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Former Swindon Town press officer and lifelong fan CHRIS TANNER lifts the lid on life inside the County Ground… Having been at the season opener against Barnsley in August 2002, little did I know that just two months later I would be up in the press box as a full-time member of the Swindon Town […]

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SWINDON TOWN REACH GAME NUMBER 4,000: The stats behind a Robins landmark

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By Richard Banyard, founder of www.swindon-town-fc.co.uk One little stat that went past largely unnoticed over the weekend was the fact that the Bristol Rovers game was Swindon’s 4,000th league match since joining in 1920. As always with these things, it’s sometimes a little ambiguous as to what should and shouldn’t be included in the figures […]

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REMEMBER ME? Mehdi Kerrouche

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In the latest installment in the series, STEVEN FYFE catches up with former Swindon Town striker Mehdi Kerrouche. Making just 18 appearances will not make you a club legend, but scoring eight goals in that time will make you a fan favourite. French Algerian forward Kerrouche signed for League Two Swindon under Di Canio and his rise and fall was […]

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REMEMBER ME? Ty Belford

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From being number two to being replaced by his brother in a match and occasional trips to watch speedway, Ty Belford lived and breathed Swindon during his spell at the County Ground. Despite making only 15 appearances for Town he will be fondly remembered for his contribution to our various causes. He spoke to STEVEN […]

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REMEMBER ME? Alex Henshall

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ALEX HENSHALL has experienced virtually every high and low available to young footballers trying to make the grade. He took some time to talk Town, Manchester City and his future with STEVEN FYFE.  How was it coming through the STFC academy? “Great. As a young lad all I wanted to do was play football! “I […]

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REMEMBER ME? Part I: Andy Nicholas

Sam Morshead
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Leaving the Liverpool youth team to sample relegations, promotions and numerous different managers at Swindon Town was a real baptism of fire for former Robins defender Andy Nicholas. He kindly took time to speak to STEVEN FYFE about his time at Swindon. You were/are infamous for that Delap-esque long throw – was that a natural […]

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TOWN’S BEST EVER TEAM: The mathematical method that has Ossie Ardiles on top

Sam Morshead
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By Richard Banyard, found of www.swindon-town-fc.co.uk Eagle-eyed visitors to www.swindon-town-fc.co.uk may have noticed, a few years back now, that there was a placeholder on the site ready for a new feature called Predictotron, which never materialised. Predictotron was originally intended to use some of the stats in the database to predict future match results, but after […]

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OUR VIDEO HISTORY: The latest from swindon-town-fc.co.uk… Sam Parkin, Goal Machine

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By Richard Banyard, founder of www.swindon-town-fc.co.uk Sometimes you just need to be reminded of the better times… About nine years ago now, I spent about £100 on an eBay purchase – a set of home recorded VHS tapes full of old STFC footage. The footage itself was golden, going all the way back from the […]

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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 […]

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