Tag Archives: Raffaele De Vita

Sheffield United 2 Swindon 0: Town on verge of losing play-off place

Sheffield United

Rejuvenated by the departure of former Swindon manager Danny Wilson, Sheffield United deservedly took all three points to all but book their play-off place and leave Town anxiously looking over their shoulder at the chasing pack from 6th position in League One. The Blades are a bullying, bruising team and they quite simply battered Swindon in a breathless first-half display that

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Colchester United 0 Swindon 1: The top two firmly within sights


We welcome new TheWashbag contributor Lee Clark, who traveled to Essex to watch Swindon Town move within two points of the League One leaders with a deserved victory over struggling Colchester United.  Swindon came into the game with a threadbare side after illness and injuries swept through the squad, but were comfortable in a game which was settled when James Collins

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Crawley 1 Swindon 1: Town draw but most important penalty decision to follow

Crawley Town Crest

On a ‘pitch’ more suitable for the Calcutta Cup match up the road at Twickenham, how fitting that two penalty conversions should settle this scrappy, horrible footballing encounter in front of the Sky Sports cameras, writes Daniel Hunt. Something must have been a leveller because Swindon didn’t beat Crawley by the now customary scoreline of 3-0 (all the fun of thrashing Crawley

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AFC Bournemouth 1 Swindon 1: Wet, Wet, Wet…

Dean Court Bournemouth

Swindon salvaged a valuable and deserved point at a rain soaked Dean Court, writes Richard Baynard. Town’s goal from Andy Williams followed a weak clearance from Bournemouth keeper David James, levelling the game with just five minutes remaining. The result was really no more than Swindon warranted overall, but after going in at half time one down having been on

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Swindon 4 Carlisle United 0: Rampant Robins Hit Carlisle For Four

Paolo Di Canio Scarf

After thrashing both Tranmere and Portsmouth 5-0 in their previous two home games, Swindon Town came into this clash with Carlisle looking to carry on their recent fine form and extend their unbeaten run to five straight games. Goals from the in-form pairing of James Collins and Andy Williams and one from Raffaele De Vita ensured Town continued their fine

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Press Watch is Back…


Welcome to Press Watch by Brendan Hobbs, TheWashbag’s sideways glance at all things Town related in the media. If you see anything remotely concerning Swindon Town in the worlds media get in contact with me via Twitter @mrbraindown Press Watch is Back! Yes that’s right, Press Watch is back. Back in a cool way that only rappers from the late

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