Graham Taylor

1944 - 2017

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Graham Taylor, OBE (15 September 1944 – 12 January 2017) was an English football player, manager, pundit and chairman of Watford Football Club. He was the manager of the England national football team from 1990 to 1993, and also managed Lincoln City, Watford, Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers. Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Taylor grew up in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, which he regarded as his hometown. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Graham Taylor has received more than 892,782 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Graham Taylor is the 4,140th most popular soccer player (down from 3,316th in 2019), the 4,486th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,734th in 2019) and the 195th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Graham Taylor ranks 4,140 out of 16,923Before him are Marcos Alonso, Roberto Fernández Bonillo, Pedro Monzón, Ivo Ulich, Federico Valverde, and Josip Šimunić. After him are Brad Friedel, Andrew Robertson, Martin Petrov, Blaise Nkufo, Peter Stöger, and José Manuel Ochotorena.

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Among people born in 1944, Graham Taylor ranks 493Before him are Tim Reid, Igor Tselovalnikov, Petra Roth, Loren Shriver, Valmir Louruz, and David Kelly. After him are Bobby Heenan, Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Francis Lee, Dick Durbin, Colm Wilkinson, and Angus King. Among people deceased in 2017, Graham Taylor ranks 446Before him are Spartaco Landini, Cy Young, Clare Hollingworth, George Steele, Miguel Ángel Loayza, and George Mostow. After him are Bobby Heenan, Henri Emmanuelli, Ed Lee, Richard Wilbur, Viktor Kupreichik, and Marc Baecke.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Graham Taylor ranks 4,486 out of 6,924Before him are China Miéville (1972), Victor d'Arcy (1887), David Kelly (1944), Judd Trump (1989), Andrew Davies (1936), and Denise Levertov (1923). After him are Andrew Robertson (1994), David Davis (1948), Ed O'Brien (1968), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951), and Chris Claremont (1950).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Graham Taylor ranks 195Before him are George Moorhouse (1901), Danny Welbeck (1990), Gerry Byrne (1938), David O'Leary (1958), Jermain Defoe (1982), and Alex Miller (1949). After him are Andrew Robertson (1994), Joe Spence (1898), Francis Lee (1944), Derek Kevan (1935), Dele Alli (1996), and John Aston Sr. (1921).