Chris Woods

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Christopher Charles Eric Woods (born 14 November 1959) is a former England international football goalkeeper. He played in the Football League and Premier League for Nottingham Forest, Queens Park Rangers, Norwich City, Sheffield Wednesday, Reading, Southampton and Burnley. He also played in the Scottish Football League for Rangers and in Major League Soccer for the Colorado Rapids.Woods was Peter Shilton's long-time understudy in the England team in the mid to late 1980s, finally claiming the number one shirt for himself in the early 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Woods has received more than 327,945 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Chris Woods is the 7,542nd most popular soccer player (down from 6,351st in 2019), the 5,537th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,428th in 2019) and the 427th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 21

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  • 3.78

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Among soccer players, Chris Woods ranks 7,542 out of 16,923Before him are Andrea Bertolacci, Dmitri Kirichenko, Orlando Sá, João Carlos Pinto Chaves, Andriy Rusol, and Dario Knežević. After him are Bastos, Radu Niculescu, Andrija Delibašić, Alberto Luiz de Souza, Allan Saint-Maximin, and Kim Young-chul.

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Among people born in 1959, Chris Woods ranks 557Before him are James MacMillan, Li Meisu, Steven Strogatz, Catherine Mary Stewart, Todd Graff, and Jill Bolte Taylor. After him are Susan Faludi, Brian Williams, Margaret Gardiner, Hajime Ishii, Neena Gupta, and Andre Phillips.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Woods ranks 5,537 out of 6,924Before him are Jo Walton (1964), Barry Hawkins (1979), Aml Ameen (1985), Jessie Cave (1987), Joe Johnson (1952), and Carl Barât (1978). After him are Tom Cleverley (1989), Mike Bailey (1988), Nigel Clough (1966), Elizabeth Henstridge (1987), Ian Woosnam (1958), and Richard Ayoade (1977).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Chris Woods ranks 427Before him are Kyle Lafferty (1987), David Johnson (1951), Mark Bowen (1963), Peter Sillett (1933), Steve Nicol (1961), and Lou Macari (1949). After him are Tom Cleverley (1989), Nigel Clough (1966), Eddie Howe (1977), Rory Delap (1976), Jack Rodwell (1991), and Nigel Martyn (1966).