Sydney Has Delisted Alex Johnson

"I will be forever grateful."

Ethan Meldrum

14 September 2018

Ethan Meldrum

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Sydney has delisted Alex Johnson.

The Swans made the difficult decision not to renew Johnson's contract after a sixth knee reconstruction following a torn anterior cruciate ligament in round 21 against Melbourne.

The defender was offered an off-field position at the Swans but opted to pursue opportunities outside of football.

“I would like to thank the Sydney Swans Football Club for the opportunities they have given me over the past eight years,” Johnson said.

“I have made life-long friends and lived out my childhood dream of playing AFL, including the premiership in 2012.

“Although it has been a very difficult last six years I will be forever grateful that the club stuck by me and gave me every opportunity to get back and play at the highest level.

“While I am disappointed with the decision the club has made, my passion still remains to play football at the highest level.”

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