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Player. Supporter. Saviour. Mel Nurse has been all these things and more to his hometown football club. Mel served Swansea Town with distinction in two spells between 1955 and 1971 and also played for Wales alongside legends like the Charles brothers, Ivor Allchurch and Cliff Jones in a golden era for Welsh football. He then became a successful local businessman and twice helped to save Swansea City from closure. A true local hero from an area rich in sporting and cultural icons, Mel Nurse shares his fascinating, frank and moving memories of a life in football for the very first time.