Tag Archives: Raphael Rossi-Branco

Holding Back the Years

The season of goodwill may be in full flow, especially in the Swindon Town defence, but in the second of a series of five posts this week, Adam Tanner examines why the spirit around The County Ground is more befitting of the January blues… With the January transfer window a few week ahead, I fully agree with the assumption that the

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Vic Morgan: Mixed Emotions

Former BBC Wiltshire match commentator Vic Morgan writes his weekly blog… Two long journeys, two completely different performances, two different sets of feelings amongst the fans. You couldn’t really get more of a contrast from one day to the next. On Saturday, Swindon capitulated, not too strong a word, at Rochdale. Three days later at Southend, they battled to keep the

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Washbag Podcast 48 – Raffa Branco – Super Striker

Episode #48 of TheWashbag Swindon Town FC Podcast is now available to download or stream online… Ron Smith is joined by Alex Cooke and Brendan Hobbs to discuss what was actually in James Collins’ cup? Your favourite Swindon Town Town’s (poor) form, the FA Cup draw at non-league Eastleigh, also whether there are any viable alternatives for Luke Williams and Lee Power should

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Match report: Swindon 0-1 Bolton Wanderers

Richard Maddicks reports on a fourth successive League One defeat as hosts… Famously, Ossie Ardiles once said in his pre-match interview shortly after taking up the poison chalice at SN1: “Uuuuuuuh, Swindon Bolton, uhhhhhhhh, local derby”.  In his defence, most games in England probably felt local to the much travelled South American.  Well Ossie, the league 1 class of 2016

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Swindon 1-3 Gillingham: Wild Al gets foxy

As one of the Town’s most consistent hedonists of 2015, Wild Al finds the Christmas festivities a bitter sweet experience.  Imagine for a moment that you are a virtuoso viola player, every waking hour you think about playing the viola, every spare moment your work and family life allow, you practice plucking, imagine, if you will, that string siren is

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