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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 managers of all time.Reluctantly taking the job in 1974, he built on the foundations laid by his predecessor Bill Shankly. Paisley is the first of four managers to have won the European Cup three times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Paisley has received more than 1,699,637 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Bob Paisley is the 309th most popular soccer player (down from 308th in 2019), the 1,169th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,075th in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Bob Paisley ranks 309 out of 16,880Before him are Fernando Hierro, Akira Nozawa, Edinson Cavani, Enzo Francescoli, Cha Bum-kun, and Gerard Piqué. After him are Masao Takada, Jari Litmanen, Gyula Zsengellér, Takeshi Natori, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, and Dragoslav Šekularac.

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Among people born in 1919, Bob Paisley ranks 63Before him are Glafcos Clerides, Gillo Pontecorvo, Mieczysław Weinberg, Ashraf Pahlavi, René Barrientos, and Ernst Barkmann. After him are Valentino Mazzola, Archduke Rudolf of Austria, Kiichi Miyazawa, Peter Abrahams, Wolfgang Wagner, and Liberace. Among people deceased in 1996, Bob Paisley ranks 73Before him are Geoffrey Wilkinson, Leonor Fini, Mieczysław Weinberg, Michel Debré, Obdulio Varela, and Mary Leakey. After him are Greer Garson, Spiro Agnew, Hans Blumenberg, Zeki Müren, Saul Bass, and Pavel Sudoplatov.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bob Paisley ranks 1,169 out of 7,765Before him are Mary Leakey (1913), Emily Davison (1872), Sophie, Countess of Wessex (1965), Roddy McDowall (1928), Eddie the Eagle (1963), and Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195). After him are James Lind (1716), Richard of Conisburgh, 3rd Earl of Cambridge (1375), Frank Lloyd (1886), Alice Keppel (1868), Stephen Fry (1957), and Robert Recorde (1512).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bob Paisley ranks 14Before him are Bobby Robson (1933), Kenny Dalglish (1951), Kevin Keegan (1951), Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), and Jimmy Greaves (1940). After him are Ryan Giggs (1973), Gary Lineker (1960), Wayne Rooney (1985), Brian Clough (1935), Steven Gerrard (1980), and John Charles (1931).