• Swansea City AFC:
    Swansea City AFC:
    "The Vetch Field"
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    Swansea City AFC:
    "Liberty Stadium"
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  • Swansea City AFC:
    Swansea City AFC:
    "Swans"
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Sung-Yeung Ki is closing in on a start: "He is a very good player and has trained really hard this week." #Swans
PC on the Eni Aluko saga: "There is absolutely a line of what is acceptable and what is not" #Swans LIVE⤵️ https://t.co/fzYWPhkoVY
PC on the Eni Aluko saga: "There is absolutely a line of what is acceptable and what is not" #Swans LIVE⤵️ https://t.co/fzYWPhkoVY
PC on Ki Sung-Yueng… "He is a very good player and has trained really hard this week. He is close to being able to… https://t.co/VZBcd5Stbd
Report: #SwanseaCity to scout £10m-rated forward in #EuropaLeague clash | HITC https://t.co/Ey6kCv7y0p
Report: #Swansea #City to scout £10m-rated forward in #EuropaLeague clash #swans #cfc #swanseacity #afc https://t.co/qLcdoAofoB
#SwanseaCity #TalkSport Revealed! The 15 best goalkeepers in Europe this season – ranked by save percentage https://t.co/0SqxHZz7xz
Kevin Friend in bottling red chars shocker
Michael Laudrup will make sure he has another striker in at Swansea before a Danny Graham exit http://t.co/pMy7TTn1
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The gaffer is a big fan, but the midfielder is out of contract in the summer as it stands

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Football Club Background and History

Football Club and Management: Swansea City AFC

Club Contact Details: Liberty Stadium, Landore, Swansea SA1 2FA
Telephone: 01792 616600

Club Nicknames: The club is nicknamed ‘The Swans’ after their full name and also ‘The Jacks’ or ‘Swansea Jacks’ after the name for seaman from the town. ‘Swansea Jack’ was also the name of a famous dog in the 1930′s that rescued people from Swansea’s docks and riverbanks

Honours

Honours Swansea City A.F.C.

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Ground
Liberty Stadium
Capacity
20,520
Chairman
Huw Jenkins
Manager
Paul Clement
League
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Location: The club is currently based in Swansea in Glamorgan (Morgannwg), South West Wales.

Football League: Swansea City AFC

Swansea City currently play in the Premier League in England

History of Football: Swansea City AFC

Origins: The club was founded in 1912 as Swansea Town. Following Swansea’s new city status in 1969 the club changed its name to Swansea City. Generations of children had played football on a piece of waste ground in Swansea on which vetch – a cabbage-like plant used for cow feed – grew wild. This became known as Vetch Field and was leased by the Swansea Gas Light Company to the Swansea League who laid out clinker pitches. This is where Swansea Town played their first matches and the club stayed here until its move to the purpose-built Liberty Stadium in 2005.

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First Football Histories Swansea City A.F.C.

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First Football Briefs: 

A look at different football matches and league fixtures featuring Swansea City Football Club throughout the history of soccer, highlighting key players, managers and football facts. 

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