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Swindon 2 Torquay Utd 0: Home comforts soothe Town before trip to Wembley Way

Swindon Town sealed a very necessary win with a highly polished performance against second-placed Torquay at the County Ground last night, writes Daniel Hunt. It should be no surprise because this was Town’s eleventh straight home league win and fifteenth straight home win in all competitions (if you class the penalty shootout victory against AFC Wimbledon as a win!). Paolo

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Crewe 2 Swindon 0: Successive away defeat cuts Town’s lead

Swindon Town’s quest for the league title suffered a setback Saturday, as they suffered their second consecutive 2-0 away defeat. The defeat makes a seemingly unassailable lead, slightly less unassailable as a Torquay victory closed the gap to four points. Rosie MacGillivray was at Gresty Road to report. Paolo Di Canio – ever predictable in ensuring his team selection is anything but – rung the changes

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Oxford Utd vs Swindon: Fear & Dread

After providing his ‘View from the Stratton Bank’ in August, I’ve invited back Oxford United fan Steve Butcher to give the yellow & blue perspective on the A420 derby. Fear and dread….that’s what I was feeling as the A420 derby was approaching. Swindon were beating everyone who stood in their way, a club record 10 wins in a row, storming to the

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Oxford United 2 Swindon 0: Derby defeat spoils Town’s unbeaten run

Swindon’s superb run of ten straight league victories was brought to an end today. A crazy three minute spell, followed by a backs-to-the-wall performance by ten man Oxford gave the home side the three points, and the bragging rights; the Town’s local rivals recording only their second ever double over Swindon, and their first since 1972/73, writes Richard Banyard. The game started

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