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Hall of Shame #28 – Brunel FM’s radio coverage in 2007/08

Our 28th entry into the Swindon Town Hall of Shame is Brunel FM – the radio station where the listener couldn’t hear the commentary, writes Ron Smith. One decision in the summer of 2007 summed up the consistent failures life under the Wills’ family advisor Mike Diamandis. The club severed the club’s 18 year old ties with BBC Wiltshire in

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Hall of Shame #27: Andy King’s hoofball kick-off routine

Alex Cooke looks back at a massive punt and a manager who didn’t changed his kick-off plan, despite years of repeated failure. You must remember it. It happened at every Swindon kick-off under Andy King, game after game after game: Sammy Igoe (or similar) tapped the ball slightly forward. Then, (often) Matt Hewlett swung the ball over the heads of

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Hall of Shame #26: Tooting and Mitcham United 2-1 Swindon Town

We continue our Swindon Town Hall of Shame by inducting our second FA Cup horror story. Pete Marsh recalls an infamous FA Cup Third Round defeat in 1975/76 to non-league Tooting and Mitcham United… It happened during 1975/96, a season best remembered for avoidance of relegation from Division Three by hammering hapless Aldershot 5-2 in a ‘four-pointer’ as they were

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