5 things about new Swansea manager Alan Curtis

first_imgSwansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their permanent manager until the end of the season. Curtis signed for Swansea straight from school and made over 400 appearances – scoring over 120 goals – during his three spells with the club. LIFE BEGINS AT 40 At the age of 40, Curtis played in Barry Town’s 2-1 Welsh Cup final win over Cardiff in 1994. NEARLY THE BEST As a teenager, Curtis had a one-week trial with Manchester United and shared a changing room with George Best. A PIECE OF HISTORY Curtis was part of Swansea’s meteoric rise through four divisions and scored a stunning goal in a 5-1 win over Leeds in their first game in the top flight. 35 TIMES A DRAGON Curtis made 35 international appearances for Wales between 1976 and 1987, scoring six goals. Here are five things you probably did not know about the long-serving club great. MAN AND BOY center_img Press Associationlast_img

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