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Tom Finney

1922 - 2014

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Sir Thomas Finney (5 April 1922 – 14 February 2014) was an English international footballer who played from 1946 to 1960 as a winger or centre forward for Preston North End and England. He is widely acknowledged to have been one of England's greatest-ever players. He was noted for his loyalty to PNE,for whom he made 433 Football League and 39 FA Cup appearances, scoring a total of 210 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Finney has received more than 494,263 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Tom Finney is the 1,619th most popular soccer player (up from 1,631st in 2019), the 2,867th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,750th in 2019) and the 68th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tom Finney ranks 1,619 out of 16,880Before him are Christian Abbiati, Robert Gadocha, Marouane Fellaini, Milovan Rajevac, György Szűcs, and Samuel Umtiti. After him are Luis Galván, Bryan Robson, David Arellano, Ray Clemence, Władysław Żmuda, and Hans Bauer.

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Among people born in 1922, Tom Finney ranks 243Before him are Donald Keene, Roland Dumas, Chairil Anwar, Evelyn Mase, Ruby Dee, and Mariya Dolina. After him are Carmen McRae, Xenia Stad-de Jong, Lizabeth Scott, Marlyn Meltzer, Pio Laghi, and Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin. Among people deceased in 2014, Tom Finney ranks 222Before him are Antoine Duhamel, Gustavo Cerati, Martha Hyer, Zbigniew Pietrzykowski, Maria Lassnig, and Andréa Parisy. After him are Helena Rakoczy, Gordon Willis, Christophe de Margerie, Bobby Keys, Durdy Bayramov, and René Llense.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tom Finney ranks 2,867 out of 7,765Before him are Maurice Dobb (1900), Vanessa Kirby (1988), Nicholas Hilliard (1547), John Lennox (1943), Roland Orzabal (1961), and Susanna Hall (1583). After him are Gareth Southgate (1970), William Knox D'Arcy (1849), Bryan Robson (1957), Ray Clemence (1948), Rupert Graves (1963), and Frederick North, Lord North (1732).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Tom Finney ranks 68Before him are Jack Greenwell (1884), William Foulke (1874), Colin Bell (1946), Billy Meredith (1874), Gary Neville (1975), and Jim Brown (1908). After him are Bryan Robson (1957), Ray Clemence (1948), Harry Kane (1993), Steve McManaman (1972), Martin Peters (1943), and Chris Waddle (1960).