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Andy Cole

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Andrew Alexander Cole (born 15 October 1971) is an English former professional footballer who played as a striker. His professional career lasted from 1988 to 2008, and is mostly remembered for his time with Manchester United, who paid a British record transfer fee to sign him from Newcastle United. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andy Cole has received more than 3,522,075 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Andy Cole is the 1,744th most popular soccer player (up from 2,053rd in 2019), the 2,968th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,099th in 2019) and the 77th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 3.5M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 48.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.50

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Andy Cole ranks 1,744 out of 16,880Before him are Lyuboslav Penev, Loris Karius, Torsten Frings, João Pinto, Erich Juskowiak, and Ivan Dimitrov. After him are Jan Vertonghen, Bo Larsson, Oliver Neuville, Johnny Hansen, Víctor Muñoz, and Roberto Miranda.

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Among people born in 1971, Andy Cole ranks 117Before him are Leslie Grossman, Peter Franzén, Luca Guadagnino, Max Biaggi, Serginho, and João Pinto. After him are Diana Damrau, Stella McCartney, Johnny Knoxville, Nicola Rizzoli, J. Y. Park, and Sarah Kane.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Andy Cole ranks 2,968 out of 7,765Before him are Jonathan Penrose (1933), Brian O'Nolan (1911), Thomas Digges (1546), Anthony Phillips (1951), Roy Urquhart (1901), and Andrew Birkin (1945). After him are Demetrios Petrokokkinos (1878), Brian G. Marsden (1937), Beatrice Webb (1858), Tom Conti (1941), John Higgins (1975), and Lita Ford (1958).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Andy Cole ranks 77Before him are Harry Kane (1993), Steve McManaman (1972), Martin Peters (1943), Chris Waddle (1960), Jack Grealish (1995), and Ian Wright (1963). After him are Ashley Cole (1980), Ron Atkinson (1939), Billy Bremner (1942), Teddy Sheringham (1966), Reece James (1999), and George Raynor (1907).