John Aston Sr.

1921 - 2003

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John Aston (3 September 1921 – 31 July 2003) was an English footballer. Like his son John Aston Jr., Prestwich-born Aston came through the Manchester United youth system and turned professional in December 1939. His debut for the club came almost seven years later, on 18 September 1946, against Chelsea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Aston Sr. has received more than 26,272 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Aston Sr. is the 4,188th most popular soccer player (down from 1,785th in 2019), the 4,513th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 201st most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Aston Sr. ranks 4,188 out of 16,923Before him are Derek Kevan, Dele Alli, Jean-Marc Ferreri, Manuel Fernandes, Niclas Alexandersson, and Aleix Vidal. After him are Boris Tatushin, Adílson Batista, Miquel Soler, Nikola Jurčević, Viktor Shuvalov, and Alan Dzagoev.

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Among people born in 1921, John Aston Sr. ranks 338Before him are Johnny Otis, François Picard, Art Clokey, Gene Saks, Susan Peters, and Marilyn Maxwell. After him are Erwin Hahn, Ron Greenwood, Ian Raby, Richard Wilbur, John Lindsay, and R. K. Laxman. Among people deceased in 2003, John Aston Sr. ranks 258Before him are Suzy Parker, Andrey Kivilev, Carol Shields, Hank Ballard, David Kelly, and C. Douglas Dillon. After him are Vera Ralston, Rachel Corrie, Tranquilo Cappozzo, José María Jiménez, Malcolm Williamson, and Eddie Thomson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Aston Sr. ranks 4,513 out of 6,924Before him are Anne Fine (1947), Harry Johnston (1858), Derek Kevan (1935), Arthur Owen (1915), Dele Alli (1996), and Tony Wilson (1950). After him are C. J. Sansom (1952), Justin Hayward (1946), John Butler Yeats (1839), Pat Fry (1964), Compton Mackenzie (1883), and David Mitchell (1969).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, John Aston Sr. ranks 201Before him are Graham Taylor (1944), Andrew Robertson (1994), Joe Spence (1898), Francis Lee (1944), Derek Kevan (1935), and Dele Alli (1996). After him are Wes Brown (1979), Ron Greenwood (1921), Adam Lallana (1988), John Connelly (1938), David Platt (1966), and Billy Liddell (1922).