Toshack receives special FAW Award

21st March 2019

Former Swansea City manager John Toshack has been recognised with a Special Award for lifetime achievement in football by the FAW.

Toshack, who turns 70 on Friday, received the award at a dinner at the Vale Resort on Thursday night in honour of a trophy-laden career spanning over 50 years as a player and a manager.

'Tosh' will always be remembered in SA1 for helping to steer the Swans from the Fourth Division all the way to the heights of a sixth-place finish in the top-flight having become player manager on March 1, 1978.

Following his two stints in charge of the Swans he would also take the helm twice at Real Madrid and with Wales, and he held his most recent managerial role with Iranian club Tractor Sazi last year.

His son Cameron coaches Swansea City's Under-23 side, alongside Gary Richards.

Everyone at Swansea City would like to congratulate John on his award.