Football League Division Three
Saturday, August 21, 1976

Swindon Town Port Vale
D.Syrett (47')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  6,138    


1
ALLAN
2
MCLAUGHLIN
3
TAYLOR
4
STROUD
5
AIZLEWOOD
6
PROPHETT
7
MOSS
8
O'BRIEN
9
SYRETT
10
GODDARD
11
ANDERSON
1
CONNAUGHTON
2
OSBORNE
3
GRIFFITHS
4
TARTT
5
RIDLEY
6
DULSON
7
MCLAREN
8
KENNERLEY
9
CULLERTON
10
BROWNBILL
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Jimmy ALLAN
                 
John CONNAUGHTON
1
2
John MCLAUGHLIN
           42'     
Ian OSBORNE
2
3
Tony TAYLOR
                 
Neil GRIFFITHS
3
4
Ken STROUD
                 
Colin TARTT
4
5
Steve AIZLEWOOD
                 
John RIDLEY
5
6
Colin PROPHETT
                 
Garry DULSON
6

7
David MOSS
                 
Tommy MCLAREN
7

8
Gerry O'BRIEN
                 
Kevin KENNERLEY
8
9
David SYRETT
               
Mike CULLERTON
9
10
Howard GODDARD
                 
Derek BROWNBILL
10
11
Trevor ANDERSON  
                 
Ray WILLIAMS
11
Substitutes
12
Will DIXON
                 
Ken BEECH
12














Results on Saturday, August 21, 1976: League Table

 
  Brighton and Hove Albion 3 - 2 Oxford United  
  Bury 2 - 0 Grimsby Town  
  Chesterfield 0 - 0 Northampton Town  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 0 York City  
  Gillingham 2 - 2 Reading  
  Lincoln City 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Town  
  Mansfield Town 3 - 1 Preston North End  
  Peterborough United 0 - 2 Rotherham United  
  Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 0 Walsall  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Port Vale  
  Tranmere Rovers 0 - 1 Chester  
  Wrexham 2 - 0 Portsmouth  

Table as at Saturday, August 21, 1976:

  TEAM P W D L F A GD Pts 
1 Mansfield Town 1 1 0 0 3 1 2
2 Bury 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
3 Rotherham United 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
4 Wrexham 1 1 0 0 2 0 2
5 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 1 0 0 3 2 1
6 Chester 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
7 Crystal Palace 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
8 Swindon Town 1 1 0 0 1 0 1
9 Gillingham 1 0 1 0 2 2 0
10 Reading 1 0 1 0 2 2 0
11 Lincoln City 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
12 Shrewsbury Town 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
13 Chesterfield 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
14 Northampton Town 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
15 Sheffield Wednesday 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
16 Walsall 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
17 Oxford United 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1
18 Port Vale 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
19 Tranmere Rovers 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
20 York City 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1
21 Preston North End 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
22 Grimsby Town 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
23 Peterborough United 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
24 Portsmouth 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2

Key: Promotion Relegation