BBC Sport Archive: 1981 - Swansea City 5-1 Leeds Utd
Swansea City 5-1 Leeds United
Football League Division One
Date: 29 August, 1981
Swansea City secured a historic triumph over the mighty Leeds United in their first game in top-flight football.
John Toshack had inspired the Welsh club from the bottom tier to the top division in just four years and their 5-1 thrashing of a powerful Leeds side was a fairytale start to life in the First Division.
Jeremy Charles opened the scoring at The Vetch Field on the opening day of the 1981/82 season before Derek Parlane levelled for Leeds before half-time.
But Bob Latchford, a summer signing from Everton, guided the Swans to a memorable victory as the England striker enjoyed a second-half hat-trick on his debut.
Alan Curtis rounded off one of the greatest days in Swansea's history as the Wales striker cracked in a stunning shot against his former club.