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The Best Leicester City Players Of All Time

Updated July 28, 2021 6.8k votes 559 voters 6.9k views192 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
    380
    48

    Jamie Vardy

    Winger, Forward

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 2012–present

  • 2
    253
    57

    Kasper Schmeichel

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceCopenhagen, Denmark

    NationalityDenmark

    Leicester City career: 2011–present

  • 3
    211
    48

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 1977–1985

  • 4
    166
    38

    Gordon Banks

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceSheffield, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Leicester City career: 1959–1967

  • 5
    153
    52

    Wes Morgan

    Defender

    BirthplaceNottingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityJamaica, England

    Leicester City career: 2012–present

  • 6
    212
    99

    Riyad Mahrez

    Leicester City career: 2014–2018

  • 7
    184
    86

    N'Golo Kanté

    Leicester City career: 2015–2016

  • 8
    67
    20

    Arthur Rowley

    Forward

    BirthplaceWolverhampton, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1950–1958

  • 9
    44
    7

    Marc Albrighton

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceTamworth, Staffordshire, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

  • 10
    94
    54

    Peter Shilton

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1965–1974

  • 11
    38
    2

    Robert Huth

    Defender

    BirthplaceBiesdorf

    NationalityGermany

  • 12
    86
    48

    Muzzy Izzet

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceMile End, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityTurkey, United Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 1996–2004

  • 13
    51
    17

    Wilfred Ndidi

    Midfield

    NationalityNigeria

  • 14
    58
    25

    Andy King

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceBarnstaple, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 2006–present

  • 15
    66
    35

    Frank Worthington

    Forward

    BirthplaceHalifax, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1972–1977

  • 16
    57
    28

    Sep Smith

    Leicester City career: 1929–1940

  • 17
    36
    8

    Dave Gibson

    Forward

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Leicester City career: 1962–1970

  • 18
    81
    54

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Leicester City career: 1994–2000

  • 19
    46
    20

    Graham Cross

    Defender

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1960–1976

  • 20
    28
    2

    Arthur Chandler

    Forward

    BirthplacePaddington, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1923–1935

  • 21
    43
    18

    Shinji Okazaki

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceTakarazuka, Japan

    NationalityJapan

  • 22
    28
    5

    Youri Tielemans

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSint-Pieters-Leeuw, Belgium

    NationalityBelgian

  • 23
    67
    47

    Steve Walsh

    Defender, Forward

    BirthplacePreston, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Leicester City career: 1986–2000

  • 24
    45
    26

    Matt Elliott

    Defender

    BirthplaceWandsworth, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland,England

    Leicester City career: 1997–2005

  • 25
    40
    21

    Mike Stringfellow

    Leicester City career: 1962–1975