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Final Fourth Division 1987/1988 league table

Season completed Saturday, 7th May 1988 (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 Wolverhampton W'drs. 46 15 3 5 47 19 12 6 5 35 24 27 9 10 82 43 90 +39
2 Cardiff City 46 15 6 2 39 14 9 7 7 27 27 24 13 9 66 41 85 +25
3 Bolton Wanderers 46 15 6 2 42 12 7 6 10 24 30 22 12 12 66 42 78 +24
4 Scunthorpe United 46 14 5 4 42 20 6 12 5 34 31 20 17 9 76 51 77 +25
5 Torquay United 46 10 7 6 34 16 11 7 5 32 25 21 14 11 66 41 77 +25
6 Swansea City 46 9 7 7 35 28 11 3 9 27 28 20 10 16 62 56 70 +6
7 Peterborough United 46 10 5 8 28 26 10 5 8 24 27 20 10 16 52 53 70 -1
8 Leyton Orient 46 13 4 6 55 27 6 8 9 30 36 19 12 15 85 63 69 +22
9 Colchester United 46 10 5 8 23 22 9 5 9 24 29 19 10 17 47 51 67 -4
10 Burnley 46 12 5 6 31 22 8 2 13 26 40 20 7 19 57 62 67 -5
11 Wrexham 46 13 3 7 46 26 7 3 13 23 32 20 6 20 69 58 66 +11
12 Scarborough 46 12 8 3 38 19 5 6 12 18 29 17 14 15 56 48 65 +8
13 Darlington 46 13 6 4 39 25 5 5 13 32 44 18 11 17 71 69 65 +2
14 Tranmere Rovers (-2) 46 14 2 7 43 20 5 7 11 18 33 19 9 18 61 53 64 +8
15 Cambridge United 46 10 6 7 32 24 6 7 10 18 28 16 13 17 50 52 61 -2
16 Hartlepool United 46 9 7 7 25 25 6 7 10 25 32 15 14 17 50 57 59 -7
17 Crewe Alexandra 46 7 11 5 25 19 6 8 9 32 34 13 19 14 57 53 58 +4
18 Halifax Town (-1) 46 11 7 5 37 25 3 7 13 17 34 14 14 18 54 59 55 -5
19 Hereford United 46 8 7 8 25 27 6 5 12 16 32 14 12 20 41 59 54 -18
20 Stockport County 46 7 7 9 26 26 5 8 10 18 32 12 15 19 44 58 51 -14
21 Rochdale 46 5 9 9 28 34 6 6 11 19 42 11 15 20 47 76 48 -29
22 Exeter City 46 8 6 9 33 29 3 7 13 20 39 11 13 22 53 68 46 -15
23 Carlisle United 46 9 5 9 38 33 3 3 17 19 53 12 8 26 57 86 44 -29
24 Newport County 46 4 5 14 19 36 2 2 19 16 69 6 7 33 35 105 25 -70
Points adjustments
01/01/1988 Halifax Town Deducted one point for fielding an unregistered player.
01/01/1988 Tranmere Rovers Deducted two points for failing to fulfil a fixture.
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Tranmere Rovers were deducted two points for failing to meet a fixture.
Halifax Town were deducted one point for fielding an unregistered player.
Play-off matches
Date Round Match Att.
Sun 15th MaySemi Final 1st LegSwansea City 1 Rotherham United 09,148
Sun 15th MaySemi Final 1st LegTorquay United 2 Scunthorpe United 14,602
Wed 18th MaySemi Final 2nd LegRotherham United 1 Swansea City 18,901
Wed 18th MaySemi Final 2nd LegScunthorpe United 1 Torquay United 16,482
Wed 25th MayFinal 1st LegSwansea City 2 Torquay United 110,825
Sat 28th MayFinal 2nd LegTorquay United 3 Swansea City 35,000
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