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7 February 2014

Ten Swindon facts

10 SWINDON TOWN FACTS

 

1: FOUNDED:1879

2: FOUNDER:Reverend William Pitt of Liddington 

3: HOME GROUND:The County Ground

4: CAPACITY:14,700

5: MANAGER:Mark Cooper

6: ONE TO WATCH:Michael Smith

7: MOST CAPPED PLAYER:Rod Thomas, 30 caps for Wales whilst a Swindon player

8: LAST MATCH PLAYED:Peterborough 2 Swindon 2 (Johnstone’s Paint Trophy)

9: FORM (LAST 6):Won 1, Drawn 2, Lost 3 (in all competitions)

10: *DID YOU KNOW?:In May 1910 Swindon Town travelled to Paris, where they played against Barnsley for the Dubonnet Cup, an invitation trophy. The match was played at the Parc des Princes and the Robins won 2-1 with both goals coming from Harold Fleming

 

Source: Sky Sports Football Year Book*

 


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