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« Reply #135 on: Sunday, December 16, 2018, 23:11:42 »

Not seen the Fleming one either.
Watched 6 days till Saturday again yesterday funnily enough.
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« Reply #136 on: Monday, December 17, 2018, 07:42:57 »

Same old results too: "Swindon looking for their first home win in 3 months....".

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« Reply #137 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 14:04:29 »

Not old photos per se but some good ones here nonetheless

https://www.soccerbible.com/design/residence/residence-57-county-ground-swindon-town/
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« Reply #138 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 14:53:13 »

Not old photos per se but some good ones here nonetheless

https://www.soccerbible.com/design/residence/residence-57-county-ground-swindon-town/

Was just going to post that.
Not much of a write up but plenty of pics
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« Reply #139 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 15:05:14 »

Not old photos per se but some good ones here nonetheless

https://www.soccerbible.com/design/residence/residence-57-county-ground-swindon-town/

Photo 29, does that say what I think it does?  Smiley
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« Reply #140 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 15:31:13 »

Photo 29, does that say what I think it does?  Smiley

It certainly looks like it!
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« Reply #141 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 16:31:05 »

Not County Ground, but I just bought a print of this photo a friend took at Craven Cottage in the late 70s. What do you reckon?

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« Reply #142 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 17:10:47 »

They got your better side
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« Reply #143 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 17:17:20 »

De Gaulle is about to lick someone's ear out.
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« Reply #144 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 20:25:45 »

Peter Sutcliffe 2nd left.
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« Reply #145 on: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 20:47:10 »

Reg is looking a little under the weather
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« Reply #146 on: Sunday, September 1, 2019, 16:01:21 »

Followed a link from the Anglo Italian article to another article about initial plans for the North Stand by renowned Italian stadium architect Pier Luigi Nervi. I've never seen this before and what a fantastic design it is, shame it wasn't built.

https://calcioengland.wordpress.com/2019/03/22/florence-rome-swindon-how-the-grand-master-of-italian-stadium-design-nearly-made-his-mark-in-england/
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« Reply #147 on: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:40:08 »

Not the actual football ground but an interesting picture all the same.

The County Ground Hotel and entrance to the football club in 1914. Posted on FB earlier.

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« Reply #148 on: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:41:33 »

I can almost hear the ska music blaring out  Smiley
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« Reply #149 on: Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:52:18 »

 What a lovely pic. 

 I did a quiz in the summer, which had a round on pics of Swindon buildings.... one of which was the upper windows of the CGH which are in fact quite ornate.... didn't get it. Sad  The team, wasn't my usual boys, but rather a mixed gender bag of youngish graduates, from various parts of GB, they were relying on me.  I reassured them that nobody else ws getting it
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