Local defender Jacob Jones has been a part of Swansea City's academy since he was nine years old. The young left-back, who hails from Sketty, progressed through the ranks before signing a two-year scholarship in the summer of 2018. Jones was a regular feature in his first season with the under-18s; making 18 appearances in Premier League South. He also made three appearances for the under-23s including an impressive debut as a second-half substitute in the Checkatrade Trophy victory over AFC Wimbledon, as well as starting the Premier League 2 draws with Blackburn Rovers and Liverpool at Landore. An impressive 2018-19 campaign was capped by an appearance in the under-19s' FAW Youth Cup final victory over TNS.