Tag Archives: Callum Kennedy

*NEW* The Overseer Column: Wrecking Crewe

It’s only taken 18 months! Yes, finally I can welcome ‘The Overseer’ to The Washbag. Perched in the Arkells Stand with his flat cap and pipe, Neilsen ‘The Overseer’ gives his expert and often irreverent view on Swindon Town. From ‘Bell-ends’ to ‘Bellissimo’ – what a contrast from the morale-sapping dross we were subjected to last season! The Paolo Di Canio [hopefully fascism

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Swindon 3-0 Crewe: A tale of two halves

Scot Munroe reports on the opening League Two encounter at the County Ground as Town finish 3-0 winners over Crewe Alexandra. It could’ve been a different story at the County ground this afternoon as visitors Crewe Alexandra completely dominated the first half. An earlier nervous and edgy Swindon later rallied to take the spoils with a dominating display in the last quarter providing

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Not Supermarine, a Super-Town in the making..?

After returning from Italy, Paolo Di Canio took his Robins a short distance across town to face Evo-Stik Southern Premier Swindon Supermarine at Hunts Copse. With a first opportunity for the Swindon public to witness Di Canio in the flesh a bumper crowd swelled the football ground attached to a bungalow, delaying the kick-off for 15 minutes, a rarity for a pre-season friendly.

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At Last… The First League Win of the Season!

I never doubted our ability to eventually deliver and we certainly deserved the 3 points against a rudderless Southampton, whose arrogant and deluded management and fans need to realise they are a League One club. It was a tight affair with possession 49/51 in favour of Southampton. Chances were limited with an equal amount of shots on and off target. It was only in

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Town v Brentford

2009/2010 started fairly slowly for Town with 4 points out of a possible 9 and little sign of what was to come. Now the 2010/2011 season shows no sign of being any different, as a disjointed Town go one worse by failing to register a victory in our opening 3 games. In doing so, we’ve made our worst start to a season

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Home Grown?

Yesterday the Football League AGM ratified rules for the 2010/2011 season. From next season clubs are required to name 10 “home-grown” players in a squad, with a maximum squad size of 25 players aged over 21. There are no to be restrictions on players under 21. To be “home-grown” players must be registered in domestic (English) football for three seasons

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