Vital Football

Latest Swindon Town News

STFC: Town and Supermarine Progress

STFC: Town and Supermarine Progress

In what is a historic day for football in the town of Swindon. Both Swindon Town and Swindon Supermarine progressed into the Second Round of the F.A. Cup.

Although faultering in League One, Town recorded a comfortable and dominant 4-0 victory over fellow League One strugglers Plymouth Argyle.

First half goals from Plymouthian Sean Morrison and Charlie Austin along with two more in the second half from former Argyle loanee Vincent Pericard and Vital Swindon Player of the Month Matt Ritchie gave town access to the next round.

Meanwhile, Southern League Premier Division outfit Swindon Supermarine recorded a historic 2-1 home victory over Eastwood Town of the Conference North.

The Marine goals came from former Town youngster Ashan Holgate and Ben Wells.

Town links in the Supermarine side that beat Eastwood Town

1. Mark Scott

The young goalkeeper is Danny Wilson's 4th choice and is currently on loan to Supermarine from Town.

2. Kyle Lapham

A former Town Young Player of the Year award winner. Many expected Lapham to progress with Swindon after entering the first team set-up in 2005. Within a year he was released from the club.

4. Chris Allen

Was once very much a part of the Swindon Town first team set-up between 2007 and 2009.

Allen made 12 league appearances for Town (16 in all competitions).

5. Leigh Henry

The son of former Town terrace favourite Charlie Henry. Leigh was a pro at Town but was unable to follow in his fathers footsteps.

6. Dave Bampton

Made 4 sub outings for Town between 2002 and 2003.

Later, during his time at Tamworth, only injury would prevent him from being capped by England C

7. Ben Wells

Wells made six league appearances from the bench for Town between 2005 and 2007.

9. Ashan Holgate

Made 12 appearances for Town in all competitions including two starts in League One during the 2005/06 season.

Spent time out on loan including a stint with Paul Ince at Macclesfield Town.

10. Chris Taylor

Once a major hope for Town, Taylor emerged into the first team set-up in 2003 when Andy King gave him his big opportunity.

Taylor made four substitute appearances before disappearing from view. He was eventually released in 2006 without adding to his first team outings.

14. Sam Morris

Was a professional with Swindon Town for a year but never made it into the first team set-up. He was released in the Summer of 2009.

15. Justyn McKay

Another former youth. McKay flirted with the senior side but never made the grade. He was released by Town in December 2007.

18. Luke Hopper

(Unused sub) Was briefly a member of the first team set-up after impressing in the youth side. He never made a first team appearance.


Join Vital Swindon!

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved (you can even win prizes!)

Message Board To visit the message board, click here. Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Swindon.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nellup
Date:Saturday November 6 2010
Time: 5:49PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swindon Town Articles

DEADLINE DAY: Michael Smith Confirmed To Pompey

Smith leaves Town.

DEADLINE DAY: Michael Smith To Portsmouth?

Smith heading to League Two Giants?

DEADLINE DAY: Swindon Re-Sign Louis Thompson

Louis returns..... AGAIN!

Stats: Swindon Town v Barnsley

All the stats from Swindon Town (0) vs (1) Barnsley, County Ground, Swindon, 30/1/2016, 15:00 Att: 7,532

Archived Vital Swindon Articles

Vital Swindon articles from

Site Journalists

Shaun Calderwood
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Port Vale v Swindon
Suggested By:
Swindon win54%
Port Vale win36%
Draw10%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Swindon Town Results (view all)