Johnny Giles

1940 - Today

Johnny Giles

Michael John Giles (born 6 November 1940) is an Irish former association football player and manager best remembered for his time as a midfielder with Leeds United in the 1960s and 1970s. After retiring from management in 1985, Giles served as the senior analyst on RTÉ Sport's coverage of association football from 1986 until 2016. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Giles has received more than 470,884 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,274th most popular soccer player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 470k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Johnny Giles ranks 3,270 out of 13,233Before him are Silviu Lung, Kiko Casilla, John Obi Mikel, Mehmet Topal, Tony Barton, and Muricy Ramalho. After him are Thomas Meunier, Stefan Schwarz, Raïs M'Bolhi, Paco Herrera, Nicola Berti, and Kostas Chalkias.

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Among people born in 1940, Johnny Giles ranks 343Before him are Ellie Greenwich, Gary Kurtz, Otacílio Gonçalves, Mary Ellen Mark, Mary Rand, and Manfred Manglitz. After him are Brian Labone, Fontella Bass, Daniel J. Travanti, Barbara Boxer, K. J. Yesudas, and Viktor Kuzkin.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Johnny Giles ranks 242 out of 366Before him are Andrew Scott (1976), Evanna Lynch (1991), Jack Gleeson (1992), Máirtín Ó Cadhain (1906), Graham Norton (1963), and Glen Hansard (1970). After him are Derek Daly (1953), Colin O'Donoghue (1981), William Paterson (1745), Andrea Corr (1974), Stephen Gately (1976), and Lenny Abrahamson (1966).


Among soccer players born in Ireland, Johnny Giles ranks 6Before him are Roy Keane (1971), Willoughby Hamilton (1864), Arthur Johnson (1879), Robbie Keane (1980), and Liam Brady (1956). After him are John O'Shea (1981), Denis Irwin (1965), Damien Duff (1979), Tony Dunne (1941), Stephen Hunt (1981), and Shay Given (1976).

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