A Wembley a Day: after Sunderland beat Newcastle, along came Swindon

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John McCormick writes: I occasionally write about North-Western clubs and their tribulations on this website, but other than that I pay little heed to goings on in the football world outside the SoL. It came as something of a surprise to me when Swindon had their promotion rescinded and we went up instead. If you play through the second video clip – before and after the match highlights – you’ll realise that others knew something was amiss long before the game. So while I do feel for Swindon fans, I’m not going to say the club was harshly treated.

On the other hand, Pete Sixsmith, on an aeroplane somewhere over the Channel, definitely was:

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