Tag Archives: Andy King

Q&A with… Juan Cobian

Steven Fyfe continues his series of interviews with former Swindon Town players. This week he speaks with Juan Cobian, the second best head-tennis player at the County Ground during Andy King’s time as manager… Argentinian defender Juan Cobian may not be a name known, or remembered, by many younger Town fans. Those playing Championship Manager in the last 90’s will remember

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Q&A with Jerel Ifil

In the latest of Steven Fyfe’s Q&As, former Town defender Jerel Ifil was kind enough to discuss at length his time at the County Ground, including losing 7-1 and compares relegation under Iffy Onuora and promotions with Dennis Wise… This week I got to catch up with one of the longest-serving players during my time supporting Town. Seven years (including loan spells),

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Hall of Shame #27: Andy King’s hoofball kick-off routine

Alex Cooke looks back at a massive punt and a manager who didn’t changed his kick-off plan, despite years of repeated failure. You must remember it. It happened at every Swindon kick-off under Andy King, game after game after game: Sammy Igoe (or similar) tapped the ball slightly forward. Then, (often) Matt Hewlett swung the ball over the heads of

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Macclesfield Town 4-0 Swindon Town: A Steaming Pile Of…

Macclesfield Town’s four goal margin of victory in the FA Cup 1st Round was Swindon Town’s heaviest post-war defeat to a ‘non-league’ side. Daniel Hunt has the uneviable position of writing the match report… Let’s get one thing clear straight away, this wasn’t a cup upset at Moss Rose. Mark Cooper’s Swindon Town were the victims of a good old

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There really was only one Jimmy Davis

Sir Alex Ferguson said he had ‘great potential’. Andy King described him as ‘an inspiration’ while Sam Parkin suggests he could have been ‘better than James Milner’. Sadly, though, after Jimmy Davis’s untimely death in 2003, we’ll never get to find out if they were right. Writes Nick Judd. Davis was killed in a car accident in the early hours of

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