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Final Third Division 1978/1979 league table

Season completed Monday, 21st May 1979 (click column headings to re-sort)

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# Team Pl W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts GD
1 Shrewsbury Town 46 14 9 0 36 11 7 10 6 25 30 21 19 6 61 41 61 +20
2 Watford 46 15 5 3 47 22 9 7 7 36 30 24 12 10 83 52 60 +31
3 Swansea City 46 16 6 1 57 32 8 6 9 26 29 24 12 10 83 61 60 +22
4 Gillingham 46 15 7 1 39 15 6 10 7 26 27 21 17 8 65 42 59 +23
5 Swindon Town 46 17 2 4 44 14 8 5 10 30 38 25 7 14 74 52 57 +22
6 Carlisle United 46 11 10 2 31 13 4 12 7 22 29 15 22 9 53 42 52 +11
7 Colchester United 46 13 9 1 35 19 4 8 11 25 36 17 17 12 60 55 51 +5
8 Hull City 46 12 9 2 36 14 7 2 14 30 47 19 11 16 66 61 49 +5
9 Exeter City 46 14 6 3 38 18 3 9 11 23 38 17 15 14 61 56 49 +5
10 Brentford 46 14 4 5 35 19 5 5 13 18 30 19 9 18 53 49 47 +4
11 Oxford United 46 10 8 5 27 20 4 10 9 17 30 14 18 14 44 50 46 -6
12 Blackpool 46 12 5 6 38 19 6 4 13 23 40 18 9 19 61 59 45 +2
13 Southend United 46 11 6 6 30 17 4 9 10 21 32 15 15 16 51 49 45 +2
14 Sheffield Wednesday 46 9 8 6 30 22 4 11 8 23 31 13 19 14 53 53 45 0
15 Plymouth Argyle 46 11 9 3 40 27 4 5 14 27 41 15 14 17 67 68 44 -1
16 Chester 46 11 9 3 42 21 3 7 13 15 40 14 16 16 57 61 44 -4
17 Rotherham United 46 13 3 7 30 23 4 7 12 19 32 17 10 19 49 55 44 -6
18 Mansfield Town 46 7 11 5 30 24 5 8 10 21 28 12 19 15 51 52 43 -1
19 Bury 46 6 11 6 35 32 5 9 9 24 33 11 20 15 59 65 42 -6
20 Chesterfield 46 10 5 8 35 34 3 9 11 16 31 13 14 19 51 65 40 -14
21 Peterborough United 46 8 7 8 26 24 3 7 13 18 39 11 14 21 44 63 36 -19
22 Walsall 46 7 6 10 34 32 3 6 14 22 39 10 12 24 56 71 32 -15
23 Tranmere Rovers 46 4 12 7 26 31 2 4 17 19 47 6 16 24 45 78 28 -33
24 Lincoln City 46 5 7 11 26 38 2 4 17 15 50 7 11 28 41 88 25 -47
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