Tag Archives: Johnstone’s Paint Trophy

Andy’s Angle: Cup Fever..?

Andrew Steele-Davis reflects on a game that had everything, looks forward to a week of cup fever and suggests why the January transfer window will be an important one for Town… Now that was much better wasn’t it? Swindon put an end to their losing streak and banished any talk of an apparent ‘crisis’ in style with an impressive 5-2

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Swindon Town 2-1 Plymouth Argyle: A step closer to Wembley…

Swindon Town came from behind against a lacklustre Plymouth Argyle to progress to the last sixteen of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Goals from Jack Barthram and Nicky Ajose cancelled out Andre Blackman’s early deflected strike, in a game in which three Swindon players made their professional debuts. Report by Lee Clark. Swindon used their maximum allowed changes and one more,

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Oxford Utd 1 Swindon 0: Town gift more ‘charity’ at the Kassam

A much changed Swindon Town paid the price for failing to turn possession and pressure into shots on target against bitter rivals Oxford United at the Kassam Stadium, writes Daniel Hunt. A promising first half performance faded into the Oxfordshire night as a collision between new team mates, Ward and Flint, allowed Alfie Potter to snatch a barely deserved win

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Vic Morgan Blog: To Wembley by Planes, Trains and Automobiles…

A few days earlier than usual, here are the latest ramblings of BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan.. What a weekend… On Thursday evening, not long after writing my last blog in fact, I found out I was off to Newcastle to cover the Plymouth Raiders British Basketball League Trophy final second leg against the Eagles. Normally that wouldn’t cause too much of a

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Chesterfield 2 Swindon 0: JPT Final Disappointment

Swindon Town faced Chesterfield at Wembley to contest the 29th final of the Football League Trophy, writes Ron Smith. Defying post match predictions of the silverware departing to Wiltshire for the first time, the Spireites caught Town napping at either end of the second half to secure a comfortable 2-0 victory thanks to an Oliver Risser own goal and a late Craig Westcarr

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JPT Final Match Preview: Swindon Town vs Chesterfield

A new name will be engraved into the Football League Trophy on Sunday as winning Area Finalists Swindon Town and Chesterfield meet at Wembley. This will be the 29th final of the Football League Trophy, which started in the 1983/84 season when Bournemouth beat Hull City. Neither side has previously made it to the final of this competition. Town have played 43 matches

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