Vital Football

Latest Swindon Town News

Residents Say No To Bristol Rovers

Residents Say No To Bristol Rovers

The residents around the County Ground have given a resounding 'NO' to the prospect of Swindon Town sharing with Bristol Rovers.

Residents around the ground have said they are concerned that outbreaks of violence will happen at games as well as the increased noise and traffic concerns will make their lives difficult.

A representative of the Broad Street Area Community Council told the Western Daily Press, 'I haven't spoken to a single person living around here who things that the ground-share is a good idea. People are concerned about the usual - traffic, parking and noise.'

Meanwhile former chief executive Mark Devlin told the Swindon Advertiser that the Rovers/Swindon ground share could work. Devlin was with Queens Park Rangers who were ground sharing with Fulham previously and noted that the arrangement worked.

Swindon Town midfielder Lee Peacock, the council, police, TrustSTFC and the fans have all voiced their concerns over the proposed groundshare in Swindon whilst Rovers re-develop the Memorial Stadium.

GET INVOLVED AT VITAL SWINDON TOWN 100% FREE!!

With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!

Vital Swindon Town is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.

It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved






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

Writer:Moonraker1969
Date:Monday June 4 2007
Time: 1:10PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Swindon Town Articles

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

2017/18 Diving Ban Panel Announced

Following on from the news that the Football Association would look at retrospective action for diving this season...

EFL Introduces ABBA For 2017/18

The EFL yesterday confirmed that it would support the trial of the reformed ABBA penalty format for the new season.

Channel 5 Announce New Face For 2017/18

Channel 5 have announced broadcaster and presenter Colin Murray as their new face for the EFL season of 2017/18.

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:
Champions9%
Playoffs18%
Mid Table24%
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