1967–68 Mansfield Town F.C. season

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Mansfield Town
1967–68 season
ManagerTommy Eggleston
Third Division21st
FA CupFirst Round
League CupFirst Round

The 1967–68 season was Mansfield Town's 31st season in the Football League and 7th in the Third Division, they finished in 21st position with 37 points only avoiding relegation after Peterborough United were docked 19 points by the League for making irregular payments to players.[1]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts Promotion or relegation
18 Orient 46 12 17 17 46 62 0.742 41
19 Tranmere Rovers 46 14 12 20 62 74 0.838 40
20 Mansfield Town 46 12 13 21 51 67 0.761 37
21 Grimsby Town (R) 46 14 9 23 52 69 0.754 37 Relegation to 1968–69 Fourth Division
22 Colchester United (R) 46 9 15 22 50 87 0.575 33
Source: rsssf.com
(R) Relegated.

Results[edit]

Football League Third Division[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 19 August 1967 Southport H 4–2 5,877 Rowland, Brace, Morris (2)
2 25 August 1967 Scunthorpe United A 3–3 6,372 Curry, Knox, Burrows (o.g.)
3 2 September 1967 Oldham Athletic H 1–1 6,776 Knox
4 5 September 1967 Northampton Town A 1–1 12,205 Brace
5 9 September 1967 Bristol Rovers A 0–2 7,317
6 16 September 1967 Barrow H 1–2 5,550 Curry
7 23 September 1967 Oxford United A 0–2 6,565
8 25 September 1967 Northampton Town H 3–2 5,506 Knox, Rowlands (2)
9 30 September 1967 Bury H 1–1 7,398 Rowland
10 2 October 1967 Peterborough United A 0–2 9,039
11 7 October 1967 Tranmere Rovers H 0–3 6,493
12 13 October 1967 Stockport County A 0–1 7,936
13 21 October 1967 Brighton & Hove Albion H 1–3 5,231 Morris
14 23 October 1967 Peterborough United H 2–3 5,134 Rowland, Stanton
15 28 October 1967 Shrewsbury Town A 1–2 5,660 Brace
16 4 November 1967 Swindon Town H 2–2 4,621 Brace, Rowland
17 11 November 1967 Reading A 1–2 8,247 Rowland
18 14 November 1967 Oldham Athletic A 0–1 7,691
19 18 November 1967 Torquay United H 2–0 5,295 Rowland, Melling
20 25 November 1967 Grimsby Town A 0–0 3,263
21 2 December 1967 Gillingham H 0–1 5,403
22 16 December 1967 Southport A 1–3 4,226 Morris
23 23 December 1967 Scunthorpe United H 3–0 4,907 Morris, Rowland, Jones
24 26 December 1967 Colchester United H 2–1 6,679 Jones, Ledger
25 30 December 1967 Colchester United A 2–1 4,180 Jones (2)
26 20 January 1968 Barrow A 1–0 6,246 Jones
27 3 February 1968 Oxford United H 1–0 6,111 Morris
28 10 February 1968 Bury A 1–3 9,399 Morris
29 17 February 1968 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic H 1–1 6,093 Melling
30 23 February 1968 Tranmere Rovers A 1–1 7,976 Ledger
31 2 March 1968 Stockport County H 1–0 6,459 Ledger
32 9 March 1968 Watford H 1–2 6,629 Edwards
33 11 March 1968 Bristol Rovers H 3–0 6,377 Melling, Partridge, Coleman
34 16 March 1968 Brighton & Hove Albion A 0–3 7,756
35 19 March 1968 Watford A 2–1 7,324 Sharkey (2)
36 23 March 1968 Shrewsbury Town H 0–1 6,701
37 30 March 1968 Swindon Town A 1–1 10,471 Jones
38 6 April 1968 Reading H 2–2 5,661 Melling (2)
39 13 April 1968 Torquay United A 2–0 11,081 Rowlands, Jones
40 15 April 1968 Orient A 0–0 6,772
41 16 April 1968 Orient H 0–0 6,565
42 20 April 1968 Grimsby Town H 1–1 6,227 Jones
43 23 April 1968 Walsall A 1–2 5,598 Ledger
44 27 April 1968 Gillingham A 1–2 3,928 Williams (o.g.)
45 4 May 1968 Walsall H 0–3 5,072
46 11 May 1968 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic A 0–3 4,363

FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 13 December 1967 Tow Law Town A 1–5 2,508 Melling

League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 23 August 1967 Lincoln City A 2–3 5,944 Knox, Mitchinson

Squad statistics[edit]

Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK England Dave Hollins 41 0 1 0 1 0 43 0
GK England Alan Humphreys 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
DF England Stuart Boam 44 0 1 0 0 0 45 0
DF England John Coleman 13 1 0 0 1 0 14 1
DF England Dick Edwards 32 1 1 0 1 0 34 1
DF England Philip Ferns 11(1) 0 0 0 0 0 11(1) 0
DF England Bill McKinney 11(1) 0 0 0 0 0 11(1) 0
DF Scotland Sandy Pate 34 0 1 0 0 0 35 0
DF England Bill Richardson 8(1) 0 0 0 1 0 9(1) 0
DF England Phil Waller 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
DF England Bill Williams 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
MF England Roger Frude 12 0 1 0 0 0 13 0
MF England Gerry Glover 18(1) 0 0 0 0 0 18(1) 0
MF Scotland Jimmy Goodfellow 12 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
MF England Ian Hall 13 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
MF England Tommy Mitchinson 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 1
MF England Peter Morris 29 7 1 0 1 0 31 7
MF Scotland Tom Stanton 37 1 1 0 0 0 38 1
FW England Stuart Brace 11(1) 4 0 0 1 0 12(1) 4
FW England Bill Curry 5 2 1 0 1 0 7 2
FW Wales Dai Jones 22 8 0 0 0 0 22 8
FW Scotland Thomas Knox 21 3 1 0 1 1 23 4
FW England Bob Ledger 15(2) 4 0 0 0 0 15(2) 4
FW England Terry Melling 27 5 1 1 0 0 28 6
FW England Malcolm Partridge 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 1
FW England Dudley Roberts 6(2) 0 0 0 0 0 6(2) 0
FW England John Rowland 30 7 1 0 1 0 32 7
FW England John Rowlands 12(1) 3 0 0 0 0 12(1) 3
FW England Nick Sharkey 13 2 0 0 0 0 13 2
Own goals 2 0 0 2

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ 1967–68 Mansfield Town F.C. season at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)