League lowdown: Swansea City

League lowdown: Swansea City

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Swansea City


Nickname: The Swans, The Jacks


Founded: 1912


Stadium: Liberty Stadium


Stadium capacity: 21,088

Distance from Elland Road: 232 miles


Manager/head coach: Steve Cooper


2018/19 league position: 10th (Sky Bet Championship)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Oliver McBurnie (22)


2018/19 average league attendance: 18,737


2019/20 Championship title odds: 25/1


2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 8/1


Previous encounters: 38


Leeds United wins: 20


Draws: 7


Swansea City wins: 11


Last time at home: Leeds United 2 (Jansson 20, Harrison 34) Swansea City 1 (McBurnie 87) –Wednesday 13th February 2019 (Championship)


Last time away: Swansea City 2 (McBurnie 24, 51) Leeds United 2 (Roofe 40, Hernandez 79)-Tuesday 21st August 2018 (Championship)


Did you know: Swansea City were the first Welsh team to play in the Premier League.


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Check out highlights from our last meeting with Swansea City below: