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Cooper calls on four to be leaders

Swindon Advertiser: Nathan Thompson

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper has urged four of his “senior” players to become leaders on the pitch in 2014/15.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Games hotting up for England coach Mayes

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON coach Anna Mayes will again lead England into battle today as they country’s netballers continue their Commonwealth Games netball campaign against Trinidad and Tobago.

‘Prestigious’ Leeds set for County Ground tie

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Cooper

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON Town are hoping for a good crowd when Leeds United arrive at the County Ground for a pre-season friendly this evening.

Kildemand aims for a final place

Swindon Advertiser: Robins' number one Peter Kildemand

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ROBINS number one Peter Kildemand will be looking to join his team manager Alun Rossiter in the World Cup final this evening when he takes to the track for Denmark in Event Two.

Yadav keen to get elusive ton

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

VIBHOR Yadav is desperate to put an end to a two-year century drought, but the Swindon all-rounder’s recent contributions to his team’s cause are more than making up for his failures to reach three figures.

Goatacre eye another win for safety

Swindon Advertiser: Ed Wilkins came up just 10 short of a century as Goatacre defeated Cheltenham by one wicket on Saturday

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

GOATACRE opener Ed Wilkins feels one more victory, against Minehead this weekend, should be enough to keep his side safe in WEPL Premier Two after their latest win against Chard.

Hill uses tactical banter to down Calne

Swindon Advertiser: Wiltshire’s Tom Bowler hits out during his side’s first innings at Corsham

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ELLIOT Hill’s tactical banter helped Tom Bowler rediscover his form with the bat, as the Purton all-rounder made an unbeaten century in his side’s victory over Calne on Saturday.

Nationwide’s Clarke anchors his side to second win of term

Swindon Advertiser: Nationwide's Nick Clarke in action

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

NICK Clarke provided the perfect anchor innings as Nationwide House returned only their second WEPL Wiltshire Division victory of the season over Great Bedwyn.

Damien keeps on running

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DAMIEN Grace has set his sights on 1,000 appearances at Swindon Parkrun after reaching the 150 mark at the weekend.

Flag frenzy with Storm

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOMEN’S flag football in Swindon is on the rise with teams from the town set to take on their South West rivals in the near future.

Lechlade stutter after defeat to Biddestone

Swindon Advertiser: Lechlade captain Joe Breet about to give the ball a good spank against Rockhampton. Picture: Terry Parker (8397369)

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

LECHLADE’S lead at the top of the WEPL Glos/Wilts Division was cut to 11 points on Saturday, as the Manor Ground side lost by four runs to Biddestone.

Beasant pleased with Bassett’s latest victory

Swindon Advertiser: Darren Beasant

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOOTTON Bassett captain Darren Beasant was happy his side enjoyed the perfect preparation to this weekend’s top-of-the-table showdown with Malmesbury, as they edged out Bradford-on-Avon by six wickets.

SCHOOL SPORT: Catherine Wayte's golden year

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE PHRASE ‘Golden Generation’ is overused in sports, usually it describes a talented group of players of which much is expected.

SWIMMING: Youngsters looking to make a splash in Sheffield

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON’S finest young swimmers will be descending on Sheffield over the next fortnight as they compete at the British Gas ASA National Championship begin on Wednesday.

WEPL 2nd XI: Baden can’t stop defeat for Swindon

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JOHN Baden’s 66 was in vain for Swindon as they were beaten by 50 runs in Premier One 2nd XI.

Panthers purr on their way to league crown

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Panthers pictured with new mascot Kieran Cookson

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON Panthers topped the regular season league after a crushing victory over Gosport at the Link Centre.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Olympic heartbreak all in the past for golden girl Jazz

Swindon Advertiser:

10:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO years ago Jazmin Carlin tearfully watched the London 2012 Olympics unfold form her sofa, dreaming of what might have been.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: A tough year takes its toll on Tilly

Swindon Advertiser:

10:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

TILLY Gray won’t be beating herself up about her performances at Glasgow 2014, admitting a year of instability was always going to take its toll.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin grabs freestyle gold

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin, pictured at the recent kitting-out session for Wales’ Commonwealth Games team, of which she will be a member for a third time in Glasgow next year

7:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has taken Commonwealth gold in the 800m freestyle this evening.

Town youngsters beaten in opening Milk Cup match

Swindon Advertiser:

4:28pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON Town lost their opening fixture of the Milk Cup 4-2 to Premier League outfit Southampton this afternoon.

VIDEO: Lelan's first press interview after arriving at Swindon Town

Swindon Advertiser:

3:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

JOSH Lelan speaks to the local media for the first time following his loan arrival at Swindon Town from Derby County.

VIDEO: Cooper on Bromley and player movement

Swindon Advertiser:

1:44pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON Town manager Mark Cooper speaks to the media about the 1-1 draw with Bromley and the state of affairs at the County Ground.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gray comes fifth in 200m fly heat

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

11:48am Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray has come fifth in her 200m butterfly heat at the Commonwealth Games.

Smith arrival signals end of Pekkarinen at Cats

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

KENTON Smith’s arrival at Swindon Wildcats has signalled the end of Aku Pekkarinen’s time at the Link Centre.

Cooper wants quick additions to squad after Bromley draw

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Cooper

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

MARK Cooper said there was “plenty to work on” after watching his side draw 1-1 with Bromley on Saturday.

Lelan happy to be a Town man

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

JOSH Lelan is the latest Swindon Town loanee to have been drawn to the Wiltshire club by the Robins’ style of play.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Welsh displays inspire Jazz ahead of final

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin admitted the success of her Welsh teammates may have had something to do with her impressive swim in the 800m freestyle heats as she set a new Commonwealth Games record to qualify for tonight’s final.

Stead is full of praise for boss Rossiter

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

ROBINS asset Simon Stead praised Alun Rossiter’s motivational skills after Great Britain’s World Cup Event One success on Saturday.

Batch insists it's not over yet

Swindon Advertiser: Troy Batchelor and Alun Rossiter celebrate Swindon Robins' 49-41 victory at Coventry Bees last night (picture courtesy of Jeff Davies)

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

ALUN Rossiter may have won the battle, but Swindon captain Troy Batchelor is still confident of winning the World Cup against his Robins team manager.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Gray matters for Webb

Swindon Advertiser: Bradley Gray in action for Swindon Supermarine against Banbury on Saturday

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON Supermarine manager Dave Webb is hoping to sign up striker Bradley Gray today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford keen to build on medal treble

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

LAURA Halford hardly expected one medal from the Commonwealth Games let alone three – but she insists she must capitalise on her surprise success as quickly as possible.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Sherlock takes inspiration from Glasgow experience

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:20am Monday 28th July 2014

SHE may have come away from the Commonwealth Games empty handed but Stephanie Sherlock insists the experience will only serve to make her stronger.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Miley wins a bronze

Swindon Advertiser: Hannah Miley in action in this morning's 200m IM heats

8:24pm Sunday 27th July 2014

HANNAH Miley has picked up a bronze medal in the 200m individual medley this evening.

Anything's a bonus as Rossiter sticks with his fab four

Swindon Advertiser:

8:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ALUN Rossiter has admitted anything his Great Britain side achieve now is a bonus following their World Cup Event One success on Saturday night.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes and England up to second

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

6:46pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ENGLAND’S netball team, coached by Swindon’s Anna Mayes, moved back into contention for a place in the semi-finals with a 41-35 victory over South Africa this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin into 800m final in Games record time

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

12:37pm Sunday 27th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin has booked her place in the 800m freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Dunford wins 100m fly heat

Swindon Advertiser:

11:44am Sunday 27th July 2014

FORMER Marlborough College student Jason Dunford has won his heat in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Miley progresses in 200m medley

Swindon Advertiser: Hannah Miley

11:25am Sunday 27th July 2014

SWINDON-born Hannah Miley has progressed through from the heats of the 200m medley at the Commonwealth Games.

SWC: Rosco's pride at GB victory

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Robins and Great Britain boss Alun Rossiter

10:23pm Saturday 26th July 2014

ROBINS boss Alun Rossiter was a proud man after steering Great Britain through to their first World Cup final in four years this evening.

SWC: Rossiter leads GB to World Cup final

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

9:35pm Saturday 26th July 2014

SWINDON Robins boss Alun Rossiter has this evening guided Great Britain to the World Cup final from Event One at King’s Lynn.

BROMLEY 1 SWINDON TOWN 1: Full-time report

Swindon Advertiser:

5:06pm Saturday 26th July 2014

IF SWINDON Town enjoy this sort of good luck in League One next season, they’ll have a decent chance of winning the division.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford misses out on the medals in final event

Swindon Advertiser:

12:25pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CRICKLADE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford has missed out on a medal in her final event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford adds to medal haul

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

11:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

LAURA Halford has added another medal to her collection at the Commonwealth Games this morning.

Cooper admits fear of losing star names

Swindon Advertiser: Town's Massimo Luongo

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

MARK Cooper has admitted he is dreading a phone call telling him one of his prized assets is on the way out of Swindon Town, but as of yet the Robins boss is delighted not have had such an experience.

Rossiter after success at World Cup

Swindon Advertiser: Alun Rossiter

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

ALUN Rossiter has his sights firmly set on victory as the Swindon Robins and Great Britain boss reaches the pinnacle of his speedway career this evening.

Gladwin makes fast recovery and is fit for Bromley

Swindon Advertiser: Ben Gladwin

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

BEN Gladwin has made a quick recovery from a knee injury and now looks set to be involved in Swindon Town’s matchday squad at Bromley this afternoon.

Lelan loan is extendable, says Cooper

Swindon Advertiser: Mark Cooper pictured yesterday

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

SWINDON Town have every intention of extending Josh Lelan’s loan at the County Ground, provided he impresses during his initial one-month stay.

Responsible Yaser happy to lead kids

Swindon Advertiser: Yaser Kasim

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

YASER Kasim is revelling in his role as a senior player in the Swindon Town squad.

Batch aims to beat his boss with Aussie side

Swindon Advertiser: Troy  Batchelor

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

SWINDON captain Troy Batchelor will be looking to get one over on his Robins boss Alun Rossiter this evening as the World Cup gets underway in King’s Lynn.

Bennett won't take step backwards

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Lawrence Bennett in action last night

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett says he will not take a step backwards as he waits to discover if he will get his shot at the British cruiserweight title.







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