Tag Archives: Arsenal

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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43rd Anniversary: 1969 League Cup Final – Arsenal 1 Swindon 3

Danny Williams 1969

Today is the 43rd anniversary of the greatest day in our history… the 15th March 1969 saw Swindon Town of Division Three beat the ‘mighty’ Arsenal 3-1 after extra time thanks to a late Don Rogers double. The Town went one up ten minutes before half time, this was after a shambolic mixup allowed Peter Noble to seize upon the loose ball and pass to

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An Arsenal view on loan signing Daniel Boateng

This article was originally published on 30th August 2011 when Jeorge Bird from Arsenal Youth provided the lowdown on our then hopeful loan signing Daniel Boateng. Today (20th Jan 2012) Boateng has joined on loan until the end of the season, here is another look at Jeorge’s comments. When Daniel Boateng was emerging through the ranks at Arsenal’s Hale End Academy, he was always

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Managers Month No.1 – Danny Williams (1965-69)

No.1 | Danny Williams | Manager August 1965 to July 1969 | Score 423.2 Danny Williams’ first spell in charge at Swindon from 1965 to 1969 is, by my definition, the most successful spell by any Town manager in the Football League, FA Cup and League Cup. His overall record is second to none and provided an entire generation with lasting memories of the 1969 League

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