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Free kick awarded for a foul by Jason Price on Paul Caddis. Paul Caddis takes the direct free kick.
Jake Jervis fouled by Jason Price, the ref awards a free kick. Jonathan Smith takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken short by Matt Ritchie.
Matt Ritchie has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide left.
Simon Ferry goes off and Oliver Risser comes on. Lander Gabilondo on for Raffaele De Vita.
Raffaele De Vita has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright. Garry Hunter comes on in place of Gary McDonald. Jason Price on for Danny Carlton.
Foul by Alan McCormack on Danny Carlton, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Will Haining, clearance by Alan McCormack.
Ronan Murray finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Swindon 3-0 Morecambe.Assist on the goal came from Matt Ritchie.
Danny Carlton takes a shot. Save made by Wesley Foderingham. Corner from the right by-line taken by Lewis Alessandra, clearance by Aden Flint.
Paul Caddis challenges Danny Carlton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gary McDonald.
Matt Ritchie has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
Foul by Lewis Alessandra on Alan McCormack, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.
Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Lewis Alessandra goes wide of the right-hand upright. Ronan Murray takes a shot. Barry Roche makes a save. Corner taken right-footed by Matt Ritchie, Chris McCready makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Raffaele De Vita by Andy Parrish. Andy Parrish goes off and Phil Jevons comes on. Direct free kick taken by Raffaele De Vita. Corner taken right-footed by Raffaele De Vita, Aden Flint produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Jonathan Smith challenges Stewart Drummond unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nick Fenton takes the direct free kick.
Liam Ridehalgh takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche. Short corner worked by Matt Ritchie.
Ronan Murray on for Lukas Magera.
The referee blows for offside. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.
Raffaele De Vita takes a shot. Barry Roche makes a comfortable save.
Foul by Matt Ritchie on Izak Reid, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Gary McDonald, clearance made by Alan McCormack.
A goal is scored by Raffaele De Vita from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Swindon 2-0 Morecambe.Matt Ritchie provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Carlton by Liam Ridehalgh. Simon Ferry is shown a yellow card. Will Haining restarts play with the free kick.
Stewart Drummond is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.
Jake Jervis concedes a free kick for a foul on Will Haining. Free kick taken by Will Haining.
Danny Carlton takes a shot. Save made by Wesley Foderingham. Close range effort by Andrew Fleming goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Jake Jervis is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Lewis Alessandra. Wesley Foderingham takes the free kick.
Matt Ritchie takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Paul Caddis fouled by Lewis Alessandra, the ref awards a free kick. Wesley Foderingham restarts play with the free kick.
Raffaele De Vita takes a shot. Save made by Barry Roche.
Jake Jervis finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Swindon 1-0 Morecambe.Liam Ridehalgh provided the assist for the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Wesley Foderingham.
Lewis Alessandra takes a shot. Save by Wesley Foderingham.
Andrew Fleming takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.
Danny Carlton is ruled offside. Wesley Foderingham takes the indirect free kick.
Will Haining gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lukas Magera. Alan McCormack takes the direct free kick.
Lewis Alessandra challenges Aden Flint unfairly and gives away a free kick. Wesley Foderingham restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from inside the area by Jake Jervis clears the bar.
Effort from inside the area by Raffaele De Vita misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Ferry by Andrew Fleming. Paul Caddis restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Parrish gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Caddis. Free kick taken by Paul Caddis.
Stewart Drummond gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Raffaele De Vita. Alan McCormack takes the free kick.
Matt Ritchie takes a corner.
Liam Ridehalgh challenges Danny Carlton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Will Haining produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Ridehalgh returns for Robins
Defender Liam Ridehalgh is available once again for Swindon as they prepare to face Morecambe in npower League Two.
The on-loan Huddersfield left-back has missed the last two games with an ankle problem but could come into manager Paolo Di Canio's side against the Shrimps at the County Ground.
Di Canio laid into his team for what he called a "bad" display in their 1-1 derby draw at Bristol Rovers last time out and the Italian could make changes to his starting XI.
Winger Matt Ritchie returns from a ban for the Wiltshire outfit and will come back into the starting line-up but defender Joe Devera (ankle) is unlikely to play a part.
Defender Laurence Wilson is a fitness doubt for Morecambe.
Wilson took painful blows to both feet during last weekend's goalless draw with Oxford and will be assessed closer to kick off.
Garry Hunter is hoping to be available for the game after the midfielder missed the U's game due to an unspecified complaint.
Striker Jason Price was an unused substitute in that match having spent time on the sidelines with a hamstring problem and will be pushing for a start against Paolo Di Canio's side who are unbeaten in 14 games, although Shrimps boss Jim Bentley is relishing the challenge.
"It's going to be a very tough game," he told the Lancashire Evening Post. "It will be nice to pit my wits against Paolo Di Canio, who was a fantastic footballer and is now doing well as a manager.
"We expect another tough assignment, but it's a game we will certainly go into with confidence."
As simple as one, two, three for Swindon
First-half goals by Jake Jervis and Raffaele De Vita and a third midway through the second period by substitute Ronan Murray saw Swindon to a comfortable 3-0 win over Morecambe.
Swindon, pleasing on the eye, were good value for their victory against a Morecambe side who began brightly but fell away after Town scored their second on the stroke of half-time.
The rampaging right-wing runs of Paul Caddis proved a constant threat for Swindon, who took the lead with a 28th-minute header by Birmingham loanee Jervis who rifled Liam Ridehalgh's cross into the roof of the net.
Morecambe were left to rue missed chances before half-time, in particular when the influential Andrew Fleming fired into the side netting after Swindon goalkeeper Wes Foderingham had saved from Danny Canton.
Matt Ritchie was equally threatening for Swindon, supplying a series of probing left-footed crosses into the box - one of which picked out De Vita at the far post to double the lead on the half-time whistle.
Swindon twice came close to stretching their advantage in the second half, only to be denied by fine saves from Barry Roche.
But midway through the period, Caddis burst through again and laid on Swindon's third, which Murray drilled home.
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