Category Archives: Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93

Life after the great success…

Heartbreak

Some supporters have had the joys of experiencing Swindon’s rise to the top of English Football through the late 80’s and early 90’s. However, some haven’t been as fortunate and have only dealt with the aftermath that followed. Adam Johnson is one of those fans… ‘‘And surely that means it’s the Premier League for Swindon Town…’’ Words that to me

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Leicester City – Finding the Foxes…

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We continue our special anniversary feature celebrating twenty years since Swindon Town’s 4-3 victory over Leicester City in the Division One Play Off Final with Brendan Hobbs’ search for the Foxes XI twenty years on… The Washbag ‘twenty years’ celebrations have now been running for the a few weeks and so far it’s all been quite Swindon-centric – with not

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Post Match Celebrations

Twenty Years Since Wembley 1993

We continue our special anniversary feature celebrating twenty years since Swindon Town’s 4-3 victory over Leicester City in the Division One Play Off Final with another video treat courtesy of swindon-town-fc.co.uk… Following the play off final victory at Wembley, the Town witnessed celebrations akin to those in 1969 as the whole community came out onto the motorway bridges, streets and

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Pitchside at Swindon vs Leicester

1993 Play Off Final - I Was There

BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan recalls his experience of the 1993 Play Off Final, having the fortune of reporting on Town from the Wembley pitchside… What a game. There’s no question, Swindon versus Leicester City in the Division One Play Off Final was one of the best matches played at the old and shabby Wembley Stadium. Having watched the two semi-finals

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Swindon 352 v Leicester City 442

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Alex Cooke takes a look back at the pattern of play in one of the most fascinating games played at the old Wembley – Swindon Town v Leicester City. One theme written throughout this bout nostalgia has been the comment that ‘it doesn’t feel like 20 years’ since Swindon won at Wembley. Not to me it doesn’t. Watching Swindon 4,

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Swindon vs Leicester City Previews

Twenty Years Since Wembley 1993

We continue our special anniversary feature celebrating twenty years since Swindon Town’s 4-3 victory over Leicester City in the Division One Play Off Final with next video courtesy of Swindon-Town-FC.co.uk Here’s all of the Town vs Leicester City match previews from HTV, BBC Points West, GMTV and ITV as the Play Off Final approached back in May 1993 …. Read

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: ‘Up Where We Belong’

Up Where We Belong

We continue our special anniversary feature celebrating twenty years since Swindon Town’s 4-3 victory over Leicester City in the Division One Play Off Final with another video treat courtesy of swindon-town-fc.co.uk… Any trip to Wembley for a final needs a song and Swindon’s ‘Up Where We Belong’ released in the build up to the game couldn’t have been more aptly

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Podcast Episode 13: ’93 Play Offs Special with Fraser Digby

TheWashbag Podcast

We continue our celebration of twenty years since the Division One Play Off Final victory over Leicester City and promotion to the Premier League with a chat with Town legend Fraser Digby in a very special episode of TheWashbag.com Swindon Town FC Podcast. Ron Smith is joined by Town goalkeeping legend and one of the Wembley starting XI Fraser Digby

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Tranmere Rovers 3 Swindon 2 (4-5 agg)

Tranmere 2nd Leg - Final Score

Phil Allen made the trip to the Wirral on 19th May 1993. Here are his thoughts on that Division One Play Off Semi-Final 2nd Leg against Tranmere Rovers as we continue our celebration of twenty years since Wembley ’93 and promotion to the Premier League… So, it’s really 20 years since the Tranmere Playoff games? I can’t believe it’s been

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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Swindon 3 Tranmere Rovers 1

Tranmere 1st Leg - Final Score

Brendan Hobbs recalls the 1993 Division One Play Off Semi-Final 1st Leg against Tranmere Rovers which took place on 16th May 1993, as we continue our celebration of twenty years since Wembley ’93 and promotion to the Premier League… With all the disappointment surrounding Swindon’s recent play-off defeat – our third attempt to leave this division in ten years, it

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