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TheWashbag Podcast Episode 1: JPT Final Preview

We’ve launched our own Podcast in time to preview the JPT final! The first TheWashbag.com Podcast features host Christopher Panks (Sky Sports Fanzone STFC blogger) and guests Ron Smith (editor of TheWashbag), Gary Rose (Chief Sports Writer at the Swindon Advertiser) and Tom Otrebski (journalist for STFC and writer for TheWashbag). The four discuss the win over Torquay United; what a difference a year

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Wembley battle flag at the ready…Here we come again

With just three days before we all descend upon Wembley, the anticipation and excitement is now really starting to build, writes Danny Everard.  Unbelievably just a week ago, 15th March, it was the 43rd anniversary of Swindon’s greatest day and that wonderful victory over the mighty Arsenal in the Wembley mud. That anniversary and our Johnson Paint Trophy final tie this weekend has

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Swindon 1 Barnet 0 (2-1 agg): Chesterfield awaits in the JPT Final

After eight years of trying during his illustrious playing career in England, Paolo Di Canio will finally get the chance to grace Wembley Stadium, albeit from the technical area. Don’t worry – he’s not replacing the recently resigned Fabio Capello – he’ll be managing Swindon Town when they take on Northern Final winners Chesterfield at our national stadium on the

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Vic Morgan Blog: A Strange Feeling of Confidence…

BBC Radio Wiltshire commentator Vic Morgan continues his weekly blog only here on The Washbag. I’ve been a Swindon supporter since the early 1960’s…no jokes about my age please, I’ve heard them all…and it’s difficult to remember a time when I’ve been so confident about OUR team. On the way to Colchester last Saturday, I had no doubt that we’d be in

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Southend 1 Swindon 2: Barnet now await Town in JPT Area Final

Something had to give as Southend’s 17 game unbeaten run went up against Swindon’s very own 12 match unbeaten record in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy Southern Area Semi-Final at Roots Hall writes Daniel Hunt. Paolo Di Canio’s squad of battlers were the last side to defeat Southend on September 10th and they repeated the feat on Tuesday night, this time on

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