Tag Archives: Wigan Athletic


Vic Morgan Blog

Former BBC Wiltshire commentator Vic Morgan writes his latest blog for TheWashbag.com… Wasn’t a shock was it? It was one of football’s worst kept secrets that Martin Ling was to be Swindon Town’s new manager. For those of a certain age, Martin is a two-time Town player. A brief spell under Lou Macari, about six weeks, and a longer stay after

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Report: Wigan Athletic 1-0 Swindon Town

2015.10.31 Wigan

Town may have a new manager on Tuesday, but supporters made the trip to Lancashire to watch another defeat, writes Anthony Gingell… Saturday saw an unchanged XI, with a 4-4-1-1 still being played. Within two minutes Town are looking ropey and panicking in this third full 25,000 capacity stadium. Wigan pressed Town high up the pitch, straight from their kick off, leaving the

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FA Cup ‘Shock’ Report – Swindon 2 Wigan 1: ‘Nuff Said…

Swindon Town v Wigan Athletic - Paul Benson celebrates

Swindon Town are into the FA Cup fourth round thanks to a magnificent 2-1 victory over Wigan Athletic….we’ve not had the opportunity to celebrate that achievement in a while writes Ron Smith. It’s been fifteen long years since our previous run beyond round three. Town are rewarded with a trip the East Midlands; thanks to goals from Alan Connell and Paul Benson, this after Callum McManaman

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Vic Morgan Blog: December Player of the Month Result and More…

Vic Morgan

BBC Wiltshire commentator Vic Morgan continues his weekly blog only here on The Washbag. First and foremost, a Happy New Year. We say goodbye to 2011, and hello to 2012, an Olympic year we hope in many respects. Northampton saw us see out the old year in style… Not the greatest of games, but possibly one of the greatest endings. Trailing

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Colchester 0 Swindon 1: Town progress to face Wigan Athletic


Swindon brushed aside League One opposition for the second successive round in the FA Cup writes Richard Banyard from Swindon-Town-FC.co.uk – comfortably beating Colchester on their own patch today with a performance that had the home fans chanting for their money back. Di Canio made three personnel changes to the side that beat Aldershot last weekend – to be honest, I

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