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2010 STFC Review: February

A busy month with six games and we remained unbeaten, taking the run to 13 games in the league without losing. February started with goalscoring revelation Charlie Austin ending speculation and putting pen to paper on a new contract. Now less than 12 months later, with new speculation the Town No.32 is set to leave, Town are again trying to secure the

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Wednesday protest falls on deaf ears

Wednesday are continuing to smart following the circumstances surrounding their equaliser. Lax Town defending allowed Lewis Buxton space in the box, only to be sent tumbling when rounding keeper Phil Smith. Players momentarily paused seeming to wait for the referee to award a penalty, only for the referee to signal advantage, allowing Clinton Morrison to put the ball into an empty net.

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Substitutions: Making an Impact

On paper we appeared to have strength in depth. I also thought…perhaps we might even be blessed with the ‘strongest’ Town squad for some years. So why hasn’t this manifested itself into an onfield advantage, leaving us winless after 5 league games? So far on the bench this season we’ve seen Amankwaah, Ball, Caddis, Dossevi, Ferry, Jean-Francois, Jesionkowski, Morrison, Prutton, Sheehan,

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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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WEM-BER-LEY WEM-BER-LEY!! Town Beat Charlton On Penalties

There is definitely something about the Play-Offs. There is no more satisfying way to experience being promoted than through the annual end of season fight for promotion, which Swindon have previously won in 3 of 4 attempts. Whilst we are not in the Championship just yet, we now are potentially 90 minutes away from the second tier of English football for the

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Town Live on TV

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…….

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