Blanker (left) playing for Ajax in 1979
|Full name||Ton Blanker|
|Date of birth||15 September 1960|
|Place of birth||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|1980–1981||Vitória de Guimarães|
|1987–1988||Los Angeles Lazers|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Ton Blanker (born 15 September 1960) is a Dutch former professional football player.
Blanker started his career with Ajax winning the 1979–80 Eredivisie, and reaching the Semi-finals in the 1979–80 European Cup,where he scored four goals against HJK Helsinki in the first round, then a hat-trick against Omonia in the next round.
Afterwards, Blanker played abroad for Vitória de Guimarães, Real Zaragoza and Salamanca, then he eventually returned to Eredivisie to play for S.B.V. Excelsior and FC Volendam.
After a short spell in the United States with Los Angeles Lazers, Blanker played two years in Belgium for Germinal Beerschot and Cappellen.
Blanker is married to Anita Heilker of the Dolly Dots, they had a daughter, Robin.
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