Jack Swann

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Jack Swann
Personal information
Full name John Swann
Date of birth 10 July 1893
Place of birth Easington, County Durham, England
Date of death 1990 (aged 96–97)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1921 Huddersfield Town 67 (33)
1921–1925 Leeds United 108 (47)
1925–1927 Watford 54 (27)
1927–1928 Queens Park Rangers 28 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John "Jack" Swann (born 10 July 1893 in Easington, died 1990) was an English football player. During his career, Swann played for Leeds United, Huddersfield Town, Watford and Queens Park Rangers. He appeared in the 1920 FA Cup Final for Huddersfield. At Leeds, he helped the team win the Division 2 title, and went on to make over 100 appearances.

Huddersfield Town A.F.C. 1919-1920
Jack Swann is second from the right in the front row.

When Jack was 89 years old he attended the centenary FA Cup Final at Wembley as a VIP because he was the oldest surviving footballer from an FA Cup Final.


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