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Jimmy Johnstone

1944 - 2006

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James Connolly Johnstone (30 September 1944 – 13 March 2006) was a Scottish footballer who played as an outside right. Known as "Jinky" for his elusive dribbling style, Johnstone played for Celtic for 13 years, and was part of the 'Lisbon Lions', the team who won the 1967 European Cup Final, as well as winning nine consecutive Scottish championships. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Johnstone has received more than 584,624 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Jimmy Johnstone is the 3,331st most popular soccer player (down from 2,799th in 2019), the 4,153rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,627th in 2019) and the 149th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jimmy Johnstone ranks 3,331 out of 16,880Before him are Julio César Baldivieso, Thomas Helveg, Tibor Csernai, Jadon Sancho, Aleksandr Ivanov, and Horst Wolter. After him are Martin Jørgensen, Alberto Bigon, Pablo Zabaleta, Besnik Hasi, Boro Primorac, and Octacílio.

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Among people born in 1944, Jimmy Johnstone ranks 504Before him are Francis Girod, Erhard Keller, Joy Fleming, Dave Edmunds, Peter Giles, and Christoph Hein. After him are Christopher Browning, Nelson Acosta, Jacques Beurlet, Pierre Trentin, Willy Planckaert, and Pedro de Felipe. Among people deceased in 2006, Jimmy Johnstone ranks 283Before him are Juice Leskinen, Lloyd Bentsen, Robert Earl Jones, Reidar Liaklev, Kalervo Toivonen, and Jenő Dalnoki. After him are Volodymyr Dakhno, Bob Mathias, Moira Shearer, Peter Osgood, Östen Warnerbring, and Philippa Pearce.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jimmy Johnstone ranks 4,153 out of 7,765Before him are Princess Sophia of Gloucester (1773), William John Swainson (1789), Sharleen Spiteri (1967), Jadon Sancho (2000), Maisie Williams (1997), and Allan Williams (1930). After him are Samantha Morton (1977), Meave Leakey (1942), Keir Starmer (1962), Bill Moggridge (1943), Benjamin Glazer (1887), and Alexander Wood (1907).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jimmy Johnstone ranks 149Before him are Terry Cooper (1944), Billy McNeill (1940), Mike Summerbee (1942), Vivian Campbell (1962), Stan Mortensen (1921), and Jadon Sancho (2000). After him are Alexander Wood (1907), Roy Bentley (1924), Jackie Milburn (1924), Danny Blanchflower (1926), Walter Smith (1948), and Francis Lee (1944).