5 things about new Swansea manager Alan Curtis
Published 07/01/2016 | 18:51
Swansea have appointed Alan Curtis as their permanent manager until the end of the season.
Here are five things you probably did not know about the long-serving club great.
MAN AND BOY
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.