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Vic Morgan: From the sublime…

Former BBC Wiltshire match commentator Vic Morgan writes his weekly blog… Just when you think you’ve turned a corner, a sharp u-turn shows up. Saturday’s win against Charlton was arguably Swindon’s best performance of the season. The first half was okay, the second was excellent. In a campaign which has largely been disappointing, the quality of play allowed that wicked mistress,

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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 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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A very busy January at SN1

Scot Munroe gives his summary of the transfer window so far and what might be in store for Town fans. We are just over three weeks into the new year and the January transfer window, there has been no surprise that we’ve witnessed new signings and deadwood departing. On the way out of the County Ground we have seen Michael Timlin leave for

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Now Paul Benson has signed is the search for a ‘nasty striker’ over?

If there has been one area of the pitch which Di Canio has frequently lambasted it’s been the strikers. Aside from the personal swipes aimed at Clarke, Montano, Kerrouche and Magera for their lack of passion, fight and commitment, Paolo provided clarity on what he needs after the Rovers draw (that felt like a defeat) by reiterating his desire for a ‘nasty striker’. “I

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