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‘Football Fans in Training’ course

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Swindon Town Community Foundation is now recruiting for their next ‘Football Fans in Training’ course. In September 2019, the Foundation will welcome the 11th cohort of male and 4th cohort of female Football Fans in Training. They’re looking for men and women to join the hugely successful 12-week course that has been proven to help […]

Swindon Town 5-5 Sheffield United: The Contrasting legacy 4 years on

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Author: Guest writer for the Trust  Scott Munroe  May 11th, 2015 will go down in EFL playoff history as two attacking sides played out a 10-goal thriller which left everyone in attendance at the county ground that evening speechless. Swindon went into the semi final second leg with a 2-1 away win thanks to stoppage […]

Youth Injustice

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Trust board member Adam Tanner assesses youth injustice at SN1. What does Michael Pook have in common with Nathan and Louis Thompson? That’s probably not a question which you’ve been asked before. “Not very much” might be among the more diplomatic answers. However, it’s worth noting that they are the only players to have made it “through the system” at […]

County Ground Improvements – what would you like to see?

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Trust board member James Spencer evaluates what upgrades and issues need to be addressed at the County Ground once the joint venture between the club and supporters groups is agreed. Stadium developments are one thing, but more generally I think most people will agree that the County Ground needs a few changes to make it […]

In Wellens we trust – The early Signs are good!

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Trust board member James Spencer evaluates the early signs under Wellens and what has changed, plus what is needed in January. Richie Wellens has started well as the new Swindon Boss, the defeat today at Grimsby was unlucky by all accounts, we played well and lost to simple mistakes, a little more luck and composure in […]

AGM Update on Supporters Direct (SD) by Adam Tanner

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Written by Adam Tanner, Trust Board Member Annual General Meetings are usually regarded as stuffy, boring affairs. But I recently went to one, on behalf of Trust STFC, which definitely didn’t fit into that bracket. This was the AGM of Supporters Direct (SD). After a lively and impassioned debate, lasting for almost two hours in […]

Joint Statement from the Trust, Supporters Club and STFC, as all come together to work on a joint bid for the County Ground Purchase.

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Joint Statement from STFC, the Trust and Supporters Club regarding the 50/50 purchase of the Country Ground: “We’ve been in discussions with the Trust for a while and asked them to include the Swindon Town Supporters Club in their work. We want everyone involved and we believe this will be a unique opportunity for every […]

Is the current Swindon squad deep enough to sustain a League 2 promotion push?

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Trust STFC Board member Daniel Hunt was at the County Ground on Tuesday night, to see the Chelsea Under 21s comprehensively outplay Town’s half and half side, running out 4-0 victors. Which has prompted Dan to ask the question – is the current Swindon squad deep enough to sustain a League 2 promotion push?  Before […]

Regular Online Fans Forum with the Trust – Lets chat STFC

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The Trust would like to kick off a regular (on the Sunday evening @ 8pm post each Saturday home game) , online fans forum to support regular engagement with fans. We would like to host this online video/voice chat with fans allowing us to answer fans questions and discuss topics related to the Trust activity […]

New Trust FAQ – County Ground Questions Answered

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Hello Town fans please have a look at the new Frequently Asked Question (FAQ), page we have published today (12th July 2018), which answers a lot of the common questions being asked of the Trust directly, and on social media and forums about the Trust activity and initiatives.  Key topics include:  The Trust operations, The […]