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BIG MATCH PREVIEW: Crawley Town V Swindon Town

Get yourself ready for Saturday's game

18 March 2022

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Swindon Town will be looking to make it three wins on the bounce when they take on Crawley Town on Saturday afternoon.

Ben Garner's team are back in EFL Sky Bet League Two action tomorrow at The People's Pension Stadium - 3pm Kick-Off.

Town have won two on the bounce, including beating Sutton United 2-1 in midweek, and they will be looking to put more crucial points up on the board with a win on Saturday.

Crawley, meanwhile, are mired in midtable after losing three on the bounce, including a 2-1 loss to Exeter City last time out.

Let's get you set for the game...

LAST TIME OUT

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Ben Gladwin's late goal secured a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw at The County Ground the last time these two sides met on Tuesday 1st February 2022.

LAST FIVE

Season / Date Competition Result Town Scorers
2021-22 - 1st Feb (H) Sky Bet League Two 1-1 Gladwin 
2019-20 - 26th Oct (A) Sky Bet League Two  0-4 Doyle (4), Yates
2018-19 - 26th Jan (H) Sky Bet League Two 0-1  
2018-19 - 21st Aug (H) Sky Bet League Two 2-2 Dunne, Anderson
2017-18 - 2nd Apr (H) Sky Bet League Two 1-1 Richards

FULL RECORD V CRAWLEY TOWN

P W D L F A
16 4 7 5 23 17

TICKET NEWS

Tickets are SOLD OUT for tomorrow's game.

If you need to collect your already paid for tickets, you will be able to do so from Crawley on the day.

TEAM NEWS

Louis Reed will serve the first of a two-game ban, Jake O'Brien is set to return from injury and the game will come too soon for Ben Gladwin, Louie Barry and Joe Tomlinson.

A WORD FROM THE TOWN CAMP

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Ben Garner, Swindon Town Head Coach: "We have prepared as best as we can but we need to be flexible tomorrow in terms of what we're facing.

"They are always very committed and they have players in there who are capable of scoring out of nothing, creating something out of nothing, so our defensive concentration tomorrow and organization will need to be very, very good.

"For us, it is about winning the game.

"We need to go there and attack and try and impose ourselves.

"The only thing on our minds is trying to get those three points."

ELSEWHERE IN THE SKY BET LEAGUE TWO

Newport County v Hartlepool United (Tonight - 7:45pm)

Barrow v Carlisle United (3pm)

Bradford City v Port Vale (3pm)

Harrogate Town v Walsall (3pm)

Leyton Orient v Rochdale (3pm)

Mansfield Town v Stevenage (3pm)

Northampton Town v Bristol Rovers (3pm)

Oldham Athletic v Exeter City (3pm)

Salford City v Scunthorpe United (3pm)

Sutton United v Tranmere Rovers (3pm)

OFFICIALS

Referee - Darren Handley

Assistant Referee - Nicholas Cooper

Assistant Referee - Christopher Kidd

Fourth Official - Anthony Da Costa

FOLLOW THE ACTION LIVE

Not at Crawley on Saturday? Don’t panic because there are numerous ways to keep up to date with all the action.

Live updates will be available on our Twitter and Facebook pages, in addition to our Match Centre on the website, which can be found at the top of the home page on matchdays.

In the wake of the game, https://www.swindontownfc.co.uk/ will be the place to go with a full report, reaction and pictures available to view and read through shortly after the final whistle.


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