Since I started supporting Town there has not been a single player unanimously loved by fans as Sam Parkin. Scoring 73 goals in over 130 games over 3 seasons after signing from Chelsea ‘Super Sammy ‘ is widely regarded as an all time great. I was honoured that he agreed to participate in one of … More Unpublished memoirs Ep 5 – “Super” Sam Parkin
In 2001 Andy King signed centre half Matt Heywood from Burnley, over 200 appearances later he would leave for rivals Bristol City and in this latest edition of our catch up series he chats to us all things STFC and beyond. “Best Decision I ever made” What were your thoughts when signing for Town on … More Unpublished memoirs Ep 4 – Matt Heywood
Making just short of 100 appearances, Grazioli was one of the first players I was made aware of as Town became part of my life. The man who scored 18 goals during an injury hit 3 years kindly took time to talk Town. IntersportImages Your first 2 seasons were hampered by serious injuries, how much … More Unpublished memoirs Ep 3 – Giuliano Grazioli
Signed from Watford on a free in July 2005, versatile defender Jack Smith made over 150 appearances for Town over four seasons before leaving for Millwall. You worked under many managers (Onoura, Wise, Sturrock, Malpas and Wilson) was their one you particularly enjoyed working with and why? Dennis Wise for me was the best manager … More Unpublished memoirs Ep 2 – Jack Smith
Gareth Davies was a former Wales U21 International when Jimmy Quinn signed him on a free transfer from Reading but injuries restricted the centre back to just 28 appearances in 4 seasons before making the decision to retire from professional football. In episode one of my catch up series he told me what life at … More Unpublished memoirs EP 1 – Gareth Davies
If there is any positive to come from being relegated it is usually that the talented youngsters in your squad get a chance to be first team regulars, that sadly has not proved to be the case (yet) for Tom Smith. My worry is, at best, he is going to become our Oxlade-Chamberlain. At time … More Do Town have their own Ox?
This relegation hurts. This relegation hurts a lot. This hurts for many reasons. It hurts because unlike others it has not been caused by a dire financial situation. It hurts because for the first time in a long-time Oxford can legitimately laugh at us. It hurts as, for the most part, nobody within the club … More We Go Again
In modern football there are few examples of one club stars but at Swindon we have, potentially, someone who could fit that bill. Skipper Nathan Thompson has just made his 150th start for The Robins, The game in which he achieved the feat is under debate, the ever reliable Swindon-Town-fc.co.uk have it as being … More A Tribute to Thompson – Captain, Leader, Legend
Last season we witnessed another highly entertaining and for the most part high quality League One season. Relegated Wigan made a triumphant return to The Championship by winning the league despite a slow start. They were joined by Burton who gained promotion to the second tier for the first time. An amazing run after … More Skybet League 1 Preview 2016/17
Taken from Harchester.net To coin a phrase from arguably my favourite song of this year, ‘once I was seven years old’. I would like to think I was a regular seven year old too. I had started playing my Sega Megadrive, I was flitting between Dexters Lab on Cartoon Network and Doug on Nickelodeon … More Time to awaken The Dragons?