Tommy Gemmell

1943 - 2017

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Thomas Gemmell (16 October 1943 – 2 March 2017) was a Scottish football player and manager. Although right-footed, he excelled as a left-sided fullback and had powerful shooting ability. Gemmell is best known as one of the Celtic side who won the 1966–67 European Cup; he scored the first Celtic goal in the final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Gemmell has received more than 283,645 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tommy Gemmell is the 4,594th most popular soccer player (up from 4,821st in 2019), the 4,726th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 229th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tommy Gemmell ranks 4,594 out of 16,923Before him are Jonathan dos Santos, Hisanori Shirasawa, Alexis Mendoza, Andreas Ivanschitz, Pál Dárdai, and Sergey Gotsmanov. After him are Benoît Assou-Ekotto, Ángel Correa, Bart Goor, Pierre Womé, Miroslav Stoch, and Eran Zahavi.

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Among people born in 1943, Tommy Gemmell ranks 522Before him are John Pendry, Willie Davenport, Rose Tremain, Richard Moll, Robert J. Bentley, and John Bryson. After him are John McEnery, Louise Glück, Guillermo Yávar, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Carolyn Schuler, and Lynn Burke. Among people deceased in 2017, Tommy Gemmell ranks 469Before him are Buchi Emecheta, Connie Hawkins, John B. Anderson, Stephen Furst, Jim Nabors, and Ryszard Parulski. After him are Darrall Imhoff, David Axelrod, J. P. Donleavy, R. C. Sproul, Tim Parnell, and Bruce Forsyth.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tommy Gemmell ranks 4,726 out of 6,924Before him are Stuart Williams (1930), Michael Kitchen (1948), Sophia Jex-Blake (1840), Donald Dewar (1937), Harriet Harman (1950), and Juliet Stevenson (1956). After him are Georgie Henley (1995), Dan Abnett (1965), Mary Rand (1940), Max Irons (1985), Ivor Broadis (1922), and John McEnery (1943).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Tommy Gemmell ranks 229Before him are George Eastham (1936), Darren Fletcher (1984), Gary McAllister (1964), John Wark (1957), Kieran Trippier (1990), and Stuart Williams (1930). After him are Ivor Broadis (1922), Marcus Rashford (1997), Shaun Wright-Phillips (1981), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (1993), Trevor Brooking (1948), and Ken Green (1924).