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AboutSwindon Town FC

Swindon Town Football Club is an English professional football club based in Swindon, Wiltshire and play in League One of the English Football League (now known as the EFL). The club’s home ground since 1896, is the County Ground, which has a capacity of 15,728.

The club became professional in 1894, entering the English Football League in 1920. “The Robins” enjoyed periods of success, most notably during 1968–70, winning the 1969 League Cup by defeating Arsenal at Wembley Stadium and securing promotion to the Second Division.

In 1992, Swindon Town won promotion to the Premier League for the 1992–93 season, the only time the club has played in the top level of English football. Swindon Town were actually the second team to win promotion to the Premier League via the play-offs, after beating Leicester City. This proved to be Swindon’s only season in the top flight. Swindon Town are ranked as the 47th most successful English football club historically and remain in League One, the third tier of the English football league for the 2016/17 season.

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Facts

Founded:
1879
Nickname:
The Robins
Ground:
County Ground
Manager:
Luke Williams
League:
League 1
Top Goal Scorer:
Harry Morris
Mascot:
Rockin' Robin