Robert Dennis “Danny” Blanchflower (10 February 1926 – 9 December 1993) was a footballer, football manager, and journalist who captained Tottenham Hotspur F.C. during its double-winning season of 1961. He was ranked as the greatest player in Spurs history by The Times in 2009. He is remembered as one of the great tacticians in the history of the game, renowned for his passing, and as an outstanding right-half.
Further reading: Danny Blanchflower: A Biography of a Visionary