League Cup - Final
Saturday, March 15, 1969

Arsenal Swindon Town
B.Gould (86')
After Extra Time
HT: 0-1 FT: 1-1
R.Smart (35'), D.Rogers (104', 119')
Attendance:  98,189   Referee:  W. Handley



 
On the 20th anniversary of the Town's League Cup win over Arsenal, HTV presenter "Bobbin'" Roger Malone presented a commemorative episode of "Flashback For The Fans", with the winning team in the studio.



 
Full coverage of the greatest day in the Town's history - Third Division Swindon beating the mighty Arsenal after extra time on the Wembley mud, to claim the 1969 League Cup.



 
The greatest achievement in the club's history - all the goal highlights and celebrations as Swindon beat Arsenal 3-1 to take home the League Cup trophy.



1
WILSON
2
STOREY
3
MCNAB
4
MCLINTOCK
5
URE
6
SIMPSON
7
RADFORD
8
SAMMELS
9
COURT
10
GOULD
11
ARMSTRONG
1
DOWNSBOROUGH
2
THOMAS
3
TROLLOPE
4
BUTLER
5
BURROWS
6
HARLAND
7
HEATH
8
SMART
9
SMITH
10
NOBLE
11
ROGERS

Lineups
1
Bob WILSON  
                 
Peter DOWNSBOROUGH
1
2
Peter STOREY  
                 
  Rod THOMAS
2
3
Bob MCNAB  
                 
John TROLLOPE
3
4
Frank MCLINTOCK  
                 
Joe BUTLER
4
5
Ian URE  
                 
Frank BURROWS
5
6
Peter SIMPSON
 71'
              
Stan HARLAND
6

7
John RADFORD  
           85'     
Don HEATH
7

8
Jon SAMMELS
               
Roger SMART
8
9
David COURT
                77'
John SMITH
9
10
Bobby GOULD
               
Peter NOBLE
10
11
George ARMSTRONG
               
Don ROGERS
11
Substitutes
12
George GRAHAM  

71' 
           
77' 
Willie PENMAN
12













Danny Williams and Bertie Mee lead the two teams onto the pitch.
The teams are led onto the pitch

Roger Smart bundles the ball home to put Swindon in the lead.
Smart scores!

Smart celebrates his goal, as the referee points to the centre circle.
Smart celebrates the opener

Frank Burrows celebrates Swindon's opener.
Burrows celebrates Smart's goal

Don Rogers wheels away in delight after putting the Town 2-1 up.
Rogers wheels away, having made it 2-1

Frank Burrows celebrates after Rogers' goal.
Burrows hugs Rogers

Roger Smart leaps up, as Rogers' effort hits the net.
Smart celebrates Rogers' first goal

The Wembley scoreboard says it all.
The Wembley scoreboard

Captain Stan Harland receives the trophy from Princess Margaret.
Harland receives the trophy

Stan Harland becomes the first Town player to lift a major trophy.
Harland lifts the cup

Manager Danny Williams and captain Stan Harland show the trophy to the fans.
Williams & Harland hold the cup

Williams & Harland show their delight.
Williams & Harland show their delight

The rest of the team get their hands on the cup.
The team show the cup

The victorious Swindon team parade the trophy around Wembley.
The team parade the trophy

The programme from the Final.
Programme

The front cover of Rover magazine, dated 31st January 1970, with an illustration of Rogers' second goal.
Front cover of Rover magazine from 31st Jan 1970