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The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time 

Ranker Soccer
Updated December 4, 2019 1k votes 85 voters 166 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.

list ordered by
1
Jamie Vardy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Winger, Forward, Midfielder

Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom

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
Gordon Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Goalkeeper

Birthplace: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1959–1967

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

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

Leicester City career: 2011–present

5
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Forward

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1977–1985

6
Wes Morgan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Defender

Birthplace: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: Jamaica, England

Leicester City career: 2012–present

7
Sep Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Sep Smith

Leicester City career: 1929–1940

8
Peter Shilton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Goalkeeper

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1965–1974

9
Steve Walsh is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Steve Walsh Defender, Forward

Birthplace: Preston, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1986–2000

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

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1994–2000

11
Mike Stringfellow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Mike Stringfellow

Birthplace: Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1962–1975

12
Arthur Rowley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Arthur Rowley Forward

Birthplace: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1950–1958

13
Frank Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Defender

Birthplace: Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: Jamaica, England

Leicester City career: 1998–2004

14
Gary McAllister is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Midfielder

Birthplace: Motherwell, United Kingdom

Nationality: Scotland

Leicester City career: 1985–1990

15
Keith Weller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Keith Weller Forward, Midfielder

Birthplace: Islington, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1971–1979

16
Muzzy Izzet is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Midfielder

Birthplace: Mile End, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: Turkey, United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1996–2004

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

Birthplace: Dudley, United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1933–1939

18
N'Golo Kanté is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
N'Golo Kanté

Leicester City career: 2015–2016

19
George Dewis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
George Dewis

Birthplace: Burbage, United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1933–1950

20
Lenny Glover is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Lenny Glover

Birthplace: Kennington

Leicester City career: 1967–1976

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

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1910–1914

22
Hugh Adcock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Hugh Adcock Outside forward

Birthplace: Coalville, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1923–1935

23
Sandy McLaren is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Sandy McLaren Goalkeeper

Birthplace: Tibbermore, United Kingdom

Leicester City career: 1933–1940

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

Leicester City career: 1907–1913, 1919-1920

25
Leonard Barry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time
Leonard Barry

Birthplace: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: England

Leicester City career: 1927–1932