Match 18
2nd November 2004
Football League (LDV) Trophy
Swindon T (h)

Exeter 1-2 Swindon

Swindon dominated their second round LDV Vans contest at Exeter to safely seal their passage into the next stage.

The Robins took the lead in the 19th minute when Andy Nicholas fired a 20-yard shot into the right- hand corner.

Les Afful tested visiting keeper Steve Book with a long-range drive but Rory Fallon swept home Luke Garrard's pin-point cross to make it two.

Exeter did pull one back when Santos Gaia fired in from Jake Edwards' pass but they could not find another goal.

Exeter: Bittner, Sawyer, Clay, Todd (Gaia 49), Taylor, Cronin, O'Sullivan (Ampadu 45), Moxey, Edwards, Afful, Martin (Flack 73). Subs Not Used: Rice, Canham.

Goals: Gaia 82.

Swindon: Book, Reeves, Hewlett, Pook (Igoe 90), Smith, Garrard, Nicholas, Fallon, Ifil, Caton (Parkin 52), Heywood. Subs Not Used: Bulman, Duke, O'Hanlon.

Booked: Caton, Fallon.

Goals: Nicholas 19, Fallon 54.

Attendance 1,898

Referee P Melin (Surrey).


Paul F


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