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  • Date:14 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:County Ground
  • Attendance:8,311
  • Rooney (38) Bodin (52)
    Benson (67)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:43 +2.43

Shot by Dean Howell from outside the box goes over the target.

87:15

Corner taken by Billy Clarke, Close range headed effort by Tyrone Barnett goes wide of the left-hand upright.

85:54

Alan McCormack fouled by Karl Hawley, the ref awards a free kick. (Swindon) makes a substitution, with Ronan Murray coming on for Billy Bodin. Free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.

84:29

The assistant referee signals for offside against Raffaele De Vita. Michel Kuipers takes the free kick.

84:11

Matt Ritchie takes a shot. Michel Kuipers makes a save.

83:30

Karl Hawley produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

81:31

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dannie Bulman by Jonathan Smith. Free kick taken by Dean Howell.

79:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie by Billy Clarke. Paul Caddis takes the direct free kick.

78:19

Raffaele De Vita is brought on as a substitute for Luke Rooney.

76:30

Pablo Mills leaves the field to be replaced by Scott Neilson.

74:46

Paul Benson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pablo Mills. Michel Kuipers takes the free kick.

67:24

Paul Benson finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swindon 3-0 Crawley Town.

63:23

Josh Simpson on for Sergio Torres.

61:23

Pablo Mills gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie. Matt Ritchie delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance by David Hunt.

58:47

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Billy Clarke by Alessandro Cibocchi. Billy Clarke has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by Wesley Foderingham.

57:37

Header by Karl Hawley from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

56:15

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Matt Ritchie from the left by-line to the near post.

55:29

Matt Ritchie fouled by Billy Clarke, the ref awards a free kick. Matt Ritchie delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, Claude Davis manages to make a clearance.

54:35

Karl Hawley on for Sanchez Watt.

52:38

Goal scored by Billy Bodin from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Swindon 2-0 Crawley Town.Paul Caddis provided the assist for the goal.

51:49

Corner taken by Matt Ritchie from the right by-line to the near post, save made by Michel Kuipers.

51:39

Drilled right-footed shot by Luke Rooney. Save by Michel Kuipers.

50:44

Corner from right by-line taken by Matt Ritchie.

48:55 +3.55

Billy Clarke takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Alessandro Cibocchi makes a clearance.

48:37 +3.37

Kyle McFadzean takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

47:38 +2.38

Corner taken left-footed by Billy Clarke.

47:22 +2.22

Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.

46:35 +1.35

Lee Cox challenges Sergio Torres unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Pablo Mills.

45:35 +0.35

The referee blows for offside against Paul Benson. Michel Kuipers restarts play with the free kick.

45:16

Luke Rooney challenges David Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Rooney goes into the book. Pablo Mills takes the direct free kick.

45:03 +0.03

Short corner taken by Matt Ritchie.

43:33

Matt Ritchie has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

40:35

Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Wesley Foderingham makes a save.

39:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Cox on Sanchez Watt. Free kick taken by Dean Howell.

39:18

Effort from outside the penalty box by Dannie Bulman goes wide left of the goal.

37:03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Cox by Pablo Mills. Strike comes in from Alessandro Cibocchi from the free kick, Luke Rooney scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swindon 1-0 Crawley Town.Assist on the goal came from Alessandro Cibocchi.

35:18

Lee Cox is brought on as a substitute for Simon Ferry.

32:39

Sanchez Watt fouled by Jonathan Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Pablo Mills.

24:22

The official flags Paul Benson offside. Indirect free kick taken by Michel Kuipers.

21:59

Alan McCormack fouled by Tyrone Barnett, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Devera restarts play with the free kick.

20:51

Sergio Torres is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Wesley Foderingham takes the free kick.

17:35

Billy Bodin fouled by Claude Davis, the ref awards a free kick. Claude Davis goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Alan McCormack takes the free kick.

16:37

Free kick awarded for a foul by Pablo Mills on Paul Benson. Free kick taken by Paul Caddis. Paul Benson takes a shot. Michel Kuipers makes a save.

14:56

Paul Caddis gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tyrone Barnett. Billy Clarke crosses the ball in from the free kick, Wesley Foderingham makes a save.

13:09

Simon Ferry concedes a free kick for a foul on Pablo Mills. Michel Kuipers takes the free kick.

10:55

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Billy Clarke, save made by Wesley Foderingham.

10:04

Foul by Matt Ritchie on Tyrone Barnett, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Billy Clarke, clearance by Alessandro Cibocchi.

6:56

The assistant referee flags for offside against Paul Benson. Free kick taken by Kyle McFadzean.

1:30

A cross is delivered by Dean Howell.

Match Preview

No Flint to spark Robins Swindon will be without injured centre-back Aden Flint for the visit of Crawley in npower League Two. Flint had been ruled out for the season with a groin problem recently, but a second opinion from a specialist suggested that the defender may return for the Robins within six weeks. However, the meeting with fellow promotion chasers Crawley comes far too soon for the imposing centre-half. Otherwise, Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio has no major injury problems. Winger Etienne Esajas is recovering from a groin injury but the Dutchman was unlikely to feature in Di Canio's squad should he have been fit. Luke Rooney and Billy Bodin are both available for selection after missing the Robins' last match - the Johnstone's Paint Trophy victory over Barnet seven days ago - because they were both cup-tied. Oliver Risser, Alessandro Cibocchi and Ronan Murray are all pushing for first-team recalls, while on-loan defender Daniel Boateng and midfielder Lee Cox are both waiting for their Swindon debuts after arriving from Arsenal and Inverness respectively in January. Crawley are likely to be unchanged. The Red Devils beat another of their promotion rivals, Cheltenham, 4-2 last Tuesday night before Saturday's home game against Aldershot was postponed due to the weather. Tyrone Barnett and on-loan Arsenal youngster Sanchez Watt got the goals while fellow striker Billy Clarke impressed on his debut, having replaced top scorer Matt Tubbs following his move to Bournemouth. Another deadline-day signing, Karl Hawley, came on as a late substitute for his first Town appearance and looks set to start on the bench again. Boss Steve Evans once again has a fully-fit squad with his in-form side suffering just one defeat in their last 23 outings in all competitions.

Formation:442Manager: Paolo Di Canio

Swindon

Formation: 442Manager: Steve Evans

Crawley Town

  • Wesley Foderingham
  • Paul Caddis
  • Joe Devera
  • Alan McCormack
  • Alessandro Cibocchi
  • Matt Ritchie
  • Simon Ferry
  • Jonathan Smith
  • Luke Rooney
  • Paul Benson
  • Billy Bodin
  • SUBS
  • Daniel Boateng
  • Lee Cox
  • Raffaele De Vita
  • Lukas Magera
  • Ronan Murray

Home

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Match Report

Robins crush Crawley Swindon moved within a point of the League Two leaders with a resounding 3-0 win over promotion rivals Crawley at the County Ground. New signing Luke Rooney gave Swindon the lead in the 39th minute with his first goal since arriving from Gillingham last month and Paolo Di Canio's team never looked back. Swindon goalkeeper Wes Foderingham made outstanding saves from Tyrone Barnett and Kyle McFadzean as Crawley went in search of an equaliser. But Swindon underlined their superiority in the second half with goals from Billy Bodin and Paul Benson. Bodin made it 2-0 in the 53rd minute with a fierce shot from the edge of the area after Paul Caddis had set him up. Benson made certain of an emphatic win, Swindon's 17th in the league this season, when he finished off a sweeping move involving Allan McCormack and Bodin. Swindon went in search of a fourth as the final whistle approached but Michel Kuipers made an important late stop from Matt Ritchie.

Form Guide

    LWWWWW
  • Swindon
  • VS
  • Crawley Town
  • LWDDDW

Last Meetings

  • Crawley Town
  • 0 - 3
  • Swindon
  • 13/09/2011

Top Scorers

Swindon

  • M Ritchie 9
  • A Connell 6
  • M Kerrouche 5
  • R De Vita 4
  • J Smith 3
  • P Caddis 2
  • A McCormack 1
  • L Magera 1
  • O Risser 1
  • J Devera 1
  • P Benson 1
  • S Ferry 1
  • R Murray 1
  • A Flint 1
  • B Bodin 1

Crawley Town

  • T Barnett 14
  • D Howell 3
  • D Bulman 2
  • C Davis 2
  • S Torres 2
  • S Watt 2
  • J Simpson 2
  • P Mills 1
  • K McFadzean 1
  • H Akpan 1
  • C Wassmer 1

Goals

Swindon

    • Total goals 66
    • Goals per game 45
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Crawley Town

    • Total goals 73
    • Goals per game 52
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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