Bobby Robson

1933 - 2009

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Sir Robert William Robson (18 February 1933 – 31 July 2009) was an English footballer and football manager. His career included periods playing for and later managing the England national team and being a UEFA Cup-winning manager at Ipswich Town. Robson's professional playing career as an inside forward spanned nearly 20 years, during which he played for three clubs: Fulham, West Bromwich Albion, and, briefly, Vancouver Royals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Robson has received more than 2,620,989 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Bobby Robson is the 94th most popular soccer player (down from 69th in 2019), the 616th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 535th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Soccer Player.

Bobby Robson is most famous for being the manager of the England national football team for 8 years. He was also manager of Ipswich Town, Fulham, and Newcastle United.

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Among soccer players, Bobby Robson ranks 94 out of 16,923Before him are Nándor Hidegkuti, Hristo Stoichkov, Bebeto, George Weah, Gabriel Batistuta, and Telmo Zarra. After him are Leo Beenhakker, Lucien Laurent, Jürgen Klinsmann, Ivica Osim, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, and Rudi Völler.

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Among people born in 1933, Bobby Robson ranks 49Before him are Steven Weinberg, Ali Shariati, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Joan Collins, Quincy Jones, and Samora Machel. After him are Paul J. Crutzen, Willie Nelson, Charles K. Kao, Antonio Negri, Henryk Górecki, and Tomislav Ivić. Among people deceased in 2009, Bobby Robson ranks 22Before him are Robert McNamara, Mercedes Sosa, Vivian Maier, Maurice Druon, Ralf Dahrendorf, and Omar Bongo. After him are Abdurrahman Wahid, Milorad Pavić, Vitaly Ginzburg, Karl Malden, John Updike, and Sydney Chaplin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bobby Robson ranks 616 out of 6,924Before him are Julian Huxley (1887), John Langdon Down (1828), Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930), Sean Bean (1959), Ian McEwan (1948), and Gordon Brown (1951). After him are Gladwyn Jebb (1900), Saint Malachy (1094), H. Rider Haggard (1856), Tim Curry (1946), Thomas Cranmer (1489), and A. A. Milne (1882).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bobby Robson ranks 7Before him are George Best (1946), Bobby Charlton (1937), David Beckham (1975), Stanley Matthews (1915), Gordon Banks (1937), and Denis Law (1940). After him are Kenny Dalglish (1951), Bobby Moore (1941), Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), Kevin Keegan (1951), and Brian Clough (1935).

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