Tony Dunne

1941 - 2020

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Anthony Peter Dunne (24 July 1941 – 8 June 2020) was an Irish footballer who played as a left-back. Born in Dublin, he began his career with youth side Stella Maris before signing for Drumcondra-based Shelbourne, with whom he won the FAI Cup in his second year in the senior team in 1960. That year, he moved to England to play for Manchester United, for whom he made more than 500 appearances in 13 years, winning the First Division in 1965 and 1967, the FA Cup in 1963 and the European Cup in 1968. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tony Dunne has received more than 147,674 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Tony Dunne is the 1,426th most popular soccer player (up from 3,953rd in 2019), the 146th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 266th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Irish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tony Dunne ranks 1,426 out of 16,923Before him are Koichi Kudo, Karl Mai, Dieter Hoeneß, Zdeněk Nehoda, Herminio Masantonio, and Bernard Lacombe. After him are Quique Sánchez Flores, Fritz Szepan, Oscar Ruggeri, Luis Rijo, Diego Godín, and Marcelino Martínez.

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Among people born in 1941, Tony Dunne ranks 275Before him are Hipólito Mejía, Tomaž Šalamun, Dr. John, Gabriel Zubeir Wako, Jaan Kaplinski, and Robert McKee. After him are Carla Gravina, Sally Kirkland, Amir Pnueli, Diogo Freitas do Amaral, Christopher Hogwood, and Robert Keohane. Among people deceased in 2020, Tony Dunne ranks 353Before him are Valdir Espinosa, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Agnes Simon, Sam Lloyd, Yuri Orlov, and Owen Arthur. After him are Brent Scowcroft, Aleksandr Aksinin, Shere Hite, José Jiménez Lozano, Nikolay Shmatko, and Rafer Johnson.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Tony Dunne ranks 146 out of 460Before him are Seán O'Casey (1880), Aidan of Lindisfarne (600), Sean Kelly (1956), Mary Harris Jones (1837), Anne de Mortimer (1390), and Barry Fitzgerald (1888). After him are Richard Kirwan (1733), Adomnán (624), Alicia Boole Stott (1860), Ninette de Valois (1898), Moya Brennan (1952), and Edward Bransfield (1785).


Among soccer players born in Ireland, Tony Dunne ranks 2Before him are Roy Keane (1971). After him are Robbie Keane (1980), Willoughby Hamilton (1864), Arthur Johnson (1879), Billy Whelan (1935), Liam Brady (1956), John McKenna (1855), John O'Shea (1981), Denis Irwin (1965), Johnny Giles (1940), and Shay Given (1976).