Tag Archives: Writer – Ron Smith

How not to pick a name for your baby son

Ron Smith was adamant his newborn son would be named after a Swindon Town player…  Despite purchasing a ticket for the play off final I didn’t travel to Wembley last Sunday. For weeks I’d been struggling to decide whether to go as our baby was due 29th May. In the end the decision was easy, as no sooner had I woken that morning,

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Washbag Podcast: Episode 40 – Massimo Luon-didn’t-go

Episode #40 of TheWashbag.com Swindon Town FC Podcast is now available to download… Host Ron Smith is joined by Sam Morshead (Joint Sports Editor at Swindon Link Sport) with regular contributors Daniel Hunt and Iain Watkins. The four discuss the haunted figure of a defeated Danny Wilson on the County Ground touchline in Town’s 2-0 victory over Barnsley; an Asian Cup

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5 reasons to accept and 5 reasons to reject a bid for Massimo Luongo

So, Swindon Town have rejected a €2.5million bid from a Turkish club for Australian midfielder Massimo Luongo. The offer from the unnamed Super Lig outfit, which equates to £1.9million, would be a club record receipt, however the bid has been ‘quickly rebuffed’ by Lee Power. With reports that Luongo is also attracting interest from Sevilla, clubs in the Bundesliga and the English Championship, ‘Mass’ is certainly one of the club’s most sought after players for some years. Here’s five reasons to accept and reject an offer…

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