Swindon Town - UP NEXT: Rochdale
UK time is: 04:20:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Swindon Town vs. Rochdale

County Ground, Swindon

Saturday 12 August 2006

3 pm Kick Off

UP NEXT: Rochdale

Swindon Town look to extend their undefeated streak to three games when Rochdale visit the County Ground on Saturday.

Vital Quotes:

'We cannot get carried away, we have six points and have made a good start to the season but we have to be strong and stand our ground.'

Swindon Town Manager Dennis Wise on Swindon's 2-0-0 start.

Swindon Town Team News:

Swindon Town will be without Andy Gurney and Gareth Whalley. Paul Evans could get a start in midfield at the expense of Michael Pook. Swindon will be looking to go 3-0-0 to build confidence before going to a difficult away fixture at Darlington the following Saturday.

Player to watch: Christian Roberts

Roberts had a blinder against Barnet however many fans are waiting to see if his fine form continues. 'Dennis' Son' as known to the other Swindon players will be looking to get on the scoresheet for the first time this season.

Rochdale Team News:

Manager Steve Parkin has admitted that his team simply have not been good enough and need to start scoring goals if they are to have any chance of a promotion push this season. Rochadale have not been short of chances however their finishing touch appears to be a problem. Rochdale's strikers will have a tough time with Swindon's defenders should they be able to play at the their best.

Player to watch: Rickie Lambert

Joint top goal scorer in League Two last season was rumoured to be joining Swindon Town in a �150,000 deal, however this rumour was later denied by Chief Executive Mark Devlin.

Match Facts & Stats

Swindon Town have never lost to Rochdale in any competition. Swindon are a lifetime 8-3-0 against Rochdale.

Ref Watch:

R LEE will be referee with D Ford and W Barratt as his assistants. K Pike will be the fourth official for this fixture.

Match Prediction:

Swindon don't appear to be making things easy for themselves. Hopefully a nice 3-1 win will take them to a difficult game at Darlington.

Next Fixtures:

Coca Cola League Two: Swindon Town V Darlington at 96.6 TFM Darlington Arena Saturday 19 August 2006




SUPPORT STFC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE SIGN UP TO STFC OFFICIAL e-GOLF TODAY

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION




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: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 11 2006

Time: 10:05AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
" good start for you, hows monky playing?"
millers4eva
Report Abuse
11/08/2006 10:20:00

hot & cold but not to bad
adi stfc
Report Abuse
11/08/2006 19:02:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

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 2 - 2 Leyton Orient
Colchester 1 - 1 Swindon
Preston 3 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 3 - 3 Walsall
Swindon 0 - 1 Yeovil
Rochdale 2 - 4 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Bristol City 46 29 12 5 58 99
2. MK Dons 46 27 10 9 57 91
3. Preston 46 25 14 7 39 89
4. Swindon 46 23 10 13 19 79
5. Sheff Utd 46 19 14 13 13 71
6. Chesterfield 46 19 12 15 13 69
7. Bradford 46 17 14 15 0 65

Breaking League News

CCFC: Pre-Season Takes Shape
Coventry : 25/05/2015 01:00:00
Swindon Miss Out As Preston Join City in Championship
Bristol City : 24/05/2015 22:33:00
League 1 Roll Call 2015/16
Walsall : 24/05/2015 19:22:00
Former Keeper Called Up To England Squad.
Bristol City : 24/05/2015 14:01:01
Flint Looking For Crowd Boost Next Season.
Bristol City : 24/05/2015 13:34:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

League One Final Winner
Suggested By:  Vital Swindon
Swindon Town 40%
Preston North End 60%