Nationwide League Division One
Saturday, September 27, 1997

Manchester City Swindon Town
G.Kinkladze (7'), C.Casper (17' o.g.), K.Horlock (37'), P.Dickov (50', 59'), L.Bradbury (80')
HT: 3-0
Attendance:  26,646    



 
City give the Town a thumping at Maine Road - former Town star Kevin Horlock netting in a six-nil victory.




Lineups
1
Martyn MARGETSON  
                 
Fraser DIGBY
1
2
Ian BRIGHTWELL
                53'
Frédéric DARRAS
2
3
Paul BEESLEY
                 
Brian BORROWS
3
4
Gerard WIEKENS
           32'     
Darren BULLOCK
4
5
Kit SYMONS  
                 
Chris CASPER
5
6
Richard EDGHILL
           40'     
  Alan MCDONALD
6
7
Paul DICKOV  
 85'
32'          53'
Alex SMITH
7

8
Kevin HORLOCK view STFC profile 
               
Scott LEITCH
8

9
Lee BRADBURY
              53'
Steve COWE
9
10
Georgi KINKLADZE  
 78'
            
Wayne ALLISON
10
11
Ged BRANNAN
                 
Ty GOODEN
11
Substitutes
12
Jason VAN BLERK  
              
53' 
Chris HAY
12
13
Tony SCULLY

85' 
           
53' 
Jason DRYSDALE
13
14
Barry CONLON

78' 
           
53' 
  Mark WALTERS
14













Results on Saturday, September 27, 1997: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, September 27, 1997:

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

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