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Life after the great success…


Some supporters have had the joys of experiencing Swindon’s rise to the top of English Football through the late 80’s and early 90’s. However, some haven’t been as fortunate and have only dealt with the aftermath that followed. Adam Johnson is one of those fans… ‘‘And surely that means it’s the Premier League for Swindon Town…’’ Words that to me

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Video of the Week: Portsmouth 0 Swindon 1 – 31st October 1997

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Flying high at the top of the Division One table, Swindon visited Fratton Park on a Friday night live Sky Sports televised match. After Chris Hay gives the Town the lead, Swindon’s young goalkeeper Steve Mildenhall suffers a gashed scrotum after a collision with Pompey defender Robbie Pethick. With no keeper on the bench, Mildenhall is forced to continue –

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TheWashbag meets Fraser Digby: Part 4 – McMahon and the end of an era

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In our first in-depth interview with a Swindon Town legend, Ron Smith interviews Fraser Digby on his career and life after football. Fraser and his washbag were the inspiration for this site, so it was a great pleasure to meet and interview him. In this fourth of six parts to be published over the next couple of weeks, Fraser talks candidly

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Hall of Shame #6: Steve McMahon

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Andrew Hawes gets his chance to induct his choice into the Hall of Shame…a popular selection by all accounts… There aren’t that many managers in Swindon’s history who have achieved promotion. Bert Head, Danny Williams, Lou Macari, Ossie Ardiles (albeit briefly), Glenn Hoddle, Steve McMahon and Paul Sturrock complete the list. Yet when thinking about the STFC Hall of Shame, I

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Video of the Week: Swindon 1 Oldham Athletic 0 | 12th February 1996

Before the forthcoming trip to Leicester City, this was the last time Swindon Town reached the FA Cup 4th Round, back on 12th February 1996. Steve McMahon decided to drop Martin Ling for himself for this clash with Division One Oldham Athletic – but when McMahon is forced to retire with a hamstring problem, Ling replaces him from the bench,

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