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Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93: Pitchside at Swindon vs Leicester

BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan recalls his experience of the 1993 Play Off Final, having the fortune of reporting on Town from the Wembley pitchside… What a game. There’s no question, Swindon versus Leicester City in the Division One Play Off Final was one of the best matches played at the old and shabby Wembley Stadium. Having watched the two semi-finals

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Podcast Episode 13: ’93 Play Offs Special with Fraser Digby

We continue our celebration of twenty years since the Division One Play Off Final victory over Leicester City and promotion to the Premier League with a chat with Town legend Fraser Digby in a very special episode of TheWashbag.com Swindon Town FC Podcast. Ron Smith is joined by Town goalkeeping legend and one of the Wembley starting XI Fraser Digby

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New T-Shirts Range to Celebrate Twenty Years Since Wembley ’93

To celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of Swindon Town’s 4-3 victory of Leicester City in the 1993 Division One Play Off Final we’ve a new range of t-shirts to mark this special occasion in our shop. The new range includes… a commemorative ‘I Was There’ design featuring the famous twin towers, TV commentary quotes as each of the four goals went in and

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Vic Morgan Blog: To Wembley by Planes, Trains and Automobiles…

A few days earlier than usual, here are the latest ramblings of BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan.. What a weekend… On Thursday evening, not long after writing my last blog in fact, I found out I was off to Newcastle to cover the Plymouth Raiders British Basketball League Trophy final second leg against the Eagles. Normally that wouldn’t cause too much of a

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Chesterfield 2 Swindon 0: JPT Final Disappointment

Swindon Town faced Chesterfield at Wembley to contest the 29th final of the Football League Trophy, writes Ron Smith. Defying post match predictions of the silverware departing to Wiltshire for the first time, the Spireites caught Town napping at either end of the second half to secure a comfortable 2-0 victory thanks to an Oliver Risser own goal and a late Craig Westcarr

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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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