Ted Drake

1912 - 1995

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Edward Joseph Drake (16 August 1912 – 30 May 1995) was an English football player and manager. As a player, he first played for Southampton but made his name playing for Arsenal in the 1930s, winning two league titles and an FA Cup, as well as five caps for England. Drake is Arsenal's joint fifth highest goalscorer of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ted Drake has received more than 133,383 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ted Drake is the 2,563rd most popular soccer player (down from 1,482nd in 2019), the 3,471st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,523rd in 2019) and the 99th most popular British Soccer Player.

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  • 23

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  • 3.48

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Among soccer players, Ted Drake ranks 2,563 out of 16,923. Before him are José Varacka, Werner Krämer, Ragnar Gustavsson, Rui Jordão, Julien Darui, and Miguel Oviedo. After him are Hakan Çalhanoğlu, José Chamot, Robbie Keane, Jacques Songo'o, Hans Ooft, and Ludovico Avio.

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Among people born in 1912, Ted Drake ranks 254Before him are Ollie Johnston, Anton Buttigieg, Frank Thomas, Eleanor Powell, Enrique Fernández Viola, and Glenn Morris. After him are Silviu Bindea, Hércules de Miranda, Jadwiga Jędrzejowska, Niginho, Simón Lecue, and Horace W. Babcock. Among people deceased in 1995, Ted Drake ranks 206Before him are Emmanuel Roblès, Alexander Knox, Frank Silva, Carlos Lapetra, Prawitz Öberg, and Paul A. Rothchild. After him are J. William Fulbright, George W. Romney, Osvald Käpp, David Wayne, Víctor Ugarte, and Stephen Spender.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ted Drake ranks 3,471 out of 6,924. Before him are Tom Hooper (1972), Jenny Agutter (1952), Beatrice Tinsley (1941), John Polkinghorne (1930), Kenney Jones (1948), and Peter Murphy (1957). After him are Sam Riley (1980), Thomas Henderson (1798), Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby (1841), Charles Henry Bartlett (1885), Clive Dunn (1920), and Hanif Kureishi (1954).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Ted Drake ranks 99Before him are Simone Perrotta (1977), Steve Bruce (1960), Joe Hart (1987), Peter Osgood (1947), Jimmy McGrory (1904), and Harry Kane (1993). After him are Joe Jordan (1951), Sam Allardyce (1954), Ian Wright (1963), Joe Cole (1981), Gordon Strachan (1957), and Alan Ball Jr. (1945).

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