DIVISION 3    1972/73
      For full league and cup results click on by club required.
      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorers:
Bruce Bannister
 (Bristol Rovers) &
Arthur Horsfield
(Charlton Athletic)
 25  goals

Home Park Plymouth was full to the rafters with  37,639 for the visit of Pele and his Santos team for a friendly on Wednesday March 14th 1973, but the match almost didn't take place.
Full story.

The Blackburn v Chesterfield match had to be replayed - debuts.

  1 Bolton Wanderers 46 25 11 10 73 39 61 Promoted
    2 Notts County 46 23 11 12 67 47 57 Promoted
    Season Results 3 Blackburn Rovers 46 20 15 11 57 47 55
    4 Oldham Athletic 46 19 16 11 72 54 54
    5 Bristol Rovers 46 20 13 13 77 56 53
    6 Port Vale 46 21 11 14 56 69 53
    7 Bournemouth 46 17 16 13 66 44 50
    Season Results 8 Plymouth Argyle 46 20 10 16 74 66 50
    9 Grimsby Town 46 20 8 18 67 61 48
    10 Tranmere Rovers 46 15 16 15 56 52 46
    11 Charlton Athletic 46 17 11 18 69 67 45
    12 Wrexham 46 14 17 15 55 54 45
    13 Rochdale 46 14 17 15 48 54 45
    14 Southend United 46 17 10 19 61 54 44
    15 Shrewsbury Town 46 15 14 17 46 54 44
    Season Results 16 Chesterfield 46 17 9 20 57 61 43
    17 Walsall 46 18 7 21 56 66 43
    18 York City 46 13 15 18 42 46 41
    19 Watford 46 12 17 17 43 48 41
    20 Halifax Town 46 13 15 18 43 53 41
    21 Rotherham United 46 17 7 22 51 65 41 Relegated
    22 Brentford 46 15 7 24 51 69 37 Relegated
    23 Swansea City 46 14 9 23 51 73 37 Relegated
    24 Scunthorpe United 46 10 10 26 33 72 30

Relegated