Competitive first team matches played: 5,405
Number of Swindon players that have played in competitive peace-time first team matches: 1,211
Number of opposition players in the database that have played against Swindon in those matches: 16,929
FA Cup - Swindon Town vs Aston Villa (extended highlights): 16 Feb 1992
Swindon put on a great display against Premier League Aston Villa in the first live match ever shown from the County Ground - but goals from Dwight Yorke and Steve Froggatt against the run of play see Villa through to the Quarter Finals of the FA Cup.
FA Cup - Swindon Town vs Aston Villa (preview and news clips): 16 Feb 1992
Match preview and news clips from after the Town's cup tie against Villa - the first live match ever shown from the County Ground.
Division Two - Grimsby Town vs Swindon Town: 22 Feb 1992
Grimsby and Swindon play out a dull 0-0 draw at Blundell Park.
Duncan Shearer leaves: 27 Mar 1992
Worried by the threat of Swindon pipping them for a play-off spot, moneybags Blackburn buy Duncan Shearer for reported fee of £750,000. Shearer plays just a handful of games for Rovers, but the scheme works, as they win promotion come the season's end.
Division Two - Swindon Town vs Plymouth Argyle: 25 Apr 1992
Plymouth player-manager and England legend Peter Shilton is unable to prevent the Town from keeping their feint play-off hopes alive - a typical Shaun Taylor header giving Swindon the win.
Bradford City 1-2 Swindon Town: The return of the Obika
Adam Tanner headed north to Bradford to watch Swindon Town’s strong start to the season continue...
Filling the hole
It’s mid-morning on a Friday, so it must be time for the latest blog by BBC Devon’s Vic Morgan. Just when you think the football
Short Term Contracting Fever
Adam Tanner looks at Swindon Town’s tendency to get contract lengths wrong and the implications for Lee Power's sustainability strategy...
Ernie Hunt becomes the youngest player to appear in a Town shirt to date, making his league debut against Grimsby Town.
Born on this day:
1934 - Football League Division Three (South)
Jonathan OBIKA became the 501st different player to score for the Town in the League (not including playoff matches), when he netted against Bradford City.
Wes FODERINGHAM's next appearance will be his 150th for the club.
Andy WILLIAMS's next league appearance will be his 50th for the club in this competition.
Nathan BYRNE's next league appearance will be his 50th for the club in this competition.
Massimo LUONGO's next goal will be his 10th for the club.
The game against Bradford City was STFC's 3,885th match in the League (not including playoff matches), and the 1,449th match that the Town have won - 299 of these matches with the same 2-1 scoreline. It was also the 858th occasion that Swindon have scored twice in this competition. Swindon have now scored 5,597 League goals.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Swindon's league record against Oldham Athletic:
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