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 2,751,031 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Andy Cole is the 2,055th most popular soccer player (up from 2,253rd in 2019), the 3,101st most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,130th in 2019) and the 84th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 59.53

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 44

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.61

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Andy Cole ranks 2,055 out of 16,923Before him are Martin Peters, Luiz Gustavo, Jérémy Mathieu, Luiz Luz, Thomas Gravesen, and Shota Arveladze. After him are Alfredo Rojas, Hugo Sotil, Johann Urbanek, Juan Antonio Pizzi, József Turay, and David Acevedo.

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Among people born in 1971, Andy Cole ranks 123Before him are Noah Wyle, Dwight Yorke, Murilo Benício, Will Yun Lee, Max Biaggi, and Henry Thomas. After him are John Boyne, Paolo Montero, Jonathan Davis, Emily Mortimer, Gheorghe Mureșan, and Ola Rapace.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Andy Cole ranks 3,101 out of 6,924Before him are Steve McManaman (1972), Geoffrey Hinton (1947), Martin Peters (1943), William Henry Smyth (1788), Trevor Taylor (1936), and Jimmie Nicol (1939). After him are Eddie Marsan (1968), Henry Stuart, Duke of Gloucester (1640), Charles Lee (1731), Frances Yates (1899), Aneka (1947), and Edith Evans (1888).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Andy Cole ranks 84Before him are Johnny Haynes (1934), Ron Atkinson (1939), Nat Lofthouse (1925), Chris Waddle (1960), Steve McManaman (1972), and Martin Peters (1943). After him are Teddy Sheringham (1966), Fred Pentland (1883), Ashley Cole (1980), Michael Carrick (1981), Vic Buckingham (1915), and Steve Bloomer (1874).