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Going Up! 1986/87 – A Season of Firsts

1986/87 saw Lou Macari’s young side secure back-to-back promotions, as Town returned to the second tier after a 13-year absence. From Digby’s debut to Chalkie’s elbows, this was a season of firsts, writes Ben Beaumont. This was my first full season as a Town fan, having opened my account half-way through the 1986 Division Four title-winning year, at the tender

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Going Up! 1985/86 – Lou Macari’s Red & White Army

A big-name ex-player of Italian descent in his first managerial role, leading Swindon to the fourth tier championship despite a bad start to the season, with a regime based on teamwork and discipline, breaking club records and knocking top flight opposition out of the cup on the way…. hmmm…. does this sound a bit familiar? Writes Richard Banyard. Though there

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