Fri, 18th Apr 2014

Swindon Sport

Confusion at the County Ground as Seebeck 87 aim to put three new directors on Town board

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Confusion at the County Ground as former holding company set to appoint three new board members

THE holding company which acquired Swindon Town in January 2013 is trying to appoint three new faces to the club’s board, sparking renewed questions about the ownership of the Robins.

Cooper is wary of Wilson

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Sky Blues' striker Callum Smith

SWINDON Town need roller skates and motorbikes to keep up with Coventry City striker Callum Wilson, according to manager Mark Cooper.

Ritchings is out of sedation

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Darryl Ritchings signs his contract with the BSPA

DARRYL Ritchings is starting to show signs of improvement after the injured Swindon Robins rider was brought out of sedation.

Cooper relishing an Easter feast against the Sky Blues

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Town caretaker boss Mark Cooper

MARK Cooper is looking forward to an Easter weekend of high drama, as his Swindon Town side face two tricky outings in League One.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Stakes raised for Marine

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Dave Webb

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb says that the reward for winners of tomorrow’s clash could be massive.

Pow has the wow factor

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

RICKY Pow has put his chance of fighting for a light-heavyweight title on hold to take on former world champion Gabriel Campillo.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Malmesbury Vics in fight for survival

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Malmesbury’s Flying Monk ground was under water as floods hit just before Christmas

MALMESBURY Victoria manager Gareth Davies says that they have to focus on the remaining three games of the season and not think about the century old club possibly going out of existence.

Rosco’s concern over early start

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter at last night's meeting

SWINDON Robins team manager Alun Rossiter says that the biggest problem he will have in today’s double-header with Poole Pirates is making sure that his young riders have managed to drag themselves out of bed in time.

Miserable first round for Howell in Kuala Lumpur

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: David Howell

DAVID Howell will return to the course this morning looking to end a miserable first round at the Maybank Malaysian Open.

McEveley urged to end his 118-game barren spell

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Jay McEveley in action

LOUIS Thompson ended weeks of stick from his Swindon Town teammates by breaking his scoring duck recently. Now it’s Jay McEveley’s turn to do the same.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Not so magnificent eight missing for Fisher

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: New Highworth boss John Fisher

HIGHWORTH boss John Fisher is having to deal with eight absentees for Saturday’s Hellenic Premier League fixture with Binfield.

RUGBY: Low still confident despite a depleted team for final game

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Alan Low

ROYAL Wootton Bassett have been forced into making a number of changes ahead of their season finale with Thatcham tomorrow.

McDonagh shines in his big GB debut bout

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Patrick McDonagh

Walcot boxer Patrick McDonagh’s GB debut was one he’ll never forget, as he defeated his highly ranked opponent in the opening round of the AIBA Youth Championships in Sofia, writes Dave Veysey.

No need for Yaser op

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Town trialist Yaser Kasim

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper has confirmed that Yaser Kasim will miss the remainder of the season through injury but the stress fracture the Iraqi suffered on one of his metatarsals will not require corrective surgery.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Hughes relishing run-in for title-chasing Ciren

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

BRIAN Hughes thinks that his Cirencencester side having the hardest run-in of all their promotion race rivals in the Southern League Division One South and West works in their favour.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Braithwaite is hoping for a change in fortunes

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Fairford boss Paul Braithwaite

FAIRFORD boss Paul Braithwaite is hoping his side’s luck turns this Saturday against Easington Sports in their Hellenic League Division One West fixture.

Connal does Knott consider fourth to be nowhere as Swindon’s season reaches end

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tim Berry and Connal Knott combine to tackle a Witney player

SWINDON scrum-half Connal Knott says he will be happy with a fourth place finish given the season of transition that Swindon have gone through.

Josue delighted to win Samsung pro deal

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

DEFENDER Josue Antonio has won a contract with Swindon Town through the Samsung Win A Pro competition.

RUGBY: Old Boys game is off

5:30am Friday 18th April 2014

SWINDON College Old Boys final league with Bletchley has been cancelled as they are heading to Devon on tour.

Antonio wins Samsung contract

10:09am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Josue Antonio will sign a one-year contract with Swindon Town. The defender currently plays for Staines Town.

DEFENDER Josue Antonio has won a contract with Swindon Town as part of the Samsung Win A Pro competition.

ADVER'S STFC PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Who gets your vote

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: PEOPLE'S CHOICE: Nathan Thompson

IT’S time for the fans to vote for their Swindon Advertiser STFC Player of the Year 2013/14.

Injured Ritchings is out of sedation

10:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins boss Alun Rossiter with Darryl Ritchings

INJURED Swindon Robins rider Darryl Ritchings has been successfully brought out of sedation at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital.

ICE HOCKEY: Wildcats star Lyle plans to retire after one more year

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Stevie Lyle Swindon Wildcats (2332606)

VETERAN netminder Stevie Lyle is planning a swansong year at Swindon Wildcats as he plans to bring his illustrious playing career to end in 2015.

Howell hopes his new putter will help regain his form

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: FIGHTING BACK: David Howell

DAVID Howell is hoping that a new putter will bring him better fortunes as he tackles the Maybank Malaysian Open today.

SAM MORSHEAD COLUMN: Don't let your local sports club die

9:53am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Adver chief sports writer Sam Morshead

EVERY year at around about this time I start getting bombarded with text messages.

Barker can shine for us insists coach Williams

9:55am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: George Barker

WITH a full pre-season under his belt, George Barker will have “something to offer” Swindon Town in 2014/15, according to assistant coach Luke Williams.

‘Hungry’ Bassett eye place in cup final

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Jeff Roberts

WOOTTON Bassett Town will look to book their place in the Bluefin Sports Supplementary Challenge Cup final tonight when they travel to Brimscombe and Thrupp.

DARTS: Swindon's McCarthy plays key role for England

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: DARTS Josh is the comeback kid

SWINDON darts star Josh McCarthy was one of the star performers at the British Internationals earlier this month.

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Easter weekend

12:33pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Easter Special

Tilly awaits Commonwealth Games fate

5:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray will find out today if she has qualified for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Swindon's Parnell set for Duathlon World Championships

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon duathlon star Claire Parnell

SWINDON Town’s yoga instructor has won the chance to represent England at the Duathlon World Championships in Spain. Now she’s hopeful her achievements will give more novices in the town the encouragement they need to take up the sport.

Williams backs out-of-contract Reckord to find a club this summer

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Town's on-loan defender Jamie Reckord

SWINDON Town assistant coach Luke Williams has said he would be “surprised” if Jamie Reckord failed to find a new club this summer, despite his limited opportunities during his loan stay at the County Ground.

Swindon's Carlin retains her 400m title

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

JAZZ Carlin finished her British Championship campaign in style by convincingly retaining her 400m freestyle title in Glasgow.

Robins' Worrall available to tackle Pirates

8:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins rider Steve Worrall

SWINDON Robins have been boosted by the news that reserve rider Steve Worrall will be available for the away leg of Good Friday’s Poole Pirates.

Kilby raising funds for injured Robins rider Ritchings

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Lee Kilby

LEE Kilby will be donning kevlars and taking to a pushbike on Good Friday in an effort to raise money for injured Swindon speedway star Darryl Ritchings.

SPEEDWAY: Elite Shield is up for grabs

6:37pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

THERE is silverware up for grabs in Swindon Robins’ double-header with Poole Pirates on Good Friday after it was confirmed yesterday that both sides will also compete for the postponed Elite Shield.

Supermarine's title bid ends at Trowbridge

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Supermarine coach Sean Millwaters

SUPERMARINE may have suffered heartbreak in their final game at Trowbridge on Saturday but there are still hopes they may get promoted.

THE NICOLAI KLINDT COLUMN: Double-header is a tough ask

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Nicolai Klindt

ON Friday we’re riding in the double-header against Poole Pirates.

Mannion's return boosts Swindon

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon number eight Tom Mannion scored a hat-trick against Reading on Saturday

SWINDON’S Connal Knott was grateful to the returning Tom Mannion for bailing the side out in their 30-27 win against Grove on Saturday.

King Dec wins the Arc at Swindon

10:11pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

SWINDON’S Zero Two finished third as it tried to become an Arc Cup winner for local trainer Matt Dartnall.

Wiltshire's Lee Probert to referee FA Cup final

7:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Lee Probert

WILTSHIRE referee Lee Probert admits that he shed a tear when he found out that he would be the man in charge of next month’s FA Cup final.

Loungo believes Town are back on track

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Town's Massimo Luongo

MASSIMO Luongo feels Swindon Town are “back on track” as they prepare for an Easter double-header against Coventry City and Bradford City.

HELLENIC LEAGUE: Wootton Bassett thump Abingdon Town

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wootton Bassett thumped Abingdon Town 5-0 away from home in the Premier Division last night.

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Brentford results update

4:41pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Town statement regarding new chairman

PREDICTIONS LEAGUE: Brentford results and updates

End-of-season bash for fans

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE Swindon Town Supporters Club hosts its end-of-season dinner on Tuesday, April 29.

Swindon's Dartnall goes for Arc glory again

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon trainer Matt Dartnall and Ballymac Cryan

SWINDON trainer Matt Dartnall will look to upset Irish favourite All About Ya in tonight’s Pin Point Recruitment Arc final.

Disappointing start for Wrag Barn's Loughrey in EuroPro Tour

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Wrag Barn's Ben Loughrey

WRAG Barn’s Ben Loughrey made a disappointing start to his EuroPro Tour campaign at The Belfry yesterday.

Defeat is a bitter pill to swallow for Wootton Bassett coach Low

5:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Royal Wootton Bassett director of rugby Alan Low

ROYAL Wootton Bassett head coach Alan Low described his side’s 33-22 loss to High Wycombe as a “bitter pill to swallow”.

Another gold medal for Swindon's Carlin

6:29pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

SWINDON swimming star Jazz Carlin has retained her British title in the 400m freestyle after a dominating display in the championships in Glasgow.

Williams urges Samsung trialists to prove their worth at Swindon

5:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Swindon Advertiser: Town assistant Luke Williams

LUKE Williams wants Swindon Town’s two Samsung Win A Pro finalists to show they can conduct themselves like professionals when they train with the League One club this week.

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