Category Archives: Hall of Shame

Hall of Shame Vote: Which is the worst STFC kit?

For our public vote this month, the decision is yours to decide which Swindon Town kit deserves to be condemned to the Hall of Shame. The nominations are… Kit A – 1981-89 Yellow & Blue away While Oxford United enjoyed their crook fueled football throughout the mid 1980s Town sought to emulate our neighbours with a yellow and blue away kit. The various

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Hall of Shame #6: Steve McMahon

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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Hall of Shame #5: Swindon Town 0-6 Ipswich Town – 3rd April 1999

A solid defence is something than Swindon have seldom had. Over the past decade, you can count a dozen Adrian Viveashs for every Gordon Greer. Mis-timed and clumsy tackles, back-passes to the keepers, poor distribution – the County Ground has seen it all, writes Rosie MacGillivray; who inducts her choice for the worst Swindon match of recent years into the Hall

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Hall of Shame #1 Dave Mackay: The man who sold Don Rogers

The Hall of Shame kicks off as we induct former Swindon Town manager Dave Mackay. Mackay’s presence at the club caused instability from the start. His brief reign as manager from 1st November 1971 to 1st November 1972 ripped apart the 1969 League Cup winning side, sending Town on a downward spiral which took fifteen years to recover from. A legend at Hearts, Spurs

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TheWashbag.com STFC Hall of Shame starts next week

After STFC recently announced the first players entered into the club’s Hall of Fame we thought it’s right to turn the tables and honour the darker side of Swindon Town Football Club over the years. It’s right to celebrate the good players and times, but those only exist because of the crap we’re frequently subjected to. It is experiencing this crap and humiliation that unites us

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