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Founded: 1912
Nicknames: The Swans, The Jacks
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Swansea City statistics this season

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Swansea City are a English Premier League side currently positioned 18th in the table of the 2016/2017 season. Last Season they finished 12th in the English Barclays Premier League.

Their last game was a 1 - 0 Loss against Watford (Away).
Swansea City's next fixture will be against Stoke City on 22nd April 2017.

Swansea City's biggest win so far this season was 3-0 against Sunderland. Against Sunderland they achieved their highest Performance Score of 331 this season.

Goal Scorer: Fernando Llorente (11 Goals)
Top Assists: Gylfi Sigurdsson (11 Assists)
Highest Pass Accuracy: Ki Sung-yueng (92% Pass Accuracy with 474 Comp. Passes)
Highest Shot Accuracy: Angel Rangel (60% Shot Accuracy with a Total 5 Shots)
Most Completed Passes: Jack Cork (1013 Completed Passes with an 83% Pass Accuracy)
Most Chances Created: Gylfi Sigurdsson (62 Chances Created: 11 Assists and 51 Key Passes)
Most Cards: Leroy Fer (9 Yellow Cards and 0 Red Cards)

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Past Honours

League Cup (1): 2012-13

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About Swansea City

Nicknames The Swans, The Jacks
Founded 1912
Stadium Liberty Stadium
Capacity 20532

Club Description

The Swans were formed in 1912 and despite their Welsh status, were entitled to join the English Southern League. They became founder members of the Third Division of the Football League in 1920.

Swansea rose to the second tier in 1925 and remained there fairly consistently until 1965 when a chaotic period began.  Within a matter of seasons, Swansea found themselves in the Fourth Division and enjoyed very few good times bar a couple of decent cup runs. A lot of blame was placed on the board, for selling a lot of the promising Welsh talent too early on.

A dramatic turnaround for the club began in 1978 with the appointment of John Toshack, then the youngest Football League manager ever. Toshack took the club from the Fourth Division to the top tier of English football with three promotions in four years; even topping the table at times during their first season in the big time before his small squad broke down and finished sixth due to injuries and fatigue. 

Bizarrely, this was followed by two consecutive relegations and by 1986, Swansea were back in the Fourth Division. The Jacks struggled throughout the nineties and the early 21st century but were revitalized by moving to the brand new Liberty stadium in 2005. In the space of 6 years, the Swans had completed the historic feat of becoming the first Welsh team to play in the Premier League under the management of Brendan Rogers.

Having moved on to Liverpool, Swansea seek to continue their tradition of possession football under the stewardship of Danish football legend Michael Laudrup.