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50 Years Ago: 1965/66 August – Back in the old routine

Mike Minihane continues his look back 50 years to events at the County Ground, as Swindon Town returned to Division Three in 1965/66… Top of the Charts:  Help! – The Beatles Our relegation following our all too brief adventure in Division Two inevitably led to changes at the County Ground. Manager Bert Head had been replaced by former Rotherham United boss Danny

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5 ways in which Paolo Di Canio’s management has made Swindon cup winners

As Aston Villa arrive at the County Ground, Alex Cooke looks at how the Town boss always gets Swindon ‘up for the cup’ Under Paolo Di Canio Swindon have a great record in the League Cup, FA Cup and even the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Stoke, Wigan, Huddersfield, Colchester, Burnley, Bristol City, Brighton, AFC Wimbledon, Barnet, Southend and Exeter have all

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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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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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