A brief history of Swansea City
July 5, 2012
By Rob Smyth
Former names: Swansea Town
Admitted to Football League: 1921
Second Division: 2
Third Division: 4
Swansea City are the first Welsh side to play in the English Premier League. They were also the last to play in the old Division One: they spent two years there between 1981 and 1983 as part of an astonishing ascent and descent through the Football League.
The club was founded in 1912, and were originally known as Swansea Town. They sensationally ...