David Owen Vaughan (born 18 February 1983) is a Welsh footballer who plays for Sunderland. He plays as a midfielder.
Vaughan previously played for Crewe Alexandra, where he spent seven years between 2000 and 2007. He then spent one season playing in Spain with Real Sociedad before returning to England to join Blackpool for three seasons (2008/09 - 2010/11).
He plays internationally for Wales, having previously played for the Welsh under-19 and under-21 sides earlier in his career.