Date: 25th November 2010 at 6:37pm
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Chairman Huw Jenkins is urging all Swansea City fans to watch their team at the Liberty Stadium to help their push for promotion to the Premier League.

Our current average attendance is just under 1,000 less than last year’s average of 15,407 and Jenkins says bigger crowds at the Liberty Stadium means more money available to spend on players.

Manager Brendan Rodgers has the opportunity in the New Year to strengthen the squad and fans can help the cause by attending the home games and helping to provide more transfer money.

Jenkins is confident crowds will increase if we can maintain our strong position in the Championship table:

‘We would like to think that we could fill our stadium every week, and at the moment we probably deserve that to happen,’

‘We are experienced enough to know that sell-outs will not come overnight, but we are ticking along and, if we are still competing in the top two or three from January onwards, I think everything will improve.

‘People will naturally think that we are in with a chance and I’m sure by the time we finish in May, our average crowd will be better than it was last year.’

We want the stadium full,’

‘It goes without saying that the more fans we can pull in, the more money we can spend on players. That’s simple ? a fact of life.

‘We are up against teams in the Championship who do get bigger crowds than us, so naturally they will have more money to spend.

‘The bigger crowds we get, the easier it is for us to compete.’