Ray Clemence

1948 - 2020

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Raymond Neal Clemence, (5 August 1948 – 15 November 2020) was an England international football goalkeeper and part of the Liverpool team of the 1970s. Regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time, he is one of few players to have made over 1,000 career appearances, and holds the record for the most clean sheets in the history of football (460). Winning three European Cups, five League titles, two UEFA Cups, a UEFA Super Cup, an FA Cup and a League Cup with Liverpool, the last of his 665 appearances for the club was the victorious 1981 European Cup Final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Clemence has received more than 1,343,845 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Ray Clemence is the 1,494th most popular soccer player (up from 1,617th in 2019), the 2,447th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,863rd in 2019) and the 64th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.32

    Effective Languages (L*)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Ray Clemence has had the most page views in the with 144,568 views, followed by Italian (9,248), and German (6,431). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Thai (788.33%), Turkmen (188.35%), and Malagasy (137.89%)


Among soccer players, Ray Clemence ranks 1,494 out of 21,273Before him are Conduelo Píriz, Herbert Erhardt, Rubén Morán, Mustapha Hadji, Vlatko Marković, and Jan Olsson. After him are Andrés Mazali, Roman Weidenfeller, Mateja Kežman, Zaur Kaloev, Joseph Mermans, and Luciano Re Cecconi.

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Among people born in 1948, Ray Clemence ranks 288Before him are Hiroshi Sugimoto, Tomáš Halík, Bernard-Marie Koltès, Enrique Vila-Matas, Sergey Lebedev, and Phylicia Rashad. After him are Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Luciano Re Cecconi, Bud Cort, Wolfgang Haas, Sergei Bodrov, and Kyung Wha Chung. Among people deceased in 2020, Ray Clemence ranks 256Before him are Park Won-soon, Éva Székely, Lynn Cohen, Sven Wollter, John Shrapnel, and Corine Rottschäfer. After him are Peter Sutcliffe, Irina Skobtseva, Jair Marinho, Enrique Irazoqui, Louis Nirenberg, and Jean Delumeau.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ray Clemence ranks 2,447 out of 8,785Before him are John Henry Mackay (1864), Prince Maurice of Battenberg (1891), John Shrapnel (1942), Sidney Smith (1764), Grace Elliott (1754), and J. B. Priestley (1894). After him are Auguste Couder (1789), John Osborne (1929), John Evelyn (1620), Richard Robarts (1944), Egon Pearson (1895), and Midge Ure (1953).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ray Clemence ranks 64Before him are Teddy Sheringham (1966), Trevor Francis (1954), Jock Stein (1922), Jamie Vardy (1987), Jude Bellingham (2003), and Nobby Stiles (1942). After him are Geoff Bent (1932), David Seaman (1963), Martin Peters (1943), Colin Bell (1946), Tommy Lawrence (1940), and Ebenezer Cobb Morley (1831).