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TEAM NEWS: Town Give Debuts To Five

Reds Name First Starting XI Of The New Season!

4 August 2018

Swindon Town have named their Starting XI for our 2018/19 Sky Bet League Two opener against Macclesfield Town this afternoon.

Boss Phil Brown has given debuts to five players including Michael Doughty, Martin Smith, Steven Alzate, Jermaine McGlashan and Elijah Adebayo.

There are also spots on the bench for fellow summer signings Luke McCormick, Jak McCourt, Toumani Diagouraga and recent arrival Sid Nelson, who joined on loan from Millwall on Thursday.

Town will line-up in a 4-3-3 formation with Olly Lancashire and Dion Conroy partnering each other at the heart of defence following their respective return from injuries, whilst Kyle Knoyle and Matty Taylor line-up in the right and left-back roles respectively.

Doughty, Smith and Alzate will form a midfield three with Keshi Anderson and McGlashan slotting in either side of Adebayo in a three-pronged attack.

TEAMS: 

SWINDON TOWN (4-3-3) - Vigouroux; Knoyle, Lancashire (C), Conroy, Taylor; Doughty, Alzate, Smith; Anderson, Adebayo, McGlashan.

SUBS - McCormick, Nelson, Romanski, McCourt, Diagouraga, Iandolo, Twine. 

MACCLESFIELD TOWN - Taylor, Hodgkiss (C), Fitzpatrick, Kelleher, Grimes, Marsh, Smith, Maycock, Arthur, Whittaker, Rose.

SUBS - Lowe, Wilson, Lloyd, Blissett, Welch-Hayes, Nata, Simpson. 


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