Ivor Jones (footballer)

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Ivor Jones
Personal information
Date of birth (1899-07-31)31 July 1899
Place of birth Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
Date of death 24 November 1974(1974-11-24) (aged 75)
Place of death Swansea, Wales
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Inside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1922 Swansea Town 65 (14)
National team
1920–1926 Wales 10 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ivor Jones (31 July 1899[1] – 24 November 1974) was a Welsh international footballer who played professionally as a winger.


Jones came from a footballing family. His four brothers – Bryn, Shoni, Emlyn and Bert – were all professionals,[2] as were his sons Bryn and Cliff[3] and nephew Ken. His great-grandson Scott Neilson is also a professional footballer.[3]


Club career[edit]

Jones played professionally for Swansea Town and West Bromwich Albion.[1]

International career[edit]

Jones earned a total of 10 caps for Wales, scoring one goal.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Soccerdata. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ "The Jones Boys". Archived from the original on 14 September 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Viorel Mesca (4 August 2010). "Spurs' Hall of Fame. Chapter one: Cliff Jones". football-talk.co.uk. Retrieved 20 December 2010.