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Vic Morgan: Double Trouble

Former BBC Wiltshire match commentator Vic Morgan returns for the 2016/17 season… Most of the time as a football fan you can find some cause for optimism. Over the past few days though, I’ve not spoken to many Swindon Town supporters who’re feeling too happy with life right now. Last Saturday’s defeat by Bury was disappointing enough but failed into insignificance

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Bristol Rovers: Wild Al was waterlogged… with scrumpy

Wild Al managed to get to the County Ground for the 13.30 kick-off and visit of Bristol Rovers. Fortunately a second-half abandonment meant he didn’t need to remember any of the detail for this report… Bristol has given the world lots – Massive Attack, for instance. Of course the earnest trip-poppers never transcended cult status, nor appealed to anyone but beardies and girls who

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50 Years Ago: 1965/66 October ‘All we are saying, is give us a goal’

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:  Tears – Ken Dodd September 1965 had been a very busy month with seven games played and October was going to be just as busy with another seven scheduled. With nine games of the

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Vic Morgan Blog: Ship Shape and Bristol Fashion

Here are the latest ramblings of BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan.. It was what I used to call when I was a football commentator, “a hard fought local derby”. Swindon’s game against Bristol Rovers provided a few thrills and spills, some meaty tackles, at times decent football, but sadly no goals. It was the Town’s first goalless game in eons, well since Bradford

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