The club’s first ever official match.
Swansea’s first giant-killing. As professional football struggled to sustain itself in an atmosphere of increasing public and press hostility brought about by the tensions of wartime, the 1914-1915 season produced one bright spot for the Swans. The pleasure from the heroic victory against league champions Blackburn had to sustain the fans through nearly four more years of conflict….
The Swans’ first FA Cup Semi-Final, played at White Hart Lane. After a tremendous run including defeat of Arsenal at the Vetch, the Swans froze at the final hurdle before Wembley.
Bitter taste of defeat for Town, as the fervour of more than 27,000 fans affected the players at the Vetch, when a bit more composure might have seen off the cup holders.
After a cup run to rival the 1926 achievments – this time with an away win at champions-to-be Liverpool – the Swans faced Preston at Villa Park. Once more the bridesmaids….
A two-leg match that perhaps marked the first crowd trouble between the two south Wales clubs.
The Swans secure promotion to Division 1
A giant killing to remember.
A James Thomas hat trick keeps the Swans in the league
The Swans win promotion and start their rise towards the Premiership.
The Swans are promoted took into the second tier of the league system for the first time in 24 years.
That tremendous afternoon at Wembley which saw the Swans reach the promised land of the Premier League. Thrills, spills and a Sinclair hat-trick to seal the win.
The first league match at the new Liberty Stadium against unfashionable Merseysiders Tranmere. All great journeys begin with a single step…..
Another of the momentous steps taken on the road to Wembley and ultimately the Premier League. The home leg of this play-off semi-final followed a gritty 0-0 at the City Ground, with Forest playing well. The rest is history….