Tag Archives: FA Cup

Swindon 0 Macclesfield 2: The giant-killers became the giant-killed

Ah, the highs and lows of being a lower league football supporter. Just days after Swindon came so close to beating Premier League opposition in one cup, they were dumped out of another by a non-League side – Conference side Macclesfield progressing to the Second Round of the FA Cup after a shock 2-0 victory at the County Ground. Writes

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5 ways in which Paolo Di Canio’s management has made Swindon cup winners

As Aston Villa arrive at the County Ground, Alex Cooke looks at how the Town boss always gets Swindon ‘up for the cup’ Under Paolo Di Canio Swindon have a great record in the League Cup, FA Cup and even the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Stoke, Wigan, Huddersfield, Colchester, Burnley, Bristol City, Brighton, AFC Wimbledon, Barnet, Southend and Exeter have all

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Fraser’s Greatest Game: Swindon 0 West Ham Utd 0 28th January 1989

TheWashbag recently asked Swindon Town goalkeeping legend Fraser Digby what was his greatest performance in our red & white in our interview… “Memorable games were ones I always had against West Ham United as I always seem to play well against them. I remember we had a cup game at the County Ground and that was certainly my best performance in

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Leicester City 2 Swindon 0 – Loud & Proud: Even in Defeat

Swindon Town’s first venture into the Fourth Round of the FA Cup since 1995/1996 ended in defeat in chilly Leicestershire writes Daniel Hunt. Swindon’s players can be proud that they more than matched their Championship opponents for 53 minutes and 3,830 Robins can take pride in out-singing just over 16,000 Foxes. Leeds old-boy Jermaine Beckford exacted personal revenge for being

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Video of the Week: Swindon 1 Oldham Athletic 0 | 12th February 1996

Before the forthcoming trip to Leicester City, this was the last time Swindon Town reached the FA Cup 4th Round, back on 12th February 1996. Steve McMahon decided to drop Martin Ling for himself for this clash with Division One Oldham Athletic – but when McMahon is forced to retire with a hamstring problem, Ling replaces him from the bench,

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