John Toshack

1949 - Today

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John Benjamin Toshack MBE (born 22 March 1949) is a Welsh former professional football player and manager. He began his playing career as a teenager with his hometown club Cardiff City, becoming the youngest player to make an appearance for the side when he made his debut in 1965. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Toshack has received more than 797,676 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). John Toshack is the 710th most popular soccer player (down from 498th in 2019), the 1,735th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,438th in 2019) and the 34th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 36

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  • 5.10

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  • 3.59

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, John Toshack ranks 710 out of 16,923Before him are Adelardo Rodríguez, Eden Hazard, Júlio César, Tomás Balcázar, Franz Binder, and Leopoldo Luque. After him are Francesco Toldo, Pietro Rava, Wim Jansen, Rafael van der Vaart, Carlos Kaiser, and James Rodríguez.

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Among people born in 1949, John Toshack ranks 144Before him are Phil Lynott, David Foster, Alan Menken, Christopher Hitchens, Georges Leekens, and Leopoldo Luque. After him are Clodoaldo, John Wetton, Billy Gibbons, Gregg Popovich, Shing-Tung Yau, and Valentin Inzko.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Toshack ranks 1,735 out of 6,924Before him are John Hannah (1962), Ken Tyrrell (1924), Emily Blunt (1983), Black (1962), Amy Johnson (1903), and John A. Hobson (1858). After him are David Gemmell (1948), Princess Patricia of Connaught (1886), Rebecca West (1892), Charles Kay Ogden (1889), James Glaisher (1809), and Archibald Leitch (1865).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, John Toshack ranks 34Before him are Paul Scholes (1974), William Foulke (1874), Michael Owen (1979), Geoff Hurst (1941), Dixie Dean (1907), and Jimmy Savile (1926). After him are Gordon Milne (1937), Ally McCoist (1962), Gareth Bale (1989), Ian Callaghan (1942), Paul Gascoigne (1967), and Billy Wright (1924).