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Chester City
vs.
Swindon Town

Saunders Honda Stadium

Friday 1 September 2006

7:45pm K.O

High Flying Swindon Town travel to the Saunders Honda Stadium to play Chester City.

Vital Quotes:

'This is a tough game, a difficult place to go.'

Swindon Town Manager Dennis Wise

Chester City Team News:

Chester currently sit 12th in the League 2 table after a 2-2 draw with Torquay United last week. Chester will be without Ricky Ravenhill who returned to Doncaster Rovers after a permanent deal for the midfielder collapsed due to the 60% wage cap rule in League 2. Due to this rule Strikers Jermaine McSporran and Michael Branch and defender Graham Allen are all available for transfers.

Player to watch: Gregg Blundell

The former Doncaster and Tranmere striker will be looking to solve Swindon Town's rock solid defence that has only allowed 2 goals in 5 games.

Swindon Town Team News:

Gareth Whalley, Andy Gurney, Gus Poyet and Dennis Wise will not play. New signing Paul Ince will not be registered in time to play against Chester. Andy Monkhouse and Jamie Vincent are questionable after suffering injuries. Striker Royce Brownlie returns from suspension and could be on the bench for Town.

Player to watch: Jerel Ifil

'The beast' will have to shut down Chester's midfield. Chester like to play 5 in the middle so Ifil will have to adjust accordingly. Ifil has been rock solid for Town this season.

Match Facts & Stats

Swindon Town historically are 12-5-10 against Chester City in all competitions.

Match Prediction:

2-1 Swindon Town away win. Spirits and confidence is high right now.

Next Fixtures:

Coca Cola League Two: Swindon Town @ Wrexham Saturday 9th September 2006, 3pm Kick Off.


Writer:Moonraker1969
Date:Thursday August 31 2006
Time: 6:09PM

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Comments

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Any one actually believe chester can win???!!!
03samg
31/08/2006 18:17:00
0
i for one dont
03samg
31/08/2006 18:18:00
0
Course they can- its all on the day - teams are out to beat us now, and will try that little more than usual. I'd prefer we were down a peg or two then have a final run in and hit top pole then.,
APG_STFC
31/08/2006 18:22:00
0
chester are a good team dnt think it willbe easy i think this one will be a draw
the rodge
31/08/2006 22:28:00
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