Posts Tagged "Swindon Town"

Di Canio’s Departs Swindon

By on Feb 19, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the resignation of Paolo Di Canio from his position as the manager of Swindon Town has been the amount of time that it took for it to come. There have been mutterings emanating from that particular corner of Wiltshire for some time now this season, a transfer embargo in place for a month from the start of October, the...

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Swindon Wilts? An Uncertain New Year At The County Ground

By on Jan 17, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 3 comments

The headlines, of course, have been somewhat breathless. “SWINDON Town are considering the possibility of entering administration, the Advertiser understands,” screamed the Swindon Advertiser, while the BBC led with, “Swindon Town could be forced in to administration in order to reduce their debts – thought to be around £13m.” This is...

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100 Owners: Number 85 – Brian Hillier (Swindon Town)

By on Aug 29, 2012 in History, Latest | 0 comments

Whiter than white though some might claim it to be, the history of football in England is pock-marked with attempts to bend the rules as set out by the Football Association. The punishments meted out to these clubs have been many and varied, but it could be argued that few in recent have suffered a penalty as harsh as Swindon Town did in the summer of 1990. In some...

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Robins Gamble on a Dux

By on May 26, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 14 comments

When last we left Swindon Town, the Robins were putting the finishing touches on a lamentable 2010/11 campaign that saw them relegated from League One and undergoing the process of disassembly. Beneficent chairperson Andrew Fitton chose to step down after having cleaned up Swindon’s financial flubs from the past but exhausted after a long and disappointing...

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Robins Could Be Rocked Again

By on Apr 29, 2011 in English League Football, Finance, Latest | 2 comments

Over the fortnight Sheffield Wednesday supporters should be feeling relieved and maybe still a touch groggy from imbibing a few drinks for the dink. Having been frustrated until recently by the form of Gary Megson’s side which saw Wednesday drift agonizingly close to the relegation zone of League One, Owls faithful saw the club come around on Hartlepool 2-1...

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