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Cooper frustrated by 'sloppy' goals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MARK Cooper was left frustrated that his Town side conceded two sloppy goals at Gillingham in a match that he felt should have been over by half-time.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: It's not stale for Gardner as Calne draw with Cheddar

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CALNE Town chief Simon Gardner thinks that it would have been criminal if his side had failed to earn a point against Cheddar last weekend.

CRICKET: Wiltshire claim championship title

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Potterne skipper Neil Clark

7:16pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

WILTSHIRE claimed the Unicorns Championship Western Division title after clinching victory over hosts Shropshire on a dramatic final day today.

Trophy tie facing switch

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Town face trip to Luton in Capital One Cup

11:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TOWN'S Johnstone's Paint Trophy first round tie at Newport County, scheduled for the start of September, looks certain to be moved.

Panthers pounce for title

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

SWINDON Panthers capped a remarkable league season with success in the play-off final recently as they beat Streatham Chiefs 7-4 in the final.

Swindon claim a home triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Panthers secured their third trophy of the season as they won the EIHA Recreational Tournament title at the weekend.

Live SPEEDWAY LIVE: Coventry Bees 53 Swindon Robins 40

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Leicester Lions

7:09pm Monday 18th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' trip to Coventry to take on the Bees.

COVENTRY BEES 53 SWINDON ROBINS 40: Rosco left livid by "joke" of a refereeing display

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:44pm Monday 18th August 2014

SWINDON Robins lost 53-40 at Coventry last night, but the televised meeting was overshadowed by the performance of referee Dave Robinson, whose bizarre decisions ruined the visitors’ hopes of claiming any points and left Swindon boss Alun Rossiter livid.

CRICKET: Wiltshire seeking championship triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ed Kilbee

9:50am Monday 18th August 2014

WILTSHIRE remained in the hunt for the Unicorns Championship Western Division title as they ended the day 61-2 replying to hosts' Shropshire's 332-9 at Whitchurch Cricket Club yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Bradford and Bassett make cup progress

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dan King scored for Bradford Town at Roman Glass St George last night

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

BRADFORD Town and Wootton Bassett Town will meet in the preliminary round of the FA Cup after both came through their extra preliminary round ties on Saturday.

Nathan knows he has plenty to prove

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

NATHAN Greaves knows better than anyone he still has plenty of work to do despite impressive showings in the Robins’ last two home meetings.

Lindsey’s polished gems are beginning to sparkle

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

THE future of Swindon Town is looking bright according to new under 18s coach Scott Lindsey.

Groves hails hosts’ Devil-ish defence

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

CRAWLEY Town assistant Paul Groves said his side had to show high levels of fitness and resilience to keep Town at bay in Crawley’s 1-0 win.

It’s an uphill battle as Kildemand misses out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

SWINDON Robins will face yet another uphill battle at Brandon this evening as they take on Coventry Bees without number one Peter Kildemand.

Coming good at the right time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

SKIPPER Troy Batchelor believes the Robins are coming good at the right time as they prepare to take on play-off rivals Coventry this evening.

It's in our Hans

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hans Andersen

5:30am Monday 18th August 2014

HANS Andersen doesn’t see Coventry Bees and Swindon Robins scrapping for a play-off place during the final weeks of the season, with the two teams meeting at Brandon tonight.

Batchelor makes the semis in Latvia

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy  Batchelor

4:13pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SWINDON captain Troy Batchelor enjoyed an encouraging afternoon as he made the semi-finals of the Latvian GP.

CHIPPENHAM TOWN: Collier salutes home start

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:38pm Sunday 17th August 2014

MARK Collier believes six points out of a possible nine represents a satisfying start to Chippenham Town’s Southern League Premier Division campaign.

Robins to use rider replacement at Brandon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alun Rossiter

10:45am Sunday 17th August 2014

SWINDON Robins will use rider replacement at number one tomorrow night at Coventry due to the continued absence of Peter Kildemand.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Chippenham Town 3 Arlesey Town 0

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:24pm Saturday 16th August 2014

A POLISHED and disciplined performance from the Bluebirds saw them win their opening game at Hardenhuish Park as visitors Arlesey were given few opportunities to shine.

Latvian GP postponed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy Batchelor battles with NKI in the first corner. PICTURE COURTESY OF SGP

1:55pm Saturday 16th August 2014

TROY Batchelor will have to wait a little longer for his first crack at the Latvian GP after tonight's meeting was postponed.

Batch has two shots to retain his GP spot

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Saturday 16th August 2014

ROBINS’ skipper Troy Batchelor believes the next two Grand Prixs will decide whether or not he will retain his place for next season The Aussie currently sits 13th in the standings, 10 points behind Krzysztof Kasprzak who holds the final spot in the top eight which provides an automatic place for next year’s series.

ATHLETICS: It's three and easy for Polly on her international bow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

URCHFONT youngster Polly Maton brought the curtain down on her season in glittering fashion as she won three gold medals at her first-ever international event.

SWIMMING: ‘I can still get better,’ says Millward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward insists that there are still plenty of things that she can improve upon in the lead up to the next Paralympic Games, despite yet another breathtaking performance at a major championships.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Community spirit pulls the Vics back from brink

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

MALMESBURY Victoria manager Wayne Kibble has paid tribute to the role the local community played in helping his club safeguard their future.

EQUESTRIAN: Chelsea's ready for the jump

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

Sports writer DAN BARNES speaks to rising star Chelsea Pearce about her imminent move from ponies to junior level riding

CYCLING: Lauren and Pete in wheel good form

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Friday 15th August 2014

WILTSHIRE cyclists Lauren Booth and Pete Kibble are both toasting national success.

RACING: Toormore aimed at Turkey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

10:07am Friday 15th August 2014

LAST season's champion juvenile Toormore, who is trained in Wiltshire, will have his next race in the International Topkapi Trophy in Istanbul on September 7.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE CRICKET: Leaders stay top

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

MALMESBURY maintained their slender lead at the top of Division One with a seven-wicket win over Collingbourne.

Swindon eye 'two or three' loan targets after Brad Smith's ligament blow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

SWINDON Town are looking at three potential options to fill the void created by Brad Smith’s return to Liverpool - with the intention of bringing them on board prior to the weekend trip to Crawley Town.

SWINDON ROBINS 56 EASTBOURNE EAGLES 36: Russell-ing up a beauty

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

HIS Swindon side may have blitzed Eastbourne by 20 points to move back into the Elite League play-off places last night, but team manager Alun Rossiter reserved the most praise for the Abbey Stadium track.

Town still waiting on Stephens

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper is still waiting to hear from Southampton regarding the potential availability of Jack Stephens.

'Brighton tie will be a feast for the purists,' says Cooper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper has branded his side’s Capital One Cup second-round tie against Brighton & Hove Albion as “one for the purists”.

Cooper wary of Gregory's Red Devils

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Gregory

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

MARK Cooper expects Crawley Town’s tails to be up when two teams with 100 per cent records meet at the Broadfield Stadium this weekend.

Cooper reveals settled camp at County Ground

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

TWO victories in their opening two games of the new season have settled Swindon Town’s players and coaching staff down, according to manager Mark Cooper.

Byrne not looking back on red card

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andy D'Urso sent off Nathan Byrne

5:30am Friday 15th August 2014

NATHAN Byrne returns to the scene of one of his two bizarre sending-offs last season this weekend, but the Swindon Town defender won’t be pondering over the past when he takes to the pitch at the Broadfield Stadium.

Live SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins 56 Eastbourne Eagles 36

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: SPEEDWAY LIVE: Swindon Robins v Leicester Lions

7:16pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Build-up, live meeting updates and reaction from the Robins' home clash with Eastbourne.

Kildemand out for another week

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

9:46pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SWINDON Robins are set to be without number one Peter Kildemand for another week, after the Dane was again signed off by a doctor following his crash in Poland on Sunday.

EQUESTRIAN: Mendoza leads British charge in London

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:20pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TOCKENHAM rider Jessica Mendoza ensured British success on day one of the London Global Champions Tour event at Horse Guards Parade today.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy's in the mix

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TOMMY Bridewell remains in the top six in the 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship after solid points finishes at Oulton Park last weekend.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Rawlings delighted as Corsham make it two from two

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:15am Thursday 14th August 2014

CORSHAM Town boss Trevor Rawlings was left thrilled after his side kicked off the new season with back-to-back victories.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Two draws from two for Lilywhites

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Calne Town manager Simon Gardner

9:08am Thursday 14th August 2014

CALNE Town played out their second stalemate of the new Toolstation League First Division season last night.

North star's rising

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dakota North in action on his debut against Eastbourne. Picture: Ian Lewis

5:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

DAKOTA North is hopeful he is coming into form at just the right time as the Robins’ thoughts begin to shift towards a potential play-off campaign.

Woodward expects Eagles to soar after recent victory

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:30am Thursday 14th August 2014

EASTBOURNE skipper Cameron Woodward is hopeful his Eagles can secure a long-awaited away victory when they travel to Swindon this evening.

Former skipper Anderson guesting for Robins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hans Andersen

8:37pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

FORMER Robins’ captain Hans Andersen will be back in the Kevlar of Swindon as they take on Eastbourne Eagles at Blunsdon tomorrow night.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Early season errors irk boss Ferris

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Park boss Dave Ferris says that the glass is half-full after his side picked up three points in the first week of the new season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Devizes show their teeth with Welton win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

JOINT-BOSS Justin Webster saw Devizes Town fill their boots at Welton Rovers on Tuesday night and thinks that his side’s victory showed off their strength in depth.

HELLENIC LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Braithwaite’s Bassett bounce back

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fairford boss Paul Braithwaite

12:58pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

PAUL Braithwaite’s Wootton Bassett Town recovered from their disastrous opening day defeat at Binfield with all three points away to Newbury on Tuesday evening.

Town injury situation is 'emergency ward 10' - Cooper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mark Cooper pictured yesterday

5:10am Wednesday 13th August 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper described his side’s injury situation as ‘emergency ward 10’ after the Robins reached the second round of the Capital One Cup with a 2-1 victory at Luton Town last night.

LUTON 1 SWINDON TOWN 2: Early learning for Cooper's maturing youngsters

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

FOR 15 second-half minutes of this Capital One Cup first-round tie, Swindon Town looked as though they’d learned nothing from their away-day woes of last season.




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