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STFC: Swindon Town 3-2 Nottingham Forest

STFC: Swindon Town 3-2  Nottingham Forest

Togo triallist Thomas Dossevi grabbed a first half double as Swindon Town defeated Nottingham Forest by three goals to two at the County Ground this afternoon.

Dossevi needed only eight minutes to score after good work from Douglas, Amankwaah and Pericard resulting in the former Nantes man scoring.

Two goals in the space of five minutes by Gareth McLeary put Nottingham Forest in front but it was short lived as Dossevi headed home well from a Jon-Paul McGovern cross.

Before the subsitutions finished the games flow, Town scored the decisive third goal thanks to a howler from Forest man Kelvin Wilson.

SWINDON TOWN 3

Thomas Dossevi ('8, '30)

Kelvin Wilson og ('67)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2

Gareth McLeary ('22, '27)

Swindon Town: David Lucas (Phil Smith '45); Kevin Amankwaah, Scott Cuthbert, Lecsinel Jean-Francois, Michael Rose (Sean Morrison '68); Jon-Paul McGovern (Callum Kennedy '86), Jonathan Douglas, David Prutton (Alan O'Brien '72), David Ball (Billy Bodin '74); Thomas Dossevi (Charlie Austin '45), Vincent Pericard (Michael Timlin '60)

Subs Not Used: Will Evans, Nathan Thompson

Nottingham Forest: Lee Camp (Karl Darlow '77); Chris Gunter (Brendan Maloney '74), Kelvin Wilson (Kieran Freeman '85), Luke Chambers, Gareth McCleary; Lewis McGuigan (Matt Thornhill '61), Guy Moussi (Tom Mullen '77), Radoslaw Majewski (Julian Bennett '71), Chris Cohen; Robert Earnshaw (Nialle Rodney '65), Dele Adebola (Robbie Gibbons '77)

Referee: A. Woolmer

Attendance: 3,799

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Writer:Nellup
Date:Saturday July 31 2010
Time: 5:36PM

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Good win and a valuable work-out. Keeps the positivity going. Musn't get carried away though.
Nellup
31/07/2010 19:38:00
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pre season does not mean a lot but confidence must be hight after the results we have had
shaunfire
01/08/2010 14:13:00
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