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50 Years On: 1963/64 September – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of September 1963, a tough month seeing games against Manchester City, Leeds United and Sunderland… Top of the Charts:  She Loves You – The Beatles

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50 Years On: 1963/64 August – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike starts with a review of August 1963 which included games against Scunthorpe United, Grimsby Town and Portsmouth… Prime Minister – Alec Douglas-Home (as a 15 year old schoolboy I

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Alan Connell set to join Paolo’s revolution at Swindon

So, at long last, it seems Paolo Di Canio has finally secured the services of another striker to fill the void upfront. For the past fortnight we’ve been linked to at least two Brazilians, an Italian, French Argentinian dual national and that bloke who joined Gillingham, yet Enfield born Alan Connell can’t lay claim to such exotic heritage. Even though Alan’s

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Swindon Town: Wembley to Relegation to…

Swindon Town were finally put out of our misery this afternoon with a 3-1 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday. The defeat meant the season couldn’t be salvaged with only 2 games now to play. Even a draw today would’ve been too little too late as results elsewhere made it impossible for Town to finish 20th. Swindon now become the 5th third tier play-off final

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