- 2 Football League Two
- 3 Football League Championship
- 4 Premier League
- 5 Palmares
- 6 Performance
- 7 Players
- 8 In Europe
- 9 Swansea City AFC and the Dutch national football team
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Swansea City Cardiff City with arch-rival is the only team that ever played in the highest English Division (the former First Division). In 1912 was the former Swansea Town founded, and began in the Southern League. The first competitive match played it on 7 september 1912, against Cardiff City. It was 1-1. Swansea played from 1912 to2005 in The Vetch Field. The club grew more and more out of the stadium. In addition, it hit more and more in decline and more and more replacement was necessary. On23 July 2005 it played against Fulham the opening game of the new Liberty Stadium (it was 1-1). The name of the new stadium comes from the sponsor Liberty Properties.The fans call it rather the White Rock Stadium, such as the original name is.
Just like in 1993/94 during the season 2005/06 Swansea won the Football League Trophy by winning 2-1 vs. Carlisle United. The game was played in the for 42,000 spectators to Cardiff Millennium Stadium . The Swans also ended that season in sixth place in the League. That place gave them right to the play-offs promotion to theChampionship to enforce. It played In the final against Barnsley. After the regular time was 2-2 and it lost on penalty shootout: 3-4.
Swansea played many years in the Football League Two, and knew in the season 2002/2003 narrowly relegation to the Conference, the amateur football, avoid. It came all to on the last day. On 3 May 2003, Swansea one point more than Exeter City. One of the two teams would relegate that day. Swansea knew by, amongst others, two penalty kicks 4-2 to beat Hull City. Exeter won the home match against Southend United 1-0, but that still was not enough to prevent relegation. Swansea was saved from destruction.
In the season 2007/08, the team captured the title in the Football League One. As a result, Swansea played in the season 2008/09, for the first time in 24 years, again in the Championship. The club holds eighth place, followed by the seventh place in the season 2009/10.
In the following season 2010/2011 forced Swansea via the play-offs promotion to the Premier League off. In the final of the play-offs, on 30 may 2011 in Wembley Stadium in London, was Reading FC 4-2 reports, inter alia, by three hits from striker Scott Sinclair  .
The fanatical following of Swansea is called "The Jack Army".
|Football League One||3 x||1924/25, 1948/49, 2007/08|
|Football League Two||1 x||1999/00|
|Football League Trophy||2 x||1994, 2006|
|Football League Cup||1 x||2013|
|Welsh Cup||10 x||1913, 1932, 1950, 1961, 1966, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1989, 1991|
|FAW Premier Cup||2 x||2005, 2006|
|FAW Welsh Youth Cup||5 x||1999, 2003, 2008, 2010, 2011|
Between 1961 and 1992, Swansea City single part in the UEFA Cup winners ' Cup as the winner of the Welsh Cup. In the season the club represented the 20131/14 for the first time the English Football Associationas the winner of the Football League Cup 2012/13.
Total points for UEFA coefficients: 10.0
In the history of the Dutch national football team have three players on behalf of Swansea City in the shirt of the Dutch national football team played. The first football player was goalkeeper Michel Form. He played his first international match on behalf of Swansea City against Moldovain October 2011 . A total of seven international matches played Form on behalf of Swansea. Dwight Tiendalli would play two games on behalf of Swansea, against Indonesia and China. Both in June 2013. He is speaking on behalf of Jonathan de GuzmánSwansea thirteen games for the national team would play.