Roy Hodgson

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Roy Hodgson (born 9 August 1947) is an English football manager and former player, who most recently managed Premier League club Crystal Palace. He has managed 22 different teams in eight countries, beginning in Sweden with Halmstad in the 1976 season. He later guided the Switzerland national team to the last 16 of the 1994 World Cup and qualification for Euro 1996; Switzerland had not qualified for a major tournament since the 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Hodgson has received more than 6,195,175 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Roy Hodgson is the 46th most popular coach (up from 60th in 2019), the 677th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,060th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Coach.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Roy Hodgsons by language

Over the past year Roy Hodgson has had the most page views in the with 1,201,548 views, followed by Italian (80,166), and Spanish (48,958). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Korean (139.37%), Ukrainian (130.28%), and Turkish (129.70%)


Among coaches, Roy Hodgson ranks 46 out of 471Before him are Luciano Spalletti, Maurizio Sarri, Manuel Pellegrini, Jean-Pierre Papin, Bernd Schuster, and Hugo Sánchez. After him are Tomislav Ivić, Matt Busby, Dragan Stojković, Óscar Tabárez, Rafael Benítez, and Siniša Mihajlović.

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Among people born in 1947, Roy Hodgson ranks 63Before him are César Gaviria, Sheikh Hasina, Mykola Azarov, Jonathan Banks, Sofia Rotaru, and Richard Dreyfuss. After him are Meat Loaf, Kevin Kline, Carles Rexach, Óscar Tabárez, Mohammad Najibullah, and Gidon Kremer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roy Hodgson ranks 677 out of 8,785Before him are Thomas Chippendale (1718), Gladwyn Jebb (1900), James Bradley (1693), Brian Cox (1946), Ben Jonson (1572), and George Porter (1920). After him are James Francis Edward Stuart (1688), John Henry Newman (1801), James Clark Ross (1800), Bruce Chatwin (1940), Oliver Heaviside (1850), and William Jones (1746).

Among COACHES In United Kingdom

Among coaches born in United Kingdom, Roy Hodgson ranks 2Before him are Alex Ferguson (1941). After him are Matt Busby (1909), Bill Shankly (1913), David Moyes (1963), Harry Redknapp (1947), Gareth Southgate (1970), George Raynor (1907), Brendan Rodgers (1973), Stuart Baxter (1953), Bob Houghton (1947), and Steve McClaren (1961).