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Swansea City

 

Swansea City was first known as Swansea Town and was formed in 1912. They changed their name when Swansea was granted its City status in 1971. Also known as the Jacks, in 2010–11 Swansea City were promoted to the Premier League and became the first Welsh club to play in the division.

Honours:
•  Championship (2nd tier) Third place (promoted after winning play-offs) 2010/11
•  Second Division (2nd tier) Third place (promoted) 1980/81
•  League One (3rd tier) Champions 2007/08
•  Third Division (3rd tier) Third place (promoted) 1978/79
•  Third Division South (3rd tier) Champions 1924/25, 1948/49
•  Third Division (4th tier) Champions Third place (promoted) 1999/00, 2004/05
•  Fourth Division (4th tier) Third place (promoted) 1969/70, 1977/78 
•  Football League Trophy Winners - 1994, 2006
•  Welsh Cup Winners - 1913, 1932, 1950, 1961, 1966, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1991
•  FAW Premier Cup Winners - 2005, 2006

Did you know?
Swansea City FC played at Vetch Field for over one hundred years, but moved to the Liberty Stadium in 2005. It is the largest purpose-built venue in Swansea and boasts a capacity of over 20,000 spectators. The ground is named after its Liberty Property sponsors and the stadium is also home to the Ospreys rugby union club. 

More information:
• Swansea City Official Website  
Swansea City Supporters Club

Destination: Swansea

Swansea, Wales’ waterfront city offers a unique and inspiring blend of coast, city and countryside. Well known for its vibrant nightlife, Swansea’s range of clubs, bars and restaurants cater for every age and taste. Home to innovative attractions and steeped in heritage, including the oldest museum in Wales next door to the youngest, Swansea's dynamic city centre is just a stone’s throw from some of the most beautiful beaches in Britain. Slow down the pace and step up the charm in the galleries, boutiques and snug cafés of the charismatic seaside village of Mumbles. Or step out onto miles of unspoilt coastal panoramas, award-winning beaches, and lush, rolling countryside of Gower - a favourite destination for walkers and surfers.

Find out more about Wales with our Wales destination guide.

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Stadium Tours

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Swansea CityFacts

Season 2010/11:
3rd place, Championship
Nickname:
The Swans, The Jacks
Stadium:
Liberty Stadium, Swansea
Capacity:
20,520
Song they run out to:
White Riot, The Clash
Top scorer 10/11:
Scott Sinclair (19 goals)