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50 Years Ago: 1965/66 August – Back in the old routine

Mike Minihane continues his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground, as Swindon Town returned to Division Three in 1965/66… Top of the Charts:  Help! – The Beatles Our relegation following our all too brief adventure in Division Two inevitably led to changes at the County Ground. Manager Bert Head had been replaced by former Rotherham United boss Danny

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50 Years Ago: 1964/65 April – Shafted by Pompey and the Cobblers…

Mike Minihane finishes his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground during Town’s first season in the ‘big time’ Division Two during 1963/64… Top of the Charts:  The Last Time – The Rolling Stones The last month of the season and the crunch had finally come. In 16th place Swindon Town were four points off the relegation places but

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50 Years Ago: 1964/65 December – A Christmas Miracle

Mike Minihane continues his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground. Following Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’ Division Two during 1963/64, Town looked to consolidate; however football isn’t that simple… Top of the Charts: I Feel Fine – The Beatles Our first game of the month was at Northampton Town who had been promoted

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50 Years Ago: 1964/65 September – Jekyll and Hyde

Mike Minihane continues his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground. Following Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’ Division Two during 1963/64, Town looked to consolidate; however football isn’t that simple… Top of the Charts:  You Really Got Me – The Kinks September was going to be a very busy month with seven league games

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50 Years Ago: 1964/65 August – Buried by the future King of the Kippax

Mike Minihane continues his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground. Following Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’ Division Two during 1963/64, Town look to consolidate, however football isn’t that simple… Top of the Charts:  A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles Having experienced my first full season the previous year I was by now

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