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Jimmy Armfield

1935 - 2018

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James Christopher Armfield, (21 September 1935 – 22 January 2018) was an English professional football player and manager who latterly worked as a football pundit for BBC Radio Five Live. He played the whole of his Football League career at Blackpool, usually at right back. Between 1954 and 1971 he played 627 games in all competitions, scored six goals, and spent a decade as the club's captain. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Armfield has received more than 516,995 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Jimmy Armfield is the 3,560th most popular soccer player (down from 3,055th in 2019), the 4,302nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,809th in 2019) and the 165th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jimmy Armfield ranks 3,560 out of 16,880Before him are José Luis Artetxe, Julien Cools, Chieko Homma, Carlos Kameni, Rüdiger Abramczik, and Kimiko Shiratori. After him are Daniel Sanchez, Ilie Subășeanu, Simón Lecue, Megan Rapinoe, Brahim Díaz, and Robert Mouynet.

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Among people born in 1935, Jimmy Armfield ranks 385Before him are Marcelino Oreja, 1st Marquis of Oreja, György Kárpáti, Vicente Cantatore, Heinz Schneiter, Oumarou Ganda, and Arnaldo Pambianco. After him are Tenley Albright, Leo Falcam, Jeremy Kemp, Jack McDevitt, Laurynas Stankevičius, and James Cotton. Among people deceased in 2018, Jimmy Armfield ranks 378Before him are Johan van Hulst, Katie Boyle, Joseph Bonnel, Irina Beglyakova, Alberto Fouilloux, and Barkat Gourad Hamadou. After him are Leo Falcam, Mohammed Hazzaz, Steven Bochco, William Blum, Igor Korobov, and Donald H. Peterson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jimmy Armfield ranks 4,302 out of 7,765Before him are Barbara Bodichon (1827), Gina McKee (1964), Anthony Powell (1905), Sam Tingle (1921), Elizabeth Spriggs (1929), and Arthur Gardiner Butler (1844). After him are George Peacock (1791), Harry Mallin (1892), Ernest Mangnall (1866), Mortimer Wheeler (1890), A. V. Dicey (1835), and R. M. Ballantyne (1825).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jimmy Armfield ranks 165Before him are Danny Welbeck (1990), George Cohen (1939), Peter Osgood (1947), Marcus Rashford (1997), Tony Adams (1966), and Dave Mackay (1934). After him are Jimmy Murphy (1910), Arthur Berry (1888), Bill Nicholson (1919), Frank Swift (1913), Joe Mercer (1914), and Bert Williams (1920).