Monthly Archives: August 2014

Swindon 1-4 Wolves: Town drivel as Wolves’ fans drool

Originally posted on The Washbag:
Michael Smith’s second-half goal provided scant consolation for Town fans in a stinging 4-1 home defeat by a Wolves side bustling with strength, collective effort and, Leon Clarke, writes Alex Cooke. Swindon manager Mark Cooper…

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Alex Pritchard: Why can’t a loanee can’t be loved at Swindon Town?

Originally posted on The Washbag:
With the High Court contest between Jed and Lee likely to drag on into the summer, Alex Cooke chooses to compare a loan signing from Spurs to a holiday fling with a Spanish waiter… Perhaps…

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Miles Storey: Marmite Messiah

Originally posted on The Washbag:
With Portsmouth reportedly leading Shrewsbury to sign Swindon’s quick forward on loan, Alex Cooke assess the value of a striker who has yet to turn potential into goals. It is almost impossible to have a…

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Trialist Fails: The good, the bad and Thomas Dossevi

Originally posted on The Washbag:
With trialist Anton Rogers already signed and Jonathan Vandesompele set to learn his fate soon, Alex Cooke looks at the short list of trialists who have made it at Town – and the much longer…

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‘Tis the season to be cautious at Swindon Town…

Originally posted on The Washbag:
Alex Cooke clicked 14th place for Town’s finish in our prediction poll, here he justifies why he’s feeling a bit cautious. It is not the kind of stuff to get you fully engorged, is it? The new…

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Ryan Harley, cockey rebel

Originally posted on The Washbag:
Alex Cooke looks closely at Swindon’s middling midfielder to understand why the former Brighton man has become loathed by some fans. I wasn’t at Orient. Remember those four words because they are going to be…

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Belford, boos and angry fans

Originally posted on The Washbag:
Alex Cooke reflects on a night when the ’12th man’ turned on the youngest, most inexperienced of the 11 boys. A 19-year-old ‘keeper miss-hits a clearance. BOOOOO! A 19-year-old ’keeper, making his second ever League…

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