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Final League Division Three 1996/1997 league table

Season completed Saturday, 3rd May 1997 (click column headings to re-sort)

Division & season   
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  Home Away Overall  
# Team Pl W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts GS
1 Wigan Athletic 46 17 3 3 53 21 9 6 8 31 30 26 9 11 84 51 87 84
2 Fulham 46 13 5 5 41 20 12 7 4 31 18 25 12 9 72 38 87 72
3 Carlisle United 46 16 3 4 41 21 8 9 6 26 23 24 12 10 67 44 84 67
4 Northampton Town 46 14 4 5 43 17 6 8 9 24 27 20 12 14 67 44 72 67
5 Swansea City 46 13 5 5 37 20 8 3 12 25 38 21 8 17 62 58 71 62
6 Chester City 46 11 8 4 30 16 7 8 8 25 27 18 16 12 55 43 70 55
7 Cardiff City 46 11 4 8 30 23 9 5 9 26 31 20 9 17 56 54 69 56
8 Colchester United 46 11 9 3 36 23 6 8 9 26 28 17 17 12 62 51 68 62
9 Lincoln City 46 10 8 5 35 25 8 4 11 35 44 18 12 16 70 69 66 70
10 Cambridge United 46 11 5 7 30 27 7 6 10 23 32 18 11 17 53 59 65 53
11 Mansfield Town 46 9 8 6 21 17 7 8 8 26 28 16 16 14 47 45 64 47
12 Scarborough 46 9 9 5 36 31 7 6 10 29 37 16 15 15 65 68 63 65
13 Scunthorpe United 46 11 3 9 36 33 7 6 10 23 29 18 9 19 59 62 63 59
14 Rochdale 46 10 6 7 34 24 4 10 9 24 34 14 16 16 58 58 58 58
15 Barnet 46 9 9 5 32 23 5 7 11 14 28 14 16 16 46 51 58 46
16 Leyton Orient 46 11 6 6 28 20 4 6 13 22 38 15 12 19 50 58 57 50
17 Hull City 46 9 8 6 29 26 4 10 9 15 24 13 18 15 44 50 57 44
18 Darlington 46 11 5 7 37 28 3 5 15 27 50 14 10 22 64 78 52 64
19 Doncaster Rovers 46 9 7 7 29 23 5 3 15 23 43 14 10 22 52 66 52 52
20 Hartlepool United 46 8 6 9 33 32 6 3 14 20 34 14 9 23 53 66 51 53
21 Torquay United 46 9 4 10 24 24 4 7 12 22 38 13 11 22 46 62 50 46
22 Exeter City 46 6 9 8 25 30 6 3 14 23 43 12 12 22 48 73 48 48
23 Brighton & Hove Albion (-2) 46 12 6 5 41 27 1 4 18 12 43 13 10 23 53 70 47 53
24 Hereford United 46 6 8 9 26 25 5 6 12 24 40 11 14 21 50 65 47 50
Colour key
 League champions  Relegated team(s)  Transferred team(s)
 Promoted team(s)  Play-off place(s)  Merged team(s)
Points adjustments
01/01/1997 Brighton & Hove Albion Deducted two points following crowd pitch invasion.
Play-off matches
Date Round Match Att.
Sun 11th MaySemi Final 1st LegCardiff City 0 Northampton Town 111,369
Sun 11th MaySemi Final 1st LegChester City 0 Swansea City 05,104
Wed 14th MaySemi Final 2nd LegNorthampton Town 3 Cardiff City 27,302
Wed 14th MaySemi Final 2nd LegSwansea City 3 Chester City 010,027
Sat 24th MayFinalNorthampton Town 1 Swansea City 0 
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