Vital Football

Latest Swindon Town News

Ritchie: Board Told Me I Had To Go

Ritchie: Board Told Me I Had To Go

Former Swindon Town winger Matt Ritchie has revealed that he was told he had to leave Swindon Town otherwise the deal to sell the club to a new consortium would not happen.

It would appear that the mystery consortium wanted to reduce the wage bill before taking on the club. One would assume at this time the new owners want to run a successful and profitable business.

Speaking to the press Ritchie said, 'I think Swindon have got into some difficulty and when the new owners came in, they said me going was part of it (the sale).'

Ritchie went on to explain his delight at the move before signing a three a half year deal with the club.

Vital Swindon Town on: facebook

Vital Swindon Town on: twitter

Join Vital Swindon Town
It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!


Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Shaun Calderwood
Date:Thursday January 31 2013
Time: 3:09AM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Tyson Fury Retires?

Recent Swindon Town Articles

September TV Selections Made - Soon To Be Announced

Sky Sports selected their TV picks for the month of September last week and fans will know which games have effected on Wednesday.

Academy Sides Now Drawn For EFL Trophy 2017

A short time ago the EFL finally announced who would be playing which Academy side in this year's EFL Trophy.

Groups To Be Confirmed For EFL Trophy 2017/18

Following on from the earlier draw for clubs in League One and Two, the 16 invited Category One...

EFL Trophy Group Stage Info 2017

With the announcement of the Category One Academy clubs that had been invited to participate in this year's EFL Trophy yesterday, here are the full...

Archived Vital Swindon Articles

Vital Swindon articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Swindon
Write For Vital Swindon
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do you think Swindon Town will finish in 2016/17?
Suggested By:
Champions8%
Playoffs17%
Mid Table26%
Relegated48%
Don't Know1%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swindon Town Results (view all)

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League