Sports The Best Swansea City Players of All Time  

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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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1
74 28
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

2
72 28
Wilfried Bony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

3
71 29
Joe Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

4
66 26
Leon Britton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Leon Britton Midfielder

5
40 20
Alan Waddle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

6
37 23
Ivor Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward, Inside forward

7
34 21
Garry Monk is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Garry Monk Defender

8
35 22
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

9
26 14
Àngel Rangel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Àngel Rangel Defender

10
29 19
Lee Trundle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

11
30 22
Roberto Martínez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

12
26 18
Roy Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roy Evans Defender

13
23 17
Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

14
25 23
Chris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

15
18 19
Len Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Len Allchurch

16
17 18
Mel Charles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

17
12 12
Robbie James is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Robbie James Midfielder

18
11 13
Alan Tate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

19
12 15
Jonathan Coates is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jonathan Coates

20
15 19
Roger Freestone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roger Freestone Goalkeeper

21
14 18
Jeremy Charles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jeremy Charles

22
10 13
Mel Nurse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

23
10 13
Terry Medwin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

24
11 15
Andy Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Andy Robinson Midfielder

25
14 19
Harry Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Harry Griffiths Defender