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In Pictures: Vetch's last match
John Toshack outside the Vetch
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Former Swansea manager John Toshack was among the faithful at the Vetch's last scheduled league game.
Swansea fans outside the ground
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There was a party atmosphere outside the ground as fans gathered in the sunshine.
Swansea fans outside the ground
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Generations of supporters have gone to the ground through the surrounding terraced streets.
Swansea fans outside the ground
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A look at the last programme before going through the grim entrances for the final time.
Swansea fans inside the ground
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The party atmosphere continued inside, with many dressing up in team colours
Swansea fans inside the ground
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But not everyone!
Swansea fans at the ground
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Some sought more unusual ways of seeing their beloved team take to this pitch for the last time
The Vetch
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The crowd was determined to give the old ground a good send off.
Swansea fans at the Vetch
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And when it was time to go, it was the cue for a last wander over the turf.
Terraces at the Vetch
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The terraces emptied, probably for the last time, but at least the team had an important win.
Swansea fans on the Vetch Field
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Many wanted to take away a little piece of the ground or the turn from the Vetch Field.

The Vetch 1912-2005
29 Apr 05 |  South West Wales


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