The Liberty Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm Liberty) is a sports stadium and conferencing venue located in the Landore area of Swansea, Wales. The stadium is all-seated. On opening, it had a capacity of 20,750 (now 21,088), making it the largest purpose-built venue in Swansea.
It is the home stadium of EFL Championship club Swansea City, who took full operational control of the stadium in 2018, and the Ospreys rugby team. It is the third largest stadium in Wales – after Millennium Stadium and Cardiff City Stadium. In European competitions, the stadium is known as Swansea Stadium because of advertising rules.
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The Liberty stadium has an all-seated capacity of 20,532. The clubs main stand is off to the visiting supporters right in the west stand.
There are no bad seats in this stadium and every section has a completely unobstructed view of the action. The more vocal fans sit in the east stand toward the north end.
Visiting supporters are situated in the north stand behind one of the goals where up to 3,500 fans can be accommodated. The leg room and views from this area are excellent and as you'd expect from a stadium as new as this, the facilities and refreshments are up to scratch.
Street parking is available within a short walk if you arrive at the stadium early enough. The club also operate a park and ride service charging £6 per car including the bus trip.
Do be aware of resident only sections if you choose to street park but this option does seem to be a favourite of some fans as it appears to be the quickest option for escaping afterwards.
The Harvester and Frankie & Benny's just outside the ground. Opposite the stadium and over the dual carriageway there is Pizzeria Vestivio which is a lovely Italian restaurant offering stone oven cooked pizzas.
Just a few minutes’ walk away from the stadium on Llangyfeleach Road, is the Plough and Harrow, which admits visiting fans. A choice of a drink on the way to Swansea, go into the city centre or drink inside the stadium.
I have been to the Liberty Stadium 5 times as a Southampton fan. Below are a list of the results:
Check out the Grounds Hub to view in depth fact files on each Ground.
Check out the timeline to see all the away games I have been to.
Check out the Clubs Hub to view in depth fact files on each Club.