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Swindon Town
vs.
AFC Bournemouth

County Ground

22 September 2012

15:00

Swindon Town welcome AFC Bournemouth to the County Ground as the club returns to League One action following their impressive 2-1 win against Portsmouth earlier in the week.

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Swindon Town Team News:

Town sit just outside of the playoff positions in 8th following their 2-1 win over Pompey on Tuesday. James Collins is expected to start on the bench after being taken off after only 25 minutes of the match. Paul Benson is likely to start with Andy Williams

Player to watch: Andy Williams

Opened his League scoring account against Portsmouth after several near misses. Will he kick on?

AFC Bournemouth Team News:

Bournemouth head into the game 18th in the League One table following a 2-2 home draw with Brentford earlier in the week. Defender Simon Francis and midfielder Marc Pugh both are doubts for the match alongside striker Lee Barnard.

Player to watch: Matt Tubbs

A prolific and dangerous striker with over 150 senior goals to his name and is Borunemouth's current record transfer with a bid of around £800,000 paid to Crawley last season.

Match Facts & Stats

Swindon Town have only lost one league match in the last year. The last lost was against Leyton Orient two weeks ago.

Match Prediction:

Town's form at home has been good so we will say a 3-1 win.

Next Fixtures:

Town welcome Charlie Austin and Burnley to the County Ground on Tuesday night in the Capital One Cup. Kick off is at 19:45.


Writer:Shaun Calderwood
Date:Friday September 21 2012
Time: 11:38AM

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