Pictures of the team who played on 7th September 1912

A recent discovery for the archive has come in the shape of original postcards, printed from glass negatives taken by Mumbles-based photographer M.C. Clare in 1913. They were brought forward by Mel Clare, his grandson. Here are those of individual players who performed in that first match 100 years ago:

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Players missing from this set are Whittaker, Hamilton and Grierson.

The cover of the first matchday programme:

The 1912 squad:

Swansea Town Squad 1912-13

You can see the full collection of photographs from Mel Clare here. They include many pictures of the Swans players from the early 1920s.

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