 2 0 6 12 15 12
19 Stockport County 8 1 3 4 10 11 10
20 Manchester City 7 1 3 3 10 12 10
21 Crewe Alexandra 7 2 0 5 10 13 10
22 Ipswich Town 6 1 3 2 8 9 8
23 Reading 8 1 1 6 4 18 4
24 Huddersfield Town 7 0 3 4 4 11 4

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation