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5 ways in which Paolo Di Canio’s management has made Swindon cup winners

Paolo Di Canio with the League Cup

As Aston Villa arrive at the County Ground, Alex Cooke looks at how the Town boss always gets Swindon ‘up for the cup’ Under Paolo Di Canio Swindon have a great record in the League Cup, FA Cup and even the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Stoke, Wigan, Huddersfield, Colchester, Burnley, Bristol City, Brighton, AFC Wimbledon, Barnet, Southend and Exeter have all

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Paolo Di Canio: Method man, not madman

Paolo-Di-Canio

He’s wild, he’s exuberant, and he’s fantastic entertainment, but Paolo Di Canio is a more studied manager than his pitch-side persona reveals, says Alex Cooke. “The media portrayal of Paolo Di Canio is very different to the manager I’ve come across. The one I have experienced is very meticulous in his planning, very knowledgeable about every level of football from

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Swindon 1 Northampton 0: Town move closer to promotion

Northampton Town Aidy Boothroyd

Swindon completed the bank holiday weekend with another 1-0 victory, courtesy of a cross-cum-shot from Lee Holmes. It wasn’t pretty, as the power of Northampton looked to out-do the precise passing of Swindon reports Rosie MacGillivray. Given Paolo Di Canio’s dissatisfaction at our performance versus Morecambe, it wasn’t a surprise to see two changes. Ronan Murray returned in place of Alan Connell, while Lee

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Morecambe 0 Swindon 1: Ugly and hard-fought, yet a vital victory…

2012.04.06 Town support at Morecambe

Swindon battled manfully to an ugly, hard-fought 1-0 win over mid-table Morecambe, thanks to a trademark half-yard poke from Paul Benson, writes Benjamin Beaumont. It wasn’t pretty, but who cares..? It was three more vital points as Town edge closer to promotion. The first half was a disjointed mess. Town lacked energy and ideas, and most of their passes ended

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