Bob Paisley

1919 - 1996

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Robert Paisley OBE (23 January 1919 – 14 February 1996) was an English professional football manager and player who played as a wing-half. He spent almost 50 years with Liverpool and is regarded, due to his achievements with the club, as one of the greatest British managers of all time. Reluctantly taking the job in 1974, he built on the foundations laid by his predecessor Bill Shankly. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Paisley has received more than 1,384,894 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Bob Paisley is the 308th most popular soccer player (down from 135th in 2019), the 1,075th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 734th in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bob Paisley ranks 308 out of 16,923Before him are Fabien Barthez, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Obdulio Varela, Dragoslav Šekularac, Hisao Kami, and Waichiro Omura. After him are Michel Preud'homme, Vujadin Boškov, Valentino Mazzola, Tomohiko Ikoma, Kunitaka Sueoka, and Kenji Tochio.

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Among people born in 1919, Bob Paisley ranks 54Before him are Martin Balsam, Liberace, Lauri Törni, Merce Cunningham, Margaret Burbidge, and Hermine Braunsteiner. After him are Valentino Mazzola, Gillo Pontecorvo, César Manrique, Ashraf Pahlavi, Mieczysław Weinberg, and Mohamed Boudiaf. Among people deceased in 1996, Bob Paisley ranks 59Before him are Ernesto Geisel, Shūsaku Endō, George Davis Snell, Max Manus, Frida Boccara, and Obdulio Varela. After him are Alain Poher, Lars Ahlfors, Saul Bass, Toru Takemitsu, Koichi Oita, and Piet Hein.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bob Paisley ranks 1,075 out of 6,924Before him are Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517), Colin Wilson (1931), Wallace Hartley (1878), John Harvard (1607), Ernest Jones (1879), and Albert Pierrepoint (1905). After him are Nicko McBrain (1952), Sam Mendes (1965), Simon Pegg (1970), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), Elizabeth Tudor (1492), and Joan Plowright (1929).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bob Paisley ranks 14Before him are Kenny Dalglish (1951), Bobby Moore (1941), Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), Kevin Keegan (1951), and Brian Clough (1935). After him are Frank Lampard (1978), Ryan Giggs (1973), Steven Gerrard (1980), John Charles (1931), Harry Gregg (1932), and Gary Lineker (1960).