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The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time 

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Updated March 26, 2020 1.4k votes 137 voters 1.6k views 167 items

List Rules Vote 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
Jamie Vardy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Winger and Forward from Sheffield

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 2012–present

2
Riyad Mahrez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Riyad Mahrez

Leicester City career: 2014–2018

3
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Forward from Leicester

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Leicester City career: 1977–1985

4
Kasper Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Kasper Schmeichel Goalkeeper from Copenhagen

Nationality: Denmark

Leicester City career: 2011–present

5
Gordon Banks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Goalkeeper from Sheffield

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Leicester City career: 1959–1967

6
N'Golo Kanté is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
N'Golo Kanté

Leicester City career: 2015–2016

7
Wes Morgan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Defender from Nottingham

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 2012–present

8
Sep Smith is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Sep Smith

Leicester City career: 1929–1940

9
Peter Shilton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Goalkeeper from Leicester

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1965–1974

10
Emile Heskey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Forward from Leicester

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

Leicester City career: 1994–2000

11
Steve Walsh is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Steve Walsh Defender and Forward from Preston

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1986–2000

12
Muzzy Izzet is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Midfielder from Mile End

Nationality: Turkey, United Kingdom, England

Leicester City career: 1996–2004

13
Mike Stringfellow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Mike Stringfellow

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1962–1975

14
Arthur Rowley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Arthur Rowley Forward from Wolverhampton

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1950–1958

15
Alan Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Forward from Hollywood

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1982–1987

16
Matt Elliott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Matt Elliott Defender from Wandsworth

Nationality: Scotland, England

Leicester City career: 1997–2005

17
Leonard Barry is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Leonard Barry

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1927–1932

18
David Nugent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
David Nugent Forward from Huyton

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 2011–2015

19
Frank Worthington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Frank Worthington Forward from Halifax

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1972–1977

20
Sandy McLaren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Sandy McLaren Goalkeeper from Tibbermore

Leicester City career: 1933–1940

21
Percy Grosvenor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Percy Grosvenor

Leicester City career: 1933–1939

22
Shirley Hubbard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Shirley Hubbard

Leicester City career: 1907–1913, 1919-1920

23
Graham Cross is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Graham Cross Defender from Leicester

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1960–1976

24
George Dewis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
George Dewis

Leicester City career: 1933–1950

25
Frank Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Defender from Lambeth

Nationality: Jamaica, England

Leicester City career: 1998–2004