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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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Five versus seven substitutes

After the Football League announced they would revert to seven substitutions for the 2012/13 campaign, Christopher Panks asks how this could affect Di Canio’s approach… Much is spoken of how substitutions have won or lost games for managers. Many have pointed to Harry Redknapp’s tactical decisions which saw his team surrender a 2-0 lead away to bitter rivals Arsenal, eventually conceding five without scoring another,

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Palace Implications?

With all the talk of the troubles at Crystal Palace, who are facing the threat of liquidation, what impact could their demise have on the Football League, specifically the shape of League One next season and beyond? Like Town, Palace have twice been in administration. Firstly in 1998 which ended in 2000 and their current administration period which started earlier

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