Swans on This Day – February 10

Have you ever wonder how the Swans did on a particular date in history or wondered which league or competition they played in? Well read on to find out exactly what happened, wherever and whenever the Swans played on 10th February.

Jason Price
Jason Price
9 years ago on 10 February 2007 – Top of the table Oldham Athletic beat the Swans 1 nil in Coca-Cola League One in front of a 9,880 crowd at the Liberty Stadium.

The defeat saw Kenny Jackett’s team remain in 7th place in the table and it would be his last game in charge of the Swans as he resigned from the job just five days later.

18 years ago on 10 February 1998 – The Swans were held to a 1-1 draw at the Vetch Field by League of Wales opponents Bangor City in the FAW Invitation Cup. A crowd of just 811 saw Jason Price grab a 2nd half equaliser for the Swans after Tony Bird had seen his first half penalty saved.

20 years ago on 10 February 1996 – New Swansea boss Kevin Cullis saw his side lose 1-0 at the Vetch Field against league leaders Swindon Town in Endsleigh Insurance League Two. The narrow defeat was enough to see the Swans remain second-bottom of the table in front of the 4,452 Vetch Field faithful.

26 years ago on 10 February 1990 – Goals from Tommy Hutchinson and a Paul Chalmers hat-trick gave the Swans a 4-2 win over Fulham at the Vetch Field in Barclays League Division Three. The 3,433 crowd were treated to not only seeing a Swans player score the first league hat-trick in almost 8 years but the Swans first league win of the year.

37 years ago on 10 February 1979 – The fourth placed Swans lost 1 nil at the Vetch against Brentford in the Football League Third Division in front of a 7,250 crowd. John Toshack’s team gave the fans little to shout about other than a disallowed Alan Waddle goal.

43 years ago on 10 February 1973 – The lowly Swans won 2-0 at Rotherham United in the Football League Third Division thanks to goals in each half from Wyn Evans and Dai Gwyther.

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