Swindon Town - VITAL PREVIEW: Scunthorpe United
UK time is: 08:45:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Swindon Town vs. Scunthorpe United

County Ground

Saturday 20 October 2012


VITAL PREVIEW: Scunthorpe United

Swindon Town welcome struggling side Scunthorpe United to the County Ground on Saturday as Town return to League One action.

Vital Quotes:

"Obviously our home form has dipped a little bit but we need to make it like it was last year when teams dread coming here and worrying about not getting rolled over.

Matt Ritchie On Town's home form

Swindon Town Team News:

James Collins is likely to start in place of Paul Benson who was lambasted by Paolo Di Canio after last week. Collins scored and changed the game when he came on. Andy Williams is set to miss the match as well as Alan Navarro who is out for a month. No word on Alan McCormack's status.

Player to watch: Matt Ritchie

Ritchie has looked a shell of the player he was last season in recent times, lets hope he can get back to his best. Matt Ritchie is a player that needs to play well for the rest to follow.

Scunthorpe United Team News:

David Mirfin will miss the match through suspension. Former Town left back Callum Kennedy could be set for a re-call after recovering from an injury. Karl Hawley could return after returning to training this week. Captain Paul Reid will face a late fitness test. Former Town players David Prutton, Leon Clarke and Mike Grella return alongside Kennedy.

Player to watch: Leon Clarke

The petulant former Swindon striker is in fine form since arriving at Scunthorpe from Charlton Athletic in the Summer.

Match Facts & Stats

Swindon Town have never lost to Scunthorpe United at the County Ground. Town have won and drawn 5 times against The Iron.

Match Prediction:

2-1 Town win with Leon Clarke scoring for the visitors. Former Town players always score against Town.

Next Fixtures:

Town travel to Stevenage FC on Saturday 27th as they continue league One play. Kick off is at 3pm.

The Journalist

Writer: Shaun Calderwood Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 19 2012

Time: 9:34AM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

STFC: Swindon Show Support For Paris (Sunday November 15 2015)

The EFL Coming Soon To Swindon (Thursday November 12 2015)

STFC: Swindon Name Martin Ling Manager (Tuesday November 3 2015)

STFC: Barnsley Interested In Cooper? (Sunday November 1 2015)

STFC: Gladwin Set To Extend Swindon Stay (Saturday October 31 2015)

STFC: Swindon Give Defender Trial (Saturday October 31 2015)

STFC: Tim Sherwood To Swindon? (Sunday October 25 2015)

Stats: Swindon Town v Coventry City (Sunday October 25 2015)

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
Chesterfield 0 - 4 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Walsall
Fleetwood 5 - 1 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Scunthorpe
Wigan 1 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 2 Coventry

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Scunthorpe 20 8 2 10 -3 26
15. Doncaster 20 6 6 8 -6 24
16. Chesterfield 20 7 2 11 -10 23
17. Swindon 20 6 4 10 -5 22
18. Fleetwood 20 6 3 11 -2 21
19. Shrewsbury 19 6 3 10 -3 21
20. Colchester 20 5 5 10 -19 20

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

DRFC Ferguson disappointed with a point
Doncaster : 29/11/2015 08:00:01
Rovers hold league leaders
Doncaster : 29/11/2015 08:00:00
Not Good Enough
Sheff Utd : 29/11/2015 07:54:00
Doncaster : 29/11/2015 07:19:01
Smith Set To Take Over Brentford?
Walsall : 28/11/2015 23:26:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are you happy with Martin Ling's Appointment as Town manager?
Suggested By:  
Yes 50%
No 50%