Swindon Town

Can Tim Sherwood help save Swindon Town from relegation?

Swindon Town have not been shy of making appointments that make a bit of a stir on the national press. The club was Martin Ling’s first after battling depression and it gave Paolo Di Canio his first manic strides into football management. Casting the net wider, in the late eighties and early nineties the club gave some big names the …

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Who is to blame for the miserable form of Swindon Town?

It is only ten games into the new season but already Swindon feel like a club in need of change. Three wins, two draws and five defeats, including poor performances in losses to local rivals Oxford United and Bristol Rovers, have got the nerves jangling amongst supporters who have started to fear for the club’s League One status. Often the …

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Oxford United vs Swindon Town: Previewing the A420 derby

Oxford United and Swindon Town share an intense rivalry that is equal in intensity to many of the traditional rivalries higher up the footballing ladder. Despite both clubs having been around for a long while, the first competitive game between them was as late as 1965. Since then the two clubs have met 50 times in the league, with Swindon …

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Why this summer will be pivotal for Swindon’s future

Swindon’s recent 1-0 home victory over Chesterfield put the club on 55 points and ensured that they are mathematically safe from relegation this year. Counting down until relegation is mathematically avoided is a far cry from this time last year though, where the Robins were close to securing their place in the playoffs and on the road to a playoff …

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What has happened to this skilful Swindon Town midfielder?

After being released by Conference side Luton Town in 2013, the future looked bleak for former Tottenham Hotspur starlet Yaser Kasim. The Iraqi midfielder was picked up on a free transfer by Swindon Town. The previous season had seen The Robins finish in sixth place in League One. They were denied a trip to Wembley by Brentford, who beat them 5-4 on …

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