Tag Archives: Billy Bodin

Five versus seven substitutes

After the Football League announced they would revert to seven substitutions for the 2012/13 campaign, Christopher Panks asks how this could affect Di Canio’s approach… Much is spoken of how substitutions have won or lost games for managers. Many have pointed to Harry Redknapp’s tactical decisions which saw his team surrender a 2-0 lead away to bitter rivals Arsenal, eventually conceding five without scoring another,

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Swindon 1 ‘Nam 0: Cheltenham lose chance to play for the ‘Gold’ Cup

They huffed, they puffed, but they couldn’t blow the house down. Despite a huge dominance in possession, Cheltenham Town couldn’t recover from failing to convert a first half penalty and then going behind shortly afterwards to Paul Benson’s ninth goal of the season. Town’s 1-0 victory was, by all accounts, by the slimmest of margins, but true champions ride their luck, with

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Swindon 4 Dagenham 0: Daggers’ dawn cut short by red & white army

Having been unable to breach the triple-decker bus parked in the triple-sided stadium on Saturday, Tuesday’s game could not come quick enough to put the Swindon Town TGV firmly back on the tracks heading at speed towards League One, writes STFC007. In the build up to the game the level of optimism from most Swindon Town fans was refreshing – as usually

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Vic Morgan Blog: Total Football…

The ramblings of BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan.. Great win wasn’t it…? At the beginning I feared a drab game, with the wrong result. How wrong I was. Swindon’s performance was excellent. Despite playing a strong side…not gonna get into the Crawley bashing…they played a brand of attacking disciplined football, which was a delight. Luke Rooney must have been delighted to

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