Colin Bell

1946 - 2021

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Colin Bell (26 February 1946 – 5 January 2021) was an English professional footballer who played as a midfielder. Best known for his thirteen-year spell at Manchester City, he is regarded as one of the club's finest-ever players, and was part of the Bell–Lee–Summerbee trio in the late 1960s and 1970s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Colin Bell has received more than 640,890 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Colin Bell is the 3,154th most popular soccer player (down from 2,734th in 2019), the 3,874th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,464th in 2019) and the 137th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Colin Bell ranks 3,154 out of 16,923Before him are Wolfgang Rolff, Carmelo Cedrún, Georg Stollenwerk, Magnar Isaksen, Ali Parvin, and Daniel da Silva. After him are Stefan de Vrij, Marco Giampaolo, Dmitri Radchenko, Henrik Larsen, Ján Kozák, and Pavel Sadyrin.

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Among people born in 1946, Colin Bell ranks 479Before him are Anders Gärderud, Eric Van Lustbader, Bernard Dowiyogo, Franco Malerba, Pearlette Louisy, and Ali Parvin. After him are Robert Mercer, Duygu Asena, Valentin Gavrilov, Alfonso Lara, Hiroshi Fushida, and Galina Starovoytova. Among people deceased in 2021, Colin Bell ranks 12Before him are Marion Ramsey, Henri Schwery, Carlos do Carmo, Eusébio Scheid, Vassilis Alexakis, and Rush Limbaugh. After him are Gimax, Peter Mark Richman, Bernd Kannenberg, William E. Thornton, Vladimir Kiselyov, and Marielle de Sarnez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Colin Bell ranks 3,874 out of 6,924Before him are Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (1130), Christopher O'Neill (1974), Prideaux John Selby (1788), George Crabbe (1754), Brian Bennett (1940), and James Hogg (1770). After him are Molly Peters (1942), Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans (1880), Helen Allingham (1848), Gilbert White (1720), Al Pease (1921), and Kenneth Clark (1903).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Colin Bell ranks 137Before him are Harry Stafford (1869), Jimmy Armfield (1935), Steve Perryman (1951), Jack Rowley (1920), Aaron Ramsey (1990), and Glenn Hoddle (1957). After him are Stuart McCall (1964), Adebayo Akinfenwa (1982), Daniel Sturridge (1989), Ernest Payne (1884), Phil Neal (1951), and Jackie Blanchflower (1933).