LiveLIVE NEWS: 03/07/2014

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Troy Archibald-Henville has spoken about the offer from Swindon Town which he turned down to join Carlisle United yesterday.

Swindon Advertiser: Troy Archibald-Henville

The defender said: "They explained it, and there were some parts I disagreed with, other parts I can maybe understand."

Read Archibald-Henville's full thoughts by clicking here.



Swindon Advertiser: Murder victim identified as Aulton 'Tom' Rogers

JASON Voong, accused of murdering Tom Rogers and attempting to murder Leanne Thomas, will appear at Bristol Crown Court tomorow.

The case was transferred from Chippenham Magistrates' Court this morning.

More here.



Back to the golfing world, David Howell has finished his first round at the Open de France.

Having hit two birdies in his first five holes, the Broome Manor pro carded three further bogeys to finish one-over-par.

He is currently seven shots off top spot.


Following the culmination of the recent court case involving Swindon Town, owner Lee Power has written an open letter to fans through the local media.

Swindon Advertiser: Town's new owner Lee Power

In it he apologises for the disruption caused by events of the past few months, encourages fans and sponsors to get behind the club as the new season approaches, reveals a playing budget of £1.8million and anticipates three or four new signings.

You can read the full letter on the Advertiser website by clicking here.



Our in France, Broome Manor golfer David Howell is taking part in the Open de France.

Having carded two birdies in his first five holes, he's how slipped back to level par after 16.



At Barbury International Horse Trials, meanwhile, Lizzie Brown leads the way in the CIC three-star dressage testing with a score of 43.2 onboard Playtime NZPH.


Barbury Horse Trials are underway, but the big equestrian news of the day so far centres around Littleton rider Harry Meade.

Swindon Advertiser: Badminton Horse Trials competitor Harry Meade

Meade has been called into Great Britain's squad for the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup in Aachen, Germany, later this month.

Read more about his summons right here.



Jason Voong has appeared at Chippenham Magistrate's Court this morning facing charges of murder of Tom Rogers and attempted murder of Leanne James.

The trial has been referred to Bristol Crown Court.

More to follow.



There's some latest ticket news from the County Ground, as you can now purchase your seat for Swindon Town's pre-season clash with Southampton on Monday, July 21.

Swindon Advertiser: Yeovil Town first meet Swindon Town on Saturday, September 12, at Huish Park

Click here to find out all the details.




Jason Voong, 28, is due to appear at Chippenham Magistrates Court this morning, charged with the murder of Tom Rogers, 60, and the attempted murder of Leanne James, 24.


Swindon Advertiser: Our own Liz Mackley kicks off her weight-loss regime

The latest on Liz Mackley's weight-loss challenge here.




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