Swindon Town

Swindon Town

Nickname: The Robins

Year formed: 1879

Ground: County Ground, Swindon, SN1 2ED

Capacity: 15,728


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2008/09 average: 7,498

For visitors: 1,200 in the Arkells Stand

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Position last season: 15th in League One

Manager: Danny Wilson (December 2008)

Player to watch - Lee Peacock: Now entering the veteran stages of his career, Peacock has been a valuable asset to the Robins since signing in 2006. Tough as teak, Peacock plays with his heart on his sleeve is still difficult to contain for opposition defences, although his biggest impact this season may come from the bench during the closing stages of games.

Record transfer fee paid: �800,000 (Joey Beauchamp, West Ham, 1997)

Record transfer fee received: �1.5m (Kevin Horlock, Man City, 1997)

Ticket office: 0870 443 1894

Official website: www.swindontownfc.co.uk

Distance: 185 miles

Journey time: 4 hrs, 4 mins

For directions to the ground go to www.pinkun.com/content/pinkun/norwich-city/away-guide/Map.aspx

Pub: Ever get irritated at missing the football when you need the toilet? Visit The Merlin (5-9 Wilmslow Road, Alderley Edge, SK9 7QL) where TV screens are everywhere, including in the gents. Away fans are welcome and this modern pub is a short walk away from the County Ground.

Last league meeting: Swindon 0, Norwich City 0 (22 March, 2000)

City connection: Goalkeeping coach Paul Crichton had a short loan spell at Swindon, Jamie Cureton spent a year there before joining Colchester.

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