Nationwide League Division One
Saturday, April 3, 1999

Swindon Town Ipswich Town

HT: 0-4 M.Venus (7' pen, 61' pen), J.Scowcroft (19'), T.Mowbray (24'), J.Clapham (45'), F.Wilnis (74')
Attendance:  10,337   Referee:  P. Rejer



 
After Craig Taylor's sending off for deliberate handball just six minutes into the game, a shocking defensive performance from Swindon ends with their worst ever home defeat.




Lineups
1
Jimmy GLASS
                 
  Richard WRIGHT
1
2
Des LINTON
               
Fabian WILNIS
2
3
Alan REEVES
                67'
Adam TANNER
3
4
Craig TAYLOR
     6'         
Jamie CLAPHAM
4
5
Gareth HALL  
               
Tony MOWBRAY
5
6
Brian BORROWS
 46'
            
Mark VENUS
6
7
Bobby HOWE
                69'
Mick STOCKWELL
7

8
Sol DAVIS
 78'
31'             
  Matt HOLLAND
8

9
Iffy ONUORA
                 
  David JOHNSON
9
10
Shayne BRADLEY
 63'
           76'
James SCOWCROFT
10
11
Ty GOODEN
                 
  Jim MAGILTON
11
Substitutes
12
Robin HULBERT

46' 
           
69' 
Richard NAYLOR
12
13
Chris HAY

78' 
           
67' 
Jason CUNDY
13
14
Mark WALTERS  

63' 
           
76' 
Marco HOLSTER
14













Results on Saturday, April 3, 1999: League Table

 
  Barnsley 2 - 1 Sheffield United  
  Bradford City 3 - 0 Grimsby Town  
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Port Vale  
  Norwich City 0 - 1 Crystal Palace  
  Oxford United 0 - 0 Bolton Wanderers  
  Queens Park Rangers 1 - 1 Huddersfield Town  
  Stockport County 0 - 0 Bury  
  Sunderland 3 - 0 West Bromwich Albion  
  Swindon Town 0 - 6 Ipswich Town  
  Watford 2 - 1 Tranmere Rovers  
  Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 - 0 Portsmouth  

Table as at Saturday, April 3, 1999:

  TEAM P W D L F A GS Pts 
1 Sunderland 39 26 10 3 77 23 77 88 
2 Ipswich Town 39 23 7 9 60 25 60 76 
3 Bradford City 39 22 7 10 69 39 69 73 
4 Birmingham City 39 19 12 8 59 31 59 69 
5 Bolton Wanderers 38 17 14 7 68 50 68 65 
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 39 18 11 10 58 37 58 65 
7 Watford 39 15 13 11 53 51 53 58 
8 Sheffield United 39 15 11 13 62 58 62 56 
9 Huddersfield Town 40 14 14 12 56 62 56 56 
10 Crystal Palace 40 14 13 13 54 59 54 55 
11 West Bromwich Albion 39 15 8 16 61 62 61 53 
12 Grimsby Town 37 15 8 14 36 42 36 53 
13 Barnsley 40 12 15 13 51 48 51 51 
14 Norwich City 39 12 14 13 51 53 51 50 
15 Tranmere Rovers 40 11 16 13 54 53 54 49 
16 Stockport County 39 10 16 13 43 47 43 46 
17 Portsmouth 40 10 13 17 50 62 50 43 
18 Queens Park Rangers 38 10 11 17 42 48 42 41 
19 Swindon Town 39 10 10 19 51 73 51 40 
20 Oxford United 40 9 12 19 39 63 39 39 
21 Bury 39 7 16 16 29 51 29 37 
22 Port Vale 38 10 5 23 38 70 38 35 
23 Crewe Alexandra 39 8 10 21 43 74 43 34 
24 Bristol City 38 6 14 18 47 70 47 32 

Key: Promotion places Play-offs Relegation