Category Archives: Review & Analysis

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

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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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Does squad instability at Swindon Town result in relegation?

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A total of 29 players have already been used by Mark Cooper in League One this season. Ron Smith asks does instability in the squad equate to a poor final league position? As a mixture of injuries and late loan signings have taken their toll as Swindon Town’s 12 games played in League One has seen 29 different players taking to the

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League One’s Barcelona? What 58% possession actually tells us

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Alex Cooke looks at how Swindon’s Bayern Munich-like dominance of the ball predicts big things This season Swindon have dominated the opposition and the ball. Town are top of the League One and top of the possession table. After 26 games their average possession has been a whopping 58.23%, almost five percentage points more than the Franchise (53.57%) Amazing isn’t

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