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« on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 15:01:26 »

10 years ago we played this team against Boston away. I am refusing to believe the current lot is our worst ever side after seeing this.
Phil Smith
Jack Smith
Jerel Ifil
Ady Williams
Andrew Nicholas
Sofiene Zaaboub
Michael Timlin
Michael Pook
Lee Peacock
Christian Roberts
Ricky Shakes
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« Reply #1 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 15:07:01 »

10 years ago we played this team against Boston away. I am refusing to believe the current lot is our worst ever side after seeing this.
Phil Smith
Jack Smith
Jerel Ifil
Ady Williams
Andrew Nicholas
Sofiene Zaaboub
Michael Timlin
Michael Pook
Lee Peacock
Christian Roberts
Ricky Shakes
People who say this is THE worst Swindon team ever either have short memories or have not seen many bad seasons at STFC.
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« Reply #2 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 15:14:09 »

I would argue that this current crop is one of the worst *since* that era Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 15:44:25 »

Quote from: Costanza
I would argue that this current crop is one of the worst *since* that era Smiley

not much of an argument, it is.
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« Reply #4 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 16:03:44 »

I wouldn't say this current side are the worst. They're just the most frustrating side i've ever seen.
Cue a certain someone to now talk about a side from 1958 that surpasses that.
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« Reply #5 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 16:06:55 »

I wouldn't say this current side are the worst. They're just the most frustrating side i've ever seen.

My thoughts too, we can be bloody good one game but absoloutely woeful the next, there is no consistency. It's not the best team we have had but not the worst either and got some real quality but they just frustrate fans with lack if consistency and looking like they don't give a toss sometimes.
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« Reply #6 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 16:27:46 »

10 years ago we played this team against Boston away. I am refusing to believe the current lot is our worst ever side after seeing this.
Phil Smith
Jack Smith
Jerel Ifil
Ady Williams
Andrew Nicholas
Sofiene Zaaboub
Michael Timlin
Michael Pook
Lee Peacock
Christian Roberts
Ricky Shakes

Think our defense is worse than that when it was: Barry, Jones, Branco, BOO
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« Reply #7 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 16:51:28 »

Jack Smith was a far better full back than anything we have presently. Ifil would possibly be an improvement.

Niche wasn't too bad, didn't develop his potential I think.
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« Reply #8 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 17:02:52 »

I wouldn't say this current side are the worst. They're just the most frustrating side i've ever seen.
Cue a certain someone to now talk about a side from 1958 that surpasses that.


The 55/56 side is generally regarded as being right up with 10/11 in the all time shitness stakes. This despite the best efforts of Maurice Owen and Bob Edwards, both of whom got to double figures for goals and Sammy Burton between the sticks. That season the Board recruited players, and handed them over to trainers, so no manager as such (sound familiar?)

It was on the road that most problems came....with even more 4 or more thrashings than the current side have had this season so far.

 I said ages back that I'll be amazed if Norris, Delf, Hylton score 10 between them, over few course of the season....it's been good to have enjoyed the week, but it needs to be backed up tomorrow, we're still a point worse off than that 10/11 side at the same time so plenty of scope for things to go horribly wrong.

 Interestingly that 55/56 finished bottom of Div 3 S, which meant an application for re-election, in which we saw off non- league Posh, having already dispatched the plucky  non-leaguers in the Cup, infront of 23,000+ at the CG after a replay.
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« Reply #9 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 17:20:34 »

I would hazard a guess, though, that there weren't as many other truly shit teams in the league as there is now. That's what will save us - that and 6 points from Rovers and the piss stains.

Looking forward to tomorrow - a rekindling of hope of sorts.
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« Reply #10 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 17:28:39 »

Looking forward to tomorrow - a rekindling of hope of sorts.

It's the hope that gets you....
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« Reply #11 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 17:32:14 »

It's the hope that gets you....
Unfortunately so...
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« Reply #12 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 20:14:09 »

People who say this is THE worst Swindon team ever either have short memories or have not seen many bad seasons at STFC.

If you notice, usually the most idiotic opinions start with the sentence "I've been watching the Town for x years and this is..."

It's not like Christian Roberts was bad either!
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« Reply #13 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 20:32:14 »

Think our defense is worse than that when it was: Barry, Jones, Branco, BOO

Apart from the goalie the squad up to January has been as bad as i can remember and also the atmosphere or lack of.This division as a whole is the lowest quality ever.
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« Reply #14 on: Friday, January 20, 2017, 20:39:33 »

Apart from the goalie the squad up to January has been as bad as i can remember and also the atmosphere or lack of.This division as a whole is the lowest quality ever.
Seconded but Beamishs lot were worse although I know others may disagree
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