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Duration: 39 minutes

In 2013 Swansea City won their first major silverware, the League Cup. But ten years ago the club was in crisis and the team was in danger of dropping out of the football league. This is the story of how the club was rescued by its fans and taken on a journey to the Premier League.

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Fri 20 Sep 2013 00:50 BBC Two

  • Blog: making 'Swansea City: The Fall and Rise'

    Reporter Simon Davies talks about making the documentary on Swansea City’s incredible rise from the bottom of the football league to the Premier League.


Craig Withycombe


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Tuesday May 21st saw the premiere of BBC Cymru Wales documentary, "Swansea City: The Fall and Rise." The film documents the highs, lows and recent all-time high experienced by the fan-owned club. This blog reflects Social Media reaction both in the run-up, and after the documentary aired.

  • 22 May 2013 11:51:44

    A word from Simon:

  • 22 May 2013 11:35:54

    Tears at bedtime...

  • 22 May 2013 11:51:14


  • 22 May 2013 11:37:33

    Hopes and dreams realised...

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