Didcot Triangle

Artists Impression The Didcot Triangle is an unofficial competition based on league games between Reading, Swindon and Oxford when they are all in the same division. It is so called because the three towns form a triangle centred on Didcot. The teams are ranked on the criteria in force at the time (so that Oxford won in 1997-98 on goals scored). The number in square brackets gives the league position. Reading have been winners five times, Oxford four and Swindon one. Reading are the current holders, having achieved the first ever 100% record in 2000-01. It is unlikely to be contested again in the near future.

Division 3 1965-66 >>

                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Swindon Town [7]     4   3  1  0  10   0    7
 2. Oxford Utd [14]      4   2  1  1   3   3    5
 3. READING [8]          4   0  0  4   0  10    0
Division 3 1966-67 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. READING [5]          4   3  0  1   7   4    6
 2. Swindon Town [8]     4   1  1  2   4   3    3
 3. Oxford Utd [16]      4   1  1  2   3   7    3
Division 3 1967-68 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Oxford Utd [1]       4   1  3  0   4   2    5
 2. Swindon Town [10]    4   1  2  1   7   4    4
 3. READING [5]          4   1  1  2   4   9    3
Division 3 1976-77 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. READING [21]         4   2  1  1   8   4    5
 2. Swindon Town [11]    4   1  2  1   4   6    4
 3. Oxford Utd [17]      4   1  1  2   1   3    3
Division 3 1979-80 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. READING [7]          4   2  1  1   4   5    5
 2. Oxford Utd [17]      4   1  2  1   7   5    4
 3. Swindon Town [10]    4   0  3  1   4   5    3
Division 3 1980-81 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Oxford Utd [14]      4   2  1  1   3   2    5
 2. Swindon Town [17]    4   2  1  1   5   5    5
 3. READING [10]         4   1  0  3   6   7    2
Division 3 1981-82 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Oxford Utd [5]       4   3  0  1  11   3    9
 2. READING [12]         4   1  1  2   3   5    4
 3. Swindon Town [22]    4   1  1  2   4  10    4
Division 1 1996-97 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. READING [18]         4   2  0  2   6   5    6
 2. Oxford Utd [17]      4   2  0  2   4   4    6
 3. Swindon Town [19]    4   2  0  2   4   5    6
Division 1 1997-98 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. Oxford Utd [12]      4   2  0  2   7   7    6
 2. Swindon Town [18]    4   2  0  2   6   5    6
 3. READING [24]         4   2  0  2   4   5    6
Division 2 2000-01 >>
                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. READING [3]          4   4  0  0   9   3   12
 2. Swindon Town [20]    4   2  0  2   4   4    6
 3. Oxford Utd [24]      4   0  0  4   4  10    0

The overall record in the competition (calculated under three points per win) is as follows:

                        PL   W  D  L  GF  GA  PTS
 1. READING             40  18  4 18  51  57   58
 2. Swindon Town        40  15 11 14  52  47   56
 3. Oxford Utd          40  15  9 16  47  46   54

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