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Aldershot 2 Swindon 1: Shots keep Town on the brink

Swindon’s promotion champagne is still very much ‘on ice’ after a 2-1 defeat at Aldershot. On a frustrating and emotional night, the occasion never lived up to the promotion party hype and left many supporters wondering what might have been, writes Tom Otrebski. The manager made four changes to the starting line-up. Post-match revelations and rumours about player conduct off

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Hall of Shame #10: Tony Thorpe and Jamie Cureton

Sports Journalist and Swindon Town supporter Tom Otrebski provides our next entry into the Hall of Shame. As it’s the tenth inductee we thought we’ll give him two for the price of one and he chose the strike partnership of Tony Thorpe and Jamie Cureton that just failed to live up to high expectations. At the start of the 2005/06 season, manager Andy King looked

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Port Vale 0 Swindon Town 2: Town came, Town saw, Town took home all three points

Swindon recorded their fourth win in five games with a 2-0 success at Port Vale thanks to a debut goal from Lukas Magera and a penalty from Mehdi Kerrouche. The Town were in control from start to finish and managed to frustrate and restrict their hosts in an impressive and textbook away display, writes Tom Otrebski. Paolo Di Canio made two changes to the starting line-up

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