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Billy Meredith

1874 - 1958

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William Henry Meredith (30 July 1874 – 19 April 1958) was a Welsh professional footballer. He was considered one of the early superstars of football due to his performances, notably for Manchester City and Manchester United. He won each domestic trophy in the English football league and gained 48 caps for Wales, for whom he scored 11 goals and won two British Home Championship titles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Meredith has received more than 234,579 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Billy Meredith is the 1,504th most popular soccer player (down from 1,481st in 2019), the 2,764th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,619th in 2019) and the 65th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Billy Meredith ranks 1,504 out of 16,880Before him are Horst Szymaniak, Naoemon Shimizu, Savo Milošević, Hakan Yakin, Maniche, and Mykhaylo Fomenko. After him are István Nyers, Blaise Matuidi, Rogelio Domínguez, Serginho Chulapa, Faryd Mondragón, and Denílson de Oliveira Araújo.

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Among people born in 1874, Billy Meredith ranks 125Before him are Princess Maria Immaculata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Wesley Clair Mitchell, Albin Lermusiaux, Władysław Grabski, Nasrullah Khan, and Dimitrios Golemis. After him are Iraj Mirza, Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine, Juan Bautista Sacasa, Sténio Vincent, Fernand Bouisson, and Manuel Díaz. Among people deceased in 1958, Billy Meredith ranks 102Before him are Goro Yamada, Celso Benigno Luigi Costantini, Big Bill Broonzy, Aarre Merikanto, Paul Reinecke, and Yahya Kemal Beyatlı. After him are Maurice Germot, Bhagwan Das, László Hudec, Artur Rodziński, Marcel Pilet-Golaz, and Jesse L. Lasky.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billy Meredith ranks 2,764 out of 7,765Before him are Lennie James (1965), John Bodkin Adams (1899), Tony Martin (1957), Paul Kennedy (1945), John Florio (1553), and Tom Baker (1934). After him are Edward Charles Howard (1774), Leslie Stephen (1832), Cyril Jackson (1903), Peter Phillips (1977), Lydia Becker (1827), and Jack Cardiff (1914).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Billy Meredith ranks 65Before him are Tommy Lawrence (1940), Nobby Stiles (1942), Ron Flowers (1934), Jack Greenwell (1884), William Foulke (1874), and Colin Bell (1946). After him are Gary Neville (1975), Jim Brown (1908), Tom Finney (1922), Bryan Robson (1957), Ray Clemence (1948), and Harry Kane (1993).