Les Ferdinand

1966 - Today

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Leslie Ferdinand MBE (born 8 December 1966) is an English football coach, former professional footballer and television pundit, who is currently the director of football at Queens Park Rangers. A striker, his playing career included notable spells in the Premier League with Queens Park Rangers, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Leicester City and Bolton Wanderers. He also played in Turkey with Beşiktaş and in the Football League with Brentford, Reading and Watford. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Les Ferdinand has received more than 1,589,039 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Les Ferdinand is the 3,613th most popular soccer player (down from 3,238th in 2019), the 4,161st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,689th in 2019) and the 168th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 55.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

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  • 3.07

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  • 4.05

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Les Ferdinand ranks 3,613 out of 16,923Before him are Graziano Pellè, Andy Selva, Michel Pensée, Óscar Bonfiglio, Andreas Granqvist, and Islam Slimani. After him are Kostas Manolas, Michel De Wolf, Michiko Matsuda, Joseba Etxeberria, Moreno Torricelli, and Tony Adams.

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Among people born in 1966, Les Ferdinand ranks 263Before him are Maria Canals-Barrera, Rob Witschge, Ryue Nishizawa, Scott Derrickson, Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, and Betinho. After him are Michiko Matsuda, Tony Adams, David Mackenzie, Sami Bouajila, Silje Nergaard, and Biréli Lagrène.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Les Ferdinand ranks 4,161 out of 6,924Before him are Henry Vaughan (1621), Barbara Pym (1913), Gary Daniels (1963), Mick Avory (1944), George Montagu (1751), and Boyd Alexander (1873). After him are Stuart Baxter (1953), Derek Fowlds (1937), John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun (1860), Bob Houghton (1947), Tony Rolt (1918), and Tony Adams (1966).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Les Ferdinand ranks 168Before him are Stan Mortensen (1921), Ivor Allchurch (1929), Mark Jones (1933), Jadon Sancho (2000), Peter Taylor (1928), and Ray Wilkins (1956). After him are Tony Adams (1966), Phil Neville (1977), Jimmy Murphy (1910), Kyle Walker (1990), Alan A'Court (1934), and Justin Fashanu (1961).