Tag Archives: FA Cup

Cup Fever?

The season of goodwill may be in full flow, especially in the Swindon Town defence, but in the third of a series of five posts this week, Adam Tanner examines why the spirit around The County Ground is more befitting of the January blues… A cup run, even a decent cup fixture, can do so much for a club. To give

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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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Washbag Podcast 48 – Raffa Branco – Super Striker

Episode #48 of TheWashbag Swindon Town FC Podcast is now available to download or stream online… Ron Smith is joined by Alex Cooke and Brendan Hobbs to discuss what was actually in James Collins’ cup? Your favourite Swindon Town Town’s (poor) form, the FA Cup draw at non-league Eastleigh, also whether there are any viable alternatives for Luke Williams and Lee Power should

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Vic Morgan: In the hat, or is it drum?

Former BBC Wiltshire match commentator Vic Morgan writes his weekly blog… Where to start? Well I suppose at Scunthorpe last weekend. Arguably one of the worst forty five minutes I’ve ever witnessed from a Town team and that’s saying something. A first half of absolute chaos and that’s despite Swindon being on top for the first ten minutes or so. There’s

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Cup Half Empty

Former BBC Wiltshire commentator Vic Morgan writes his latest blog for TheWashbag.com… Another FA Cup first round another exit in double quick time. Yet again Swindon Town leave the competition at the opening stage. It’s getting so predictable many Swindon fans book the first Saturday in December to do their Christmas shopping. Last weekends defeat at Rochdale was more than a

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