Category Archives: JPT Final

Vic Morgan Blog: To Wembley by Planes, Trains and Automobiles…

Vic Morgan

A few days earlier than usual, here are the latest ramblings of BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan.. What a weekend… On Thursday evening, not long after writing my last blog in fact, I found out I was off to Newcastle to cover the Plymouth Raiders British Basketball League Trophy final second leg against the Eagles. Normally that wouldn’t cause too much of a

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Chesterfield 2 Swindon 0: JPT Final Disappointment

IMG_3121 vs Chesterfield

Swindon Town faced Chesterfield at Wembley to contest the 29th final of the Football League Trophy, writes Ron Smith. Defying post match predictions of the silverware departing to Wiltshire for the first time, the Spireites caught Town napping at either end of the second half to secure a comfortable 2-0 victory thanks to an Oliver Risser own goal and a late Craig Westcarr

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Video of the Week: Sunderland 0 Swindon 1 – 28th May 1990


With Town set to travel to Wembley tomorrow for our fifth visit to the national stadium, our second Video of the Week – courtesy of – is extended highlights of the 1990 Division Two Play-Off Final versus Sunderland on the 28th May 1990. As the match was just before my 9th birthday, my memories of the day are a bit

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JPT Final Match Preview: Swindon Town vs Chesterfield

Johnstones Paint Trophy

A new name will be engraved into the Football League Trophy on Sunday as winning Area Finalists Swindon Town and Chesterfield meet at Wembley. This will be the 29th final of the Football League Trophy, which started in the 1983/84 season when Bournemouth beat Hull City. Neither side has previously made it to the final of this competition. Town have played 43 matches

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TheWashbag Podcast Episode 1: JPT Final Preview


We’ve launched our own Podcast in time to preview the JPT final! The first Podcast features host Christopher Panks (Sky Sports Fanzone STFC blogger) and guests Ron Smith (editor of TheWashbag), Gary Rose (Chief Sports Writer at the Swindon Advertiser) and Tom Otrebski (journalist for STFC and writer for TheWashbag). The four discuss the win over Torquay United; what a difference a year

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Video of the Week: Chesterfield 1 Swindon 3 – 23rd April 1996

Video of the Week

With Chesterfield our next opponents it’s time to look back at the most memorable meeting between the two sides. My first ever Swindon Town away game was a trip to Chesterfield on a Tuesday night in April 1996 to be at the match when Town clinched the Division Two title. After taking the lead on 26 minutes through Steve Cowe,

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Wembley battle flag at the ready…Here we come again

Danny Everard with his eleven year old son, Maxwell.

With just three days before we all descend upon Wembley, the anticipation and excitement is now really starting to build, writes Danny Everard.  Unbelievably just a week ago, 15th March, it was the 43rd anniversary of Swindon’s greatest day and that wonderful victory over the mighty Arsenal in the Wembley mud. That anniversary and our Johnson Paint Trophy final tie this weekend has

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Hall of Shame #11: Wearing the white kit at Wembley in 2010


This Sunday sees Swindon return to Wembley for the second time in under two years. The build up to this match provides an obvious opportunity to induct into the Hall of Shame the decision back in May 2010 to forego wearing the famous red and white… A week before the Play-Off Final with Millwall, Swindon Town announced the surprise decision

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