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Phil Brown hails Swindon’s fighting spirit

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2018 by PA24 hits

Swindon manager Phil Brown hailed his players’ fighting spirit after they came from behind to snatch a dramatic 3-2 win over newly-promoted Macclesfield.Summer signing Michael Doughty scored a hat-trick – including two stoppage-time penalties – as the much-fancied Robins edged past last season’s National League champions.Relieved Brown said: “I don’t think the...Full Story »

Michael Doughty hat-trick snatches Swindon an unlikely victory

Posted Sunday, August 05, 2018 by PA26 hits

Michael Doughty scored two stoppage-time penalties to complete a hat-trick and snatch Swindon a dramatic 3-2 come-from-behind victory against Football League new-boys Macclesfield.Koby Arthur’s double looked to have set Macclesfield on their way to a dream return before the late spot-kick drama.Arthur fired last season’s National League winners ahead a minute after half-time after la...Full Story »

Richards among Swindon absentees for season opener

Posted Friday, August 03, 2018 by PA33 hits

Swindon are without key personnel for their home clash with promoted Macclesfield.Marc Richards is out with a shoulder injury sustained in a pre-season friendly, although the veteran striker might be missing for only one month rather than the two that had been feared.Kaiyne Woolery (knee) and Chris Robertson (ankle) are also set to be sidelined for several weeks, while James Dunne starts a three...Full Story »

Champions Accrington slip up at Swindon

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA29 hits

Champions Accrington Stanley slumped to a 3-0 final-day defeat at Swindon to limp into League One.Goals from Marc Richards, Keshi Anderson and Paul Mullin ensured Swindon ended their campaign on a high to bolster Phil Brown’s hopes of keeping the manager’s job full-time.Richards had Town in the lead in the 14th minute when he converted a Kyle Knoyle cross from close range before Ande...Full Story »

Chris Hussey absent for Swindon

Posted Friday, May 04, 2018 by PA52 hits

Swindon will be without defender Chris Hussey when they conclude their season on Saturday by hosting Sky Bet League Two champions Accrington.Hussey has been handed a five-game suspension by the Football Association, plus a £4,000 fine, following an incident that took place in the wake of the 2-1 loss at Newport on April 14.The 29-year-old, who has been on loan from Sheffield United, has re...Full Story »

Brown left bored by Swindon’s goalless draw at Colchester

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA35 hits

Swindon Town boss Phil Brown admitted even he was left bored by his side’s 0-0 draw at Colchester United.Chances were at a premium in an uninspiring encounter, at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.Brown said: “I’d like to apologise to our travelling fans because it was such an end of season game, especially in the first half, that I was fairly bored by it myself.“The cle...Full Story »

Honours even between Colchester and Swindon

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA28 hits

Colchester and Swindon Town played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.Both teams lacked a cutting edge in front of goal, with chances at a premium throughout.Matty Taylor’s deflected free-kick sailed straight into the arms of Colchester keeper Dillon Barnes early on and Scotty Twine ran towards goal but curled a shot well over the bar.At the other end, Drey W...Full Story »

Colchester pair Ryan Inniss and Tom Lapslie back in contention for Swindon clash

Posted Friday, April 27, 2018 by PA38 hits

Colchester manager John McGreal could be boosted by the return of Ryan Inniss and Tom Lapslie for Saturday’s League Two clash with Swindon.Defender Inniss has been sidelined since the end of February by a knee problem, while midfielder Lapslie has missed the last four games with a hamstring injury, but both are back in contention.However, Brennan Dickenson, who has not played since March 3...Full Story »

Phil Brown hoping for culture change at Swindon

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA31 hits

Swindon manager Phil Brown thinks there needs to be a culture change at the club after his side had their play-off hopes dashed by Grimsby in a 1-0 defeat at the County Ground.A first-half penalty converted by Mitch Rose was enough to see the home side fail to get back into League One at the first time of asking.Brown said: “People are playing for contracts and I have got a lot of decision...Full Story »

Mitch Rose effort enough as Grimbsy boost survival hopes at Swindon

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA32 hits

Mitch Rose’s penalty provided a massive boost in Grimsby’s efforts to beat the drop and all but ended Swindon’s play-off hopes after they were beaten 1-0 at the County Ground. The 23-year-old struck in from the spot to score for the third game in a row – and his eighth of the season – to keep the visitors five points ahead of the relegation zone.Swindon’s Paul...Full Story »

Phil Brown waiting on several Swindon players

Posted Friday, April 20, 2018 by PA48 hits

Swindon boss Phil Brown will make a series of late checks ahead of Saturday’s League Two clash with struggling Grimsby.Striker Kaiyne Woolery is a doubt, while defender Olly Lancashire is rated at only 50-50 after missing last weekend’s 2-1 defeat at Newport with tight calf muscles.In addition, loan signing Kellan Gordon has returned to parent club Derby after undergoing surgery on h...Full Story »

‘Disgusted’ Phil Brown apologises to Swindon fans after defeat at Newport

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA33 hits

Phil Brown slammed his Swindon side for a lack of commitment after the 10-man Robins were beaten 2-1 by Newport at Rodney Parade. Brown watched on as the visitors produced a woeful first-half display and turned around 2-0 down following efforts from Padraig Amond and Ben Tozer.Substitute Paul Mullin got a goal back for Swindon, but two second-half yellow cards for Rollin Menayese ended any hopes...Full Story »

Newport see off Swindon to end long wait for home win

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA24 hits

Newport secured their first home win since January as goals from Padraig Amond and Ben Tozer dealt a blow to the play-off hopes of 10-man Swindon.The visitors got a goal back through Paul Mullin but saw centre-half Rollin Menayese receive two second-half yellow cards which ended their comeback hopes. Newport took control after a scrappy opening with two goals before the break. Amond opened the s...Full Story »

Newport squad stretched for Swindon clash

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 by PA40 hits

Newport are short on numbers for their attempt to dent Swindon’s Sky Bet League Two play-off prospects.Paul Hayes (calf) and Marlon Jackson (hamstring) are expected to join Shawn McCoulsky – who is unlikely to play again this season after being diagnosed with a heart condition called pericarditis – on the casualty list.Mark O’Brien (knee) is also expected to miss out, alo...Full Story »

Phil Brown frustrated after Swindon held again

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA12 hits

Swindon manager Phil Brown was left frustrated as his side blew the chance to move into the League Two play-off places after being held to a 2-2 draw by Yeovil.Alex Fisher’s well-taken 89th-minute equaliser robbed Brown of what would have been his first home win in charge as the plucky Glovers twice came from behind to snatch a point and dent their hosts’ promotion hopes.Brown, whose...Full Story »

Late Alex Fisher equaliser earns Yeovil draw against Swindon

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA46 hits

Alex Fisher scored a superb 89th-minute equaliser as Yeovil twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at play-off chasing Swindon and deny home manager Phil Brown his first County Ground win.Fisher neatly controlled Omar Sowunmi’s flick inside the Swindon penalty area before crashing home a thumping strike off the inside of the post.Swindon had looked to be heading for a crucial victory th...Full Story »

Kellan Gordon ruled out for Swindon’s home clash with Yeovil

Posted Monday, April 09, 2018 by PA52 hits

Swindon boss Phil Brown will have to do without midfielder Kellan Gordon for the visit of Yeovil.The on-loan Derby playmaker had to be substituted just a minute into the 0-0 draw with Carlisle after dislocating his shoulder.Brown will also be missing top-scorer Luke Norris with a shoulder injury of his own.Norris was hurt in the draw with Crawley and may need an operation on the problem that has...Full Story »

Swindon’s play-off hopes hit by home draw with Carlisle

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA34 hits

Swindon’s Sky Bet League Two play-off hopes took a dent after they failed to find a way past Carlisle and were held to a goalless draw at the County Ground.The home side were looking to end their run of two consecutive draws as they look to climb back into the play-off spots with the hope of an immediate return to League One.The Robins’ Marc Richards had the best chance of the game b...Full Story »

Phil Brown: Swindon have work to do after Easter draws

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA37 hits

Swindon boss Phil Brown admitted his side had damaged their Sky Bet League Two play-off hopes by dropping points in their last two games.The Robins followed their 1-1 home draw against Morecambe on Friday with an identical result at Crawley on Monday to remain three points adrift of a place in the top seven.The former Hull manager took the reins at Swindon with 10 matches remaining but he has on...Full Story »

Richards equaliser earns point for Swindon

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA33 hits

A late header from substitute Marc Richards rescued a point for play-off chasing Swindon in a 1-1 draw at Crawley.The much-travelled Richards cancelled out a tremendous first-half goal from Jimmy Smith before a crowd of 5,008, Crawley`s biggest of the campaign. Crawley, whose play-off challenge has faded badly in recent weeks, came under early pressure and Matt Taylor had a shot cleared off the ...Full Story »

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