Monthly Archives: July 2011

Three of the best Swindon managers according to Johno

Seeing that I’m currently asking you to vote for your greatest Swindon Town manager, Adam Johnson provides an insight into his top three Swindon managers of recent years. Even though Swindon Town have been one of the more inconsistent football league teams, we have been consistent in having big name managers. Glenn Hoddle, Lou Macari, Ossie Ardilles, Roy Evans and Dennis Wise have

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Managers Month No.1 – Danny Williams (1965-69)

No.1 | Danny Williams | Manager August 1965 to July 1969 | Score 423.2 Danny Williams’ first spell in charge at Swindon from 1965 to 1969 is, by my definition, the most successful spell by any Town manager in the Football League, FA Cup and League Cup. His overall record is second to none and provided an entire generation with lasting memories of the 1969 League

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Town at Cirencester: The Corinium welcomes Paolo the Roman

A trip down the A419 to our Gloucestershire neighbours Cirencester Town provided a second chance to follow Paolo Di Canio’s pre-season roadshow before Reading arrive at The County Ground for the final test on Saturday. Unlike previous seasons when the friendly ties against local non-league opposition provided runouts to a few first team fringe and mostly youth players, Di Canio has fully embraced both the Supermarine and

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A Charlton Athletic view on new signing Alan McCormack

Swindon Town are set to further bolster midfield options with the signing of Alan McCormack. The 27 year old Irishman has left Charlton Athletic by mutual consent and had his ear bent by a persuasive Paolo Di Canio, convincing the former Southend United player to step down to League Two, at least for one season. To continue the recent theme of inviting supporters of their former clubs to

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