September 10 1969
Derby County 3 (Hector 26, Carlin 42)
The winner tonight would move into the top 3. In the end it was the home side who showed a sharper edge in their attacking prowess and goals by Hector and Carlin got the points for Derby and a jump up the ladder. Southampton had the first shot of the game, which was powerfully pushed away by Green. After that they offered no threat to the Derby goal.
Derby: Green, Webster, Robson, Durban, Mcfarland, Mackay, Mcgovern, Carlin, O’Hare, Hector, Hinton.
Southampton: Martin, Kirkup, Jones, Kemp, McGrath (Sydenham), Gabriel, Paine, channon, Davies, Walker, Fisher.