Tag Archives: David Byrne

Not scouting for boys: Have Swindon given up signing young talent?

New writer Alex Cooke gives his view on one of the least talked about summer departures. “If we’ve ever spent good money on one individual then it’s been Ken, he’s been absolutely outstanding.” At this point you are probably racking your brain to work out which Ken then caretaker boss David Byrne was eulogising to the Evening Advertiser about back in 2008.

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Young Robins fledge the nest

Tuesday was the day all of the second year Swindon Town youth team scholars dreaded. Will they be offered their first professional contract or cast adrift to start their potentially long search to find a contract or forget their dream of playing professional football? The whole team have performed brilliantly to secure the Youth Alliance South West Championship title for the third

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David Byrnes His Bridges With Swindon Town

I’m a bit surprised and disappointed that David Byrne has left his role as Head of Player Development at Swindon Town today after over 4 years at the County Ground. Since joining Town as youth team manager in 2006 under Paul Sturrock, Budgie has filled various roles including caretaker manager after Sturrock joined Plymouth, followed by a promotion to become Maurice

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