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Vetch Field Memories

The Vetch Field will always be the spiritual home of Swansea City Football Club and our Vetch Field Memories section of the ATFV website will help you to recall some of the best and most influential matches that the old ground played host to. Home to the Swans for more than 90 years there

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It is Simply About Sponsorship for ATFV

It’s been anything but simple to land a main sponsor for A Touch Far Vetched however the fundraising fanzine devoted to Swansea City has entered into an exciting new partnership with local start up business Simply Print Wales. Meanwhile, we’ve done a little sponsoring of our own… Over the last couple

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The Jack Army is With You, Jason

For those fans watching Swansea City at the Vetch Field during the first half of the Nineties, Jason Bowen will be a familiar name  –  a cultured front man with pace to burn, an eye for goal and absolutely perfect hair (ok, that last bit is probably something that sticks

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That Was for you Len!

Last Sunday evening A Touch FarVetched gathered together a number of former Swans in the opulent surroundings of Morgan’s Hotel to raise money for two extremely worthy causes. We sang, we danced, we drank (some more than others, eh Samantha?!), we gasped at incredible magic tricks and we laughed at

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Phwoarr in a Row

A remarkable turnaround in form has seen Russell Martin’s Swansea City side record four wins in a row for the first time in what seems forever (it’s actually three years) – but it’s the qualities on display that have made it more phwoarr than merely four… Our early season frailties

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Swans Strikes for Sa1ute Charity

A Touch Far Vetched, the fundraising fanzine devoted to Swansea City Football Club, is proud to announce it’s first charitable scheme of the 2022/23 season as we look to back our boys and girls in our Armed Forces through our Swans Strikes for Sa1ute Scheme.  Charitable exploits have always been

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Pre-Season Perspective!!

The summer has been a short one, but not too sweet for those reading too much into pre-season results and performances. ATFV columnist Guto Llewellyn has some calming words for the doubters as the new season starts in earnest today…… Pre-season friendlies are basically glorified kick-abouts, a chance for players to

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Abbreviated Match Report: Swans 0 v 0 Millwall

Different Big Cat, same result as Saturday. Another goalless draw. Another two points dropped at home. The good news is that apparently we are working our way to the next stage – where we score a goal. That’ll be nice. To be fair, we have managed it once in our

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Pre Match Musings: Swansea City v Millwall

After eyeing the Tigers on Saturday, it’s the second half of the Big Cat Double Bill as Swansea City take on the Lions at the DotCom. The Tigers from Hull were hunted down but eventually let off the hook, and now the Editor ponders over whether the Swans will meet

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