Category Archives: Review & Analysis

STFC Player of the Month Result: September

Our TheWashbag.com Index calculates the Swindon Town Player of the Month by assessing the key statistics from all league and cup matches. The September result is in… September has been a strange month for Town with no outstanding and consistent performer in the games against MK Dons, Wolves, Bristol City, Chelsea and Preston. Normally strong performer Wes Foderingham doesn’t finish in

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Breaking the Stevenage shackles

How Swindon’s progressive football was spoiled by Stevenage and what Mark Cooper needs to do to prevent it happening every week, by Alex Cooke. Swindon dominated Stevenage: For 45 minutes, Town’s football spoke a new freedom for the men in red, of collective effort, of complexity hidden in the simplicity of angles. And yet, in the second half the plodding,

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

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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STFC Player of the 2012/13 Season Result…

Our TheWashbag.com Index has been calculatating each Swindon Town Player of the Month by assessing the key statistics from all league and cup matches. Now the season has finished we can finally publish the Player of the Season result for 2012/13… Congratulations to super Wes Foderingham for winning our Player of the Season Award with a score of 206.2, a massive

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Four things we learnt from Swindon v Stevenage

Alex Cooke gives us a quick run-down of Kevin MacDonald’s adjustments to Swindon’s set up. Swindon 3 v Stevenage 0 wasn’t a game which swung on a tactical innovation or an adjustment in formation, Town were mostly the superior team, individually and numerically. And although Stevenage manager Graham Westley switched systems time and again, adjusting his increasingly brutal and isolated

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