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Swindon Town 4-0 Morecambe

Swindon thrashed Morecambe to boost their League Two play-off hopes.

Theo Robinson, Kaiyne Woolery, Dion Conroy and Kyle Bennett were on target in a one-sided affair at the County Ground.

Swindon, who are seven points adrift of the play-off places, broke the deadlock after only 10 minutes when Robinson headed into an empty net after Conroy's initial effort was blocked.

Morecambe should have made it 1-1 in the 18th minute when Aaron Collins was one-on-one with Luke McCormick, but the goalkeeper made an excellent save.

Woolery doubled the hosts' advantage in the 42nd minute with a low drive that beat Mark Halstead in the Morecambe goal.

Conroy netted his first professional goal in the 66th minute to settle the contest, slotting into the far corner after cutting inside a defender.

And Bennett completed the rout nine minutes from time with a long-range strike that took a cruel bounce before passing Halstead and into the back of the net.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 23McCormick
  • 2Knoyle
  • 26Conroy
  • 32Woolfenden
  • 29KoikiSubstituted forTaylorat 71'minutes
  • 30Rose
  • 37BennettBooked at 80mins
  • 19CarrollSubstituted forDunneat 86'minutes
  • 10Anderson
  • 35Robinson
  • 22WoolerySubstituted forRichardsat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McCourt
  • 8Dunne
  • 9Richards
  • 20Diagouraga
  • 31Taylor
  • 33Broadbent
  • 39Matthews

Morecambe

  • 21Halstead
  • 2Mills
  • 5Old
  • 16LavelleSubstituted forBrownswordat 71'minutes
  • 3Conlan
  • 26Mingoia
  • 15Wildig
  • 4KenyonBooked at 36minsSubstituted forFlemingat 53'minutes
  • 18OatesSubstituted forEllisonat 74'minutes
  • 31Collins
  • 7Bennett

Substitutes

  • 1Roche
  • 8Fleming
  • 11Ellison
  • 17Mandeville
  • 23Brownsword
  • 24McKay
  • 27Cranston
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
5,707

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamMorecambe
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 4, Morecambe 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 4, Morecambe 0.

Attempt missed. Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Dion Conroy (Swindon Town).

Richard Bennett (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Marc Richards (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luke Conlan (Morecambe).

Foul by Luke Woolfenden (Swindon Town).

Richard Bennett (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. James Dunne replaces Canice Carroll.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Luke Conlan.

Attempt blocked. Theo Robinson (Swindon Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is blocked.

Foul by Keshi Anderson (Swindon Town).

Luke Conlan (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Canice Carroll (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Tyler Brownsword.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 4, Morecambe 0. Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Canice Carroll.

Attempt missed. Marc Richards (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town).

Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Marc Richards replaces Kaiyne Woolery.

Foul by Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town).

Sam Lavelle (Morecambe) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Luke Woolfenden (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Richard Bennett (Morecambe).

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Kevin Ellison replaces Rhys Oates.

Attempt missed. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Morecambe. Tyler Brownsword replaces Sam Lavelle.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Matthew Taylor replaces Ali Koiki.

Attempt saved. Kyle Bennett (Swindon Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Richard Bennett (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Canice Carroll (Swindon Town).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 3, Morecambe 0. Dion Conroy (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the top right corner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Zak Mills.

Attempt saved. Aaron Wildig (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Kyle Knoyle (Swindon Town).

Aaron Collins (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City392213469363379
2Bury382011771413071
3MK Dons392091064402469
4Mansfield391715756332366
5Tranmere3818101056421464
6Forest Green3916131057391861
7Exeter3817101151371461
8Carlisle39177155951858
9Colchester39169145748957
10Swindon381412124746154
11Stevenage39159154549-454
12Crewe39158164849-153
13Northampton391216114950-152
14Newport37157154656-1052
15Grimsby39147184048-849
16Oldham371212135448648
17Cheltenham39139174957-848
18Crawley39127204058-1843
19Morecambe39119194462-1842
20Cambridge38119183456-2242
21Port Vale391011183345-1241
22Yeovil3999213656-2036
23Macclesfield38810204064-2434
24Notts County39712203872-3433
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