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50 Years On: 1963/64 April – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane has been taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike completes his review with  April 1964… Top of the Charts – Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles As the season petered out our relegation form continued. Gone were the heady

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50 Years On: 1963/64 February – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of February 1964… Top of the Charts – Needles and Pins – The Searchers January had been a good month with victories over Manchester City

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50 Years On: 1963/64 January – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of January 1964… Top of the Charts – Glad All Over – The Dave Clark Five Morale was hardly high as we entered the New

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50 Years On: 1963/64 December – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of December 1963… Top of the Charts – I Want to Hold Your Hand – The Beatles After a fairly dismal November where we’d not

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50 Years On: 1963/64 November – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of November 1963… Top of the Charts – You’ll Never Walk Alone by Gerry and the Pacemakers (for the entire month) November 1963 promised to be a tough

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50 Years On: 1963/64 October – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. After the highs of big match opponents, Mike continues with a review of October 1963… Top of the Charts – You’ll Never Walk Alone; Gerry and the Pacemakers. Who would

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50 Years On: 1963/64 September – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of September 1963, a tough month seeing games against Manchester City, Leeds United and Sunderland… Top of the Charts:  She Loves You – The Beatles

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Going Up! 1962/63 – ‘Promotion For Town At Last’

With Swindon Town looking strong to secure a ninth promotion in the Football League, we start our look back at past promotion seasons. First up, Mike Minihane recalls the 1962/63 season when the Town won their maiden promotion from Division Three. The first Swindon Town game I can remember was against Crystal Palace in 1958, I was 9. I had been to

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