Swans on this Day – December 30

Have you ever wonder how the Swans did on a particular date in history or wondered which league or competition they played in?

Well now you can find out exactly what happened when the boys in black and white played on 30th December.

Coleman playing for the Swans
Chris Coleman playing for the Swans
9 years ago on 30 December 2006 – Despite leading 2-0 at half-time thanks to a Lee Trundle brace, the Swans ended up losing 3-2 at Huddersfield Town in Coca-Cola League One. Trundle’s sending off in injury time completed a miserable day, which saw Kenny Jackett’s Swans drop two places to 7th in the league table.

26 years ago on 30 December 1989 – The Swans beat Brentford 2-1 at the Vetch Field in front of a Barclays League Division Three crowd of 4,537. Goals from Chris ‘Cookie’ Coleman and a first ever Swans goal from Scottish striker John Hughes gave the Swans all 2 points, as they maintained their 12th place in the league table.

37 years ago on 30 December 1978 – Jeremy Charles scored the only goal of the game as the Swans beat Blackpool 1 nil at the Vetch Field in the Football League Third Division. A crowd of 12,549 saw John Toshack’s Swans consolidate their place in 3rd position of the league table.

Were you at any of these games – if you were then leave a comment below with your memories.