We continue our celebration of twenty years since the Division One Play Off Final victory over Leicester City and promotion to the Premier League with a chat with Town legend Fraser Digby in a very special episode of TheWashbag.com Swindon Town FC Podcast. Ron Smith is joined by Town goalkeeping legend and one of the […]
Paolo Di Canio believes the victory over Stoke City was one of the greatest Swindon Town performances, perhaps it is a contender, Ron Smith gives his view on the top ten. After outclassing Premier League Stoke City in the League Cup 2nd Round tie, Paolo Di Canio said; “Today we have to put this game […]
He can play 50 passes in less than 90 minutes and knits defence and attack but lately illness has deprived Town of Simon Ferry in full flow, Alex Cooke looks at what we have been missing. “Less energy, more quality”. That was Paolo Di Canio’s opinion of what Simon Ferry brought from the bench to […]
Swindon Town’s first venture into the Fourth Round of the FA Cup since 1995/1996 ended in defeat in chilly Leicestershire writes Daniel Hunt. Swindon’s players can be proud that they more than matched their Championship opponents for 53 minutes and 3,830 Robins can take pride in out-singing just over 16,000 Foxes. Leeds old-boy Jermaine Beckford […]
This Saturday afternoon Swindon Town travel to the King Power Stadium Leicester for our first FA Cup 4th Round tie since 1996. Form… Town come into the game thanks to FA Cup wins against Huddersfield Town, Colchester and Wigan Athletic. Swindon are on a run of five victories in six games and only one defeat in […]
With Saturday fast approaching, I keep recalling more about my two previous trips to Wembley to support Town. The first in 1990 for Town against Sunderland and then in 1993 against Leicester City in the Play-Off Finals. The 1990 Wembley final was just before my 9th birthday, so details are a bit sketchy. At the time […]
With the live televised home game against Exeter on Monday fast approaching, I’ve tried to come up with a list of previous Town games shown live on TV. I’ve covered most of the major and recent matches but I know there are some missing, perhaps some ITV matches in the 1990s? If anyone can remember any other Town games on TV or memories of our TV performances, please feel free to comment…….