Trevor Francis

1954 - 2023

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Trevor John Francis (19 April 1954 – 24 July 2023) was an English footballer who played as a forward for a number of clubs in England, the United States, Italy, Scotland and Australia. In 1979 he became Britain's first £1 million player following his transfer from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest. He scored the winning goal for Forest in the 1979 European Cup final against Malmö. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Trevor Francis has received more than 1,856,854 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Trevor Francis is the 1,396th most popular soccer player (up from 3,418th in 2019), the 2,360th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 4,204th in 2019) and the 59th most popular British Soccer Player.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 52.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.89

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Trevor Francis by language

Over the past year Trevor Francis has had the most page views in the with 725,506 views, followed by Italian (88,404), and German (30,155). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are German (529.02%), English (343.51%), and Dutch (287.86%)


Among soccer players, Trevor Francis ranks 1,396 out of 21,273Before him are Martin Koeman, Zeffiro Furiassi, Richard Herrmann, Josep Seguer, Gerrie Mühren, and Renato Portaluppi. After him are Jean Petit, Faryd Mondragón, Gilberto Silva, Pietro Ferraris, Henning Jensen, and Martin Dahlin.

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Among people born in 1954, Trevor Francis ranks 184Before him are Atif Dudaković, Kader Abdolah, Gerd Faltings, Pierre Dartout, Phil Taylor, and Derek Warwick. After him are Cindy Breakspeare, Ricardo Bochini, Tony Todd, Tallis Obed Moses, Basia, and Naguib Sawiris. Among people deceased in 2023, Trevor Francis ranks 280Before him are Francisco J. Ayala, Duško Gojković, Paul Johnson, Raoul Servais, Terry Dischinger, and Veniamin Soldatenko. After him are John Pilger, Deniz Baykal, Angel Wagenstein, Friedrich Cerha, Vyacheslav Zaytsev, and David Del Tredici.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Trevor Francis ranks 2,360 out of 8,785Before him are Katherine Woodville, Duchess of Buckingham (1458), Alex Higgins (1949), John Owen (1616), Phil Read (1939), John Michell (1724), and Derek Warwick (1954). After him are Abraham Darby I (1678), Kevin Ayers (1944), Tony Cragg (1949), John Brunner (1934), George Dawe (1781), and Robert Catesby (1573).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Trevor Francis ranks 59Before him are Roger Hunt (1938), Phil Jones (1992), Rio Ferdinand (1978), Sol Campbell (1974), John Terry (1980), and Teddy Sheringham (1966). After him are Jock Stein (1922), Jamie Vardy (1987), Jude Bellingham (2003), Nobby Stiles (1942), Ray Clemence (1948), and Geoff Bent (1932).