This was an excellent Swindon Supermarine win. Whilst the headlines will deservedly be taken by two goal strikers Harry Williams and James Harding this was in reality an outstanding team performance. Some of Marine’s attacking play in this match was of a very high order. Marine opened the scoring in the 16th minute. Lewis HallContinue reading “A brace of braces brings Marine the points”
Three goals, three points, an away win, and a clean sheet. This really was a pleasing start to the season for Swindon Supermarine. The first 20 minutes of the match were relatively uneventful as the two teams effectively sized each other up. That said Marine looked impressively solid from the start and showed they wereContinue reading “Flying start for Marine”
Overview of the previous season Swindon Supermarine’s 2021/22 season was one of four phases. The first phase was in August 2021 when some promising performances raised hopes the team might find themselves challenging those at the top end of the table. The second phase was a difficult run between September and mid November when theContinue reading “Swindon Supermarine – Season Preview 2022/23”
Swindon Supermarine Legends 1 Swindon Town Legends 3 (Sunday 03/07/22 – Fundraising match for the NSPCC) It is easy to imagine the frenzied pre-match shin pad searches and stored boots being dusted off before the meeting of Swindon Supermarine and Swindon Town legends. It is also highly likely that in the days following the matchContinue reading “Meeting of the legends”
Introduction The phases of Swindon Supermarine’s 2021/22 season could almost be summed up by four Shakespeare play titles. The early phase of the season was very much “as you like it” with an impressive start to the league campaign. The second phase was “the tempest” with autumn seeing the team go through the choppy watersContinue reading “Season Review – 2021/22”
Swindon Supermarine 2 Tiverton Town 0 (23/04/22 – Southern League Premier South) Marine made it four league wins in succession with a hard earned win against Tiverton Town. Matches between Marine and Tiverton Town have always been evenly matched contests and this one was no different. Marine started well and in the sixth minute JamieContinue reading “Marine end their league season with fourth win on the trot”
Swindon Supermarine 0 Truro City 1 (Southern Premier League South – 02/04/22) Overview This match can be summed up in seven words – scrappy match, flukey goal, visitors edged it. Main incidents The match was limited to three incidents of note and these are outlined below: In the 25th minute a well struck 30 metreContinue reading “Truro City and other thoughts”
Yate Town 0 Swindon Supermarine 3 (Southern Premier League South – 26/03/22) What a performance! Swindon Supermarine went to play-off chasing Yate Town and comprehensively played them off the park. The joy in the players post match celebrations and the beaming grins of Marine supporters leaving the ground made this a very special day. TheContinue reading “An outstanding performance from Supermarine”
Swindon Supermarine 2 Westbury United 1 (Wiltshire Premier Shield Semi-Final – 22/03/22) A cup tie against a side from a lower division can be a bit of a nightmare. If the higher placed side wins convincingly they get little credit because it is expected; if they win by a narrow margin it is the proverbialContinue reading “Supermarine reach the Wiltshire Premier Shield final”
Swindon Supermarine 2 Beaconsfield Town 2 (Southern League Premier League South – 19/03/22) From a Marine perspective the lateness of Beaconsfield’s equaliser will make this result feel like two points dropped. However, it would have been harsh if the visitors had left the Webbswood with nothing as they very much bossed the second half. MarineContinue reading “Points shared in a classic game of two halves”
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