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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. He transferred to Aston Villa on 8 January 1936 and scored 11 goals in 28 appearances for the Villans, before joining Leeds United in March 1937, scoring 53 goals in 85 appearances for the Elland Road club. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gordon Hodgson has received more than 125,530 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gordon Hodgson is the 4,530th most popular soccer player, the 165th most popular biography from South Africa and the 2nd most popular South African Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Gordon Hodgson ranks 4,530 out of 16,880Before him are Carlo Biagi, Nathan Aké, Donald-Olivier Sié, José González Ganoza, John Connelly, and Eusebio Díaz. After him are Takashi Inui, Giorgio Puia, Domenico Berardi, Vlastimil Petržela, Ali Dia, and Iván Campo.

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Among people born in 1904, Gordon Hodgson ranks 298Before him are Virgilio Levratto, Lino Nessi, Léon Rosenfeld, Alma Bennett, Kay Johnson, and Elissa Landi. After him are Frank Amyot, Philip Hall, James Gentle, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, George Formby, and Ivor Montagu. Among people deceased in 1951, Gordon Hodgson ranks 156Before him are Frank Weston Benson, Polydore Veirman, Mildred Bailey, Ben Chifley, Mady Christians, and Ernie Collett. After him are Thomas Blamey, Tom Kiely, Max Horton, Carl Albert Andersen, Constant Lambert, and Jack Holt.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Gordon Hodgson ranks 165 out of 374Before him are John Langalibalele Dube (1871), Thomas Shardelow (1931), Ahmed Kathrada (1929), Beyers Naudé (1915), Sol Plaatje (1876), and Bram Fischer (1908). After him are Grace Mugabe (1965), Enoch Sontonga (1873), Caster Semenya (1991), Christian Gitsham (1888), Griselda Pollock (1949), and Dimas (1969).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In South Africa

Among soccer players born in South Africa, Gordon Hodgson ranks 2Before him are Bruce Grobbelaar (1957). After him are Dimas (1969), Benni McCarthy (1977), Siphiwe Tshabalala (1984), Steven Pienaar (1982), Phil Masinga (1969), Mark González (1984), Hans Vonk (1970), Lucas Radebe (1969), Matthew Booth (1977), and Aaron Mokoena (1980).