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  • Date:10 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:County Ground
  • Attendance:10,659
Goal!

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93:37 +3.37

Corner taken by Marlon Pack from the right by-line, save by Wesley Foderingham.

88:22

Darryl Duffy is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Alan McCormack.

86:45

Darryl Duffy takes a shot. Wesley Foderingham makes a comfortable save.

85:48

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Tehoue. Steve Elliott takes the free kick.

83:53

Jeff Goulding on for Jermaine McGlashan.

83:31

Paul Benson is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

82:37

Luke Rooney goes off and Raffaele De Vita comes on.

76:07

Shot from 20 yards by Luke Rooney. Jack Butland makes a save. Luke Rooney decides to take a short corner.

75:19

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jonathan Tehoue. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

74:25

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marlon Pack by Alan McCormack. Free kick taken by Jack Butland.

72:21

Shot by James Spencer from outside the box goes over the target.

67:42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darryl Duffy by Alessandro Cibocchi. Steve Elliott produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

67:13

Jonathan Tehoue challenges Luke Summerfield unfairly and gives away a free kick. Keith Lowe takes the free kick.

65:17

James Spencer takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

64:53

Shot from just outside the box by Matt Ritchie goes over the bar.

63:01

Russell Penn goes off and James Spencer comes on.

57:07

(Cheltenham) makes a substitution, with Bagasan Graham coming on for Kaid Mohamed. Lee Cox comes on in place of Jonathan Smith.

55:37

Darryl Duffy concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Devera. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

53:40

Darryl Duffy takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

52:02

The referee penalises Darryl Duffy for handball. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

50:50

Marlon Pack takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Matt Ritchie makes a clearance.

49:07

The referee gives a free kick against Alan Bennett for handball. Jonathan Tehoue on for Billy Bodin. Joe Devera takes the direct free kick.

47:16

Paul Benson has an effort at goal. Brilliant save by Jack Butland.

45:43

Jermaine McGlashan takes a shot. Save made by Wesley Foderingham.

45:20 +0.20

Darryl Duffy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oliver Risser. Alessandro Cibocchi takes the free kick.

44:08

Effort on goal by Luke Rooney from 20 yards. Comfortable save by Jack Butland.

42:24

Shot by Matt Ritchie. Jack Butland makes a comfortable save.

40:29

Paul Benson is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Butland.

38:15

Keith Lowe challenges Luke Rooney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Alessandro Cibocchi.

37:18

Jermaine McGlashan takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Wesley Foderingham.

36:06

The assistant referee signals for offside against Darryl Duffy. Joe Devera takes the free kick.

34:15

The ball is swung over by Alessandro Cibocchi, Paul Benson scores a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Swindon 1-0 Cheltenham.The assist for the goal came from Alessandro Cibocchi.

33:07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Smith by Russell Penn. Alessandro Cibocchi takes the free kick.

28:57

Darryl Duffy fouled by Joe Devera, the ref awards a Penalty. Penalty taken by Darryl Duffy is saved by Wesley Foderingham. Swindon 0-0 Cheltenham.Darryl Duffy concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Devera. Booking for Darryl Duffy. Direct free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

25:57

Foul by Joe Devera on Darryl Duffy, free kick awarded. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Marlon Pack, blocked by Simon Ferry. Marlon Pack takes the inswinging corner, Effort from the edge of the box by Luke Summerfield goes wide of the right-hand upright.

22:01

Luke Summerfield concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Benson. Free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

19:16

The assistant referee flags for offside against Alan Bennett. Wesley Foderingham restarts play with the free kick.

18:28

Alan McCormack challenges Darryl Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marlon Pack produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Alan McCormack shown a yellow card.

16:52

Billy Bodin takes a shot. Save made by Jack Butland. Matt Ritchie produces a drilled left-footed shot from 20 yards. Steve Elliott makes a clearance. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Matt Ritchie from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Luke Summerfield.

15:22

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alan Bennett on Billy Bodin. Alessandro Cibocchi has an effort direct from the free kick.

14:45

Handball decision goes against Darryl Duffy. Wesley Foderingham takes the direct free kick.

12:54

Luke Rooney fouled by Marlon Pack, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is crossed by Alessandro Cibocchi, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Paul Benson misses to the right of the target.

10:17

Russell Penn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Smith. Shot on goal comes in from Alessandro Cibocchi from the free kick, Steve Elliott manages to make a clearance.

7:08

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marlon Pack by Jonathan Smith. Marlon Pack restarts play with the free kick.

6:24

Kaid Mohamed has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.

4:38

Corner taken right-footed by Marlon Pack from the left by-line, Steve Elliott has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

2:38

Billy Bodin is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

1:57

Matt Ritchie challenges Sido Jombati unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jack Butland.

Match Preview

Caddis out for Swindon Swindon will be without captain Paul Caddis for their npower League Two clash with Cheltenham this weekend. The right-back had a scan on an ankle on Thursday to assess the damage sustained during the Robins' 4-0 victory over Dagenham in midweek and, while the results showed the injury was not as bad as first feared, the Scot will not be fit to feature on Saturday. Otherwise, Swindon have no new injury or suspension worries ahead of the top-of-the-table match-up. Defender Aden Flint continues to be sidelined with a groin problem. The towering centre-back is progressing well in his recovery but he will not be making a comeback in the next few weeks. Luke Rooney is likely to return to the starting line-up after dropping to the bench for the win against the Daggers. The winger could replace Raffaele De Vita in manager Paolo Di Canio's XI. Cheltenham manager Mark Yates has a fully-fit and suspension-free squad at his disposal. Yates had been sweating over the fitness of experienced centre-back Steve Elliott because of a foot injury, but the defender has been passed fit to play and is expected to start against the league leaders at the County Ground. Elliott is set to come into the starting line-up in place of Keith Lowe, who deputised during the 3-1 defeat at Morecambe in midweek, while Jimmy Spencer and Jeff Goulding will both be hoping for recalls after coming off the bench at the Globe Arena. Cheltenham are looking to do the double over their Wiltshire rivals, having beaten Paolo Di Canio's men 1-0 at Whaddon Road in August.

Formation:442Manager: Paolo Di Canio

Swindon

Formation: 451Manager: Mark Yates

Cheltenham

  • Wesley Foderingham
  • Alan McCormack
  • Joe Devera
  • Oliver Risser
  • Alessandro Cibocchi
  • Matt Ritchie
  • Simon Ferry
  • Jonathan Smith
  • Luke Rooney
  • Paul Benson
  • Billy Bodin
  • SUBS
  • Lee Cox
  • Raffaele De Vita
  • Callum Kennedy
  • Ronan Murray
  • Jonathan Tehoue

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Match Report

Benson on-song in Swindon win Paul Benson scored for the seventh time in eight games as Swindon moved seven points clear at the top of npower League Two with a 1-0 win at home to promotion rivals Cheltenham. Cheltenham were gifted the chance to take a 31st-minute lead when Oliver Risser clumsily bundled over Darryl Duffy to concede a needless penalty. Duffy dusted himself down to take the resulting spot-kick only to see his low shot towards the right corner pushed out by Swindon goalkeeper Wes Foderingham. Duffy's misery was compounded four minutes later when Benson buried a half volley at the back post after Alessandro Cibocchi's cross had evaded three Cheltenham defenders to pick out the striker. Foderingham was called into action again in the opening seconds of the second half to beat away Jermaine McGlashan's effort after the winger had cut in from the right. Benson and Luke Rooney both forced good saves from Cheltenham goalkeeper Jack Butland while the luckless Duffy wasted two good close range chances to earn the visitors a draw.

Form Guide

    WWWWLW
  • Swindon
  • VS
  • Cheltenham
  • LWDWDL

Last Meetings

  • Cheltenham
  • 1 - 0
  • Swindon
  • 13/08/2011

Top Scorers

Swindon

  • M Ritchie 9
  • A Connell 8
  • P Benson 7
  • R De Vita 4
  • J Smith 3
  • B Bodin 3
  • J Devera 2
  • P Caddis 2
  • R Murray 2
  • L Rooney 2
  • A McCormack 1
  • O Risser 1
  • S Ferry 1
  • A Flint 1

Cheltenham

  • K Mohamed 9
  • J Spencer 7
  • D Duffy 6
  • J Goulding 4
  • L Summerfield 4
  • J Low 3
  • M Pack 3
  • S Jombati 3
  • S Elliott 2
  • A Bennett 2
  • L Garbutt 2
  • R Penn 1
  • B Smikle 1
  • J McGlashan 1

Goals

Swindon

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 60
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 10 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Cheltenham

    • Total goals 80
    • Goals per game 55
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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