League One season preview: Swindon

Swindon Town manager Paolo di Canio with key man Matt Ritchie Photo: PA

Manager: Paolo di Canio

Position last season: 1st in League Two

Nickname: The Robins

Ground: County Ground

Capacity: 15,728

Players in: Gary Roberts (free), James Collins (Shrewsbury, free), Andy Williams (Yeovil, free), Alan Navarro (Brighton, free), Jay McEveley (Barnsley, free), Tommy Miller (Huddersfield, free), Troy Archibald-Henville (Exeter, undisclosed)

Players out: Billy Bodin (Torquay, undisclosed), Alan Connell (Bradford, free), Jonathan Smith (York, undisclosed), Callum Kennedy (Scunthorpe United, free), Mehdi Kerrouche (CS Constantine, free), Lukas Magera (Mladá Boleslav, free), Etienne Esajas, Abdul Said, Phil Smith, Mark Scott, Lander Gabilondo, and Mattia Lanzano (all released)

Key man: Matt Ritchie - With Premier League experience, the winger will adapt to this level with ease, a class act on his day.

Chances: Di Canio will be bidding for successive promotions to enhance his growing managerial status. The Italian has bolstered his squad with some shrewd signings this summer and they will be looking to challenge at the top end of the table.