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

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

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

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

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

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Garry Monk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Garry Monk Defender

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Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Kyle Walker Defender

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Roy Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roy Evans Defender

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Ivor Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Ivor Allchurch Forward, Inside forward

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Àngel Rangel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Àngel Rangel Defender

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

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Chris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Chris Coleman Defender

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Lee Trundle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Lee Trundle Forward

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Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Alan Curtis Forward

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John Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Williams Forward

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Dorus de Vries is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dorus de Vries Goalkeeper

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Harry Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Harry Griffiths Defender

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

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Jeremy Charles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jeremy Charles

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Robbie James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Robbie James Midfielder

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Len Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Len Allchurch

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Jason Scotland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Scotland Forward

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John Cornforth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Cornforth Midfielder

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Richard Appleby is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Richard Appleby Forward, Midfielder

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Roy Paul is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roy Paul Defender

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John Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Mahoney

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Alan Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Alan Williams

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Andy Robinson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Andy Robinson Midfielder

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Herbie Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Herbie Williams

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Neil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Neil Robinson Forward

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Dave Penney is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Penney

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Carl Slee is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Carl Slee

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Roger Freestone is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roger Freestone Goalkeeper

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Alan Tate is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Alan Tate Defender

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Jonathan Coates is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jonathan Coates

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Noel Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Noel Dwyer

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Steve Torpey is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Torpey Forward

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Steve Thornber is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Thornber Midfielder

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Steve Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Jenkins Defender

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Steve Jones is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Jones Forward, Midfielder

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Kristian O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Kristian O'Leary Midfielder

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Pat Lally is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Pat Lally Midfielder

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Dave Rushbury is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Rushbury Defender

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Jason Bowen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Bowen Forward

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Steve Watkin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Watkin

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Wilfred Milne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Wilfred Milne

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John King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John King Midfielder

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Kwame Ampadu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Kwame Ampadu Midfielder

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Cyril Beech is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Cyril Beech

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Thomas Butler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Thomas Butler Midfielder