Jack Rowley

1920 - 1998

Jack Rowley

John Frederick Rowley (7 October 1918 – 28 June 1998) was an English footballer who played as a forward from the 1930s to the 1950s, mainly remembered for a 17-year spell with Manchester United. He was nicknamed "The Gunner" because of his prolific goalscoring and explosive shooting, scoring 211 goals in 424 appearances for United. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Rowley has received more than 68,655 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,320th most popular soccer player.

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  • 69k

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  • 43.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Jack Rowley ranks 2,316 out of 13,233Before him are Roger Schmidt, Roberto Gayón, Michael Zorc, Huh Jung-moo, Mohamed Al-Deayea, and João Moutinho. After him are César Sánchez, Roberto Pruzzo, Peter Osgood, Bismarck Barreto Faria, Jean de Bie, and Steven Nzonzi.

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Among people born in 1920, Jack Rowley ranks 249Before him are Bert Williams, Thomas Sebeok, J. J. C. Smart, Liam Cosgrave, Silvestre Igoa, and William Colby. After him are Stan Musial, Ronald Pope, Clive Dunn, Irving Kristol, Lucidio Sentimenti, and Jose Tomas Sanchez. Among people deceased in 1998, Jack Rowley ranks 178Before him are Pino Dordoni, Erich Mende, Betty Carter, Charles Sibley, Hilla Limann, and Duncan McNaughton. After him are Alice Faye, Jackie Blanchflower, Stokely Carmichael, Kamala Sohonie, Francesc Xavier Bultó, and Wendy O. Williams.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jack Rowley ranks 3,170 out of 5,347Before him are Martin Birch (1948), John Callen (null), Douglas Slocombe (1913), Victor d'Arcy (1887), Andrew Wakefield (1957), and Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (1130). After him are Richard Cobden (1804), Edith Hannam (1878), Peter Osgood (1947), Gabrielle Anwar (1970), David Davis (1948), and Wilbert Awdry (1911).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jack Rowley ranks 108Before him are Phil Neville (1977), Jordan Henderson (1990), Simone Perrotta (1977), Gerry Hitchens (1934), Daniel Sturridge (1989), and Ramón Zabalo (1910). After him are Peter Osgood (1947), Ray Wilson (1934), Joe Mercer (1914), Trevor Francis (1954), Laurie Cunningham (1956), and Gordon Strachan (1957).

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