Posts Tagged: Swindon Town

A family affair at the ABAX Stadium

Peterborough United v Swindon Town league 1 2016

Blogger Michael Pilcher sets the standard for parents doing the 92 combining a great day out that’s light on the wallet with another tick off the list. Read and learn… Ground 81/92: ABAX Stadium, Peterborough Peterborough United 2 – 2 Swindon Town 3rd September 2016 After my successful experiment of taking my five-year-old twin daughters to Priestfield for the EFL Trophy in midweek, they had already asked “Can we go to football again on Saturday?” Most parents might have been tempted to fob them off with a standard “Maybe” or “We’ll see” to keep them at bay, perhaps hoping they’d… Read more »

In search of pie-fection at the DW Stadium

Chunky steak pie for galloway's bakery wigan

Blogger Peter Briers made the trip to pie country, Lancashire, to the home of Wigan Athletic. Struggling Swindon were the visitors as they looked to turn around their poor start to the season. Ground: the DW Stadium 53/92 Game: Wigan Athletic 1-0 Swindon Town Date: 31/10/2015 Wigan is a ground that has been near the top of my list to tick off doing the 92 grounds for a couple of years now, I just hadn’t got round to getting there. With it not being a problem to get a ticket there and a free Saturday afternoon now was my chance…. Read more »

Doing the 92 League Grounds in 72 hours for a good cause

doing the 92 in 72 hours route map

We all know doing the 92 is mammoth journey that over the course of a life time some won’t achieve, so imagine trying to get round all the grounds in one go! That’s exactly what Martin Lane, his mother and father in-law Sue and Dave Loder and family friend Simon Ward are attempting to do. We caught up with Martin before they set off on their adventure to find out when, why and how… Groundsman: How did the idea of doing the 92 come about? Martin: In my Mother-In-Laws Pub (where the best ideas come from!) with my Father-In-Law. We… Read more »

Michael Pilcher reviews Swindon Town’s County Ground

Swindon Town's County ground before the visit of Bristol City

Blogger Michael Pilcher yet again continues to tick off grounds with another 2-in-1 weekend. The destination this time, a local derby between promotion chasers Bristol City and highflying Swindon Town at the County Ground. Ground: The County Ground 69/92 Game: Swindon Town 1-0 Bristol City Date: 15/11/2014 As with my most recent ground hops this visit very much fell into the ‘bribery’ category with Mrs P. A work colleague originally from Swindon was having a 30th birthday party that just so happened to be taking place at the County Ground, on the same day as 3rd-placed Swindon Town were playing… Read more »