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Point apiece

Swindon Supermarine 1 Hendon 1 (Southern League Premier South – 02/10/21) Both sets of supporters will have left the ground at the end of the match with a combined sense of frustration and relief. Hendon supporters will have left disappointed to have surrendered their lead so late in the game but at least satisfied withContinue reading “Point apiece”

Sumptuous Swindon Supermarine

Swindon Supermarine 5 Farnborough Town 2 (Southern League Premier Division South – 30/08/21) This was an outstanding Swindon Supermarine performance. The team’s free flowing football was immensely impressive as they overwhelmed a good Farnborough Town team with incisive attack after incisive attack. However, this was a victory also secured by executing those less glamorous aspectsContinue reading “Sumptuous Swindon Supermarine”

Day of the Griffin

Royal Wootton Bassett Town 3 Hereford Lads Club 1 (Hellenic Premier Division – 28/08/21) A griffin is a chimeric creature, part eagle and part lion. With incredible strength and unfailing protective instincts. It is in many respects the superhero of mythological creatures. From a Royal Wootton Basset Town perspective their “A.Griffin” would, on his standContinue reading “Day of the Griffin”

A match of three acts

Hayes & Yeading 3 Swindon Supermarine 0 (14/08/22 – Southern League Premier South) This match was rather like a play of three acts. Two of these acts, regrettably from Marine’s perspective, including goals for the hosts. Act One – The jousting (the first 30 minutes) The first third of the match saw the two teamsContinue reading “A match of three acts”

Swindon Supermarine 2021/22 – season preview

Summary of recent seasons When the 2020/21 season was curtailed in November 2020 Swindon Supermarine had made an impressive start to the season. There was clear evidence in some of those early season performances that a promotion challenge was a totally realistic possibility. Indeed, there was a discernible confidence in management, players and supporters alikeContinue reading “Swindon Supermarine 2021/22 – season preview”

Bassett slip to defeat

Royal Wootton Bassett Town 0 Roman Glass St. George 2 (Hellenic Premier 10/08/21) The two sides played out a well contested match in which the visitors deservedly secured victory. The first half was one of few shots on goal with both defences very much in the ascendancy and the midfields engaged in a hard foughtContinue reading “Bassett slip to defeat”

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