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Swindon 1 Preston 1: Time to let the football do the talking…

A Swindon Town comeback secured a 1-1 draw against Preston, in the first match under Jed McCrory’s consortium and without Paolo Di Canio and his backroom staff. Writes Matt Davies. What a week we have had, top of League One, no management staff and we have new owners. This weekend’s fixture was a great chance for Town to stay at the top

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Tranmere Rovers 1 Swindon Town 3: Table toppers find unity through adversity

Town moved top of League One for the first time in over ten years with victory over Tranmere Rovers, writes Daniel Hunt. Who needs a manager, backroom staff and supportive board of directors? Not this group of brilliantly committed players and loyal travelling supporters – embodying why Swindon Town Football Club will go on strong without Paolo Di Canio and

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Colchester United 0 Swindon 1: The top two firmly within sights

We welcome new TheWashbag contributor Lee Clark, who traveled to Essex to watch Swindon Town move within two points of the League One leaders with a deserved victory over struggling Colchester United.  Swindon came into the game with a threadbare side after illness and injuries swept through the squad, but were comfortable in a game which was settled when James Collins

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Crawley 1 Swindon 1: Town draw but most important penalty decision to follow

On a ‘pitch’ more suitable for the Calcutta Cup match up the road at Twickenham, how fitting that two penalty conversions should settle this scrappy, horrible footballing encounter in front of the Sky Sports cameras, writes Daniel Hunt. Something must have been a leveller because Swindon didn’t beat Crawley by the now customary scoreline of 3-0 (all the fun of thrashing Crawley

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Swindon Town 2 Shrewsbury Town 0: For Sale – A real promotion contender

‘For Sale’ Swindon Town moved into third place in League One with a fourth consecutive victory at the County Ground. Second half goals from Chris Martin and Andy Williams secured a comfortable victory, if not by the margin of recent results. Writes Ron Smith. Whether it was the minus temperatures or just Shrewsbury’s poor record at Swindon – winning in just one

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AFC Bournemouth 1 Swindon 1: Wet, Wet, Wet…

Swindon salvaged a valuable and deserved point at a rain soaked Dean Court, writes Richard Baynard. Town’s goal from Andy Williams followed a weak clearance from Bournemouth keeper David James, levelling the game with just five minutes remaining. The result was really no more than Swindon warranted overall, but after going in at half time one down having been on

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