Tottenham Hotspur signed John White from Falkirk. Later known as the "Pale Ghost" he was one of the greatest inside forwards of his day. He was one of the principle architects of the three great years when the club won League and Cup 1961, F.A. Cup 1962 and European Cup Winners' Cup 1963. He was tragically killed in July 1964 when he was struck by lightening whilst sheltering on Enfield golf course. Began his career with Alloa Athletic and moved to Falkirk in 1957. He played 47 League games, and scored 15 goals for Falkirk and played 183 games and scored 41 goals for Spurs. His international career started in 1958 and he had played 22 times for Scotland at the time of his death.