Swindon Town FC

Swindon Town FC played in Southern league 1894-1920, Western league 1897-1902 and became a member of the Football league in 1920. The club reached the top division for the first time in 1992 and have a fifth place as their best result. Among other merits is the 1969 victory in the Football League Cup.

Basic facts

Founded: 1879
Country: England
City: Swindon

Home grounds

Globe Field (1880-1884)
The Croft (1884-1896)
Country Ground (1896-)

Main trophies

Football League Cup: 1

Swindon Town squad in 1902
Swindon Town Football Club squad photo from 1902.

History

The existence of the football club began in 1879 as a merge between Spartans and St Mark’s Young Men’s Friendly Society.

By Oscar Anderson

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Trivia

Football clubs also founded in 1879

Fullham FC logoFullham FC
Sunderland AFC logoSunderland AFC

Football clubs ordered after establishment

League statistics

League record

Titles in total: 0
Premier League titles: 0
First participation: 1920-1921

All seasons

Season League Position Points Notes
2018-19 League 2 13 64  
2017-18 League 2 10 68  
2016-17 League 1 22 44  
2015-16 League 1 16 59  
2014-15 League 1 4 79  
2013-14 League 1 8 66  
2012-13 League 1 6 74  
2011-12 League 2 1 93 Promoted
2010-11 League 1 24 41 Relegated
2009-10 League 1 5 82  
2008-09 League 1 15 53  
2007-08 League 1 13 61  
2006-07 League 2 3 85 Promoted
2005-06 League 1 23 48 Relegated
2004-05 League 1 12 63  
2003-04 2nd Div. 5 73  
2002-03 2nd Div. 10 60  
2001-02 2nd Div. 13 59  
2000-01 2nd Div. 20 52  
1999-00 1st Division 24 36 Relegated
1998-99 1st Division 17 50  
1997-98 1st Division 18 52  
1996-97 1st Division 19 54  
1995-96 2nd Div. 1 92 Promoted
1994-95 1st Division 21 48 Relegated
1993-94 Premier League 22 30 Relegated
1992-93 1st Division 5 76 Promoted
1991-92 2nd Division 8 69 Promoted
1990-91 2nd Division 21 50  
1989-90 2nd Division 4 74  
1988-89 2nd Division 6 76  
1987-88 2nd Division 12 59  
1986-87 3rd Division 3 87 Promoted
1985-86 4th Division 1 102 Promoted
1984-85 4th Division 8 72  
1983-84 4th Division 17 58  
1982-83 4th Division 8 68  
1981-82 3rd Division 22 52 Relegated
1980-81 3rd Division 17 41  
1979-80 3rd Division 10 46  
1978-79 3rd Division 5 57  
1977-78 3rd Division 10 48  
1976-77 3rd Division 11 45  
1975-76 3rd Division 19 40  
1974-75 3rd Division 4 53  
1973-74 2nd Division 22 25 Relegated
1972-73 2nd Division 16 36  
1971-72 2nd Division 11 42  
1970-71 2nd Division 12 42  
1969-70 2nd Division 5 50  
1968-69 3rd Division 2 64 Promoted
1967-68 3rd Division 9 49  
1966-67 3rd Division 8 50  
1965-66 3rd Division 7 51  
1964-65 2nd Division 21 33 Relegated
1963-64 2nd Division 14 38  
1962-63 3rd Division 2 58 Promoted
1961-62 3rd Division 9 49  
1960-61 3rd Division 16 43  
1959-60 3rd Division 16 46  
1958-59 3rd Division 15 45  
1957-58 3rd Division S 4 57  
1956-57 3rd Division S 23 36  
1955-56 3rd Division S 24 30  
1954-55 3rd Division S 21 37  
1953-54 3rd Division S 20 40  
1952-53 3rd Division S 18 40  
1951-52 3rd Division S 16 42  
1950-51 3rd Division S 17 40  
1949-50 3rd Division S 14 41  
1948-49 3rd Division S 4 51  
1947-48 3rd Division S 16 36  
1946-47 3rd Division S 4 49  
1939-46 - - - WWII
1938-39 3rd Division S 9 44  
1937-38 3rd Division S 8 44  
1936-37 3rd Division S 13 39  
1935-36 3rd Division S 19 36  
1934-35 3rd Division S 16 38  
1933-34 3rd Division S 8 45  
1932-33 3rd Division S 22 29  
1931-32 3rd Division S 17 34  
1930-31 3rd Division S 12 42  
1929-30 3rd Division S 14 38  
1928-29 3rd Division S 10 43  
1927-28 3rd Division S 6 47  
1926-27 3rd Division S 5 51  
1925-26 3rd Division S 6 46  
1924-25 3rd Division S 4 51  
1923-24 3rd Division S 6 47  
1922-23 3rd Division S 9 45  
1921-22 3rd Division S 6 45  
1920-21 3rd Division 4 52  

Note. The 1939-40 season was abandoned after three rounds and is therefore excluded.

Premier League – facts, stats and history

References:
Premier League by Gunnar Persson

Image sources:
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