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:
Players missing from this set are Whittaker, Hamilton and Grierson.
The cover of the first matchday programme:
The 1912 squad:
You can see the full collection of photographs from Mel Clare here. They include many pictures of the Swans players from the early 1920s.