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Ex-Swindon boss Martin Ling deserves nothing but fans' compassion in his battle with mental illness

Robins fan Neil Evans was crushed at the departure of Ling for health reasons. Here, the writer and commentator opens his heart about his personal battle with mental illness and gives insight into the difficulties of balancing depression and a career in football. 810 more words

Blogs

The perils of a long distance supporter

Former BBC Wiltshire commentator Vic Morgan writes his latest blog for TheWashbag.com…

Credit where credits due first of all.

The postponement of the game at Port Vale on Saturday was done in time to prevent the vast majority of Town fans from having a wasted journey. 518 more words

Football

Hail to the Ling

Joe Young reflects on Martin Ling’s return to Swindon Town as manager, which has prematurely ended with Ling resigning for ‘health reasons’.

I read today’s shock news that Martin Ling had resigned as Swindon Town manager with great sadness. 643 more words

Swindon Town

Burton Albion 1-0 Swindon Town: Ling's final match

Adam Tanner headed to the Pirelli Stadium, hoping to watch Swindon avoid further skid marks and get the wheels back on their winter form…

Despite a disappointing Boxing Day performance against Gillingham, Swindon could approach a tricky trip to the joint league leaders with some optimism. 1,180 more words

Swindon Town

Swindon 1 Gillingham 3: Edinburgh lauds full-back Jackson

JUSTIN Edinburgh heaped praise on Ryan Jackson following his goal in Gillingham’s 3-1 victory at Swindon, saying the right-back is proving to be the best in League One. 489 more words

Swindon Town

Shrewsbury 0-1 Swindon Town: Four wins in a row

What a turnaround for Swindon Town under Martin Ling. Scott Keith reports from Saturday’s victory over Shrewsbury Town…

Four wins in a row. Four wins in a row.  673 more words

Swindon Town

Town tactics v Rochdale: Tucking Turnbull in

Alex Cooke looks at how Jordan Turnbull and Fabien Robert shared the flank against Rochdale

One of the criticisms throughout this season has been of players being used out of their natural positions: Henrik Ojamaa as a wingback, Nicky Ajose as a lone forward and, most frequently, Jordan Turnbull as a left back. 283 more words

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