Ray Wilkins

1956 - 2018

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Raymond Colin Wilkins, (14 September 1956 – 4 April 2018) was an English football player and coach. Born into a footballing family with his father and three brothers involved in the game, Wilkins played as a midfielder. He began his career at Chelsea, where he was appointed captain at the age of 18, and later played for clubs including Manchester United, A.C. Milan, Queens Park Rangers and Rangers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ray Wilkins has received more than 1,856,866 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Ray Wilkins is the 3,587th most popular soccer player (down from 2,960th in 2019), the 4,143rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,587th in 2019) and the 167th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 4.25

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Among soccer players, Ray Wilkins ranks 3,587 out of 16,923Before him are Lee Woon-jae, Paolo Conti, Suso, Jorge Valdivia, Krzysztof Warzycha, and Simeon Simeonov. After him are Asmir Begović, Koke, Álvaro Pereira, Mitsuhisa Taguchi, Marek Špilár, and Robert Sara.

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Among people born in 1956, Ray Wilkins ranks 344Before him are Cristina Comencini, Hernán Darío Gómez, Michael Hoffman, Roberto Regazzi, Rob Pike, and Anne Veski. After him are Jonathan Palmer, Volodymyr Lytvyn, Rosalía Arteaga, Adam Arkin, Wendy Crewson, and Giuliana De Sio. Among people deceased in 2018, Ray Wilkins ranks 375Before him are Idrissa Ouédraogo, Rick Genest, Bud Luckey, Anne V. Coates, László Fábián, and Connie Sawyer. After him are Marielle Franco, George Deukmejian, Nicanor de Carvalho, Maurane, Ken Berry, and Gardner Dozois.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ray Wilkins ranks 4,143 out of 6,924Before him are Elisabeth Sladen (1946), William Yarrell (1784), Ron Flockhart (1923), Peter Taylor (1928), Thomas Love Peacock (1785), and George Ezra (1993). After him are Joseph Cook (1860), C. V. Boys (1855), Alfred Enoch (1988), Vashti Bunyan (1945), Francis Walker (1809), and Archibald Menzies (1754).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ray Wilkins ranks 167Before him are Jesse Lingard (1992), Stan Mortensen (1921), Ivor Allchurch (1929), Mark Jones (1933), Jadon Sancho (2000), and Peter Taylor (1928). After him are Les Ferdinand (1966), Tony Adams (1966), Phil Neville (1977), Jimmy Murphy (1910), Kyle Walker (1990), and Alan A'Court (1934).