Billy Wright

1924 - 1994

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William Ambrose Wright CBE (6 February 1924 – 3 September 1994), was an English footballer, who played as a centre half. He spent his entire club career at Wolverhampton Wanderers. The first footballer in the world to earn 100 international caps, Wright also holds the record for longest unbroken run in competitive international football. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Billy Wright has received more than 25,227 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Billy Wright is the 867th most popular soccer player (down from 832nd in 2019), the 1,966th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,905th in 2019) and the 40th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Billy Wright ranks 867 out of 16,923Before him are Sami Khedira, Dirk Kuyt, Paul Gascoigne, Dejan Stanković, Txiki Begiristain, and José Águas. After him are Antonio Valentín Angelillo, Dimitar Penev, Míchel, Roberto Ayala, Waldo Machado, and Faas Wilkes.

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Among people born in 1924, Billy Wright ranks 168Before him are Jean Laplanche, Marjorie Boulton, M. Karunanidhi, Alain Bombard, Claude Lefort, and Arthur Janov. After him are S. R. Nathan, John Hansen, Jean Girault, Michel Constantin, Olivier Gendebien, and Josef Škvorecký. Among people deceased in 1994, Billy Wright ranks 127Before him are Dean Rusk, Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Rossano Brazzi, Kuvempu, Stephen Cole Kleene, and Jean Carmet. After him are Giovanni Spadolini, Jack Unterweger, Tom Ewell, Derek Jarman, Jack Sharkey, and Bassel al-Assad.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Billy Wright ranks 1,966 out of 6,924Before him are Mary Hopkin (1950), Robert Fortune (1812), Ian Callaghan (1942), Anthony Quayle (1913), K. K. Downing (1951), and Paul Gascoigne (1967). After him are Asma al-Assad (1975), Norman McLaren (1914), William Nicholson (1753), Kay Parker (1944), John Glen (1932), and Joan of England, Queen of Scotland (1210).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Billy Wright ranks 40Before him are John Toshack (1949), Gordon Milne (1937), Ally McCoist (1962), Gareth Bale (1989), Ian Callaghan (1942), and Paul Gascoigne (1967). After him are Bill Foulkes (1932), Herbert Chapman (1878), Tommy Taylor (1932), Norman Hunter (1943), Phil Jones (1992), and Jimmy Greaves (1940).