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Title: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 07:47:00
It's nearly over  :wotjump: :yay:
I've probably never felt as low about the club as I do now, first time I've not given a toss about a league game.

4-0 Wigan


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 08:02:09
I wonder if there are simmering animosities within the players that are like a pressure cooker waiting to explode when this next defeat concludes. 3-0 loss.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 08:51:03
Let's do this properly! A defeat or a draw with Rovers winning to put us firmly on the bottom of the pile where we belong.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: horlock07 on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 12:50:49
I must admit this made me smile in a resigned manner.... https://twitter.com/allthingstics/status/1388532433167990784?s=20


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: adje on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 11:56:18
I'm still up for some last day action. I am a masochist


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Flashheart on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 11:58:04
Hoping to see some youngsters get some time - but these cunts can't seem to get anything right.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Crackity Jones on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 12:13:40
I will be watching - god knows why. Can we round out this shitshow of a season by finishing bottom?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: JBZ on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 12:15:13
Not watching. Heading out to a beer garden for the first time since they have reopened.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 12:17:14
3-1 Wigan on a glorious sunny spring dsy :clap: or Wigan pier floods the whole town and the game is called off :pint:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bathford on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 12:39:16
Iíll watch it. Itís crap cold weather, so nothing better to do.

After all the hope at the beginning of the season, to be where we are now is criminal.
But letís face it, you couldnít have made it up could you.

Letís just see whatís happened:

1: Manager resignation. 
2: Two players Ďretireí basically telling us to do one.
3: More keepers than the colours of a rainbow.
4: A pay to play player who canít tackle, canít kick anything other than opposing players and canít find 9 red shirts in front of him for the easiest of passes.
5: More formations than ĎStrictlyí.
6: An owner who really isnít, or is he.
7: International interest in buying the club, or have we?
8: A court case to decide above.
8 : Talking of court cases, our groundsman is doing time.
10: The worst pitch In decades.
11: And finally, bottom of the league when it comes to club / supporter communication

You really couldnít make it up!


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: river monster on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 12:48:06
Only just remembered this is tomorrow at midday.  Even though we're down and it's all been shit, no Town on a Saturday STILL makes the day more boring for me!


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bamboohoomyavatar on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 13:11:37
Not watching. Heading out to a beer garden for the first time since they have reopened.

In this weather. You sadist ;)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 13:24:37
Iíll watch it. Itís crap cold weather, so nothing better to do.

After all the hope at the beginning of the season, to be where we are now is criminal.
But letís face it, you couldnít have made it up could you.

Letís just see whatís happened:

1: Manager resignation. 
2: Two players Ďretireí basically telling us to do one.
3: More keepers than the colours of a rainbow.
4: A pay to play player who canít tackle, canít kick anything other than opposing players and canít find 9 red shirts in front of him for the easiest of passes.
5: More formations than ĎStrictlyí.
6: An owner who really isnít, or is he.
7: International interest in buying the club, or have we?
8: A court case to decide above.
8 : Talking of court cases, our groundsman is doing time.
10: The worst pitch In decades.
11: And finally, bottom of the league when it comes to club / supporter communication

You really couldnít make it up!

I mean, most of this has happened to Town repeatedly over the last three decades so yes, I can believe it.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Gnasher on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 13:49:08
One page on matchday probably says it all. [edit didn't even know we're not playing today  :Ride On Fatbury's Lovestick:]

I won't be watching, listening or checking the score. I might check the final score, out of curiosity :)

Power out





Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 14:12:01
We will lose by a spanking just to underline and finish off this shit show of a season and club


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Matchworn Shirts on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 14:28:59
Wigan 0 Swindon 4


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 14:37:16
Swindon 0


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: 4D on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 14:40:43
Apathy 1-0 Interest


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 15:31:34
even the game cant be bothered to start


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: newmarket red on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 15:58:22
Wigan 5-1 swindon


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Panda Paws on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 16:09:10
I have never cared as little about a Swindon game.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: pauld on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 16:12:01
I have never cared as little about a Swindon game.
I dunno, there's been games in the Boycott Cup I didn't even know were happening until I saw we'd lost


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 20:40:02
Not bothered by the result, not really bothered by whatever performance we dish out, only watching as I have paid for it already and I have watched every other poxy fucking game this year so no point stopping.

We won't score and will get beaten, just not bothered TBH.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Saturday, May 8, 2021, 22:30:56
Canít wait, really looking forward to this. Guess some of you cunts are just a bit part time. Guess you donít really understand actually supporting a club


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Broadbents Tackle on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 07:13:39
Canít wait, really looking forward to this. Guess some of you cunts are just a bit part time. Guess you donít really understand actually supporting a club

Just about to set off for Wigan to cheer the lads on from outside the ground. See you there? Doubt it.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Wobbly Bob on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 08:37:14
100% attendance record for the first time.
A bit of a labour of love, akin to looking after a relative with serial incontinence.
The majority of matchday Saturday evenings have been spoiled and nearly all of the Tuesday ones.
Must remember that it's not the winning but the taking part that counts.
Determined that nothing will spoil the slow cooked lasagne and the bottle of red that will follow the match.

The release of the fixtures in June might help to get the STFC juices flowing again.
Less so once Scunthorpe away on a Tuesday night sinks in.

It's not an issue this season and won't be one next season and possibly for some time to come.
But who is the EFL dickhead that think's the 12:00 kick off to complete L1 on a Sunday is a good idea.
The earliest train service out of Swindon would mean rolling into Wigan North Western just as the early leavers are thinking of heading off to beat the traffic.
A weekend in Mancunia wouldn't have been such a bad thing I guess.
Not that rail travel would have been possible this weekend anyway, something to do with a load of crackhead trains apparently.

Here's to a good summer for all Town fans.
Hopefully by the time we reconvene in August there will be an ownership and management team in place for whom setting low standards that consistently fail to be met is not the height of ambition & ability.

Anyway, some proper Northern soul to finish with.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E42Hez2tltk


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Moss on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 09:10:16
Just about to set off for Wigan to cheer the lads on from outside the ground. See you there? Doubt it.

Me too. Iíve decided to start a new dance group called the robmanettes. Open to male supporters over 40. A chance to express our support through the medium of dance. First audition in the car park today. More planned over summer. Bring your own Pom poms. Pm me for details.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: michael on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 10:28:40
Why is this being played today, and not yesterday? I thought I'd managed to avoid the game altogether only to find it hadn't even been played


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 10:36:33
Somebody should have marketed Lee Power toilet roll. Top seller, that.

If heís still sniffing around next season, Iím out.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Matchworn Shirts on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 10:38:30
Why is this being played today, and not yesterday? I thought I'd managed to avoid the game altogether only to find it hadn't even been played

Sky probably wanted it that way


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: leftside on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 10:47:18
7-2

Fingers crossed we can get back to the CG for the start of the new season.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 10:57:33
(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E07--qrWEAIHaoc?format=jpg&name=4096x4096)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:00:34
Finishing the season with a side where a grand total of two players in the starting XI are contracted for next season. Brilliant long-term planning lads.

Just feels like a "let's get this over with" selection, rather than anything else.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: JBZ on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:06:41
Presumably Curran will come one at some stage if this impacts upon the alleged and unsubstantiated appearance payments/bonuses that might be due to the club.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:07:25
Just feels like a "let's get this over with" selection, rather than anything else.
100% this.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:23:23
100% this.

A bit like waiting outside the headmasters door knowing there is a thrashing coming, just not knowing how many youíre going to get. Thatís for us oldies, you youngsters probably got detention or counselling 😁


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: normy on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:38:36
Wouldn't it be weird if we completed the double over them today? 


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:41:47
A bit like waiting outside the headmasters door knowing there is a thrashing coming, just not knowing how many youíre going to get. Thatís for us oldies, you youngsters probably got detention or counselling 😁

It is, face the innevitable with an accepting shrug of the shoulders.
Wouldn't it be weird if we completed the double over them today? 
Wigan were in the worst 3 teams we have played this season with Rovers being the worst but Wigan would be next and then Northampton. They seem to have improved since they were bought out a few months back.


Title: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday
Post by: Batch on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:45:58
same old shit selected


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:50:30
Anyone even making half an effort on this should probably have a long hard look at their own life and priorities.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 11:57:21
Anyone even making half an effort on this should probably have a long hard look at their own life and priorities.
I gave my reasons for putting myself through this.

I have paid for this with a season ticket and have watched every shit minute of this shit season so its a challenge now to keep my 4 season record going of not a game on iFollow or in person.

Its a Sunday and my wife is working, I have nothing to do, TV is shit, can't be bothered to play a computer game so its something to do anyway.

I have no positive expectation for today so even if we string together 4 passes it will be some achievement and maybe get a goal or at least have a few shots.

It is also probably the last game most of these players (probably 90%) will ever play for Swindon and almost to a man they will not be missed and many will also live long in the worst team ever line ups of the future.

Thats as positive a spin as I can put on it.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:00:07
I gave my reasons for putting myself through this.

I have paid for this with a season ticket and have watched every shit minute of this shit season so its a challenge now to keep my 4 season record going of not a game on iFollow or in person.

Its a Sunday and my wife is working, I have nothing to do, TV is shit, can't be bothered to play a computer game so its something to do anyway.

I have no positive expectation for today so even if we string together 4 passes it will be some achievement and maybe get a goal or at least have a few shots.

It is also probably the last game most of these players (probably 90%) will ever play for Swindon and almost to a man they will not be missed and many will also live long in the worst team ever line ups of the future.

Thats as positive a spin as I can put on it.

Oh I was doing a bit where I'd also said that anybody who didn't give a shit wasn't a really a proper fan. You guys are getting too old to keep up I think.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: theakston2k on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:02:16
Presumably Curran will come one at some stage if this impacts upon the alleged and unsubstantiated appearance payments/bonuses that might be due to the club.
You really are a provocative bellend arenít you, it seems to be acknowledged as being true for everyone apart from you! Thatís every single match day squad of the season heís been in!


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bamboohoomyavatar on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:05:44
100% attendance record for the first time.
A bit of a labour of love, akin to looking after a relative with serial incontinence.
The majority of matchday Saturday evenings have been spoiled and nearly all of the Tuesday ones.
Must remember that it's not the winning but the taking part that counts.
Determined that nothing will spoil the slow cooked lasagne and the bottle of red that will follow the match.

The release of the fixtures in June might help to get the STFC juices flowing again.
Less so once Scunthorpe away on a Tuesday night sinks in.

It's not an issue this season and won't be one next season and possibly for some time to come.
But who is the EFL dickhead that think's the 12:00 kick off to complete L1 on a Sunday is a good idea.
The earliest train service out of Swindon would mean rolling into Wigan North Western just as the early leavers are thinking of heading off to beat the traffic.
A weekend in Mancunia wouldn't have been such a bad thing I guess.
Not that rail travel would have been possible this weekend anyway, something to do with a load of crackhead trains apparently.

Here's to a good summer for all Town fans.
Hopefully by the time we reconvene in August there will be an ownership and management team in place for whom setting low standards that consistently fail to be met is not the height of ambition & ability.

Anyway, some proper Northern soul to finish with.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E42Hez2tltk

Beautifully put, as always WB :)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:06:01
Oh I was doing a bit where I'd also said that anybody who didn't give a shit wasn't a really a proper fan. You guys are getting too old to keep up I think.
Can't argue that I am too old! :D

When a team is already relegated all the "true fan" stuff goes out of the window when a game is totally meaningless, as long as the fans return when next season starts again.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:08:39
You really are a provocative bellend arenít you, it seems to be acknowledged as being true for everyone apart from you! Thatís every single match day squad of the season heís been in!
I think Curran has been at least on the bench in every single game this season hasn't he?

If he missed sitting on the bench or eve starting in 1 then I have missed that.

Permanent fixture so as you rightly state not even worth commenting on really is it, his being there is inevitable so why bother even mention?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:11:20
Twine has a free kick, a foot over the bar with the keeper beaten as Twine plays for a move.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:16:45
Ahh fuck it. Made the effort to plug the radio in.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:16:56
And they score


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:17:23
Fucking immaculate plugging radio timing from me


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:17:35
Poor goal to conceded again, near post corner header.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bamboohoomyavatar on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:18:40
You really are a provocative bellend arenít you, it seems to be acknowledged as being true for everyone apart from you! Thatís every single match day squad of the season heís been in!

I think you may have jumped the gun slightly. I know it can't be end of season blues - this one has been forgettable.

JBZ is known for his WUM essence (hmm essence of WUM could be a big fragrance seller) at times but I interpreted it as him basically saying "read between the lines" especially if Curran comes on and gets minutes today...

In some ironic way at present, it might be one of the only reasons why Town are still in business possibly? 

The judge may have ordered Clem and Standing to bridge a financial gap legally but that isn't to say Lausanne Lee has his own agreements in place elsewhere, of which if the terms aren't met could have much worse consequences :hmmm:

#BrickTop


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bamboohoomyavatar on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:21:33
We may as well end the season properly and at least do something right. I'm asking the bookies on a bottom finish with the yellow ones sneaking into the POs too. Right now, both seem very real outcomes...

4/6 - Easy Money*






*Running in the 1.30 at Musselburgh


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Ticker45 on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:27:07
Just about sums up the season for me, paid for the stream thinking it was a 12.30 kick off. Obviously missed a total of eff all!


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:27:29
Twine wide


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:31:14
Piss stains heading for the play offs as things stand


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:35:14
Never a corner. Miles offside there lino.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:37:07
Offside again. wtf is that linesman doing?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:38:50
At last he gives one.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:39:03
Wigan are far more confident than we are, noticably so.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:40:04
Can someone who's watching tell me whether it's a back three or two and who is in it? I'm doing something marginally less dull than watching the game, but quite close.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bamboohoomyavatar on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:40:44
Wigan are far more confident than we are, noticably so.

Yeah but tbf this game is deader than a durex with multiple perforations  :pint:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:43:41
Can someone who's watching tell me whether it's a back three or two and who is in it? I'm doing something marginally less dull than watching the game, but quite close.
Iím watching and I have no clue. There is little semblance of any defensive organisation. Lots of half arsed ambling around and booting the ball to nobody in particular. Thank fuck the majority of these rancid turds will be gone soon.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Ticker45 on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:44:11
I cannot understand how basic footballing ability is totally missing so many times. Just being able to pass, tackle, and generally compete for the ball seems to be an anathema to this team.  


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:44:18
Can someone who's watching tell me whether it's a back three or two and who is in it? I'm doing something marginally less dull than watching the game, but quite close.
Back 4 of Hunt Grounds Broadbent and Thompson, Grant sat in front of a 4.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:45:24
Looks like a two with Grant sitting in front of them, playing as badly as he did there earlier in the season.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:47:08
Well that went about as expected.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:47:10
Back 4 of Hunt Grounds Broadbent and Thompson, Grant sat in front of a 4.

Thanks PV. That makes them the 28th and final (hopefully) addition to my incredibly-dull-but-I've-done-it-now Sporcle quiz...

https://www.sporcle.com/games/nemostfc/swindon-town-defences-202021

Can you name all 28 unique central defensive pairs/trios Town have used this season? Just as boring as watching the game but £10 cheaper!

(If anyone is doing it, it should accept the answers in any order, shout if you have issues. Format is Calderwood & Taylor or Thompson & Turnbull & Stephens)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Crackity Jones on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:50:11
Iím watching and I have no clue. There is little semblance of any defensive organisation. Lots of half arsed ambling around and booting the ball to nobody in particular. Thank fuck the majority of these rancid turds will be gone soon.
Rancid turds is a good description- its a shame we still have 6? of the fuckers contracted for next season.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Cheltred on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:52:59
Sky probably wanted it that way
Sky are showing Pompey v Accrington live and I guess all games have to k.o. at the same time


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Exiled Bob on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:56:02
I doubt if there will be many interested, but the game can be watched for free via this stream....:

https://media1.club/media1/wigan.php?streamerName=All-Sports-HD&origin=reddt1.soccerstreams.net


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: bamboohoomyavatar on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 12:59:25
Will check that out later possibly Nemo. Good work.

Oh well, the rain has cleared for a quite glorious and warm afternoon. Not wasting it in what has been a very soggy May so far. Good for the flora and fauna though and soon we will notice the benefits of all that rain. Should do a fair chunk of our lands good for some of the Summer and hopefully L-L can grow some beautiful big red peppers bursting with ideas that could even whet his blue tinged appetite.

A wet Spring usually points to not a scorching Summer but an elongated warm one. We'll be BBQing into the October eves, all with a renewed sense of freedom and possible normality.

See you all in early August for more feather ruffling shenanigans. Some of you hate me, some of you tolerate me, some of you love me but don't yet know it. Some of you will always think I'm an insufferable cunt but I actually love all of it in this small corner of the ethereal world. Don't argue with each other too much, hug your loved ones, remember Reg fondly and always remember to leave your morals at the TEF doorstep.

For now though, there's hay to be made.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:00:23
I doubt if there will be many interested, but the game can be watched for free via this stream....:

https://media1.club/media1/wigan.php?streamerName=All-Sports-HD&origin=reddt1.soccerstreams.net


nice one,



Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:06:16
Although it's about an hour behind on the radio so will probably just stick with that


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:07:46
If Lang had his shooting boots on we would have been 4-0 down already.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:14:05
I still canít make my mind up if that players have been drained of everything after 30 odd games with Sheridactyl or if theyíre just genuinely shite. Not one of them offers anything remotely like a professional footballer.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: DiV on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:14:19
Thanks PV. That makes them the 28th and final (hopefully) addition to my incredibly-dull-but-I've-done-it-now Sporcle quiz...

https://www.sporcle.com/games/nemostfc/swindon-town-defences-202021

Can you name all 28 unique central defensive pairs/trios Town have used this season? Just as boring as watching the game but £10 cheaper!

(If anyone is doing it, it should accept the answers in any order, shout if you have issues. Format is Calderwood & Taylor or Thompson & Turnbull & Stephens)

I canít.
I completely forgot Conroy


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:14:20
gooooaallllll

for wigan. 2-0


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:15:01
They walk another in.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:15:07
Our defence has more holes than Swiss cheese.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:16:34
Strolling around in the penalty box nobody looking remotely interested.

They all should be ashamed. Fuck off the lot of you.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:16:51
TWWIINNNEEE


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:17:22
Twine FK


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:17:39
And wigan score straight back 3-1


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: cheltred69 on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:17:42
Only way we were going to score


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:17:58
Nice at least to have a reminder of what he can do.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:17:59
goals everywhere! Like holes in swiss cheese


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday
Post by: Batch on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:00
lols


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:07
1-3


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:26
 :Ride On Fatbury's Lovestick:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:36
Useless cunts


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:49
Classic Town.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:54
goals everywhere! Like holes in swiss cheese
Cheese everwhere like Swiss goals.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: cheltred69 on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:18:58
Itís all so easy for Wigan


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:19:13
more cunts than swiss cheese has holes.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: DiV on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:19:37
Fuck me.

Why canít our players even stand near the Wigan players.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:19:58
broardbent is less footed than swiss cheese (and has about as many holes in his ability)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:20:21
Our lot are still social distancing.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:20:32
Fuck me.

Why canít our players even stand near the Wigan players.

Because the bastards keep moving.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:20:43
My score prediction is right......for now😀


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:20:58
Twine can't find a hole in their wall. Because it isn't made out of swiss cheese.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:21:20
Donít know about Swiss cheese - weíre more Stinking Bishop


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:22:04
The only positive in this game is heading Andrew Hawes say Doodoo a lot.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:22:24
lang his the bar. like swiss cheese


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:23:05
Donít know about Swiss cheese - weíre more Stinking Bishop
Jamie Vincent had so many varicose veins that his nickname was Blue Vinny.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:23:17
swindon have another swiss cheese, chance for twine.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:23:36
swiss cheese for wigan. strange


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:23:39
The only positive in this game is heading Andrew Hawes say Doodoo a lot.
Its a shame they dont Danny Shittu in the team too.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:24:11
swiss cheese swiss cheese twine


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:24:16
I am sure that Power is sat in his Swiss bunker, nibbling on his Swiss cheese, pissing himself laughing..


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:24:54
That is a very harsh red..  I would be pissed if I had got sent off for that


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:25:03
very soft swiss cheese


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:25:32
Get another 4 or 5 sent off and we may sneak a point


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:25:37
tyler smith swiss cheese


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:30:17
We seem to have hit upon an attacking combination.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:31:55
We seem to have hit upon an attacking combination.

just in time to turn the season swiss cheese


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:34:48
SWISSS CHHHEEEEESSSEEE HOPE!


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:35:25
Great finish by Hope.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:35:35
What a ball from Grounds..


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:35:45
'A fantastic ball from Jonathan Grounds'

Not quite what I was expecting to hear.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:36:12
What a ball from Grounds..

Heís finally come good.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: digby on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:36:31
Why no Parsons ?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:36:40
Blackpool winning  :pint:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:39:03
Grounds back to normal service.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:40:06
A non league player in the making


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:45:18
A non league player in the making
Which one of our 11 isn't? :D


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:45:20
I need to jump in the shower and go to the pub. Will someone post something swiss cheese related if something happens? Thanks.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:48:01
GET IN! 3-3 Smith. (Swiss Cheese)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:48:21
3-3 Smith


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:48:45
Cheese.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:49:23
Tyler shows why it might have been an idea to select him a bit.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:49:52
into swiss cheese time. Get a 4th?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:50:09
TWIIIINNNNNNENNENEE FUCKING SWISS CHEESE GET IN


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:50:41
4-3 Twine Cheese.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nemo on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:50:54
Well that's quite nice for Twine I suppose. If he is off.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:51:12
Well that's quite nice for Twine I suppose. If he is off.

I mean it's quite nice if he isn't too.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:51:51
Lovely placing with that shot.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:52:40
Swiss Cheese. 3-4


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:53:14
Thompsonís really turned to shite hasnít he.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:54:56
Good result, entertaining but too little too late, at least we aren't bottom, thats the Sags.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:55:07
Fuck me I go of and make a cup of tea and we score two goals😀


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Crackity Jones on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:55:42
If only we could have played against 10 more often


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:57:02
Favourites for the league 2 title based on current form😀


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:58:31
Thank fuck that is over with - time to go into hibernation until a new owner is in place


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: river monster on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:58:49
Get in. A Town win always nice however meaningless


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 13:59:12
That one was definately for Macca.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:01:40
Thank fuck that is over with - time to go into hibernation until a new owner is in place

It might be a long sleep then😀


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:03:31
After watching our ever increasing shit show unfold, I only have one question.

How the fuck are Bristol Rovers 5 points worse than us? It beggars belief.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:06:48
All I can think is the double that we did over them is the deciding factor other than that it's quite baffling😀


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Red Frog on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:07:51
And true to form, the caretaker manager doesn't come out for the presser and sends Mildenhall instead. He won't be missed.  :bye:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:08:11
Doh! Noone told me it wasn't a 3pm kick off!!!!!

Been out for a bike ride and missed the bloody game!!!!!

When can I watch it back on iFollow?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: adje on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:08:51
The criminally underused Tyler Smith. If he's here next season could be a huge asset in 2


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:11:58
After watching our ever increasing shit show unfold, I only have one question.

How the fuck are Bristol Rovers 5 points worse than us? It beggars belief.
Rovers are up there with THE worst professional teams we have ever faced, truly awful and in a far worse state than we are on the pitch, which fucking says something.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:12:47
The criminally underused Tyler Smith. If he's here next season could be a huge asset in 2
Would love him back full time and given a proper run in the team.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:14:21
Wellens signing?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: normy on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:16:35
Wouldn't it be weird if we completed the double over them today? 

Maybe I'm weirdly psychic.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:18:03
Wellens signing?
He was a Wellens signing, yes.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: river monster on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:18:44
Is this our first ever win at the DW ?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: 4D on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:22:45
Fuck me I go of and make a cup of tea and we score two goals😀

Weird, coz normally you could grow a tea plantation in the time it takes us to score two goals.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: 4D on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:25:21
I'm looking forward to seeing Pox fail miserably in the play offs, the season isn't over yet  :)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 14:29:25
Weird, coz normally you could grow a tea plantation in the time it takes us to score two goals.

 :clap:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 15:04:19
Weird, coz normally you could grow a tea plantation in the time it takes us to score two goals.

And on that bombshell Iíve taken down all the bubble wrap in the greenhouse, you should see the tea plants Iíve grown.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 15:06:37
You sure they're tea plants😳


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 15:37:16
🤔🤔🤔


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: JBZ on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 15:52:14
4 draws in 24 team league must be close to some sort of record. I assume no team has had 0 draws is a season.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 16:13:14
4 draws in 24 team league must be close to some sort of record. I assume no team has had 0 draws is a season.

That has to be at the bottom of the average amount of draws usually seen by a team going down by some margin, which makes it harder to swallow because you just know that had we achieved an average we may have had enough points to stay up.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday
Post by: Batch on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 16:15:38
Quote from: Berniman
Thank fuck that is over with - time to go into hibernation until a new owner is in place
or the fa charge kicks us in the nuts


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 16:20:57
That has to be at the bottom of the average amount of draws usually seen by a team going down by some margin, which makes it harder to swallow because you just know that had we achieved an average we may have had enough points to stay up.
Itís the draws, or lack thereof, that relegated us. We were just too easy to walk over most of the time


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: pauld on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 17:27:15
After watching our ever increasing shit show unfold, I only have one question.

How the fuck are Bristol Rovers 5 points worse than us? It beggars belief.
The fact that we managed to beat them twice probably hints at how indescribably shite they have been


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: pauld on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 17:28:45
Tyler shows why it might have been an idea to select him a bit.
Or at least play two up front, even if Sheridan didn't like Smith for whatever reason. Disappointed Parsons didn't get even a cameo


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Ginginho on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 17:33:53
After watching our ever increasing shit show unfold, I only have one question.

How the fuck are Bristol Rovers 5 points worse than us? It beggars belief.

They lost so many games 1-0. They couldn't score goals for shit.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 18:20:56
Mildenhall:
- Enjoyed the fact we won
- For 46 games we have been mightily woeful
- They think red card was harsh. Letter of law is that he was last man. It helped us as it gave areas to play in and get the ball in to
- Tyler Smith: Players play themselves into a team and need to play well enough to make sure that managers can't leave them out. In the last couple of games Smith has done that. Wright thought his movement would help today
- Ending with a bit of fight is good. Mildy didnt want to come bottom of the league.
- Hard to put into words what has happened this year
- A very very very disappointing season
- Alan Mac: Puts things into perspective. Desperately sad week for the club and all who knew him. Not enough time to talk about how good a person he was
- OOC Players? No movement to Mildy's knowledge.
- Important going forward that people have the time to make the right appointments and decisions.
- It might take a bit of time, but Mildy knows no more than that
- If OOC and relegated, players need to look at themselves. Did they do enough and lay it all on the line? If the answer is yes, then you may be offered a contract. If you can't then you shouldn't be surprised not to get one
- 7 goalkeepers? Not experienced this before. Bonkers rule about emergency loans. Something that needs to be looked at and simplified.
- Camp has been first class since he's come in. He's a credit to the profession. He could easily have said no, but was chomping at the bit to come in and try to help
- Message to the fans? So many things that you could say. After last year it has been a rollercoaster 24 months. Its been difficult with no fans. Sometimes you need supporters there to help spur the team on and give them a kick up the bum too. Hopefully the pandemic will end and we can have fans back
- Getting relegated hurts. Especially those who have come up through the club.
- We didn't win enough and didn't draw enough. Not enough resilience to get further up the table.
- Those who are here will use this as a lesson and don't want this to happen again.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 18:27:58
Hartley:
- Mildy is a Swindon boy and knows how we as fans feel
- Always want to look back and be proud of something, but this year, there is nothing and it leaves a sour taste in the mouth.
- Winning 4-3 makes you think 'what might have been'
- 'Mightily woeful' is a good summary of the season
- Red card was a turning point. Although Swindon had become an attacking force once Smith had come on
- From that moment onwards they used the size of the pitch.
- Shouldn't underestimate the contribution of Hope too
- Both substitutes made an im pact on the game
- Garrick injured which is why Hope came on
- Smith for Payne to go traditional 442
- Tyler Smith: Two up top seems to have worked. We haven't been able to create a solid base to play one up top. When we play Brett, Brett, Brett, Brett Pitman, Brett Pitman on his own then there is no get out option. When we play two up top we look more threatening


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 18:36:10
Twine:
- Good way to end a shocking season
- Its not been good enough and we deserve to end up where we are
- As a Swindon Town fan its not a nice position to be in
- We need to do everything we can to get back to L1
- Shocking news about Alan Mac. Gave good advice and was brilliant. Hopefully he was looking down and saw the goals and felt proud
- Everyone who know Macca said what an all round great guy he was. Hit Twine hard as he was close to him. Such sad news
- We didnt play our best game today. Too little too late. Wigan were already safe and we were already down.
- Its not been good enough in both boxes all season
- Twine breakout year: Most he's played and scored this year. Counts for nothing since we were relegated.
- We need to work hard and come back fitter and stronger next year
- Will going back to L2 hamper Twine's career? Not thinking about that now. He loves playing football. He's playing at the moment and has been for the last year. Its frustrating to have gone down
- Have Town offered him a contract? Yes, there is something on the table. Its something he has to think about over then next few weeks. He enjoys playing at Swindon, but will have to see what happens. Doesn't know who the new manager will be, but it will obviously have a bearing
(My take is that he sounded as if he wants to stay)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 18:38:48
Hartley part 2:
- Twine still hasn't dismissed staying. Similar sentiment as to Mildy. Both are Swindon through and through. In his own mind he feels as if he's part of the furniture. But, career wise, it might not be the right thing.
- Twine's one and only factor seems that he wants to play regularly. In L1 or Champs he might not. An interesting one that might rumble on until we know who the new manager will be


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 18:49:07
Hartley part 3:
- Talked about Wigan not really being good enough to stay up. They were lucky that there were 4 teams that were worse than them
- Substitution and going 442 was the turning point for us.
- Surprising to have replaced Payne as he was one of the bright sparks. But, giving Smith the opportunity to run directly at the centre halves was what we needed
- Interview with Peacock on Friday: Peacock said may be able to bring some of these lads back. Not sure who he was talking about, but speculated that Smith might be one. Hartley thinks he would be good with another striker
- Pitman's time has come. He's not quick enough and his scoring touch has waned. He'd still score the odd goal in L2, but another striker is required.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 18:59:40
Hawes:
- Asked for a quick word on Oxford getting into the play offs. He said he had a quick word, but wouldn't be allowed to use it on air.
- Oxford are very direct, scrappy and ugly and have done well to get to the play offs. We'll have to see if Blackpool can cope with that
- Paul Mullin burst into life at Cambridge this year
- As for new owner and manager: If there is new money around, whoever is in charge will need to be careful as everyone will be trying to rip them off as we have to buy a complete team
- Why is Wellens here again? Interesting that we have seen him at the last 2 or 3 games. Maybe he had nothing better to do on a Sunday lunchtime. Maybe its just because the games have been close to his Greater Manchester base. Maybe it helps him to assess L1 and L2
- Lots of talk about it taking a while to appoint Flitcroft. For all his faults, he put together a squad quickly. Although he allegedly had an open cheque book.
- Chances of coming back up? Next season's priority has to get the ownership resolved and make sure we don't go out of the league.
- If Hunt, Baudry and Fryer stay fit then they can be built around.
- Hartley: Best moment of the year was beating Oxford in Broadbent's game. Worst moments have been no fans at games.
- Hawes: Oxford fun. Highpoint was Twine's goal vs Ipswich - Felt like there was a bit of hope. Low point was Milton Keynes. The rolling over that brought about the inevitable. Way below what was acceptable.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Bob's Orange on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 19:06:23
7 goal thriller huh? Bit of a shame I decided to give the game a miss.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: ibelieveinmrreeves on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 19:25:14
I checked the score on the game three times - once at 1-0, then at 3-1, then at 3-4. Absolutely typical to have that sort of turn around in a dead rubber.

Thanks to NMH for his post-match write ups and to PV for the commentary this season (again). Even if I had the time and the money I'm not sure I would have chosen to watch us this season so your match day contributions are valued.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: TheDukeOfBanbury on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 19:32:40
I checked the score on the game three times - once at 1-0, then at 3-1, then at 3-4. Absolutely typical to have that sort of turn around in a dead rubber.

Thanks to NMH for his post-match write ups and to PV for the commentary this season (again). Even if I had the time and the money I'm not sure I would have chosen to watch us this season so your match day contributions are valued.

Echo this a big thanks to NMH for your post match summaries, really appreciate reading then afterwards.
PV what can I say, you have kept my sanity going. Mad bastard and need help :)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: RedRag on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 19:58:06
I'm looking forward to seeing Pox fail miserably in the play offs, the season isn't over yet  :)
:clap:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Bob's Orange on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 20:39:52
Yeah I echo these sentiments, NMH's post game summaries are always appreciated. And PV, even more praise to you only because I know some on here do disagree with your opinions and often let you know. The fact that you spend the time during the season to provide your updates should be applauded. Top men, both of you.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Sunday, May 9, 2021, 20:41:33
Spot on Bob


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: pauld on Monday, May 10, 2021, 10:52:18
Yeah I echo these sentiments, NMH's post game summaries are always appreciated. And PV, even more praise to you only because I know some on here do disagree with your opinions and often let you know. The fact that you spend the time during the season to provide your updates should be applauded. Top men, both of you.
Plus one for both, NMH and PV do a great job for very little thanks


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, May 10, 2021, 11:16:00
Yeah I echo these sentiments, NMH's post game summaries are always appreciated. And PV, even more praise to you only because I know some on here do disagree with your opinions and often let you know. The fact that you spend the time during the season to provide your updates should be applauded. Top men, both of you.

Echo this a big thanks to NMH for your post match summaries, really appreciate reading then afterwards.
PV what can I say, you have kept my sanity going. Mad bastard and need help :)

Plus one for both, NMH and PV do a great job for very little thanks

I checked the score on the game three times - once at 1-0, then at 3-1, then at 3-4. Absolutely typical to have that sort of turn around in a dead rubber.

Thanks to NMH for his post-match write ups and to PV for the commentary this season (again). Even if I had the time and the money I'm not sure I would have chosen to watch us this season so your match day contributions are valued.

It is my absolute pleasure, so many times over the years I have listened to the radio comms and it bore little or no relation to what is actually happening on the pitch. Often a goal would go in and for the first 10 or 15 seconds you have no idea as to which side have scored. I just try and ease that for those who cannot watch or also those who cannot liten to games and chekcing updates on here.

Much to the chagrin of several posters I have no plans to stop these updates.

As for NMH I too fully appreciate his efforts on the post match interviews and how he condenses them into more managable bite size blocks, thanks for your time and condensing of the crap often spurted out.



Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 11:41:07
My pleasure. I enjoy listening to the post match stuff and find the best way to digest is to scribble notes. Glad others get something from them.

This morning (whilst on the phone for 90 mins trying to cancel a holiday) I took in yesterday's game. Thought it was a pretty poor display again, with the result papering over a number of cracks.

We won because of two things. A very harsh sending off and because we eventually played with two up top. The defence was absolutely appalling and we could (and should) have conceded after making it 3-3. Quite how our defence was overrun by a 10 man team with the centre forward having acres of space and oodles of time I'll never know!

Other snippets:
Camp was just 'OK' today. He made a couple of errors, one of which cost us the first goal.
Thompson is not very good. Jostles and bullies. Played the suicide pass of the match in the 90th minute after we had equalised.
Broadbent and Grounds cannot play together. Broadbent thinks he's Hoddle at times, while Grounds actually played one of the best passes of the game to put Hope through for his goal. Both were arguing about the other being out of position much of the time.
Hunt was a liability at RB but looked good going forward when they were down to 10 men.
Midfield looked lightweight again. Grant looked immobile. Palmer is a L2 player.
Twine did OK with two strikes, but I'd expect him to dominate midfield more, rather than show 'flashes'.
Pitman tries, but alone he offers nothing. I'd also like to see him replaced next year with someone a bit more mobile.
Payne showed why I won't be sad to see someone else sign him. A few flashes, but we looked better when he was replaced for a striker.
Hope had his best game for a while. Lots of possession down the right, but absolutely awful crossing, except for the one placed on Smith's head for the equaliser.
Smith showed he is raw. Had an opportunity before his goal but didn't see the pass from Twine coming.

Thank God that season is over. I'm now looking forward to hearing the off field issues being sorted and being excited and rebuilding in L2. Hopefully, we can do this well and build a solid foundation that can grow and strength. Maybe in 2-3 years we will be back in L1 with a stronger team that can be tweaked to make it competitive in this league. Who knows, maybe we can get back to being consistently one of the top 10 in this division. Time will tell.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Jimmy Quimm on Monday, May 10, 2021, 11:55:04
Keep up the good work guys it's much appreciated


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: wheretherealredsare on Monday, May 10, 2021, 12:58:58
...
As for NMH I too fully appreciate his efforts on the post match interviews and how he condenses them into more managable bite size blocks, thanks for your time and condensing of the crap often spurted out.


Thanks to you both, especially NMH because Ifollow often cuts off before the interviews. Just one question ...

Would NMH's condensing work on some of the posters on here?  ;)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: THE FLASH on Monday, May 10, 2021, 13:15:39
All over thank fuck!

Watched the highlights and the conceded goals were a joy to watch as well as a couple of corkers from us.

Lets see what this crazy club brings us close season.

Usually i would be looking forward to a clear out and new manager excitement.

I suppose i am just hoping we start next year as a club and no stupid points deduction.  It truly has been a woeful season.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, May 10, 2021, 13:49:08
Hopefully next week the courts will bring some sort of closure and we can start looking forward.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: normy on Monday, May 10, 2021, 14:01:06
I've also much appreciated summaries and comments by NMH and PV though the season, well done guys!


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: horlock07 on Monday, May 10, 2021, 14:41:12
Just watched the highlights, In terms of the first goal whilst Camp should have got there, their player should never have been able to run onto the header as easily as he did.

And despite multiple watches what was their player sent off for?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: swindonmaniac on Monday, May 10, 2021, 14:46:40
I've also much appreciated summaries and comments by NMH and PV though the season, well done guys!
This,  well done chaps..much appreciated.  :clap: :clap: :clap:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Monday, May 10, 2021, 15:58:17
I wish PV and NMH would find a new hobby, they obviously love the sound of their own voices and only do it to get their post counts up..  cunts..



Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Monday, May 10, 2021, 15:59:30
Only joking, love you guys...    :loverletter:


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 16:28:14
I wish PV and NMH would find a new hobby, they obviously love the sound of their own voices and only do it to get their post counts up..  cunts..


What?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 16:28:28
Get my post count up?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 16:28:38
Really?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 16:28:52
Why would I want to do that?


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 16:29:05
Only joking! :-)


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: flammableBen on Monday, May 10, 2021, 16:55:09
swiss cheese


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, May 10, 2021, 18:07:34
swiss cheese
You're Swiss cheese.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, May 10, 2021, 18:08:58
I wish PV and NMH would find a new hobby, they obviously love the sound of their own voices and only do it to get their post counts up..  cunts..
:D cheeky fucker


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: china red on Monday, May 10, 2021, 18:56:09
Just watched the highlights, one of the worst red cards Iíve seen, no idea what the ref saw, was his last game by all accounts.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Chunkyhair on Monday, May 10, 2021, 19:06:05
Just saw the highlights also- God is our defence shockingly shit.  If that doesn't get fixed over the summer we won't need a points deduction to see us out the league.

I know it was only a couple of minutes of highlights but attacking play looked quite promising.  Almost like the players can play when they want to/are allowed to. Makes me wonder how we would have done with anyone else than Sheridan - I think we would have stayed up.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday
Post by: Batch on Monday, May 10, 2021, 19:09:14
it's all irrelevant now. I expect almost all the squad to be gone.

start again time.


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Berniman on Monday, May 10, 2021, 19:20:13
Only joking! :-)

Be honest, did you write the first reply before you read my second post? :D


Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: 4D on Monday, May 10, 2021, 20:38:19
You're Swiss cheese.

Swiss Tony

https://youtu.be/UxWnQBbIDgQ



Title: Re: Wigan v Swindon pre match chat and matchday thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Monday, May 10, 2021, 21:37:01
Be honest, did you write the first reply before you read my second post? :D
No, I read it first. Honestly. 🥰