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He made his League debut in the following month's 2-1 victory at home to Lincoln City and netted 11 goals in 30 Second Division games before being sold to Portsmouth for 4,000 in December 1961. A Welsh Youth Cup finalist again that season, he was allowed to leave the club in November 2004. He failed to make an impact at Highbury and was loaned to Swansea in September 1974, making seven Fourth Division appearances while at the Vetch Field. A former Torquay United trainee, he signed professional for Swansea in July 1996 and made his League debut in the 2-1 defeat at Cambridge United four months later. He made his League debut in the following month's 2-1 victory at home to Lincoln and also appeared in the next match at Cheltenham. Much-travelled centre-forward Pat Terry was a Ronnie Burgess signing for Swansea. One of three footballing brothers, he turned professional with Birmingham in August 1968 and starred in their 1971-72 promotion success. Given his League debut in Swansea's 0-0 draw at home to Portsmouth in April 1963, he also appeared in the Swans' next two Second Division games at Luton and Huddersfield. Scoring for both sides in the 1981 FA Cup final, he reunited with John Bond at Burnley in August 1983, then Swansea in July 1985. However, following a change of manager at the Riverside Stadium, Emnes found opportunities limited and he joined the Swans on loan in October 2010.

Making three League appearances while at the Vetch Field, he joined Rhyl in July 2004 and has since played for Newport County, Mansfield Town and Carmarthen. Tireless midfielder Steve Thornber played for Swansea City in the 1989 Welsh Cup final.

Loaned to Swansea in March 1992, he made two League appearances. He was loaned to Barnsley in October 2005 and joined Swansea in January 2006. He also had three spells as Darlington's manager. Welsh Youth outside-right Malcolm Gilligan briefly played for Swansea during the 1962-63 season. He featured for County at Wembley in their victorious Conference play-off win over Wrexham before joining Farnborough and Havant. Cayman Islands international striker Jamie Wood appeared for Swansea City during the 2002-03 season. He played for Farsley Celtic, Doncaster Rovers, Farsley again and was an FA Vase finalist with Bridlington shortly before joining Swansea for 5,000 in August 1990. He joined Torquay United in July 2007 and was an FA Trophy finalist in 2007-08. He failed to secure a first-team slot and was loaned to Swansea in February 1988, making 14 League appearances as cover for Mike Hughes. FRANK SCRINEWelsh international inside-forward Frank Scrine featured prominently in Swansea's 1948-49 Third Division (South) title triumph. He moved to Reading for 100,000 in March 1988 but was unable to prevent relegation that season and joined Cardiff City in March 2000, helping them win promotion in 2000-01 and reach the Second Division play-offs in 2001-02. A former Leicester City trainee, he impressed with Worcester City before moving to the Vetch Field in July 1992. A former QPR scholar, he helped them reach the Second Division play-off final in 2002-03, then win promotion in 2003-04. TOM KILEYVersatile centre-half Tom Kiley featured in Swansea's 1950 Welsh Cup final success. Welsh international inside-forward Frank Scrine featured prominently in Swansea's 1948-49 Third Division (South) title triumph. He returned to the Liberty for a further six months at the start of the 2008-09 season, despite being used as a substitute for most of his time at the club.

A former Liverpool trainee, he signed professional at the Vetch Field in November 1997 and was loaned to Rhayader Town before making his League debut in Swansea's 1-0 defeat at Mansfield Town in May 1998. He made his debut as a substitute in a 2-0 win over Gillingham and scored his only goal for the Swans in a 2-1 victory at Rotherham in Roberto Martinezs first game in charge. Initially with Leeds United, he helped win the League Championship in 1973-74 and moved to Coventry in August 1976. Moving to Swansea for 150,000 in January 2006, he had fitness problems and returned from a loan spell back at Yeovil to appear in the 2007-08 Johnstone's Paint Trophy southern final first-leg. Later with Chelmsford and Folkestone, he spent 18 years as a sports teacher at Holloway Boys Comprehensive School and died in October 1990. Following a spell with Cardiff City, he joined Swansea in March 1958 and netted seven goals in 44 League outings prior to joining Hereford United in July 1960. The Bath-born winger joined Bristol Rovers at the tender age of nine and became one of the youngest debutants for the first team at 15 when he came on as a substitute in a game against Leyton Orient in December 2004.

He helped the reserves win the Football Combination Second Division title that season, then the Welsh League First Division title two years running. Wing-half Bobby Henning understudied Mel Charles while at Swansea. Also played for Merthyr Tydfil and Bryntirion. Helping them win promotion in 1964-65, he joined Boston United in July 1966, then played for Scarborough and became a dairyman in York. ANDREW WEBBER Young striker Andy Webber briefly appeared for Swansea City during the 1984-85 campaign. Helping to win promotion again that season, he netted 115 goals in 484 League games overall prior to joining Bradford City in August 1990. PHIL HENSONTeenage midfielder Phil Henson had a loan spell at Swansea City during the 1972-73 season. He failed to secure a regular first-team slot with the Bees and was loaned to Swansea on transfer deadline day in March 2004. Helping win the West Wales Senior Cup that season, his only goal in ten Second Division games clinched the Swans' 2-1 victory over Bristol City in December 1955. Locally born, he progressed through the ranks at the Vetch Field and helped win the West Wales Senior Cup before turning professional in October 1954. Signing professional for Bristol Rovers in July 1992, he appeared in the 1994-95 Second Division play-off final and joined Torquay United in July 1997. He joined Bristol City for 60,000 in May 1989 and moved to Shrewsbury Town for a similar fee in January 1990, then played for Exeter City before moving to Swansea in August 1992. Providing reliable cover in the top-flight, he was loaned to Port Vale, Portsmouth and Torquay United before joining Fulham in June 1997. Signing professional for Newport County in November 1957, the Welsh Schoolboy international made his League debut as a 16 year-old and was a Welsh Cup finalist in 1963. Harry Griffiths' last signing for Swansea when he arrived on loan in February 1978, he made two Fourth Division appearances while at the Vetch Field, against Newport County and Aldershot. He played eight Third Division games prior to joining Rochdale initially on loan in January 1998 and starred as they narrowly failed to qualify for the Third Division play-offs in 2000-01. NOEL DWYERRepublic of Ireland international goalkeeper Noel Dwyer was capped ten times while at the Vetch Field. A former Manchester City apprentice, he turned professional in October 1973 but was unable to make an impact and moved to the Vetch Field initially on loan in August 1974.

IAN LOVEFormer Welsh Semi-Pro international striker Ian Love scored in Swansea City's 1987-88 Fourth Division play-off final triumph. He helped qualify for the Second Division play-offs in 1992-93 and netted 16 goals in 149 League outings before being sold to Birmingham City for 350,000 in March 1996. Ayew helped the Swans reach the play-offs in consecutive seasons, finishing both the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons as the clubs top scorer with 15 and 16 goals respectively.

After injury ended his career, he coached Oxford United, then was football development officer at Swansea and Southampton. He joined Torquay United in July 2007 and was an FA Trophy finalist in 2007-08. Scott was a regular goalscorer from midfield for the Shots, earning himself a move to the Liberty in June 2010. He made his League debut as a substitute in Swansea's 2-1 defeat at Lincoln in April 2004 and also featured in the next match, a 3-2 reverse at home to Hull City. He has played Haverfordwest, Skewen, Pontypridd and Neath. Initially with Sunderland, he was leading marksman in 1983-84 and joined Watford for 115,000 in March 1985. He reunited with Warren Joyce at Hull City in July 1999, but an ankle injury hampered his progress and he joined Halifax Town in August 2001.

ALAN JONESWelsh U-23 central defender Alan Jones scored in Swansea's 1966 Welsh Cup final success. He was twice leading marksman and joined Swansea in exchange for Ken Pound in August 1966, scoring ten goals in 40 League outings before moving to Chelmsford City in July 1968. Moving to Newport County two months later, he starred in their 1948-49 FA Cup run, then played for Scunthorpe United, Carmarthen Town, Llanelly and Aberystwyth. He was captain of club and country, playing under Terry Venables at Crystal Palace and QPR again, then had spells at Coventry, Exeter and Cardiff before moving to Swansea in October 1984. Locally born, he played for Cwmbwrla prior to joining Bolton Wanderers in April 1936 and guested for several clubs including Swansea during the Second World War. Signing professional for Bristol City in October 1964, he gained a regular first-team slot as a winger and joined Swansea in a joint 12,000 deal with Dave Bruton August 1973. Signing professional for Manchester City in December 1970, he had limited top-flight chances and was loaned to Swansea with Phil Henson and Keith Hanvey in July 1972. He is a full Canadian international, with 22 caps to his name, and has also represented his country at Under-17 and Under-20 level. He made his League debut in Swansea's 2-1 defeat at York City the following month and helped reach the Third Division play-off final in 1996-97, scoring three times in 119 League outings for the Swans before losing his place to Michael Howard after a series of injury problems. He helped them clinch promotion that season and moved to Stockport County in September 1965, starring in their 1966-67 Fourth Division triumph. In July 2010 the loan move was made permanent and Marcos enjoyed three seasons with the Seagulls before joining Portsmouth at the beginning of 2013-14. His time at Dundee saw him feature mainly from the bench, though he did score the winner in a Scottish Cup semi-final. Given his international debut as a substitute against Luxembourg in March 2008. Leading marksman in their 1987-88 promotion success, he followed Frank Burrows to Portsmouth for 215,000 in October 1989 and joined Swansea for 125,000 in August 1990. He was unable to prevent Swansea's relegation in 1964-65 and made 26 League appearances before joining Guildford City in November 1965, then played for Crewe Alexandra, Stockport County, Chester and Connah's Quay. However, the striker opted for a move back to the north east with Sunderland for 5m before he joined newly-promoted Hull and then Middleborough on loan. The winger was also a vital member of Roberto Martinez side that clinched promotion to the Championship. After finding it hard to break into first team he moved to West Brom and Swindon on loan before arriving at the Liberty on a three-month loan deal in September 2010. freestone swansea woe thrice ajax rishav