S4C to screen tribute to Dai Davies tonight

19th March 2021
Dai Davies

Swansea City fans can watch a tribute to the club’s former goalkeeper Dai Davies, which will be screened by S4C this evening at 8.25pm.

Cofio Dai Davies (Remembering Dai Davies) includes contributions from Neville Southall, Sir Gareth Edwards, Dixie McNeill, Nic Parry and members of Dai’s family as they share their memories of a gifted footballer and proud and passionate Welshman.

The Wales international had three spells with the Swans, most memorably starring as John Toshack's side finished sixth in the club's first-ever top-flight campaign in 1981-82.

Born in the mining village of Glanamman, Dai first joined the Swans from Ammanford in July 1969, and would go on to sign for First Division champions Everton in December of 1970.

He spent seven years at Goodison Park, having a brief loan spell with the Swans in 1974, before making the move to Wrexham in September 1977.

He would return to Swansea in July of 1981, helping the club win the 1982 Welsh Cup in addition to their top-flight heroics, before joining Tranmere in the summer of 1983.

Dai also won 52 caps for Wales between 1975 and 1982 before retiring in 1987. He was a popular and much-loved figure at the Swans and within Welsh football.

Watch Cofio Dai Davies, at 8.25pm on Friday 19 March, or on demand on S4C Clic. English subtitles available.