Great Reputations: Swindon Town 1969, winners of the “People’s Cup”

IT COULDN’T happen today, could it? A third division (league one in the current money) team winning at Wembley. It didn’t happen much then, but for two out of three years in the late 60s, two teams from that level of the game created major shocks that have never been forgotten. Arsenal fans won’t need […]

Goals are not the only fruit: Peterborough United v Swindon Town

MOST people use the number of goals in a game as a barometer of the entertainment they have witnessed. It’s a benchmark that usually works – even the most error-strewn game can seem acceptable if the nets have bulged a few times during the 90 minutes. The game between Peterborough United and Swindon had four […]