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The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time

Updated January 18, 2021 5.7k votes 514 voters 6.3k views177 items

List RulesVote up the top footballers ever to take the pitch for Leicester City.

The best players ever to lace up their cleats for Leicester City have been part of a long legacy of tremendous soccer. All the Leicester City stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.

While recent Leicester City players like Wes Morgan and Jamie Vardy helped lifted the team onto the world stage with their tremendous run to the Premier League title in the 2015-16 season, early standouts from the club's roster like Sep Smith and Arthur Rowley put the Leicester City FC on the map as a group worth following.

So which of these players from Leicester City's long history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Leicester City players of all-time? Vote below, and if you see any players missing from the list who should be considered, feel free to add them as well.

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  • 1
    348
    46

    Jamie Vardy

    Winger, Forward

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 2012–present

  • 2
    221
    55

    Kasper Schmeichel

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark

    NationalityDenmark

    Leicester City career: 2011–present

  • 3
    187
    46

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 1977–1985

  • 4
    145
    38

    Gordon Banks

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 1959–1967

  • 5
    201
    81

    Riyad Mahrez

    Leicester City career: 2014–2018

  • 6
    176
    68

    N'Golo Kanté

    Leicester City career: 2015–2016

  • 7
    135
    47

    Wes Morgan

    Defender

    BirthplaceNottingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityJamaica, England

    Leicester City career: 2012–present

  • 8
    92
    36

    Peter Shilton

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1965–1974

  • 9
    82
    31

    Muzzy Izzet

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceMile End, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom,England,Turkey

    Leicester City career: 1996–2004

  • 10
    65
    20

    Frank Worthington

    Forward

    BirthplaceHalifax, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1972–1977

  • 11
    78
    35

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 1994–2000

  • 12
    42
    11

    Wilfred Ndidi

    Midfield

    NationalityNigeria

  • 13
    64
    33

    Steve Walsh

    Defender, Forward

    BirthplacePreston, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1986–2000

  • 14
    47
    20

    Arthur Rowley

    Forward

    BirthplaceWolverhampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1950–1958

  • 15
    25
    0

    Robert Huth

    Defender

    BirthplaceBiesdorf

    NationalityGermany

  • 16
    41
    20

    Matt Elliott

    Defender

    BirthplaceWandsworth, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland, England

    Leicester City career: 1997–2005

  • 17
    37
    17

    Graham Cross

    Defender

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1960–1976

  • 18
    38
    19

    Keith Weller

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceIslington, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1971–1979

  • 19
    41
    22

    James Maddison

    Midfield

    NationalityEngland

  • 20
    24
    4

    Marc Albrighton

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceTamworth, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

  • 21
    33
    15

    Shinji Okazaki

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceTakarazuka, Japan

    NationalityJapan

  • 22
    41
    25

    Andy King

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceBarnstaple, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland,Wales

    Leicester City career: 2006–present

  • 23
    28
    11

    David Nish

    Defender

    BirthplaceBurton upon Trent, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1966–1972

  • 24
    24
    8

    Dave Gibson

    Forward

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Leicester City career: 1962–1970

  • 25
    37
    23

    Alan Smith

    Forward

    BirthplaceHollywood, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1982–1987