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Coffee Morning at Verdi’s

We held our very first face to face DSA event since September 2020, when we held a coffee morning at Verdi’s Cafe in Mumbles on Tuesday, 20 July 2021.

We had a lovely morning and thankfully the weather was kind with it being a bright sunny day.

Thanks to everyone who supported us at the event and here are some pictures.

Verdi's Coffee Morning - July 2021

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DSA Raffle Prize Draw

The DSA held the raffle draw this morning for a Swans shirt, which had been kindly donated by the trust.

The Trust holds a prize draw each month, and the May winner was from Norway (the first overseas member to win).

He asked if the Trust would donate the shirt to a deserving cause and the Trust donated to our DSA.

Kev Johns and Andy Godden kindly did the draw for us, and Paul Newman was the lucky winner.

The raffle raised £100.

Llongyfarchiadau Paul!

Here is the raffle winner, Paul Newman, proudly wearing his prize.

Paul Newman

Vote for your Swans Player of the 90s

Following on from our “Players of the 80’s” where Alan Curtis was the winner thanks to our voting DSA members, we now invite you to vote for our “Players of the 90’s”.

To vote please view each of the player profiles below that we have selected for you all to vote on and send your choice of winner to us by emailing secswandsa@gmail.com to register your vote no later than Monday the 31st of May 2021 at 5pm.

We’re sure that you will agree that the 5 players listed are worthy nominees and hope that you will again vote for your favourite.

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A special message from former Swan Andrea Orlandi

Former Swansea City player Andrea Orlandi has sent the Swansea City Disabled Supporters Association the following message of support.

Barcelona born Andrea was signed by the Swans in September 2007 by his compatriot Roberto Martínez.

During his 5 years at the club, Andrea made 72 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals.

We look forward to welcoming Andrea back to the Liberty Stadium to meet the DSA and its members when it is safe to do so.

Alan Curtis to receive MBE

We are delighted to announce that Swans DSA President Alan Curtis, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

The 66-year-old Swansea City legend, receives the award in recognition of his services to Welsh football in a playing and coaching career that has spanned over four decades.

Curtis, who now holds the role of honorary club president following his retirement from coaching in May 2019, represented the Swans during three separate spells during his playing career.

He scored 110 goals in over 400 appearances, and also won 35 caps for Wales, netting six times.

After hanging up his boots, Curtis also held roles as caretaker manager, assistant manager, first-team coach, loan player manager, head of youth development, youth coach, community officer and matchday host for Swansea City.

And Curtis was proud to receive an accolade that all connected with Swansea City will surely agree is richly deserved.

“It’s a great honour, I am totally surprised and taken aback by it, to be honest with you,” he said.

“I am really proud to accept the honour. I knew about it a month ago and the difficulty has been to keep it a secret.

“But there is an overwhelming sense of pride. It’s a terrific honour.

“I am just so grateful to have had the career I had, and to go that length of time means you can only thank all the players, staff and supporters, as well as your family.

“My only wish is that my parents were still alive, as I am sure they would have been bursting with pride.

“But it has been a great journey and a real privilege.”