Frank Swift

1913 - 1958

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Frank Victor Swift (26 December 1913 – 6 February 1958) was an English footballer, who played as a goalkeeper for Manchester City and England. After starting his career with local clubs near his home town of Blackpool, in 1932 he was signed by First Division Manchester City, with whom he played his entire professional career. Swift broke into the Manchester City first team in 1933, taking part in the club's run to the 1934 FA Cup Final, where the club triumphed 2–1 against Portsmouth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Swift has received more than 156,811 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Frank Swift is the 3,368th most popular soccer player, the 3,999th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 153rd most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Frank Swift ranks 3,368 out of 16,923Before him are Gérard Hausser, Jimmy Gallagher, Martin Max, Jorge Andrade, Kevin Gameiro, and Miguel Brito. After him are Nenê, Marcelo Brozović, Hao Haidong, Ansu Fati, Július Bielik, and Mayumi Omatsu.

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Among people born in 1913, Frank Swift ranks 264Before him are Fred Agabashian, Martial Célestin, Amado Azar, Masaji Kiyokawa, Betty Field, and Michael Foot. After him are Gangubai Hangal, Bernard Lovell, Theo Helfrich, François Bourbotte, Sammy Cahn, and Red Skelton. Among people deceased in 1958, Frank Swift ranks 140Before him are Erwin Bauer, Billy Whelan, Paul Pilgrim, H. B. Warner, Daniel Norling, and David Pegg. After him are Russell Mockridge, George Orton, Mark Jones, Harry Spanjer, Tris Speaker, and David Jack.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frank Swift ranks 3,999 out of 6,924Before him are Leslie Phillips (1924), Herbert Ponting (1870), George Cohen (1939), Tyson Fury (1988), Jimmy Gallagher (1901), and John Pond (1767). After him are Christian Coulson (1978), Sean Pertwee (1964), John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680), Charlotte Riley (1981), Frances O'Connor (1967), and Leigh Hunt (1784).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Frank Swift ranks 153Before him are Peter Lorimer (1946), Bill Nicholson (1919), Willie Watson (1920), David Pegg (1935), George Cohen (1939), and Jimmy Gallagher (1901). After him are Paul Ince (1967), Joe Mercer (1914), Jackie Milburn (1924), Dave Mackay (1934), Theo Walcott (1989), and Cliff Bastin (1912).