Nationwide League Division One
Wednesday, March 11, 1998

Middlesbrough Swindon Town
M.Branca (16', 88'), N.Maddison (22', 55'), A.Armstrong (50', 73')
HT: 2-0
Attendance:  29,581   Referee:  S. Baines



 
Steve McMahon accuses his team of "committing hari-kari", as the terrible form continues at Middlesbrough - the home side romping to a 6-0 win, while calls for the manager to be sacked get ever stronger.




Lineups
1
Marlon BERESFORD
                 
Fraser DIGBY
1
2
Vladimír KINDER  
                 
Mark ROBINSON
2
3
Craig HARRISON
                 
Brian BORROWS
3
4
Steve VICKERS
                 
Scott LEITCH
4
5
Gianluca FESTA
                 
Craig TAYLOR
5
6
Neil MADDISON
 79'
            
Lee COLLINS
6
7
Alun ARMSTRONG
               
David KERSLAKE
7

8
Andy TOWNSEND  
 74'
              
  Mark WALTERS
8

9
Marco BRANCA
               
Chris HAY
9
10
Paul MERSON  
 72'
              
Steve COWE
10
11
Michael THOMAS  
                 
Ty GOODEN
11
Substitutes
12
Curtis FLEMING  

79' 
              
Steve FINNEY
12
13
Mikkel BECK  

72' 
              
  Alan MCDONALD
13
14
Craig HIGNETT

74' 
              
Bobby HOWE
14













Results on Wednesday, March 11, 1998: League Table

 
  Middlesbrough 6 - 0 Swindon Town  

Table as at Wednesday, March 11, 1998:

  TEAM P W D L F A GS Pts 
1 Middlesbrough 36 21 8 7 61 36 61 71 
2 Nottingham Forest 36 21 8 7 60 33 60 71 
3 Sunderland 36 20 9 7 67 38 67 69 
4 Charlton Athletic 36 18 8 10 63 46 63 62 
5 Ipswich Town 36 15 13 8 59 38 59 58 
6 Birmingham City 37 15 13 9 50 31 50 58 
7 Sheffield United 34 15 13 6 50 37 50 58 
8 Stockport County 37 16 6 15 60 53 60 54 
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 15 7 12 44 36 44 52 
10 West Bromwich Albion 37 14 9 14 36 42 36 51 
11 Bradford City 37 12 13 12 38 39 38 49 
12 Crewe Alexandra 37 14 5 18 45 53 45 47 
13 Swindon Town 37 13 7 17 36 57 36 46 
14 Oxford United 36 12 8 16 45 50 45 44 
15 Norwich City 37 11 11 15 36 56 36 44 
16 Queens Park Rangers 37 10 13 14 42 51 42 43 
17 Bury 37 8 18 11 35 43 35 42 
18 Portsmouth 36 11 7 18 40 51 40 40 
19 Tranmere Rovers 35 10 10 15 37 42 37 40 
20 Manchester City 37 10 9 18 41 44 41 39 
21 Huddersfield Town 37 10 9 18 39 57 39 39 
22 Reading 36 10 9 17 36 59 36 39 
23 Port Vale 37 10 8 19 42 53 42 38 
24 Stoke City 37 8 13 16 35 52 35 37 

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation