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Match Preview: Swindon Town vs Hartlepool United

Form Guide…  3rd placed Swindon are unbeaten in ten League One matches. At the County Ground, Town have won the previous four games, without conceding and scoring 16 goals. Hartlepool United are rooted to the basement of the division, two points adrift of Portsmouth and ten points from safety. ‘Pool have started to come into some decent form of late, winning their

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Going Up! 2006/07 – A distant view on promotion under Wise & Sturrock

Australian based Swindon Town supporter Steve Hall recalls events from our previous promotion from the fourth tier in 2006/07, long haul flights and an affinity for the Monkey Hangers.   My vivid recollection of the final game of the 2006-7 season is a testament to the unreliability of memory – or perhaps to early (or not so early) onset Alzheimer’s. My

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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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Danny Wilson: Hero to villain?

Brought to Swindon Town by Andrew Fitton with the task to ensure Town avoided relegation in 2008/2009. Two years on, after reaching the highs of 2nd place and a Wembley play-off final, it’s a complete turnaround in fortunes that saw Danny Wilson quit the relegation threatened club. To follow Maurice Malpas, Fitton made the right choice in appointing Wilson. An honest,

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