Danny Blanchflower

1926 - 1993

Danny Blanchflower

Robert Dennis "Danny" Blanchflower (10 February 1926 – 9 December 1993) was a Northern Ireland international footballer who played for and captained Tottenham Hotspur, most notably during its double-winning season of 1960–61. He 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 and became a respected football journalist, and later a football manager. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Danny Blanchflower has received more than 267,513 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,223rd most popular soccer player.

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.62

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.98

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Among soccer players, Danny Blanchflower ranks 2,219 out of 13,233Before him are Juninho Paulista, Ermindo Onega, Jan Heintze, Dario Šimić, Viktor Kanevskyi, and Fernando Morena. After him are Fulvio Collovati, Rubén Sosa, Valery Gazzaev, Royston Drenthe, Malcom, and Marko Pantelić.

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Among people born in 1926, Danny Blanchflower ranks 275Before him are Roberto Goyeneche, Geoffrey Howe, George C. Williams, Pino Dordoni, Hermann Kant, and Frank O'Hara. After him are Alfonso Sastre, Adriano Directo Emperado, John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough, Jeane Kirkpatrick, Zig Ziglar, and Wolfgang Seidel. Among people deceased in 1993, Danny Blanchflower ranks 158Before him are Janet Margolin, Lester del Rey, Heinz Kubsch, Kenny Drew, Muhammad Khan Junejo, and Edivaldo Martins Fonseca. After him are Ranasinghe Premadasa, Melchior Ndadaye, Anne Shirley, Vladimir Makogonov, J. R. D. Tata, and Chris Hani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Danny Blanchflower ranks 3,097 out of 5,347Before him are Brendan Rodgers (1973), Hanif Kureishi (1954), M.I.A. (1975), Benjamin Vulliamy (1747), Reginald Innes Pocock (1863), and John Ireland (1879). After him are Dan Stevens (1982), Guy Butler (null), David Dunbar Buick (1854), Wyndham Halswelle (1882), Jack Straw (1946), and Benjamin Jones (1882).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Danny Blanchflower ranks 95Before him are Martin Peters (1943), Bert Williams (1920), Ashley Young (1985), Dave Mackay (1934), Bill Nicholson (1919), and Ashley Cole (1980). After him are Alan Ball Jr. (1945), Graeme Souness (1953), Chris Waddle (1960), Alan A'Court (1934), Andy Cole (1971), and Joe Hart (1987).

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