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Town Among Clubs Linked With Swindon Skipper
Wednesday, 10th May 2017 14:43

Town, QPR, Charlton, Rotherham and Portsmouth are all reported to be keen on Swindon captain Nathan Thompson.

The 26-year-old, a centre-half or right-back, is out of contract and is likely to leave the County Ground on a free transfer this summer following the Robins’ relegation to League Two, with the Blues and the other four clubs among those showing interest, according to Sky Sports News.

Chester-born Thompson, who is 5ft 9½in tall, came through the youth system at Swindon and has made 173 starts and 14 sub appearances, scoring four goals, since breaking into the first team in 2010/11.

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woohoo added 14:45 - May 10
Not Ronaldo or Messi then?

12th_Man added 14:52 - May 10
Busy on here today and it's only May

Bluebell added 14:52 - May 10
Centre half or right back? Maybe a replacement for Berra but where does that leave Spence and Smith? I would have thought we have enough players for that position, it's striker we should be looking for!

King_of_Portman_Rd added 14:56 - May 10
I read that as 'Sweden Skipper'

Can't see an awful lot in this as bringing in Spence and Taylor would seem more likely

jpring89 added 15:10 - May 10
Ok so we plump for a guy who plays in defence in a team relagated from league 1. Exciting stuff

shortmarine1969 added 15:11 - May 10
5,9 Centre half ?? will get smashed in the middle by 6 foot plus fowards..RB...ok wait and see...i,m thinking lots of links but naf all else for the next week or so.

theblueginger added 15:14 - May 10
I would rather we sign Spence and Taylor

CalmoreBlue added 15:38 - May 10
Nothing wrong in a lot of these lower league players, Jon Walters for example

rickw added 15:55 - May 10
I was just reading Swindon articles about him and it said "another injury hit campaign" for him - we don't need more injury prone players! He sounds like a "proper bloke" though so MM would like him, I can't see Mick playing a 5"9 CB though.....

What was interesting was in their player of the season vote Rohan Ince came 2nd despite only joining the club on loan from Brighton in January. I've been impressed with him when I've seen him in the past for Brighton, a big physical energetic defensive midfielder who would give more to the team than Skuse does...

Wallingford_Boy added 16:39 - May 10
Oooooh my mate knows him, has got him tickets for Swindon games in the past and says he's their best player by a country mile. I will see if he can find out anything!

Pencilpete added 16:42 - May 10
rickw - My 9 year old gives more than Skuse does !

Bassett_Blue added 17:13 - May 10
He is very good on the ball, when I have seen him they have played him as a sweeper/spare man in a three, who brings the ball out of defence and set up most of their attacks, everything went through him.

Have always thought we should go for him, I think he would be good enough to play as a holding midfielder.

Coey118 added 17:19 - May 10
A 5'9 centre back sounds exactly what we need.

happybeingblue added 17:20 - May 10
so he was their captain and they got relegated! and we are after him SMART MOVE

jas0999 added 17:25 - May 10
A free transfer. Right up Evans street!

TractorCam added 17:32 - May 10
This makes no sense too me whatsoever.

therein61 added 17:44 - May 10
More up Evans street Jas is the 11 released by Mansfield today that's our 1st team for next season and all free!!!!

dirtydingusmagee added 17:45 - May 10
FREE and 4 goals in 173 starts 0ver five /six years, what is Evans waiting for ? are we looking for promotion are not . Give me strength .

lightingblue added 17:46 - May 10
How many rumours now. The last game was only Sunday and we have been linked with everything that can almost kick a ball

cromwellblue added 17:56 - May 10
If Spence stays then this is not logical.

Any Berra Replacement has to be left sided.


blueboy1981 added 18:00 - May 10
......... forget it.

Skip73 added 18:30 - May 10
He's free so of course we're linked.

SwindonBlue added 18:55 - May 10
Completely overrated. Never far away from a mistake or red card. Move on!!

martin587 added 21:17 - May 10
We are linked with anyone who is free.Terrible state of affairs.!!😡

TimmyH added 23:05 - May 10
Good God!...

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