John Swannell (footballer)

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John Swannell
Personal information
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1960 Stockport County 1 (0)
National team
Great Britain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Swannell was an English amateur footballer, who played as a goalkeeper.


Swannell played non-league football for Corinthian-Casuals and Hendon; he also made one appearance in the Football League for Stockport County during the 1959–60 season.[1]

Swannell was also a member of the British national side which failed to qualify for the 1972 Summer Olympics.[2]

He was also a member of the Hendon FC team which played in the Amateur Cup Final on 16 April 1966, in front of 45,000 people at Wembley Stadium.[3]


  1. ^ "STOCKPORT COUNTY : 1946/47 - 2010/11". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. 
  2. ^ James Dart (12 October 2005). "The last British football team". The Guardian. 
  3. ^ "Hendon 1 : 3 Wealdstone".  External link in |work= (help)