Category Archives: Managers Month

We Need to Talk About Kevin MacDonald…

Kevin MacDonald

Three weeks before the start of the 2013/14 season Kevin MacDonald has thrown in the towel at Swindon Town, leaving us all wondering why Jed McCrory’s appointment suddenly decided enough was enough, writes Ron Smith. It was only the 28th February when former Aston Villa coach Kevin MacDonald was appointed as manager, the first major decision of chairman Jed McCrory’s tenure at

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STFC Manager Countdown: Paolo Di Canio – The greatest?

Paolo Di Canio Scarf

After Paolo Di Canio has resigned as manager of Swindon Town we now can now rank the Italian by his results in the Football League, FA Cup and League Cup to establish where he fits into our list of greatest STFC managers… A League Two title and flirting with promotion in League One a year later, then the club’s majority shareholder wants

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11 Key Moments of 2011: No.5 – Was Paul Hart the worst ever Swindon manager?

Paul Hart

No.5 – Paul Hart: The worst Swindon manager of all time? In June I set out on the task of attempting to rank all Swindon Town managers since we joined the Football League in 1920 by their actual results. The reason was to analyise whether Paul Hart’s record of 1 win, 4 draws and 6 defeats from 11 games was the most

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Lou Macari is your No.1

Following the vote asking for your greatest Swindon Town manager this weekend, you’ve voted Lou Macari as your no.1 with 43% of the vote. It’s obvious that Lou’s achievements from the Division Four Championship to successive promotions and narrowly missing out on Division One still ranks well ahead in the popular view. In second place was 1993 Division Two play-off final winning

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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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