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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 180,554 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Tony Dunne is the 3,958th most popular soccer player (down from 1,424th in 2019), the 281st most popular biography from Ireland (down from 146th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Irish Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Tony Dunne ranks 3,958 out of 16,880Before him are Antonio Candreva, Ivan Davidov, Ramiro Blacut, Glenn Hoddle, Dmytro Chygrynskiy, and Pedro Pablo León. After him are Saguier Carreras, Oscar Garré, Chris Smalling, Andrés Guardado, Juan Carlos Unzué, and Volodymyr Troshkin.

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Among people born in 1941, Tony Dunne ranks 466Before him are Jean-Claude Magnan, Robin Morgan, Letícia Román, Iván Menczel, Monika Maron, and Luigi Ferrando. After him are Christopher Connelly, Ritt Bjerregaard, Gabriel De Michèle, Doug Rogers, Franco Menichelli, and Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi. Among people deceased in 2020, Tony Dunne ranks 566Before him are Boris Plotnikov, Stephen F. Cohen, Tom Seaver, Christian Poncelet, Bob Gibson, and Pedro Pablo León. After him are Volodymyr Troshkin, Otto Leodolter, Ali Mirzaei, Wojciech Zabłocki, Owen Arthur, and Noël Vandernotte.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Tony Dunne ranks 281 out of 501Before him are Louis Walsh (1952), Cathal Brugha (1874), Colin O'Donoghue (1981), Margaret Mazzantini (1961), Mairead McGuinness (1959), and William Paterson (1745). After him are Cecelia Ahern (1981), Liam O'Flaherty (1896), Róisín Murphy (1973), Sharon Corr (1970), Patrick Leahy (1877), and Milo O'Shea (1926).


Among soccer players born in Ireland, Tony Dunne ranks 10Before him are Willoughby Hamilton (1864), Denis Irwin (1965), John O'Shea (1981), Billy Whelan (1935), Patrick O'Connell (1887), and Liam Brady (1956). After him are Caoimhín Kelleher (1998), John McKenna (1855), Johnny Giles (1940), Shay Given (1976), Damien Duff (1979), and Johnny Carey (1919).