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ALAN’S RANT: Where oh where are the goals?

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ALAN JONES has something to get off his chest. This time it’s all about Swindon Town’s striking struggles… Bristol Rovers 1, Swindon Town 0…. Another game, the same old problems. At the way we’re going we might as well change the club name to ‘Swindon Town Nil’. It is noticeable that everyone blames the strikers […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

Oxford are nothing special… it’s time for these Swindon players to go down in folklore

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By Steven Fyfe “Nobody wants a point with Shrewsbury for their birthday”. You might think that is a strange way to start a piece of writing but it is a fact. On January 7, two things happened; I turned 27 and Swindon played on the date of my birth for the first time since our […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

FANS’ MEMORIES: A best friend, a bed sheet and the story of Vern

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By Rob Gowland Swindon Town 3-0 Millwall – Division One (February 13, 1993) On March 1, 2016 my good friend Dave Wheeler died suddenly and unexpectedly from a brain haemorrhage. Dave had been many things to me – a school friend, a drinking partner, fellow Swindon town supporter, reliable source of Jungle & DnB knowledge […]

TrustSTFC Celebration of the 1970 Anglo Italian Cup Win – 50th Anniversary

Is it just me or is Swindon Town no longer the club I remember?

Sam Morshead
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By James Phipps Is it just me? I have supported STFC since an early age, I remember the sheer excitement of the atmosphere outside, the buzz, the stadium noise. I remember the whole of Swindon being bursting at the seams when we played Leicester at a packed Wembley (indeed, you struggled to get a ticket), […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

SUPPORTERS DIRECT: Blackpool and Blackburn fans stand together in ownership protest

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By Sam Morshead Supporters of Blackpool and Blackburn used their teams’ meeting in the FA Cup on Saturday to stage a joint protest against their respective owners. Venky’s and the Oyston family have been at loggerheads with their own fanbase for several years, with protests against each ownership relatively commonplace. As an aside, Rovers won […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

Tim Sherwood ‘speaks’: How the Swindon Town director of football’s post-Bristol Rovers interview should have gone

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After the latest defeat of his Swindon Town reign, Tim Sherwood once again failed to show up to explain himself to the fans through the media. Had he had the guts, guile or sense to do so, here’s how the interview should have gone… BBC Wiltshire’s Sam Parkin: So Tim, how did that happen? Swindon […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

SUPPORTERS DIRECT: Carlisle fans raise £11k in less than a week to fund new players

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By Sam Morshead Carlisle United fans have raised more than £10,000 in less than a week after a crowd-funding scheme was founded to help manager Keith Curle make signings. The League Two club, who have claimed to be in discussions with a mysterious overseas ‘billionaire’ investor for more than a year, are in need of […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

FOUR GAMES FROM MEMORY LANE: Bristol Rovers

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The second installment in the series sees Swindon Town fan ROB FRANCIS pop in the TrustSTFC.tv time machine to revisit games past. Ahead of the clash with of Bristol Rovers this weekend, it’s the Gasheads who fall under Rob’s microscope… Swindon Town 5-0 Bristol Rovers, Southern League, December 26, 1913 The years before the outbreak of […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.

VIEW FROM THE TOWN END: It’s time to stand up and support the team

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By Darrell Smith, View from the Town End The next two games heralds a defining moment for what is left of this disappointing season so far. Victory in both games is paramount and the team need our encouragement and SUPPORT. I agree it’s frustrating to see our team lose but last Saturday we were unfortunate […]

TrustSTFC Press Release – Update on transition of ownership of STFC to Axis group and Clem Morfuni.