Tag Archives: Steve White

Going Up! 1986/87 – A Season of Firsts

1986/87 saw Lou Macari’s young side secure back-to-back promotions, as Town returned to the second tier after a 13-year absence. From Digby’s debut to Chalkie’s elbows, this was a season of firsts, writes Ben Beaumont. This was my first full season as a Town fan, having opened my account half-way through the 1986 Division Four title-winning year, at the tender

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Video of the Week: Gillingham vs Swindon 1987 Play-Off Final

Footage of the 1987 Division Three play-off final matches from a Gillingham point of view – includes build up and coverage of all three games. The two leg final began with Swindon defeated 0-1 at Priestfield Stadium, then goals from Peter Coyne and Charlie Henry salvaged a 2-2 aggregate draw in the return leg. The final was replayed at the neutral Selhurst Park

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