Tag Archives: Watford

Q&A with Jerel Ifil


In the latest of Steven Fyfe’s Q&As, former Town defender Jerel Ifil was kind enough to discuss at length his time at the County Ground, including losing 7-1 and compares relegation under Iffy Onuora and promotions with Dennis Wise… This week I got to catch up with one of the longest-serving players during my time supporting Town. Seven years (including loan spells),

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50 Years Ago: 1965/66 October ‘All we are saying, is give us a goal’

1965-66 Header

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:  Tears – Ken Dodd September 1965 had been a very busy month with seven games played and October was going to be just as busy with another seven scheduled. With nine games of the

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The best I’ve ever seen #3: Dave Mitchell’s header vs Watford 4 January 1992

#3 - Dave Mitchell’s header vs Watford 4 January 1992

When Simon Bayliss saw our ‘Best I’ve Ever Seen’ feature, starting firstly with Rory Fallon’s overhead kick against Bristol City being chosen, and then Will Dixon nominated by Vic Morgan, he contacted us to nominate the best goal he’d ever seen scored by Swindon Town… This certainly is not an easy choice. I’ve seen some screamers in my 38 years watching the

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Hall of Shame #21: Jason Drysdale

Jason Drysdale - Watford Cropped

Making a claim for the twin titles of Steve McMahon’s worst value-for-money signing and Swindon’s duffest left-back, Alex Cooke welcomes Jason Drysdale to the Hall of Shame. Even within the dismal shower of Swindon’s former left-backs Jason Drysdale stands out. Squeezed between the likes of Hall, Elkins, Casal, Rose and Beswetherwick his name still seems to bob up and down

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Managers Month No.1 – Danny Williams (1965-69)

No.1 | Danny Williams | Manager August 1965 to July 1969 | Score 423.2 Danny Williams’ first spell in charge at Swindon from 1965 to 1969 is, by my definition, the most successful spell by any Town manager in the Football League, FA Cup and League Cup. His overall record is second to none and provided an entire generation with lasting memories of the 1969 League

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