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In focus: Swindon Town

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

14 August 2020

Fixture News

In focus: Swindon Town

A look at one of MK Dons' 2020/21 opponents...

14 August 2020

Ahead of the 2020/21 season, mkdons.com will be taking a look at each of MK Dons’ Sky Bet League One opponents.

Next up is Swindon Town, who were promoted back to the third tier this summer as Sky Bet League Two champions.

CLUB
Founded: 1879

Nickname: The Robins

Stadium: The Energy Check County Ground (15,728 capacity)

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire

Home colours: Red shirts, white socks, red socks

Website: www.swindontownfc.co.uk
Twitter: @Official_STFC
Facebook: @SwindonTownFootballClub
Instagram: officialstfc
YouTube: Swindon Town

FIRST TEAM
Manager: Richie Wellens

Captain: Dion Conroy

Top appearance maker (2019/20): Rob Hunt (40)

Top goalscorer (2019/20): Eoin Doyle (26)

Player of the Year (2019/20): Anthony Grant (pictured below)

anthony grant.jpeg

Longest-serving player: Ellis Iandolo (5 years)

Other notable players: Mathieu Baudry, Michael Doughty, Kaiyne Woolery

LAST SEASON
League position: 1st, Sky Bet League Two (W21, D6, L9, P69, GF 62, GA 39)

FA Cup: Round 1

Carabao Cup: Round 1

Leasing.com Trophy: Group stage

TRANSFERS
In: Dialling Jaiyesimi (Norwich City), Tyler Smith (Sheffield United, loan), Jack Payne (Lincoln City)

Out: Eoin Doyle (Bolton Wanderers), Luke McCormick (Plymouth Argyle), Keshi Anderson (Blackpool), Danny Rose (End of contract)

HISTORY WITH THE DONS
Dons wins: 10
Last Dons win: 3-2, 30 Dec 2016 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Dons win: 3-0, 4 Apr 2015 (The Energy Check County Ground)

Draws: 6
Last draw: 1-1, 1 Sep 2018 (The Energy Check County Ground)

Swindon wins: 7
Last Swindon win: 2-3, 9 Feb 2019 (Stadium MK)
Biggest Swindon win: 4-1, 11 Aug 2009 (Stadium MK)

PLAYED FOR BOTH
Mathieu Baudry, Sol Davis, Ben Gladwin, Gareth Edds, Ryan Harley, Albert Jarrett, Jon-Paul McGovern, Stuart Moore, Anthony McNamee, Paul Mitchell, Alan Navarro, Sean O'Hanlon, David Partridge, Alex Revell, Louis Thompson

ben gladwin.jpeg

2020/21 MATCHES
Fixtures for the 2020/21 season have not been announced.


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