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Irish Men who Played for Spurs


Northern lreland Players


Danny Blanchflower




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 of London in 2009.[1] 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


Pat Jennings




Patrick Anthony Jennings OBE (born 12 June 1945 in Newry, County Down) is a Northern Irish former football player. He played 119 games for Northern Ireland as a goalkeeper, a figure which at the time was a world record and is still a Northern Ireland record, in an international career which lasted for over 22 years. During his career Jennings played in over 1,000 top level games, and even managed to score a goal in the 1967 Charity Shield match

Jennings spent thirteen years at White Hart Lane, where he played in 472 league games for Spurs, and 591 in all competitions. He won the FA Cup in 1967, the League Cup in 1971 and 1973, and the UEFA Cup in 1972. He also scored once, in the 1967 Charity Shield, from his own area, kicking the ball from his hands and sending a large punt down the field that bounced over Manchester United goalkeeper Alex Stepney and into the net. In 1973 the Football Writers' Association named him as its footballer of the year, three years later he won PFA's version of the award.


Gerry Armstrong




Gerard "Gerry" Joseph Armstrong (born 23 May 1954 in Belfast) is a Northern Irish former footballer. He spent the majority of his career in England, as well as having a spell in Spain. He represented the Northern Ireland national football team and won acclaim at the 1982 FIFA World Cup, where he was the highest scoring British player. He presently works as a football analyst In November 1975 Armstrong moved to England, signing with Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of £25,000.[4] He made his Spurs debut in a 3–1 defeat at Ipswich Town on 21 August 1976, aged 22. Spurs were relegated from the First Division at the end of the 1976–77 season, with Armstrong scoring three goals in 21 appearances for the club. The following season the club was promoted, with Armstrong scoring two in 19 appearances

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