Tag Archives: Stan Harland

Wembley battle flag at the ready…Here we come again

With just three days before we all descend upon Wembley, the anticipation and excitement is now really starting to build, writes Danny Everard.  Unbelievably just a week ago, 15th March, it was the 43rd anniversary of Swindon’s greatest day and that wonderful victory over the mighty Arsenal in the Wembley mud. That anniversary and our Johnson Paint Trophy final tie this weekend has

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Hall of Shame #1 Dave Mackay: The man who sold Don Rogers

The Hall of Shame kicks off as we induct former Swindon Town manager Dave Mackay. Mackay’s presence at the club caused instability from the start. His brief reign as manager from 1st November 1971 to 1st November 1972 ripped apart the 1969 League Cup winning side, sending Town on a downward spiral which took fifteen years to recover from. A legend at Hearts, Spurs

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