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John McKenna

1855 - 1936

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John McKenna (Irish: Seán Mac Cionnaoith; 3 January 1855 – 22 March 1936) was an Irish businessman, professional rugby player, and the first manager of the Liverpool Football Club which has since gone on to become one of the most successful football clubs in England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McKenna has received more than 74,138 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. John McKenna is the 4,635th most popular soccer player (down from 3,276th in 2019), the 313th most popular biography from Ireland (down from 242nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Irish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, John McKenna ranks 4,635 out of 16,880Before him are Mario Osbén, Lesław Ćmikiewicz, José Basualdo, Guillermo Yávar, Christian Pulisic, and Daniel da Silva. After him are Olivier Dacourt, Guido Vincenzi, Spartaco Landini, Bouna Sarr, Heinz Wewers, and Steven Berghuis.

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Among people born in 1855, John McKenna ranks 90Before him are Pierre Puiseux, Clinton Hart Merriam, Olive Schreiner, Robert M. La Follette, Cecilia Beaux, and C. V. Boys.  Among people deceased in 1936, John McKenna ranks 165Before him are Carlos José Solórzano, Marmaduke Pickthall, Grigory Grum-Grshimailo, Abraham Berge, Gunnar Höjer, and Edmund Breese. After him are George Dern and Juho Sunila.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, John McKenna ranks 313 out of 501Before him are Niall Horan (1993), Frances Power Cobbe (1822), George Salmon (1819), John Joly (1857), Roddy Doyle (1958), and Robert Emmet (1778). After him are Tom Kiely (1869), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Edward Barrett (1877), Albert Reynolds (1932), Joseph Plunkett (1887), and Ronan Keating (1977).


Among soccer players born in Ireland, John McKenna ranks 12Before him are John O'Shea (1981), Billy Whelan (1935), Patrick O'Connell (1887), Liam Brady (1956), Tony Dunne (1941), and Caoimhín Kelleher (1998). After him are Johnny Giles (1940), Shay Given (1976), Damien Duff (1979), Johnny Carey (1919), Frank Stapleton (1956), and Packie Bonner (1960).