John David Sewell (7 July 1936 – 21 November 2021) was an English professional footballer who had a long career in the Football League, before continuing as player and coach in the North American Soccer League (NASL) during the 1970s. Nicknamed "The Duke", because of his good dress sense, Sewell also had the distinction of never having been booked during his English playing career and only once throughout his entire playing career.
|Full name||John David Sewell|
|Date of birth||7 July 1936|
|Place of birth||Brockley, England|
|Date of death||21 November 2021(aged 85)|
|Bexleyheath and Welling|
|1972–1975||St. Louis Stars||58||(4)|
|1974–1977||St. Louis Stars|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
On 21 November 2021, Crystal Palace F.C. reported on their website that Sewell had died.
- Mike Purkiss & Nigel Sands. Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. p. 340. ISBN 0907969542.
- Mike Purkiss & Nigel Sands. Crystal Palace: A Complete Record 1905–1989. p. 87. ISBN 0907969542.
- "Crystal Palace mourn loss of former captain John Sewell - News". Crystal Palace F.C. Retrieved 21 November 2021.
- Eagles100.org: Fan Ralph Pittman on Gary Sprake goal (audio) at the Wayback Machine (archived 2007-09-30)
- NASL stats
- John Sewell at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database