SWANSEA CITY

("The Swans", "The Jacks")

Year formed1912
Turned professional1912
Limited company1912
Previous names

Swansea Town: 1912 - 1970

Swansea City: 1970 to date

Ground

Liberty Stadium, Landore, Swansea SA1 2FA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements115 x 74 yards (105 x 68 metres)
Ground capacity21,088
Record attendance at present ground20,972 v Liverpool, Premier League, 1 May 2016 (won 3-1)

 

League career

Southern League Division Two: 1912 - 1915

Southern League Division One: 1919 - 1920

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1925

Division Two: 1925 - 1947

Division Three (South): 1947 - 1949

Division Two: 1949 - 1965

Division Three: 1965 - 1967

Division Four: 1967 - 1970

Division Three: 1970 - 1973

Division Four: 1973 - 1978

Division Three: 1978 - 1979

Division Two: 1979 - 1981

Division One: 1981 - 1983

Division Two: 1983 - 1984

Division Three: 1984 - 1986

Division Four: 1986 - 1988

Division Three/Two: 1988 -  1996

Division Three: 1996 - 2000

Division Two: 2000 - 2001

Division Three/League Two: 2001 - 2005

League One: 2006 - 2008

Championship: 2008 - 2011

Premier League: 2011 - 2018

Championship: 2018 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Portsmouth, Division Three, lost 0-3
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

League One champions: 2007-08

Division Three (South) champions: 1924-25, 1948-49

Division Three champions: 1999-2000

Domestic - Cup

Capital One Cup winners: 2012-13

Autoglass Trophy/Football League Trophy winners: 1993-94, 2005-06

Welsh Cup winners: 1912-13, 1931-32, 1949-50, 1960-61, 1965-66, 1980-81, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1988-89, 1990-91

Welsh Cup runners-up: 1914-15, 1925-26, 1937-38, 1939-40, 1948-49, 1955-56, 1956-57, 1968-69

FAW Premier Cup winners: 2004-05, 2005-06

FAW Premier Cup runner-up: 2000-01, 2001-02

Best League position6th, Division One, 1981-82
Lowest League position

22nd, Division Four, 1974-75

Furthest in FA CupSemi-final, 1925-26, 1963-64
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points 
2 for a win

62, Division Three (South), 1948-49

3 for a win92, League One, 2007-08
Fewest League points 
2 for a win29, Division Two, 1946-47
3 for a win

29,  Division Two, 1983-84

Most League goals scored

92, Division Four, 1976-77

Most League goals conceded

99, Division Two, 1957-58

Fewest League goals scored

36, Division Two, 1983-84

Fewest League goals conceded30, Division Three, 1999-2000
Most wins in a League season

27, Division Three (South), 1948-49

Fewest wins in a League season

7, Division Two, 1983-84

Most draws in a League season

20, Championship, 2008-09

Fewest draws in a League season4, Division Two, 1932-33, 1950-51
Most losses in a League season

27, Division Two, 1983-84

Fewest losses in a League season

7, Division Three (South), 1948-49

7, Division Four, 1969-70

Record League win

8-0 v Hartlepool United, Division Four, 1st April 1978

Record Cup win

12-0 v Sliema Wanderers (Malta), European Cup-Winners' Cup 1st round 1st leg, 15th September 1982

Record defeat

0-8 v Liverpool, FA Cup 3rd round, 9th January 1990

0-8 v Monaco, European Cup-Winners' Cup 1st round 2nd leg, 1st October 1991

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season

35, Cyril Pearce, Division Two, 1931-32

in total166, Ivor Allchurch, 1949-58 and 1965-68
  
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Jack Fowler v Charlton Athletic, Division Three (South), 27th December 1924

Most League appearances585, Wilfred Milne, 1919-37

Most capped player

42, Ivor Allchurch for Wales

Youngest League playerNigel Dalling, 15 years 289 days v Southport, 6th December 1974
Highest transfer fee received£45,000,000 for Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton, August 2017
Highest transfer fee paid£18,000,000 for Andre Ayew from West Ham United, January 2018