Gordon Hodgson

1904 - 1951

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Gordon Hodgson (16 April 1904 – 14 June 1951) was a professional sportsman, born in Transvaal Colony, who is best known as a striker for Liverpool and as a fast bowler for Lancashire. He won two international caps for South Africa and three for England. Hodgson signed for Liverpool on 14 December 1925, going on to score 241 goals in 377 appearances for the Anfield club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon Hodgson has received more than 141,387 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gordon Hodgson is the 4,892nd most popular soccer player (down from 4,509th in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from South Africa (up from 164th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South African Soccer Player.

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Over the past year Gordon Hodgson has had the most page views in the with 26,992 views, followed by Russian (1,879), and French (1,791). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Southern Azerbaijani (105.15%), Catalan (76.02%), and Czech (59.41%)


Among soccer players, Gordon Hodgson ranks 4,892 out of 21,273Before him are Pavel Vrba, Walter Bahr, René Ferrier, Christian Wörns, Comunardo Niccolai, and Cris. After him are Takayoshi Yamano, Goce Sedloski, Jan Berger, Abou Diaby, Arnoldo Iguarán, and Carlos Alberto Dias.

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Among people born in 1904, Gordon Hodgson ranks 315Before him are A. H. M. Jones, Alvah Bessie, Patsy Ruth Miller, Alexander Afinogenov, Thawi Bunyaket, and Glenda Farrell. After him are Clemente Yerovi, Louise Lorraine, Virgilio Levratto, Domingo García, George Brent, and Alfredo Sánchez. Among people deceased in 1951, Gordon Hodgson ranks 171Before him are Timrava, Simon Barere, Ben Chifley, Herbert Lindström, Polydore Veirman, and Nellie McClung. After him are Thomas Blamey, Tom Kiely, Max Horton, Cecil Green, John Sloan, and Mady Christians.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Gordon Hodgson ranks 163 out of 454Before him are Desiré Wilson (1953), Lesley-Ann Brandt (1981), Lucky Dube (1910), Yolandi Visser (1984), Candice Swanepoel (1988), and Richard Goldstone (1938). After him are Paddy Driver (1934), Trevor Blokdyk (1935), Liezel Huber (1976), Lillian Board (1948), David Carstens (1914), and Ahmed Kathrada (1929).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Africa

Among soccer players born in South Africa, Gordon Hodgson ranks 3Before him are Bruce Grobbelaar (1957), and Benni McCarthy (1977). After him are Dimas (1969), Steven Pienaar (1982), Phil Masinga (1969), Lucas Radebe (1969), Siphiwe Tshabalala (1984), Mark González (1984), Hans Vonk (1970), Aaron Mokoena (1980), and Quinton Fortune (1977).