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25 years

25 years ago today. That was some day.

There were 12 of us, friends and family, at the old Wembley, ablaze with noise and emotion unlike the time we were there for the Full Members final. The game itself seemed to last for days. and we went spinning through a tornado of every emotion possible.

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Ajose signs

Welcome to Nicky Ajose, who today finally put pen to paper. The fee was obviously undisclosed but it widely thought to be £800,000.

Ajose was expected to sign for a Championship club with Birmingham and Bristol City both interested. The Blues were said to have had a bid of £500,000 turned down as Swindon chairman Lee Power hung on for more.

Ajose had a belter of a season scoring 24 goals in 38 games finishing 2nd top league scorer behind on-fire Will Grigg. Swindon obviously saw something in the 24-year old picking him up from Leeds on a free. He never scored for Leeds but was never given a chance as they churned through managers Charlton style and was farmed out on loan to Crewe where he scored 8.
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