UK time is: 19:10:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Crawley Town vs. Swindon Town

Broadfield Stadium

26/11/10

1945

On Sky

NEXT UP: Crawley Town

Brace yourselves Swindon Town fans. The gloriously inconsistant take on Blue Square Premier big hitters side Crawley Town in the F.A. Cup LIVE on ESPN

Vital Quotes:

Oh how the media will spin this as though Crawley Town are a side of plumbers and postman.

However, the truth is that this Non-League club have a bit of financial clout and a pretty established side as a result of it.

I'm sorry Crawley Town fans, this IS a supporter of a League One football club that is fearing the worse.

Crawley Town Team News:

Former Boston United and York City midfielder Simon Rusk is the only player who is unavailable due to a long standing knee problem.

On-loan Reading winger Abdulai Bell-Baggie could be given a full debut.

Crawley have a squad that boasts plenty of experience with players such as Michel Kuipers and Sergio Torres.

Player to watch: Matt Tubbs

The former Salisbury City forward has been in fine form since joining in the Summer. He has 15 goals in the league alone so far this season.

Swindon Town Team News:

Captain Jonathan Douglas picked up a groin injury against Notts County so is likely to miss out. Simon Ferry is likely to replace the Irishman.

Kevin Amankwaah and Vincent Pericard are both in training but could be lacking match fitness.

Also, Manchester City have refused permission for David Ball to play.

Mark Scott is cup-tied.

Player to watch: David Prutton

With Douglas injured, it's important for the former England prospect to take control of the midfield.

Match Facts & Stats

Only three players have turned out for both Swindon Town and Crawley Town.

Former Swindon loanee Kevin James later played for Crawley while goalkeeper Jimmy Glass later turned out for the Red Devils.

Current Town number one goalkeeper Phil Smith enjoyed a two spell at the Broadfield Stadium, playing 73 times and representing England C during his career there.

Match Prediction:

At the end of the proverbial day, Town are the League One side. I can worry and fear the worst but we must win this. Crawley Town 1-2 Swindon Town

Next Fixtures:

Town welcome Sheffield Wednesday to the County Ground on Saturday 4th December.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Nellup  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday November 25 2010

Time: 7:34PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swindon Town Articles

COOPER: Sheffield United Reaction (Sunday September 21 2014)

Stats: Swindon Town v Sheffield United (Sunday September 21 2014)

Stats: Swindon Town v Oldham Athletic (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Bradford Manager On Swindon Loss (Sunday September 14 2014)

COOPER: Bradford Reaction (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Bradford City v Swindon Town (Saturday September 13 2014)

VITAL PREVIEW: Bradford City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Agombar Heading Out On Loan To Hereford (Thursday September 11 2014)

Archived Swindon Town Articles

List All Vital Swindon Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swindon 3 - 1 Scunthorpe
Swindon 2 - 2 Oldham
Swindon 5 - 2 Sheff Utd
Swindon 2 - 0 Crewe
Swindon 1 - 1 Coventry
Gillingham 2 - 2 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 9 6 3 0 11 21
2. MK Dons 8 5 1 2 10 16
3. Peterborough 9 5 1 3 4 16
4. Swindon 8 4 3 1 7 15
5. Chesterfield 8 4 2 2 4 14
6. Bradford 9 4 2 3 2 14
7. Rochdale 9 4 1 4 7 13

Breaking League News

Page Over The Moon With Win
Port Vale : 21/09/2014 19:08:00
Derry - A Sense Of Disappointment
Notts County : 21/09/2014 18:55:00
Alexander Pleased With Fight
Fleetwood : 21/09/2014 18:38:00
Gregory - We Need More Of A Cutting Edge
Crawley : 21/09/2014 18:26:00
Cook Content Despite Loss
Chesterfield : 21/09/2014 18:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with the signing of Jonathan Obika?
Suggested By:  
Yes 20%
No 40%
Unsure 40%