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Swindon Town takeover under way as chairman transfers his shares

Chairman Lee Power was ordered to sell 85% stakeNew owner Clem Morfuni passes EFL owners’ testSwindon Town are on the verge of a takeover after the chairman Lee Power started the process of transferring his shares in the League Two club. In a protracte…

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No manager, not enough players: how Swindon Town were left to fall apart | Ben Fisher

The League Two club are in utter disarray three weeks before the new season with staff not having been paid in fullOn Tuesday night, Swindon arrived at Hungerford Town with a squad containing five first-team players, a sobering reminder of the way the …

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League One 2020-21 season preview

Peterborough and Sunderland hope to put last season behind them, Oxford and Portsmouth also look contenders but Wigan’s and Hull’s struggles seem set to continue It is fair to say Peterborough were miffed when they were bumped out of the play-offs on p…

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‘This most ghastly season’: when hope turned to loss for one family of fans

This season started with such expectation. For some families, it ends with lives lost, seats empty and rituals forever changedBy When Saturday Comes, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkApril 18 was supposed to be Swindon Town’s last home game, when the …

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‘This most ghastly season’: when hope turned to loss for one family of fans

This season started with such expectation. For some families, it ends with lives lost, seats empty and rituals forever changedBy When Saturday Comes, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkApril 18 was supposed to be Swindon Town’s last home game, when the …

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David Squires on … English success in the Anglo-Italian Cup

Our resident cartoonist on the now defunct competition, including his beloved Swindon’s victory over Roma and Fabio Capello Continue reading…

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David Squires on … English success in the Anglo-Italian Cup

Our resident cartoonist on the now defunct competition, including his beloved Swindon’s victory over Roma and Fabio Capello Continue reading…

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My favourite game: Swindon reach the promised land – thank Hod

Glenn Hoddle was the inspirational player-manager as Swindon beat Leicester in a dramatic First Division play-off final Looking back, it was all rather surreal, even for Swindon. For reasons that escaped me then and baffle me now, the World Cup winner …

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David Squires on … my favourite game: Swindon Town 2-2 Manchester United

Our cartoonist casts his mind back to March 1994 and a famous four-goal County Ground showdownBuy copies of David’s cartoons at our print shopTake a look through our cartoonist’s archive Continue reading…

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Football League: Coventry and Bolton on the rise while Swindon soar

League One: Gnanduillet stars as Blackpool winLeague Two: leaders Forest Green lose to PlymouthWith five games postponed due to international call-ups, Coventry seized their chance to make up some ground on the teams above them. The Sky Blues had to co…

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Richie Wellens driven by Alex Ferguson’s influence as Swindon soar | Ben Fisher

The League Two club’s manager is looking to create modern heroes at the club and feels stronger for a torrid spell at OldhamThe corridor outside the manager’s office and the surrounding arteries of the County Ground are adorned with snapshots of Swindo…

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The standout young players in League One and League Two this season

Fans at Ipswich, Fleetwood, Swindon, Crawley and Colchester are witnessing some special performances this season By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThe top two divisions in England have taken a break for the international fixtures, but the action has not …

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League Two 2019-20 season preview

Scunthorpe and Plymouth should be contenders after their relegation to a division in which Stevenage could be dark horsesThere is a vast pool of exciting 40-something coaches determined to make a splash as managers, some of whom are taking their first …

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Harry Kewell leaves Notts County amid flurry of Football League sackings

• Former Australia forward dismissed after 10 weeks at helm• AFC Wimbledon, Swindon and Shrewsbury all sack managersHarry Kewell has been sacked by Notts County after little more than two months at the helm. The former Australia forward was appointed t…

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Swindon’s Michael Doughty: ‘I’ll never apologise for my background’

The midfielder, son of the late Nottingham Forest owner Nigel, reflects on going to Harrow school and walking into the ‘lion’s den’ of professional footballOn a late summer afternoon in London, in a coffee shop a few yards away from the canal boats moo…

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League Two 2018-19 season preview | Ben Fisher

MK Dons will be hoping their stay in the fourth tier is a brief one but the promotion race will be fierce with Notts County and Exeter hoping to improve on last season’s play-off defeatsThe MK Dons chairman, Pete Winkelman, may have held his hands up a…

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Football League: Sunderland suffer at the hands of Brentford

Wolves held by 10-man Preston in ChampionshipLeague One leaders Shrewsbury lose to Rotherham Continue reading…

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Football League: 10-man Bristol City back on track with win over QPR

Robins win 2-0 despite Nathan Baker’s first-half red cardChriss Powell wins first match as Southend manager Continue reading…

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Golden Goals: Simon Cox for Swindon v Fenerbahce and Walsall (2008-09)

‘If you tell me a goal, I’d be able to go back in my mind and tell you who passed it, or how it came about, or the feeling I had at the time,’ explains the strikerAnyone can score a good goal. A swing of the foot, a lucky connection, and a ball that on…

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League One and League Two: a fan from each club previews the 2017–18 season

If the fans who spoke to us are right, Bradford City, Bristol Rovers, Bury, Charlton and Southend United – and a few other clubs – will be in the play-offs

• Championship: fans preview the season

It would be nice to stay clear of relegation and have a comfortable season with a few big wins to keep us going. I’d like a number of our younger players to establish themselves here rather than being bought by Premier League clubs.

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