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Danny Blind
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Personal information
Full name Dirk Franciscus Blind
Date of birth 1 August 1961 (1961-08-01) (age 59)
Place of birth Oost-Souburg, Netherlands
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Playing position Defender (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979-1986
1986-1999
Sparta Rotterdam
Ajax
National team
1986-1996 Netherlands
Teams managed
2005-2006
2015-
Ajax
Netherlands
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Danny Blind (born 1 August 1961) is a former Dutch football player. He played for Netherlands national team. His son, Daley Blind, plays for Manchester United and the Netherlands national team.

Club statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Netherlands League
1979/80 Sparta Rotterdam Eredivisie 13 0
1980/81 10 0
1981/82 10 2
1982/83 34 3
1983/84 34 5
1984/85 30 3
1985/86 34 5
1986/87 Ajax Eredivisie 29 4
1987/88 31 0
1988/89 30 2
1989/90 34 0
1990/91 34 2
1991/92 30 2
1992/93 28 4
1993/94 30 1
1994/95 34 5
1995/96 31 3
1996/97 16 0
1997/98 26 1
1998/99 19 3
Country Netherlands 537 45
Total 537 45

International statistics

Netherlands national team
Year Apps Goals
1986 3 0
1987 0 0
1988 0 0
1989 1 0
1990 5 0
1991 6 1
1992 6 0
1993 1 0
1994 6 0
1995 8 0
1996 6 0
Total 42 1
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