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 21
Wilfried Bony is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

2
67 23
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

3
67 23
Joe Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

4
57 24
Leon Britton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Leon Britton Midfielder

5
39 17
Alan Waddle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

6
31 19
Garry Monk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Garry Monk Defender

7
29 18
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

8
31 22
Ivor Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward, Inside forward

9
22 16
Roy Evans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roy Evans Defender

10
23 19
Lee Trundle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

11
17 14
Àngel Rangel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Àngel Rangel Defender

12
23 21
Roberto Martínez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

13
22 21
Chris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

14
18 17
Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward

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

16
14 17
Mel Charles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder

17
14 18
Jason Scotland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Scotland Forward

18
13 17
Harry Griffiths is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Harry Griffiths Defender

19
9 12
Robbie James is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Robbie James Midfielder

20
12 16
Jeremy Charles is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jeremy Charles

21
13 19
John Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Williams Forward

22
9 14
John Cornforth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Cornforth Midfielder

23
9 14
Neil Robinson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Neil Robinson Forward

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
11 17
Dave Penney is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Penney

26
11 17
Dorus de Vries is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dorus de Vries Goalkeeper

27
10 16
John Mahoney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
John Mahoney

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 15
Herbie Williams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Herbie Williams

32
7 13
Mel Nurse is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

33
7 13
Cliff Jones is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Winger

34
7 13
Terry Medwin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

35
9 16
Roy Paul is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender

36
9 16
Richard Appleby is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Richard Appleby Forward, Midfielder

37
6 12
Dave Gwyther is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Gwyther

38
6 12
Alan Williams is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Alan Williams

39
5 11
Steve Jones is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Jones Forward, Midfielder

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

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

42
5 11
Jason Bowen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Jason Bowen Forward

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

44
5 11
Dave Rushbury is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dave Rushbury Defender

45
5 11
Wilfred Milne is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Wilfred Milne

46
5 11
Kristian O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder

47
5 11
Pat Lally is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Pat Lally Midfielder

48
5 11
Steve Watkin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Steve Watkin

49
5 11
Noel Dwyer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Noel Dwyer

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