Date: 30th October 2015 at 2:44pm
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Latics are back at the DW Stadium this Saturday when Swindon will be the visitors for a League 1 fixture. Gary Caldwell will be pleased with the recent run of form and also pleased to get back to the DW following away days at both Peterborough and Bradford.

Swindon are a bit in the doldrums at the moment, they are 23rd in the table, no wins in their last nine games and managerless with chairman Lee Power in charge of match day team affairs, though Caldwell still feels that they pose a significant threat.

In the build up to the game both Caldwell and Power have been speaking to their respective clubs official websites, let’s take a look at what they have been saying:

Latics boss Gary Caldwell – ‘It’s great to be coming back to the DW Stadium with the results we’ve had recently.

‘We’ve had a very good start at home and I think everyone has been happy with it.

‘The season on the whole is going well so far and there has been significant progress. We knew at the start of the season it wouldn’t be easy because of the new group, it was always going to take time to settle and to get our style of play across to the players and for them to believe in it and carry it out.

‘The recent run of games has shown how good a team we can be, but I think there’s a lot of improvement still to come.’

‘A chairman taking charge of the first team doesn’t happen very often in football, but Lee Power is obviously someone who knows football.

‘His team play a very expansive game, they play some excellent football and I think their league position doesn’t give a true reflection on how good a team they can be on their day.

‘They’re going to be a team who’ll cause us a lot of problems and we have to be ready for another massive game.

‘If we’re not ready then we’ll struggle because they are a very good football team.’

Gary Caldwell pleased to be back at home

By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic


Swindon boss Lee Power –
‘They (Latics) were one of the favourites before the season started to get promoted and I haven’t seen anything to tell me any different’

‘They’re a strong team, a good team

‘When you look at the start of the season and what’s probably going to be your toughest away fixture, it was going to be Wigan away. You can see by their current form that that is still the case.’

Check out the latest PWU Podcast – Swindon Preview, Bradford Review

Unfortunately, due to a technical error (I don’t know what I am doing!) the final 15 minutes including the predictions haven’t been recorded, what’s that you say, ‘a blessing in disguise’!

Contents: Aborted Halloween intros [see Xmas tape] (0:00); Bradford review with Adam’s Off The Terrace Report (1:20) including by any means necessary (4:00), Bradford cornering skill (11:30), PWU Better Grounds Guide (14:20), playoffs here we come (17:50); re-booking the FA Cup parade bus (20:30) and FC United vs Television (22:50); Players of the Season Thus Far & Wildschut wanted? (25:00); Swindon preview with Mick’s extensive scouting report [radio edit] (28:50) and Si’s Promotion & Relegation Odds Checker (35:50); Making Plans for Nigel Miller (38:15)

Unfortunately, due to a technical error (I don’t know what I am doing!) the final 15 minutes including the predictions haven’t been recorded, what’s that you say, ‘a blessing in disguise’!

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