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Coventry City 1 Swindon 2: The perfect start for MacDonald

Swindon returned to winning ways with an accomplished performance over play-off chasing Coventry in what was newly appointed manager Kevin MacDonald’s first game, writes Lee Clark. Darren Ward’s 90 minute winner capped a remarkable comeback in the space of 5 minutes, after Coventry midfielder Franck Moussa had fired the home team into the lead within just 64 seconds. 3,000 Swindon

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Swindon 1 Preston 1: Time to let the football do the talking…

A Swindon Town comeback secured a 1-1 draw against Preston, in the first match under Jed McCrory’s consortium and without Paolo Di Canio and his backroom staff. Writes Matt Davies. What a week we have had, top of League One, no management staff and we have new owners. This weekend’s fixture was a great chance for Town to stay at the top

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Colchester United 0 Swindon 1: The top two firmly within sights

We welcome new TheWashbag contributor Lee Clark, who traveled to Essex to watch Swindon Town move within two points of the League One leaders with a deserved victory over struggling Colchester United.  Swindon came into the game with a threadbare side after illness and injuries swept through the squad, but were comfortable in a game which was settled when James Collins

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Crawley 1 Swindon 1: Town draw but most important penalty decision to follow

On a ‘pitch’ more suitable for the Calcutta Cup match up the road at Twickenham, how fitting that two penalty conversions should settle this scrappy, horrible footballing encounter in front of the Sky Sports cameras, writes Daniel Hunt. Something must have been a leveller because Swindon didn’t beat Crawley by the now customary scoreline of 3-0 (all the fun of thrashing Crawley

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Swindon 0 Macclesfield 2: The giant-killers became the giant-killed

Ah, the highs and lows of being a lower league football supporter. Just days after Swindon came so close to beating Premier League opposition in one cup, they were dumped out of another by a non-League side – Conference side Macclesfield progressing to the Second Round of the FA Cup after a shock 2-0 victory at the County Ground. Writes

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Stevenage 0 Swindon 4: Miles helps to change the story

All the moaning & worrying was brought to an immediate halt on Saturday as Swindon brushed aside second place Stevenage in dominating style. Adam Johnson was there… Transfer Embargo, Transfer Embargo, Transfer Embargo. The words that come up in every Swindon Town discussion at the moment but in Stevenage, football took centre stage with a bang. The best league performance

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Crewe 2 Swindon 1: Town (embar)go home pointless

Daniel Hunt travelled to Crewe with the injury, suspension and transfer embargo hit Swindon Town squad and a frustrated Paolo Di Canio. Everything from the pre-match Fish n’ Chips, sub £3.00 pints in the supporters club bar and a run-in with ‘Gresty the Lion’ pointed to good evening ahead at one of the friendliest grounds in the country. The welcome did not

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