Walter Winterbottom

1913 - 2002

Walter Winterbottom

Sir Walter Winterbottom (31 March 1913 – 16 February 2002) was the first manager of the England football team (1946–1962) and FA Director of Coaching. He resigned from the FA in 1962 to become General Secretary of the Central Council of Physical Recreation (CCPR) and was appointed as the first Director of the Sports Council in 1965. He was knighted for his services to sport in 1978 when he retired. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Winterbottom has received more than 107,503 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,502nd most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Walter Winterbottom ranks 1,498 out of 13,233Before him are Fabio Grosso, Afonsinho, Johnny Haynes, Nat Lofthouse, Rafael Márquez, and Zvonko Bego. After him are Müller, Imre Kovács, Milutin Ivković, Gottfried Dienst, Lucas Vázquez, and Manga.

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Among people born in 1913, Walter Winterbottom ranks 175Before him are John Garfield, Huang Hua, Aisha Abd al-Rahman, René Llense, Robert Jungk, and Kazimierz Sabbat. After him are Philip Guston, Masayoshi Ito, Pierre Daninos, Ċensu Tabone, Zezé Procópio, and Ferenc Csik. Among people deceased in 2002, Walter Winterbottom ranks 150Before him are Ramón Grosso, Layne Staley, Alexandru Todea, Vernon A. Walters, Elie Hobeika, and Said Belqola. After him are Lance Macklin, Rudolf Augstein, Stephen E. Ambrose, Tita Merello, Alan Lomax, and Ong Teng Cheong.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Walter Winterbottom ranks 2,543 out of 5,347Before him are Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (1987), Veronica Cartwright (1949), Nigel Kennedy (1956), Cynewulf of Wessex (750), Nat Lofthouse (1925), and Adam Clayton (1960). After him are Edmund Crouchback (1245), Steve Davis (1957), Peter Banks (1947), Graham Swift (1949), Rose Leslie (1987), and Robert Brown (1921).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Walter Winterbottom ranks 66Before him are Joe Fagan (1921), Geoff Bent (1932), Ray Clemence (1948), Ted Drake (1912), Johnny Haynes (1934), and Nat Lofthouse (1925). After him are Teddy Sheringham (1966), Mark Hughes (1963), Pat Jennings (1945), James Milner (1986), Paul Cook (1956), and Peter Bonetti (1941).

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