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Judging Swindon’s strikers: One missed every minute

Alex Cooke compares the scoring prowess of Obika, Hylton, Delfouneso and Norris with Chelsea’s Feruz (and rumoured target Dagger’s Oliver Hawkins) In this transfer window, Town have been linked with forwards (Oliver Hawkins) and actually brought one in (Chelsea’s Islam Feruz) which seems a perfect excuse to compare the current crop and the new  one. It is clear that Town

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The nasty number that shows why Swindon are shipping so many goals

Alex Cooke asks how has the number of shots Swindon face in each game almost doubled since Tim Sherwood took over? At the moment Swindon are conceding a lots of goals: nine goals in the five league games since Tim Sherwood ‘took over’. Clearly that is far too many, but it is indicative of another problem: the amount of shots

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Rodgers’ extra inch, was Obika really offside and is Delf getting the idea?

Picking out some of the bits you might have missed from Swindon’s vital 1-0 win over Bradford City. Words by Alex Cooke. Now Swindon’s inky-fingered hacks and CMS-jockeys have been (largely) welcomed back by chairman Lee Power, you’ll have already read plenty on Tom Smith’s fine performance as faux full-back and Jon Obika’s powerful display ‘up top’, but I’ve decide

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