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
65 20
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

2
59 20
Wilfried Bony is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

3
60 21
Joe Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

4
51 23
Leon Britton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Leon Britton Midfielder

5
36 15
Alan Waddle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

6
28 16
Garry Monk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Garry Monk Defender

7
24 16
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

8
21 13
Roy Evans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roy Evans Defender

9
27 21
Ivor Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward, Inside forward

10
16 13
Àngel Rangel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Àngel Rangel Defender

11
20 18
Lee Trundle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

12
21 20
Chris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

13
16 16
Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

14
20 21
Roberto Martínez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

15
9 12
John Cornforth is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Cornforth Midfielder

16
12 16
Harry Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Harry Griffiths Defender

17
12 16
Mel Charles is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

18
8 11
Robbie James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Robbie James Midfielder

19
11 15
Jeremy Charles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jeremy Charles

20
13 18
Jason Scotland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Scotland Forward

21
13 18
John Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Williams Forward

22
13 18
Len Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Len Allchurch

23
10 15
John Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Mahoney

24
9 14
Andy Robinson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Andy Robinson Midfielder

25
9 14
Neil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Neil Robinson Forward

26
11 17
Dave Penney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Penney

27
11 17
Dorus de Vries is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dorus de Vries Goalkeeper

28
7 12
Alan Tate is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

29
12 19
Roger Freestone is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roger Freestone Goalkeeper

30
9 15
Jonathan Coates is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jonathan Coates

31
9 16
Richard Appleby is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Richard Appleby Forward, Midfielder

32
9 16
Roy Paul is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

33
6 12
Alan Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Alan Williams

34
8 15
Herbie Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Herbie Williams

35
5 11
Noel Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Noel Dwyer

36
5 11
Dave Rushbury is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Rushbury Defender

37
5 11
Pat Lally is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Pat Lally Midfielder

38
5 11
Steve Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Jenkins Defender

39
5 11
Wilfred Milne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Wilfred Milne

40
5 11
Steve Jones is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Jones Forward, Midfielder

41
5 11
Jason Bowen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Bowen Forward

42
5 11
Steve Thornber is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Thornber Midfielder

43
5 11
Steve Watkin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Watkin

44
5 11
Steve Torpey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

45
5 11
Kristian O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

46
7 14
John King is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John King Midfielder

47
7 14
Kwame Ampadu is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Kwame Ampadu Midfielder

48
7 14
Cyril Beech is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Cyril Beech

49
7 14
Carl Slee is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Carl Slee

50
7 14
Thomas Butler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder