Swansea City AFC
Swansea City AFC is a Welsh football club based in the city of Swansea. They currently feature in the English Football League Championship.
Swansea City were founded in 1913 as Swansea Town. Their most successful years have been since the 1980s when under their then player-manager John Toshack, they were promoted to the old First Division in 1981 and won three consecutive Welsh Cups and also made an appearance in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.
However Swansea City soon began to decline but since the turn of the century they have improved and have now reached the Championship. They shall feature at this level of English football for the first time since the 1983-1984 season.
Swansea City play their home matches at the Liberty Stadium which can entertain a crowd of 20,532. They have been playing at this stadium since 2005 and share the stadium with the Ospreys rugby team. The club bears the nicknames The Swans and The Jacks.
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