Billy McNeill

1940 - 2019

Billy McNeill

William McNeill (2 March 1940 – 22 April 2019) was a Scottish football player and manager. He had a long association with Celtic, spanning more than sixty years as a player, manager and club ambassador. McNeill captained Celtic's 'Lisbon Lions' to their European Cup victory in 1967 and later spent two spells as the club's manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy McNeill has received more than 534,425 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,190th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 530k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.64

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.60

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Billy McNeill ranks 2,186 out of 13,233Before him are Vladimir Maslachenko, Bruce Grobbelaar, Héctor Baley, Víctor Fernández, Eduardo Astengo, and Joël Matip. After him are Joe Gaetjens, Nils Middelboe, Angelo Di Livio, Jenő Dalnoki, Mauricio Pellegrino, and Michu.

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Among people born in 1940, Billy McNeill ranks 302Before him are Yossi Sarid, Bob Hewitt, Arthur Laffer, Franco Balmamion, Fausto Bertinotti, and Werner Krämer. After him are Kurt Ahrens Jr., Győző Kulcsár, Taylor Wang, Ermindo Onega, Paul Williams, and Alex Trebek. Among people deceased in 2019, Billy McNeill ranks 225Before him are Harold Brown, Bob Einstein, Stanton T. Friedman, Verna Bloom, Lina Cheryazova, and Inger Berggren. After him are George Fernandes, John Carl Buechler, Shelley Lubben, Pernell Whitaker, Pablo Larios, and John Singleton.

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