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Swindon 1 Preston 1: Time to let the football do the talking…

A Swindon Town comeback secured a 1-1 draw against Preston, in the first match under Jed McCrory’s consortium and without Paolo Di Canio and his backroom staff. Writes Matt Davies. What a week we have had, top of League One, no management staff and we have new owners. This weekend’s fixture was a great chance for Town to stay at the top

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Aldershot 2 Swindon 1: Shots keep Town on the brink

Swindon’s promotion champagne is still very much ‘on ice’ after a 2-1 defeat at Aldershot. On a frustrating and emotional night, the occasion never lived up to the promotion party hype and left many supporters wondering what might have been, writes Tom Otrebski. The manager made four changes to the starting line-up. Post-match revelations and rumours about player conduct off

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Swindon 1 Northampton 0: Town move closer to promotion

Swindon completed the bank holiday weekend with another 1-0 victory, courtesy of a cross-cum-shot from Lee Holmes. It wasn’t pretty, as the power of Northampton looked to out-do the precise passing of Swindon reports Rosie MacGillivray. Given Paolo Di Canio’s dissatisfaction at our performance versus Morecambe, it wasn’t a surprise to see two changes. Ronan Murray returned in place of Alan Connell, while Lee

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Morecambe 0 Swindon 1: Ugly and hard-fought, yet a vital victory…

Swindon battled manfully to an ugly, hard-fought 1-0 win over mid-table Morecambe, thanks to a trademark half-yard poke from Paul Benson, writes Benjamin Beaumont. It wasn’t pretty, but who cares..? It was three more vital points as Town edge closer to promotion. The first half was a disjointed mess. Town lacked energy and ideas, and most of their passes ended

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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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