Don Revie

1927 - 1989

Don Revie

Donald George Revie OBE (10 July 1927 – 26 May 1989) was an England international footballer and manager, best known for his successful spell with Leeds United from 1961 until 1974, which immediately preceded his appointment as England manager. A forward, he began his career with Leicester City in August 1944, before a £19,000 move to Hull City in November 1949. He was sold on to Manchester City in October 1951 for a fee of £25,000, where he became the main focus of the "Revie Plan" which saw him named as FWA Footballer of the Year in 1954–55 after innovating the role of the first deep-lying centre forward in England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Revie has received more than 822,095 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,402nd most popular soccer player.

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  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.71

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Don Revie ranks 1,398 out of 13,233Before him are Miodrag Belodedici, Nobuo Kawakami, Alex Thépot, Pietro Anastasi, Diego López, and Peter Crouch. After him are Georginio Wijnaldum, Vincenzo Montella, Pietro Vierchowod, Ron Atkinson, Fritz Szepan, and Marcelino Martínez.

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Among people born in 1927, Don Revie ranks 210Before him are Roy Cohn, William Hickey, Claude Abbes, Josef Posipal, Charles Pasqua, and Otto Stich. After him are Dezső Gyarmati, Jerry Schatzberg, Marcel Ophüls, William Daniels, Herbert Blomstedt, and Roger Carel. Among people deceased in 1989, Don Revie ranks 139Before him are Bernard-Marie Koltès, Halina Konopacka, Murder of Junko Furuta, Ján Cikker, José Bustamante y Rivero, and Alex Thépot. After him are Mary McCarthy, Huey P. Newton, Veniamin Kaverin, Kazimierz Sabbat, Wilfrid Sellars, and Manuel Rosas.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Don Revie ranks 2,453 out of 5,347Before him are Cynewulf (900), Josephine Tey (1896), Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin (1914), Charli XCX (1992), Tommy Flanagan (1965), and Peter Crouch (1981). After him are Nathaniel Bliss (1700), Ron Atkinson (1939), Quentin Blake (1932), John Mahoney (1940), Johann von Lamont (1805), and John Bercow (1963).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Don Revie ranks 58Before him are Harry Kane (1993), Vivian Woodward (1879), Aaron Ramsey (1990), Jock Stein (1922), Gary Neville (1975), and Peter Crouch (1981). After him are Ron Atkinson (1939), Joe Fagan (1921), Geoff Bent (1932), Ray Clemence (1948), Ted Drake (1912), and Johnny Haynes (1934).

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