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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 35,236 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. John Aston Sr. is the 5,071st most popular soccer player (down from 4,185th in 2019), the 5,187th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,505th in 2019) and the 248th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John Aston Sr. ranks 5,071 out of 16,880Before him are Brandão, Martin Laursen, Óscar Ramírez, Rubén Castro, Kazumi Kishi, and Giuseppe Sabadini. After him are Mokhtar Naili, Francisco Pavón, Hugo Rodallega, Simone Pepe, Nicolás Gaitán, and José Manuel Ochotorena.

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Among people born in 1921, John Aston Sr. ranks 392Before him are Spartaco Bandinelli, Art Clokey, Horace Gould, John Lindsay, Harold Camping, and Alan Hale Jr.. After him are Monty Hall, Vivian Blaine, Janet Blair, Cliff Barker, Peter Sallis, and Ian Raby. Among people deceased in 2003, John Aston Sr. ranks 293Before him are C. Douglas Dillon, Eddie Thomson, Philip Slone, Hank Ballard, Rachel Corrie, and David Kelly. After him are Tony Thompson, Juha Tiainen, Malik Meraj Khalid, Road Warrior Hawk, Rajko Žižić, and Trevor Ford.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Aston Sr. ranks 5,187 out of 7,765Before him are Roger Taylor (1960), David Hobbs (1939), James Bowen (1979), Calum Scott (1988), Jamie Bamber (1973), and Jamie Cullum (1979). After him are Timothy Gowers (1963), Anna Neagle (1904), Pat Rice (1949), George Peele (1556), Lalla Ward (1951), and David Jacobs (1888).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, John Aston Sr. ranks 248Before him are Gerry Byrne (1938), Hughie Gallacher (1903), Billy Liddell (1922), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (1993), Bertie Auld (1938), and George Eastham (1936). After him are Pat Rice (1949), Norman Whiteside (1965), Steve Archibald (1956), Laurie Scott (1917), Gary Speed (1969), and David Jack (1898).