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Swindon Town
vs.
Peterborough United

The County Ground

28/12/10

1500

It's 21 days since Town's humiliating exit from the F.A. Cup to Non-League Crawley Town.

Finally, Town get the opportunity to make amends against Gary Johnson's Peterborough United.

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Swindon Town Team News:

Jonathan Douglas FINALLY begins his 3 match suspension after his sending-off against Crawley Town.

Paul Caddis remains sidelined due to illness.

Goalkeepers David Lucas and Phil Smith have been passed fit.

Player to watch: Charlie Austin

No contest!

Peterborough United Team News:

The only probable absentee for United should be forward Aaron McLean who is in talks with Hull City.

Player to watch: Craig Mackail-Smith

In fairness Peterborough have several decent individual players but Mackail-Smith is likely to cause the Town defence the most mischief!

Match Facts & Stats

In the Head-to-Head there's nothing separating the two sides in the League with Swindon and Peterborough both winning 17, drawing 13 and losing 17.

The first meeting between the two sides occurred in December 1955, a 1-1 draw in front of 23,983 fans at the County Ground.

The last fixture was the thrilling but ultimately heartbreaking 5-4 loss at London Road in October. Kevin Amankwaah scoring a late, late own goal.

Among those to have played for both clubs include:

Don Heath
Jimmy Quinn
Kenny Allen
Giuliano Grazioli
Leigh Barnard
Trevor Benjamin
Bart Griemink
Dean Hooper
Lloyd Opara
Steve Robinson
Des Linton
Martin Williams

Match Prediction:

2-2

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Writer:Nellup
Date:Tuesday December 28 2010
Time: 12:29PM

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C Sheff Utd 46 30 10 6 100 45
P Bolton 46 25 11 10 86 32
3 Scunthorpe 46 24 10 12 82 26
4 Fleetwood 46 23 13 10 82 21
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6 Millwall 46 20 13 13 73 9
7 Southend 46 20 12 14 72 17
8 Oxford 46 20 9 17 69 13
9 Rochdale 46 19 12 15 69 9
10 Bristol Rovers 46 18 12 16 66 -2
11 Peterborough 46 17 11 18 62 0
12 MK Dons 46 16 13 17 61 2
13 Charlton 46 14 18 14 60 7
14 Walsall 46 14 16 16 58 -7
15 Wimbledon 46 13 18 15 57 -3
16 Northampton 46 14 11 21 53 -13
17 Oldham 46 12 17 17 53 -13
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19 Bury 46 13 11 22 50 -12
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