Alex James

1901 - 1953

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Alexander Wilson James (14 September 1901 – 1 June 1953) was a Scottish international footballer. He is mostly noted as a playmaking lynchpin at Arsenal with whom he won six trophies from 1930 to the 1936 season. James featured as a deep-lying creative midfielder who provided a link between defence and attack. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alex James has received more than 28,651 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Alex James is the 4,513th most popular soccer player (down from 3,184th in 2019), the 4,688th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,669th in 2019) and the 221st most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Alex James ranks 4,513 out of 16,923Before him are Michael Obiku, Anthimos Kapsis, Fernando Álvez, Franco Di Santo, Julio César Uribe, and Jonathan Biabiany. After him are Ragnar Klavan, Renato, Salaheddine Bassir, Tim Krul, Erik Mykland, and Mazarópi.

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Among people born in 1901, Alex James ranks 256Before him are Pauline Starke, Rudy Vallée, Richard Brauer, Edmund Rubbra, Chester Morris, and Francisco Guilledo. After him are John C. Stennis, V. Shantaram, Donald Howard Menzel, Oliver La Farge, Adelaide Hall, and Deborah Snyder. Among people deceased in 1953, Alex James ranks 152Before him are Richard Pearse, Fred M. Vinson, George Barnes, Sophia Hayden, Roland Young, and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. After him are Alice Eastwood, James Scullin, Robert F. Wagner, William Farnum, and David Curtiss Munson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alex James ranks 4,688 out of 6,924Before him are Elyes Gabel (1983), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (1983), Kathy Kirby (1938), John George Children (1777), Grahame Clark (1907), and Emilia Fox (1974). After him are Peter Broadbent (1933), Bruce Halford (1931), Craig David (1981), Passenger (1984), Claire Williams (1976), and Mel Smith (1952).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Alex James ranks 221Before him are John Aldridge (1958), Allenby Chilton (1918), Charlie Buchan (1891), Ron Flowers (1934), Terry Paine (1939), and David Jack (1898). After him are Peter Broadbent (1933), George Eastham (1936), Darren Fletcher (1984), Gary McAllister (1964), John Wark (1957), and Kieran Trippier (1990).