Jackie Milburn

1924 - 1988

Jackie Milburn

John Edward Thompson "Jackie" Milburn (11 May 1924 – 9 October 1988) was a football player principally associated with Newcastle United and England, though he also spent four seasons at Linfield. He was also known as Wor Jackie (particularly in North East England, a Geordie dialectal version of 'Our Jackie') and as the First World Wor (in reference to his global fame).Cousin to the mother of Bobby and Jack Charlton, Milburn played two trial matches at St James' Park as a 19-year-old in 1943. In the second of these, he scored six second half goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie Milburn has received more than 215,226 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,582nd most popular soccer player.

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  • 220k

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  • 42.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.58

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Jackie Milburn ranks 2,578 out of 13,233Before him are Timo Werner, Gerry Byrne, Rade Bogdanović, Zoran Mamić, Peter Lorimer, and João Paulo. After him are Emmanuel Amunike, Tsutomu Sonobe, Meho Kodro, Duván Zapata, Mahamadou Diarra, and Tibor Nyilasi.

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Among people born in 1924, Jackie Milburn ranks 274Before him are Donald Richie, Priscilla Pointer, Stanley Jaki, Leslie Phillips, Joseph Nérette, and David Cox. After him are Bette Nesmith Graham, Anatoli Bashashkin, Joy Page, Shirley Chisholm, Carroll O'Connor, and Michael Manley. Among people deceased in 1988, Jackie Milburn ranks 143Before him are Memphis Slim, Bernard Leene, William McMahon, Colleen Moore, Colin Higgins, and Roy Kinnear. After him are Louis L'Amour, Toni Frissell, Ray Barbuti, Duane Jones, Heather O'Rourke, and Lois Wilson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jackie Milburn ranks 3,346 out of 5,347Before him are Miles Dempsey (1896), Henry Liddell (1811), Joseph Cook (1860), Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire (1868), Gerry Byrne (1938), and Peter Lorimer (1946). After him are Aneurin Bevan (1897), George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland (1784), Henry Cooper (1934), Hugh Hopper (1945), Gary Cahill (1985), and Henry Seebohm (1832).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jackie Milburn ranks 127Before him are Cliff Bastin (1912), Sam Allardyce (1954), George Graham (1944), John Connelly (1938), Gerry Byrne (1938), and Peter Lorimer (1946). After him are Gary Cahill (1985), Glenn Hoddle (1957), Steve Bruce (1960), Jimmy Johnstone (1944), Robbie Fowler (1975), and Dele Alli (1996).

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