Malcolm Allison

1927 - 2010

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Malcolm Alexander Allison (5 September 1927 – 14 October 2010) was an English football player and manager. Nicknamed "Big Mal", he was one of English football's most flamboyant and intriguing characters because of his panache, fedora and cigar, controversies off the pitch and outspoken nature. Allison's managerial potential become apparent while in his youth at West Ham United, where he became a reliable defender and acted as a mentor to the younger players including future England World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm Allison has received more than 306,906 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Malcolm Allison is the 4,998th most popular soccer player (down from 3,524th in 2019), the 4,893rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,815th in 2019) and the 263rd most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Malcolm Allison ranks 4,998 out of 16,923Before him are Mini Jakobsen, Vladimir Astapovsky, Luciano Figueroa, Gøran Sørloth, Nils Petersen, and Zoubeir Baya. After him are Zoran Tošić, Ronny Johnsen, Dennis Wise, Joshua Kennedy, Joey Barton, and Marco Streller.

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Among people born in 1927, Malcolm Allison ranks 359Before him are Kamini Kaushal, Ted Burgin, Paul Eddington, Sada Thompson, Dick Savitt, and Red Kelly. After him are Jim Fuchs, John Seigenthaler, Bill Slater, Anjali Devi, Slim Dusty, and John Dankworth. Among people deceased in 2010, Malcolm Allison ranks 354Before him are Kate McGarrigle, Helen Wagner, Ellis Clarke, Krystyna Bochenek, Vladislav Galkin, and Bobby Smith. After him are Jim Fuchs, Charlie Hickcox, William B. Lenoir, Gil Merrick, Zbigniew Wassermann, and Adele Mara.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Allison ranks 4,893 out of 6,924Before him are Roger Taylor (1960), Lynne Ramsay (1969), Paula Radcliffe (1973), Anna Chancellor (1965), Tara Fitzgerald (1967), and Rachel Hurd-Wood (1990). After him are Button Gwinnett (1735), Dennis Wise (1966), J. G. Farrell (1935), Tanya Tate (1979), Martin Atkinson (1971), and Ashley Jensen (1969).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Malcolm Allison ranks 263Before him are Jack Wilshere (1992), Alan Hansen (1955), Bobby Smith (1933), Howard Kendall (1946), Brian Labone (1940), and Craig Bellamy (1979). After him are Dennis Wise (1966), Joey Barton (1982), Jim Baxter (1939), Jonny Evans (1988), Viv Anderson (1956), and Roy Evans (1948).