Tommy Smith

1945 - 2019

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Thomas Smith (5 April 1945 – 12 April 2019) was an English footballer, who played as a defender at Liverpool for 16 years from 1962 to 1978. Known for his uncompromising defensive style, manager Bill Shankly once said of him: "Tommy Smith wasn't born, he was quarried". A central defender for most of his career, Smith's most memorable moment for the club probably came when he scored Liverpool's second goal in the 1977 European Cup Final against Borussia Mönchengladbach. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Smith has received more than 55,128 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Tommy Smith is the 5,469th most popular soccer player (down from 2,741st in 2019), the 5,062nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,467th in 2019) and the 298th most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tommy Smith ranks 5,469 out of 16,923Before her are Younis Mahmoud, Carlos Alberto, Alberto Botía, Aleksandar Prijović, Petr Rada, and Takayuki Morimoto. After her are Ilian Stoyanov, Ânderson Polga, Archie Thompson, Mirsad Baljić, Dodô, and Michael Schjønberg.

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Among people born in 1945, Tommy Smith ranks 492Before her are P. Chidambaram, Mike Mullane, August Wilson, Damien Magee, Paul Bérenger, and Millie Hughes-Fulford. After her are Annie Dillard, Ray LaHood, Bjarni Tryggvason, Dusa McDuff, George Eaton, and Ronald J. Grabe. Among people deceased in 2019, Tommy Smith ranks 467Before her are Thad Cochran, Phil Masinga, Bill Macy, Susan Bernard, John Carl Buechler, and Juice Wrld. After her are Lina Cheryazova, Jonathan Miller, Manohar Parrikar, Windsor Davies, Kathleen Blanco, and John Dingell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tommy Smith ranks 5,062 out of 6,924Before her are Michael Park (1966), Amina J. Mohammed (1961), Graeme Obree (1965), Jessica Barden (1992), Ronnie Barker (1929), and David Hare (1947). After her are Billie Piper (1982), Ian Mosley (1953), Paolo Nutini (1987), Charles Stross (1964), Wendy Richard (1943), and John Gribbin (1946).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Tommy Smith ranks 298Before her are Archie Gemmill (1947), Don Howe (1935), Ted Ditchburn (1921), Mel Charles (1935), Bertie Mee (1918), and Danny Rose (1990). After her are Lee Dixon (1964), Simon Grayson (1969), Phil Jagielka (1982), Doug Livingstone (1898), Tammy Abraham (1997), and Jordan Pickford (1994).