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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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Joe Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder
2
Leon Britton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Leon Britton Midfielder
3
Ashley Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender
4
Wilfried Bony is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward
5
Ivor Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward, Inside forward
6
Lee Trundle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward
7
Àngel Rangel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Àngel Rangel Defender
8
Mel Charles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender, Midfielder
9
Alan Waddle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward
10
Robbie James is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Robbie James Midfielder
11
Garry Monk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Garry Monk Defender
12
Alan Curtis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Forward
13
Kyle Walker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender
14
Roberto Martínez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Midfielder
15
Gylfi Sigurðsson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
sb2209 added Winger, Midfielder
16
Andy Robinson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Andy Robinson Midfielder
17
Cliff Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Winger
18
Herbie Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Herbie Williams
19
Chris Coleman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender
20
Len Allchurch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Len Allchurch
21
Roger Freestone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Roger Freestone Goalkeeper
22
Kwame Ampadu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Kwame Ampadu Midfielder
23
Dorus de Vries is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Dorus de Vries Goalkeeper
24
Alan Tate is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Defender
25
Alan Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Swansea City Players of All Time
Alan Williams