Jimmy Hill

1928 - 2015

Jimmy Hill

James William Thomas Hill, OBE (22 July 1928 – 19 December 2015) was an English football professional and later a renowned television personality. His career included almost every role in the sport, including player, trade union leader, coach, manager, director, chairman, television executive, presenter, pundit, analyst and assistant referee. He began his playing career at Brentford in 1949, and moved to Fulham three years later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Hill has received more than 681,215 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,848th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 680k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 34.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.46

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Jimmy Hills by language


Among soccer players, Jimmy Hill ranks 4,843 out of 13,233Before him are Valter Birsa, Choi Jin-cheul, Shigeyoshi Mochizuki, Ardian Kozniku, Martin Harnik, and Delfí Geli. After him are Ryo Miyaichi, Esteban Paredes, Serey Dié, Jelle Van Damme, Paulinho McLaren, and Felipe Baloy.

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Among people born in 1928, Jimmy Hill ranks 368Before him are Bernard Cribbins, William Kennedy, Keely Smith, Malachi Throne, Jerry Bock, and Bruce Forsyth. After him are Philip Levine and Chris Brasher. Among people deceased in 2015, Jimmy Hill ranks 374Before him are Amanda Peterson, Wilfred Agbonavbare, Charles Correa, Wolfram Wuttke, Hitoshi Saito, and Olga Knyazeva. After him are Philip Levine, Pavel Srníček, Billy Casper, Camille Muffat, Ronnie Carroll, and Irwin Keyes.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jimmy Hill ranks 4,209 out of 5,347Before him are Lucy Punch (1977), John Boyega (1992), Florence Welch (1986), Mark E. Smith (1957), James Morrison (1984), and Bruce Forsyth (1928). After him are Jonas Blue (1989), Natasha Bedingfield (1981), Judd Trump (1989), Stephen Merchant (1974), Dario Franchitti (1973), and Alistair Darling (1953).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jimmy Hill ranks 262Before him are Peter Beardsley (1961), Allan Clarke (1946), Jim Leighton (1958), Ross Barkley (1993), Mick McCarthy (1959), and Peter Reid (1956). After him are Mike Phelan (null), Dennis Wise (1966), Joleon Lescott (1982), Wes Morgan (1984), Phil O'Donnell (1972), and Paul Robinson (1979).

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