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Chris Waddle

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Christopher Roland Waddle (born 14 December 1960) is an English former professional football player and manager. He had a spell as Burnley manager during the 1997–98 season, but has not returned to coaching since. Largely since retiring he has worked in the media for BBC Radio 5 Live as part of their Premier League and Champions League team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Waddle has received more than 1,313,540 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Chris Waddle is the 1,687th most popular soccer player (up from 2,033rd in 2019), the 2,928th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 3,088th in 2019) and the 74th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 1.3M

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  • 48.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Chris Waddle ranks 1,687 out of 16,880Before him are Alisson, Ulises Saucedo, Jenő Vincze, René Petit, Jurica Jerković, and Sándor Bíró. After him are Félix Sesúmaga, Étienne Mattler, Lars Høgh, Oscar Ruggeri, Jack Grealish, and Bror Mellberg.

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Among people born in 1960, Chris Waddle ranks 169Before him are Brenda Strong, Merlene Ottey, Viktor Lazlo, Linden Ashby, Jason Beghe, and Maurizio Cattelan. After him are Barbara Broccoli, Jan Wouters, Daniel Silva, Buster Douglas, Fabiola Gianotti, and BD Wong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Waddle ranks 2,928 out of 7,765Before him are Boston Corbett (1832), Jonathan Wild (1683), Jason Flemyng (1966), George Anson, 1st Baron Anson (1697), Wulfhere of Mercia (650), and Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (1849). After him are A. J. P. Taylor (1906), Divina Galica (1944), Jack Grealish (1995), Constance Markievicz (1868), Dave Legeno (1963), and Christopher Cradock (1862).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Chris Waddle ranks 74Before him are Tom Finney (1922), Bryan Robson (1957), Ray Clemence (1948), Harry Kane (1993), Steve McManaman (1972), and Martin Peters (1943). After him are Jack Grealish (1995), Ian Wright (1963), Andy Cole (1971), Ashley Cole (1980), Ron Atkinson (1939), and Billy Bremner (1942).