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Swansea City 4 - Reading 2


30th May 2011

Attendance: 86,581

We're In The Premier League!

Scott Sinclair scored a play-off final hatrick to help the Swans beat Reading 4-2 in front of 86,000 fans at Wembley to win us promotion to the Premier League!

Brendan Rodgers' side stormed into a 3-0 lead at half time, but Reading came out fighting in the second half and scored 2 quick goals for what was a very nervous second half for the Swans until Sinclair killed the game off from the penalty spot to make it 4-2.

As soon as the celebrations are over, we at Vital Swansea will try and find the words to describe what an amazing day it has been in London! Full report, photos and videos to follow...

Star Player

Scott Sinclair

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Date:Monday May 30 2011

Time: 6:51PM

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Congratulations. Hopefully we win join you after our re-build and both ***** all over the EPL
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30/05/2011 18:57:00

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30/05/2011 19:43:00

bluebird thats very gracious of you.
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30/05/2011 21:28:00

Congrats on winning a great game and welcome to the Prem. It's good to have a footballing side come up and i look forward to you coming to the Lane.
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30/05/2011 22:19:00

Well done Jacks, have a great time, and don't p*ss all the money away!
South Bank Tiger
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30/05/2011 23:10:00

Congratulations Swansea from all of us at Vital Man City. The Premier League is definately the place to be. Enjoy.
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31/05/2011 08:11:00

all right girls, congrats on getting to the prem but you will only be up there for 1 season. your defence is good at championship level but will struggle at prem level, your passing game won't work because you will be shut down much quicker up in the prem. and swansea you always struggle for goals so i say next season you will come 23 in prem.good luck.
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31/05/2011 14:14:00

Shows how much you know about the premiership. Theres only 20 temas in prem so how can we finish 23rd lol. Plus we have no debt to pay off!!! And we have had a good scoring record this season. You cant make predictions, when you dont know how we will use our money!!
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31/05/2011 18:01:00

well done, you jack barstewards, i just hope the glory hunters dont take the seats of your genuine fans, and no doubt you'll fill your allocation for every away game next year, and outsing quite a few of the grounds you'll be visiting, good on yer
ten men
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31/05/2011 20:26:00

Swansea City lets go, I will be at as many away games as i possibly can and for certain the home games, Wembley was a massive buzz, and I drove a bus down, and wherever Swansea City go my bus will go as well, I think Newcastle and Sunderland games will be a sleep over so I can drink as well.
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01/06/2011 13:23:00

It's a Shame that we didn't have a bigger ground, The Liberty with 50,000 full of Jacks singing North Bank songs would be amazing, just like Wembley was with 40,000, we just took over Wembley, the roads in the petrol station, the ramp to the stadium was all black and white, This is Swansea City, and after years in the lower leagues we are back where we belong.
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01/06/2011 13:39:00

Welcome to the premier League lads - hope you enjoy next season.
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02/06/2011 23:00:00

The whole stadium, loudly cheers, we're the black and white supporters, It matters not where we're from, whether it's the South or the North, now we all agree, we all agree, one flag unites us in brotherhood, Black and White blowing in the wind, One valiant cry We've got a name that everyone knows, Swansea, Swansea, Swaaansea City ; All the players, All the supporters, united we are strong, we've achieved much over the years, we've shouted many goals, and we have shown, we have shown, That no one can ever break us, Black and White blowing in the wind, One valiant Cry, We've got the name that everyone knows, Swansea, Swansea, Swaaansea City
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03/06/2011 13:28:00

Many congratulations on your achievement. As A Blackpool fan we had a helluva season and I hope you have the same. We hope to joing you again in the not too distant future. Good luck!
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07/06/2011 14:37:00

evidently I couldn't find the words to describe the whole day! unbelievable
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12/08/2011 17:08:00


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