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Andy King, a former manager of Swindon Town FC, has died at the age of 58.
The football legend who managed Swindon Town a couple of times between 2000 and 2005, is believed to have suffered a heart attack earlier today. Before his work as a manager he enjoyed a long playing career that included a legendary stint at Premiership side Everton during the seventies.
Tributes have been paid to him on Twitter by clubs and fans.
Saddened to hear of the death of former #pafc Chief Scout Andy King - our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends
Swindon Town players have been getting ready for the match that will make-or-break their season.
It's the club's sixth appearance at Wembley this Sunday, but the first for almost all the players.
Matthias Kurth reports.
Swindon Town Football Club is preparing for its play-off final this Sunday.
If they beat Preston at Wembley they will be in football's second tier for the first time in fifteen years.
Robert Murphy's been seeing how the town is getting ready for the big match.
Excitement is growing in Swindon as the town's football team prepares for the playoff final at Wembley on Sunday.
Swindon booked their place in the League One play-off final after an incredible 5-5 draw with Sheffield United – a result which saw them through 7-6 on aggregate.
But the thousands of fans who are heading to Wembley face travel chaos. There are no trains out of Swindon because of engineering works.
First Great Western are urging fans to still travel by train – albeit with their journey starting with a rail replacement coach service which will take them to Reading.
A win at Wembley on Sunday will see them join Bristol City in the Championship next season.
Swindon Town's Sam Ricketts says he didn't even know the final score of their semi-final match against Sheffield United until he came off the pitch.
They faught out a ten goal thriller against United in the second leg of the semi-final. It finished 5-all on the night and 7-6 on aggregate, making it the highest scoring play-off match ever.
Meanwhile, manager Mark Cooper said a play-off final win would be a "ridiculous achievement."
Former England manager and Swindon player Glenn Hoddle congratulated his old club last night following their success against Sheffield United.
Swindon drew 5-5 giving them a 7-6 victory on aggregate. The result sees them through to the play-off final.
What a Game ! Well done to my old Club Swindon. One more to go guys ?
Swindon Town will go to Wembley after an astonishing night at the County Ground.
They get to the League One play-off final after drawing 5-all with Sheffield United giving them a 7-6 victory on aggregate.
Swindon Town could book their place in the League One play off final this evening by seeing off Sheffield United at the County Ground.
The Robins won the first leg of the play off semi-final 2-1 on Thursday night.
Bristol City are now four points clear at the top of League One after they won and Swindon lost.
City beat Port Vale 3-1 thanks to goals from Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Joe Bryan and Matt Smith. While Swindon lost 2-1 at Oldham after conceding two goals in a minute. Massimo Luongo pulled a goal back for Town.
Terry Skiverton has suffered his first defeat as Yeovil manager. The Glovers lost 1-0 at fellow strugglers Crewe.
In League Two, Cheltenham remain just outside the relegation zone after a 2-0 defeat at Southend.
Forest Green Rovers drew 2-2 at Alfreton in the Conference.
And Bath City are through to the semi-final of the FA Trophy after beating Dover 2-1 in their replay.