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Ex-Swindon Player Beats Liverpool

Former Swindon Town midfielder Brian Howard a dramatic overtime winner for Barnsley this afternoon in the FA Cup to send Liverpool crashing out of the competition.

Howard left the club after the 2004/05 season and said he turned down a contract to remain in Wiltshire.

Swindon Town would come out and say they couldn't understand how Howard turned down a contract as he was never offered one.

Other teams advancing this afternoon in the FA Cup are Bristol Rovers, Cardiff City, Chelsea and West Brom.




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Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 16 2008

Time: 5:09PM

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I'm pleased for him. He was my favourite player is his Swindon days.
mandrossian
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17/02/2008 09:25:00

cant understand why we didnt do more to keep hold of him
lawz1981
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17/02/2008 09:45:00

Wasn't that at the time when half our squad were up for contract expiry and we could only afford to keep 1 player in each position? Shame really, as I think Brian wanted to stay. I notice had we not screwed up against Barnet we could have had home ties all the way to the semis without facing premier league opposition.
mandrossian
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18/02/2008 19:04:00

Glad that he carried on to score the goal. Referee bottled a clear penalty in the run up to the goal.
dazza71
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20/02/2008 19:28:00

 

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