Interesting facts

Turned professional: 1912.

Previous name: 1912, Swansea Town; 1970, Swansea City.

Club nicknames: 'The Swans', 'The Jacks'.

Grounds: 1912, Vetch Field; 2005, Liberty Stadium.

Most league goals: 90, Division 2, 1956-57.

Highest league scorer in season: Cyril Pearce, 35, Division 2, 1931-32.

Most league goals in total: Ivor Allchurch, 166, 1949-58, 1965-68.

Most league goals in a match: 5, Jack Fowler v Charlton Ath, Division 3S, 27 December 1924.

Most capped player: Ivor Allchurch (Wales) 68 caps; 23 goals.

Most league appearances: Wilfred Milne, 585, 1919-37.

Youngest league player: Nigel Dalling, 15 years 289 days v Southport, 6 December 1974.

Oldest league player: Tommy Hutchinson, 43 years, five months v Southend United, March 12, 1991.

Record transfer fee received: £25m from Manchester City for Wilfried Bony, January 14, 2015.

Record transfer fee paid: £15.5m to Atletico Madrid for Borja Baston on August 11, 2016.

Biggest win: League - 8-0 v Hartlepool (April 1, 1978)

Biggest win: Cup - 12-1 v Sliema Wanderers (September 15, 1982)

Biggest defeat: League - 8-1 v Fulham (January 22, 1938)

Biggest defeat: Cup - 8-0 v Liverpool (October 1, 1991)

Most league clean sheets: 24 (2009-10)

Most points in a season: 92 (2007-08, League One)

Most league wins in a season: 27 (1958-59) (2007-08)

 

 

Highest finishes

Premier League
Highest finish: 8th, 2014-15

Football League - Division 1
Highest finish: 6th, 1981-82

Championship
Play-Off winners: 2010-11

FL1
Champions 2007-08

Division 35(S)
Champions 1924-25, 1948-49

Division 3
Champions 1999-2000

FA Cup
Semi-finals, 1926, 1964

Football League Cup
Winners 2012-13

Welsh Cup
Winners 11 times; Runners-up 8 times

Football League Trophy
Winners 1994, 2006

European Cup-Winners' Cup qualification
1961-62, 1966-67, 1981-82, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1989-90, 1991-92

Europa League participation
2013-14