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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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Does squad instability at Swindon Town result in relegation?

A total of 29 players have already been used by Mark Cooper in League One this season. Ron Smith asks does instability in the squad equate to a poor final league position? As a mixture of injuries and late loan signings have taken their toll as Swindon Town’s 12 games played in League One has seen 29 different players taking to the

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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 Manager Bert Head had been replaced by former Rotherham United boss Danny

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Hall of Shame #26: Tooting and Mitcham United 2-1 Swindon Town

We continue our Swindon Town Hall of Shame by inducting our second FA Cup horror story. Pete Marsh recalls an infamous FA Cup Third Round defeat in 1975/76 to non-league Tooting and Mitcham United… It happened during 1975/96, a season best remembered for avoidance of relegation from Division Three by hammering hapless Aldershot 5-2 in a ‘four-pointer’ as they were

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Lou Macari is your No.1

Following the vote asking for your greatest Swindon Town manager this weekend, you’ve voted Lou Macari as your no.1 with 43% of the vote. It’s obvious that Lou’s achievements from the Division Four Championship to successive promotions and narrowly missing out on Division One still ranks well ahead in the popular view. In second place was 1993 Division Two play-off final winning

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