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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. He is widely considered to be one of the best English managers of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Robson has received more than 3,169,324 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Bobby Robson is the 120th most popular soccer player (down from 94th in 2019), the 700th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 616th in 2019) and the 8th 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 120 out of 16,880Before him are Filippo Inzaghi, Nils Liedholm, Fernando Santos, Kunishige Kamamoto, Luigi Riva, and Lucien Laurent. After him are Carles Puyol, Cafu, Ko Arima, Kaká, Miroslav Klose, and Robert Lewandowski.

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Among people born in 1933, Bobby Robson ranks 53Before him are Samora Machel, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, John Gurdon, Horst Buchholz, Willie Nelson, and Jeremy Brett. After him are Henri, Count of Paris, Ali Shariati, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Larry King, and Ilia II of Georgia. Among people deceased in 2009, Bobby Robson ranks 26Before him are Maurice Druon, Ralf Dahrendorf, Jean Dausset, Milorad Pavić, Jennifer Jones, and Vitaly Ginzburg. After him are Abdurrahman Wahid, Juan Almeida Bosque, Robert F. Furchgott, Corazon Aquino, John Updike, and Günther Rall.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bobby Robson ranks 700 out of 7,765Before him are David Brewster (1781), Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany (1853), Norman Angell (1872), Niels Kaj Jerne (1911), John McAfee (1945), and Jeremy Brett (1933). After him are Margaret of York (1446), Arthur Cecil Pigou (1877), Sarah, Duchess of York (1959), James May (1963), Kenneth Branagh (1960), and Charles Wheatstone (1802).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bobby Robson ranks 8Before him are Bobby Charlton (1937), Stanley Matthews (1915), David Beckham (1975), Bobby Moore (1941), Gordon Banks (1937), and Denis Law (1940). After him are Kenny Dalglish (1951), Kevin Keegan (1951), Duncan Edwards (1936), Peter Shilton (1949), Jimmy Greaves (1940), and Bob Paisley (1919).

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