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50 Years Ago: 1964/65 September – Jekyll and Hyde

Mike Minihane continues his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground. Following Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’ Division Two during 1963/64, Town looked to consolidate; however football isn’t that simple… Top of the Charts:  You Really Got Me – The Kinks September was going to be a very busy month with seven league games

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50 Years On: 1963/64 January – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of January 1964… Top of the Charts – Glad All Over – The Dave Clark Five Morale was hardly high as we entered the New

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50 Years On: 1963/64 September – Swindon in the big time for the first time

Throughout this season Mike Minihane will be taking a look back at Swindon Town’s first season in the ‘big time’, following the promotion to Division Two for the 1963/64 season. Mike continues with a review of September 1963, a tough month seeing games against Manchester City, Leeds United and Sunderland… Top of the Charts:  She Loves You – The Beatles

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Signing No.3: David Ball

After Billy Paynter jumped ship to Leeds United, competition for Vincent Pericard and Charlie Austin arrived today, in the form of loan signing David Ball from Manchester City. Ball joins on a 6 month loan until 12th January 2011 and joins Town just in time for the pre-season tour to Austria after tomorrow night’s game at Swindon Supermarine. With Alex Henshall recently

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Henshall for Man City?

The People has reported that the 16 year old Town promising left winger Alex Henshall is all set to join mega rich Manchester City. With no confirmation from either club, perhaps the Man City rumour can be taken with a pinch of salt, however it is evident Henshall has decided his future is away from the club, with, as it seems,

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Blue-Moonrakers?

Play-Off bound Swindon chairman Andrew Fitton and Manager Danny Wilson must be praised for their loan strategy this season. All loan signings with the exception of Ben Hutchinson have shone in the first team. The quality of the loans are an integral reason why with 3 games to go we are firmly in the race for promotion, having secured at

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