On 6 February 1961 he also became the first person to turn down the invitation to appear on This Is Your Life simply walking away from host Eamonn Andrews live on air. Honours
English League Championship (1961)
FA Cup (1961) (1962)
European Cup Winners Cup (1963)
Football Writers Player of the Year (1958) (1961)
Those Glory Glory Days (1983). Off the field
He was one of only a handful of players to have been awarded the title of English Footballer of the Year on two occasions winning in both 1958 and 1961.
He was ranked as the greatest player in Spurs history by The Times in 2009. Robert Dennis "Danny" Blanchflower (10 February 1926 – 9 December 1993) was a former Northern Ireland international footballer and football manager and journalist who captained Tottenham Hotspur F.