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Danny Blanchflower

1926 - 1993

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Robert Dennis Blanchflower (10 February 1926 – 9 December 1993) was a former Northern Ireland footballer, football manager and journalist who played for and captained Tottenham Hotspur, including during their double-winning season of 1960–61. He was ranked as the greatest player ever in Spurs history by The Times in 2009.Blanchflower played as a defensive midfielder at right half and was known particularly for his accurate passing, his ability to dictate the tempo of the game and his inspiring leadership. After a lengthy playing career, he retired at the age of 38. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Danny Blanchflower has received more than 476,622 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Danny Blanchflower is the 3,422nd most popular soccer player (down from 3,028th in 2019), the 4,200th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,796th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular British Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Danny Blanchflower ranks 3,422 out of 16,880Before him are Giora Spiegel, Francesco Janich, Nobuyo Fujishiro, Roy Andersson, Nilmar, and Eike Immel. After him are Hasse Backe, Walter Smith, John Barnes, Tommy Söderberg, Gil, and Francis Lee.

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Among people born in 1926, Danny Blanchflower ranks 383Before him are Víctor Ugarte, Conrad Hall, Kristen Nygaard, George Rhoden, Heino Kruus, and Garret FitzGerald. After him are Moira Shearer, Klaus Schütz, Katie Boyle, John Ericson, Erna Schneider Hoover, and H. R. Haldeman. Among people deceased in 1993, Danny Blanchflower ranks 218Before him are Natália Correia, Heinz Kubsch, Tahar Djaout, Muhammad Khan Junejo, Ihor Turchyn, and Janusz Sidło. After him are Glenn Corbett, Ann Todd, Sammy Cahn, Albert Hyzler, Thomas Watson Jr., and Michael Klein.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Danny Blanchflower ranks 4,200 out of 7,765Before him are Barney Greenway (1969), Jack Huston (1982), Ian McDonald (1960), George Goulding (1884), Mick Abrahams (1943), and Colin Groves (1942). After him are Walter Smith (1948), Godfrey Rampling (1909), Howard Jones (1955), Dolly Pentreath (1692), Francis Lee (1944), and Alfred Enoch (1988).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Danny Blanchflower ranks 153Before him are Stan Mortensen (1921), Jadon Sancho (2000), Jimmy Johnstone (1944), Alexander Wood (1907), Roy Bentley (1924), and Jackie Milburn (1924). After him are Walter Smith (1948), Francis Lee (1944), Trevor Francis (1954), Phil Neal (1951), Paul Ince (1967), and Danny Welbeck (1990).