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Football: Swansea City factfile

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Factfile on Swansea City, who meet Bradford City in the English League Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday:

Name: Swansea City Association Football Club

Founded: 1912 (as Swansea Town)

Stadium: Liberty Stadium, Swansea, south Wales (capacity 20,750)

Nickname: The Swans

Colours: White shirts, white shorts, white socks

Current division: English Premier League

Chairman: Huw Jenkins (WAL)

Manager: Michael Laudrup (DEN)

Assistant manager: Morten Wieghorst (DEN)

Captain: Garry Monk (ENG)

Major honours

None

Highest league position

Sixth, Division One (1981-82)

Most league appearances

Wilfred Milne (586)

Most league goals

Ivor Allchurch (164)

Record signing

Pablo Hernandez, £5.55 million ($8.5 million, 6.3 million euros; from Valencia/ESP, August 2012)

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