Jimmy McGrory

1904 - 1982

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James Edward McGrory (26 April 1904 – 20 October 1982) was a Scottish footballer who played for Celtic and Clydebank as a forward and then went on to manage Kilmarnock before returning to Celtic as manager after the end of the Second World War. He is the all-time leading goalscorer in top-flight British football with a total of 550 goals in 547 competitive first-team games at club and international level. McGrory is a legendary figure within Celtic's history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy McGrory has received more than 291,577 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Jimmy McGrory is the 2,497th most popular soccer player, the 3,420th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 97th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Jimmy McGrory ranks 2,497 out of 16,923Before him are Abelardo Fernández, Nicolas Hoydonckx, Theofanis Gekas, Leopold Hofmann, Márcio Santos, and Tore André Flo. After him are Giuseppe Casari, Walter Meeuws, Louis Saha, Juninho Paulista, Arne Nyberg, and George Yonashiro.

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Among people born in 1904, Jimmy McGrory ranks 228Before him are Vladimir Makogonov, Joel de Oliveira Monteiro, Boris Babochkin, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, William Primrose, and Jacqueline Logan. After him are Constance Bennett, Henry Johansen, Puck van Heel, Estanislau de Figueiredo Pamplona, Jimmy Dorsey, and Sergio Amidei. Among people deceased in 1982, Jimmy McGrory ranks 179Before him are Ben Nicholson, Raghunath Murmu, Clifford Curzon, Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, William Primrose, and Eino Penttilä. After him are Leonid Spirin, Eleanor Powell, Otto von Porat, Boris Andreyev, John Gardner, and Satchel Paige.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Jimmy McGrory ranks 3,420 out of 6,924Before him are Paul Anderson (1978), Dennis Brain (1921), Jane March (1973), Peter Osgood (1947), John Houghton (1931), and Cadwallon ap Cadfan (591). After him are Mischa Barton (1986), Anna Massey (1937), Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede (1871), Michael Grant (1914), W. V. D. Hodge (1903), and Miles Dempsey (1896).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Jimmy McGrory ranks 97Before him are Mark Hughes (1963), Peter Crouch (1981), Simone Perrotta (1977), Steve Bruce (1960), Joe Hart (1987), and Peter Osgood (1947). After him are Harry Kane (1993), Ted Drake (1912), Joe Jordan (1951), Sam Allardyce (1954), Ian Wright (1963), and Joe Cole (1981).