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The Best Swansea City Players of All Time 

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Updated September 3, 2019 5.4k votes 454 voters 8.7k views 112 items

List Rules Vote up the top Swansea City AFC, past and present.

The Swansea City footballers have been wowing crowds for over a century. When the club was first established in Wales in 1912, rugby was the preferred sport in the region. But that all changed in the decades that followed. Today, the team competes in the elite Premier League, and legions of fans proudly flaunt its colors.

The team has had many notable players over the years, but determining the very best Swansea City player of all time is no easy task. The best Swansea City players come in many forms. Some of the greatest Swansea City AFC players ranked here play offense, while other good soccer players of Swansea City AFC play defense. A few top Swansea City players are goaltenders.

Who will you place at the top of this list of the best Swansea City players? Ivor Allchurch is legendary when it comes to AFC football players. He played for Swansea from 1947-1958 and then again from 1965-1968. Allchurch also played for Newcastle and Cardiff City during his career. Herbie Williams is Swansea through and through. He was born in the city and spent his entire professional career on the Swansea City team. Other good athletes featured on this roundup of the top Swansea City players include Mel Charles, Chris Coleman, and Alan Curtis.

Which Swansea City player to you think is the best? Vote your favorite athletes up to the top of this list and please add any players that are missing.

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Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender from Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2
Leon Britton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Leon Britton Midfielder from London Borough of Merton, London, United Kingdom
3
Joe Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder from Carmarthen, United Kingdom
4
Wilfried Bony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward from Bingerville, Côte d’Ivoire
5
Lee Trundle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward from Liverpool, United Kingdom
6
Ivor Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward and Inside forward from Swansea, United Kingdom
7
Àngel Rangel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Àngel Rangel Defender from Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Spain
8
Gylfi Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
sb2209 added Winger and Midfielder from Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
9
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender from Sheffield, United Kingdom
10
Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward from Pentre, United Kingdom
11
Garry Monk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Garry Monk Defender from Bedford, United Kingdom
12
Robbie James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Robbie James Midfielder from Gorseinon, United Kingdom
13
Alan Waddle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward from Wallsend, United Kingdom
14
Roberto Martínez ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder from Balaguer, Spain
15
Mel Charles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender and Midfielder from Swansea, United Kingdom
16
Chris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender from Swansea, United Kingdom
17
Roger Freestone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roger Freestone Goalkeeper from Caerleon, United Kingdom
18
Andy Robinson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Andy Robinson Midfielder from Bournemouth, United Kingdom
19
Herbie Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Herbie Williams
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Alan Tate is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender from Easington, United Kingdom
21
Cliff Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Winger from Swansea, United Kingdom
22
Dorus de Vries is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dorus de Vries Goalkeeper from Beverwijk, Netherlands
23
Jason Scotland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Scotland Forward from Morvant, Trinidad and Tobago
24
Kwame Ampadu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Kwame Ampadu Midfielder from Bradford, United Kingdom
25
Len Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Len Allchurch