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Daily Mirror
QPR favourite Gerry Francis has mixed emotions ahead of Loftus Road returnway he ran with the ball, his ability to keep it, change direction and see thin
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 minutes ago
way he ran with the ball, his ability to keep it, change direction and see things," adds Francis. “I played against Pele, [Johan] Cruyff, [Johan] Neeskens, Rivelino, [Franz] Beckenbauer, [George] Best — unbelievable players — and he had that sort... Read more
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The World Game
Socceroos Greats - Where are they now: Graham Jenningsgrowing up so most of my favourite players came from watching movies of the 196
The World Game / Posted yesterday
growing up so most of my favourite players came from watching movies of the 1966, 1970 and 1974 World Cups. I admired Pele, Johan Cruyff and Franz Beckenbaur. "Nowadays, I enjoy watching the Spanish League. Of course Cristiano Ronaldo is a... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesChants That Owe It All To The Song Once Dubbed ‘The Worst Of All Time’ Top 20
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 2 days ago
Chants That Owe It All To The Song Once Dubbed ‘The Worst Of All Time’ Top 20 Memorable World Cup Moustaches Retro Football: 12 Corking Photos Of Johan Cruyff In His 1970s Pomp My Favourite Kit: Germany 2006 World Cup KitGet the latest u... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelo
Bdnews24.com / Posted 4 days ago
Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. "We've talked about other stuff... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelo
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. "We've talked about other stuff... Read more
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The World Game
Valverde quashes Neymar PSG linkCup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelo
The World Game / Posted 5 days ago
Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. "We've talked about other stuff... Read more
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EuroNews
Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'Cup. “This is a time for rumours,” he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona
EuroNews / Posted 5 days ago
Cup. “This is a time for rumours,” he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. “We’ve talked about other stuff such... Read more
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dna
Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelo
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. "We've talked about other stuff... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. "We've talked about other stuff... Read more
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The Star
Barcelona manager Valverde quashes Neymar 'rumours'Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelo
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
Cup. "This is a time for rumours," he added. Valverde, who played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff, said he had not even discussed the speculation with the Brazilian forward. "We've talked about other stuff... Read more
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Goal.com
Barcelona's 15 best signings of all timeNou, Alves played 391 games for Barca and scored 21 goals, winning 23 trophies
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
Nou, Alves played 391 games for Barca and scored 21 goals, winning 23 trophies before a surprise move to Juventus last year.JOHAN CRUYFF | From Ajax | €2m | 1973 It is fair to say that Johan Cruyff has had a bigger impact on Barcelona than anyone... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Big Interview: Thomas Christiansen on why he took the Leeds United job and his first impressions“I recognised that it was not my job,” he says. “I didn’t want to dirty my name
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 7 days ago
“I recognised that it was not my job,” he says. “I didn’t want to dirty my name.” A transfer to Barcelona, where Johan Cruyff was manager, in 1991 was a big break but Christiansen’s best years were at Vfl Bochum, a club based in west... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
LFC in the Community: Reds honour memory of Johan Cruyff - Liverpool Echo Liverpool FC girls win the UK Final of the Cruyff Court 6 vs
Liverpool Echo / Posted 9 days ago
- Liverpool Echo Liverpool FC girls win the UK Final of the Cruyff Court 6 vs 6 Championship LFC Ambassador Robbie Fowler presented the Liverpool FC 6 v 6 girls team with their medals Many... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Celtic's Leigh Griffiths has a huge fan in the king of all Scotland strikers - Denis LawLaw was speaking at the opening of Scotland's first Cruyff Court in Aberdeen. K
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
Law was speaking at the opening of Scotland's first Cruyff Court in Aberdeen. Known as Cruyff Court Denis Law, it is sports facility provided for young people by the Johan Cruyff Foundation, the Denis Law Legacy Trust and Aberdeen Cit... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Leigh Griffiths has a huge fan in the king of all Scotland strikers - Denis LawLaw was speaking at the opening of Scotland's first Cruyff Court in Aberdeen. K
EveningTimes Online / Posted 9 days ago
Law was speaking at the opening of Scotland's first Cruyff Court in Aberdeen. Known as Cruyff Court Denis Law, it is sports facility provided for young people by the Johan Cruyff Foundation, the Denis Law Legacy Trust and Aberdeen Cit... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Oxford United boss Pep Clotet answers your questions - Part Oneand from the English game – what Terry Venables achieved at Barcelona. Arrigo
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
and from the English game – what Terry Venables achieved at Barcelona. Arrigo Sacchi as well because he changed the game, Johan Cruyff was another one. But I have two biggest influences. One was a teacher I had when I did my coaching licences in... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the Pies1992 If You Could Attend Any Football Match In History, Which Would It Be? Re
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 11 days ago
1992 If You Could Attend Any Football Match In History, Which Would It Be? Retro Football: 12 Corking Photos Of Johan Cruyff In His 1970s Pomp 10 Brilliant Photos Of West Ham Legend Clyde Best Why do Arsenal have the best... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
An Everton fan at Twente - clashing with the Koemans and sharing a ciggy with Cruyffthe likes of Blues boss Ronald Koeman, his brother Erwin and a whole host of ot
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 days ago
the likes of Blues boss Ronald Koeman, his brother Erwin and a whole host of other legends in the Dutch game, including Johan Cruyff who he looked in the eye as they both smoked a cigarette. Ashcroft, who had lengthy spells with Wrexham and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Pep Guardiola is planning beyond Man City contracthis own reputation was built on his all-conquering Barca team of Lionel Messi,
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
his own reputation was built on his all-conquering Barca team of Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta and Xavi, he credits his idol Johan Cruyff with making the Catalan giants one of the most famous clubs of all time. He wants to make his mark on City. “I... Read more
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Football365
A Football365 love letter to... Standing Room Onlyone I’ll never forget was Wayne Lineker going to a Barca game and being annoyed
Football365 / Posted 13 days ago
one I’ll never forget was Wayne Lineker going to a Barca game and being annoyed because Gary had fallen out with Johan Cruyff.’ ‘Forgotten but important part of TV football programme history. Wouldn’t have had Fantasy Football, Soccer AM... Read more
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Goal.com
Aubameyang transfer: Bartra urges striker to stay at Borussia Dortmund amid €80m China move reportsIt's a playing style that comes from Ajax, who have the same philosophy as Barc
Goal.com / Posted 13 days ago
It's a playing style that comes from Ajax, who have the same philosophy as Barcelona, ​​both of which are coined by Johan Cruyff, which means that you want to control the game and have as much possession as possible. "That makes me feel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
66 Former Militants Bag Barcelona Sports Institute ScholarshipsNo fewer than 66 former Niger Delta militants have been offered scholarships to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
No fewer than 66 former Niger Delta militants have been offered scholarships to study sports management fundamentals at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Barcelona. The Chief Executive Officer, To-be Connected Nigeria, Alhaji Faruk Yabo, dropped the... Read more
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Football365
The most ridiculous Barkley replacementplayer with great balance and the ability to go past people. When I see his poi
Football365 / Posted 14 days ago
player with great balance and the ability to go past people. When I see his poise on the ball, he has characteristics of Johan Cruyff.” Top tip: Don’t ask David Moyes for next week’s lottery numbers. Starwatch ‘STAR ADMITS MURDER – Ex-Parma... Read more
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Daily Mail
Adnan Januzaj was once Mancehster United's futureof 22 will be met with mild indifference. So where has it all gone wrong for t
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
of 22 will be met with mild indifference. So where has it all gone wrong for the young man who once drew comparisons with Johan Cruyff from Moyes? Was it a case of too much too soon when he landed the lucrative new contract? Very possibly. Some... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Malaysia coach eyes Club Brugge defender CoolsBelgian-Malaysian defender Dion 'Johan' Cools, who is named by his parents afte
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 14 days ago
Belgian-Malaysian defender Dion 'Johan' Cools, who is named by his parents after former football stars Dion Dublin and Johan Cruyff, is wanted by national coach Nelo Vingada. Though Cools is focusing on his football in Europe, Vingada has... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Januzaj failed to do what Andreas Pereira did at Manchester Unitedand one start to earn a substantial wage increase and a large signing-on fee.
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
and one start to earn a substantial wage increase and a large signing-on fee. Moyes, who remarkably likened Januzaj to Johan Cruyff, might have sensed a shift in attitude. In the second half of his breakthrough season, Januzaj was benched at... Read more
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The World Game
Former Adelaide coach Amor secures Barcelona youth roleBakero taking over from Josep Segura after his appointment as general manager.
The World Game / Posted 16 days ago
Bakero taking over from Josep Segura after his appointment as general manager. Amor and Bakero were both at the club under Johan Cruyff when Barcelona's 'Dream Team' claimed their first European Cup in the 1991-92 season. Amor and Bakero in charge... Read more
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soccernews
Barcelona ´Dream Team´ duo Amor and Bakero handed youth rolesBakero taking over from Josep Segura after his appointment as general manager.
soccernews / Posted 16 days ago
Bakero taking over from Josep Segura after his appointment as general manager. Bakero and Amor were both at the club under Johan Cruyff when Barcelona’s ‘Dream Team’ claimed their first European Cup in the 1991-92 season. Amor was most recently... Read more
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Goal.com
The £75m questions that Lukaku needs to answer at Man Utdbig-game surroundings United will offer in abundance. “He is a great goalscore
Goal.com / Posted 16 days ago
big-game surroundings United will offer in abundance. “He is a great goalscorer but a poor footballer,” the late, great Johan Cruyff once said of former United front man Ruud van Nistelrooy, and while Lukaku’s game is distinctly different to the... Read more
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Soccer Way
Barcelona ´Dream Team´ duo Amor and Bakero handed youth roles Bakero taking over from Josep Segura after his appointment as general manager.
Soccer Way / Posted 16 days ago
Bakero taking over from Josep Segura after his appointment as general manager. Bakero and Amor were both at the club under Johan Cruyff when Barcelona's 'Dream Team' claimed their first European Cup in the 1991-92 season. Amor was most recently... Read more
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Goal.com
'Dream Team' duo handed youth roles at club- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Barcelona Two stalwarts of Joh
Goal.com / Posted 16 days ago
- Goal.com Rest of the World Rest of Europe Barcelona Two stalwarts of Johan Cruyff's legendary team will lead the development of the Catalans' next local stars in charge of the youth... Read more
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Goal.com
Barcelona’s 15 worst signings of all timeBarcelona have signed some wonderful players in their time. While the likes of
Goal.com / Posted 17 days ago
Barcelona have signed some wonderful players in their time. While the likes of Johan Cruyff, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho and Samuel Eto'o were all spectacular successes (along with Neymar and Luis Suarez more recently), there have also been some... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Tactics Explained: A History Of The World Cup Pt 31994 & 1998 World Cups. The pair also discuss whether Alex is, as suggested by
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 17 days ago
1994 & 1998 World Cups. The pair also discuss whether Alex is, as suggested by a listener, a 'hipster' for thinking that Johan Cruyff is the 'greatest ever'. The fourth and final Tactics Explained: A History of the World Cup will be available... Read more
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Goal.com
Barcelona’s 15 worst signings of all timein the history of the Catalan club Barcelona have signed some wonderful player
Goal.com / Posted 17 days ago
in the history of the Catalan club Barcelona have signed some wonderful players in their time. While the likes of Johan Cruyff, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho and Samuel Eto'o were all spectacular successes (along with Neymar and Luis Suarez... Read more
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Liverpool FC
Liverpool triumph at the Cruyff Court 6 vs 6 Championship Court Finalare small, high-quality football pitches in the heart of the community, and are
Liverpool FC / Posted 18 days ago
are small, high-quality football pitches in the heart of the community, and are a project of the foundation of Dutch legend Johan Cruyff. The tournament is organised by Heroes of the Cruyff Court, local young people who operate as role models for... Read more
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Goal.com
Ajax 'hoping and praying' for Nouri with star youngster in intensive carethe age of seven and has been seen as one of their most promising players for s
Goal.com / Posted 18 days ago
the age of seven and has been seen as one of their most promising players for some time, having been compared to club icon Johan Cruyff. A creative, technical and skilful player, Nouri made 15 appearances for the first-team last term, scoring a... Read more
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Liverpool FC
Henry Winter: LFC is a people-driven club - Klopp is its perfect guardianof club and supporter liaison, an inspired decision which more clubs should fol
Liverpool FC / Posted 18 days ago
of club and supporter liaison, an inspired decision which more clubs should follow. Downstairs at Melwood is the famous Johan Cruyff verdict on visiting Anfield, admiring how “a mass of 40,000 people became one force behind their team. There’s... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Barcelona president Bartomeu turned to Segura after Cruyff rejectionsays Bartomeu moved for Segura after Cruyff turned down the job having been off
tribalfootball.com / Posted 21 days ago
says Bartomeu moved for Segura after Cruyff turned down the job having been offered it in May. The son of Barca great Johan Cruyff chose to remain with Maccabi Tel-Aviv, where he left the sporting director's post to become new coach. Segura... Read more
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Football365
Més que un club? Barca becoming no different to the restgreatest players have been reared there, including Lionel Messi, Xavi and André
Football365 / Posted 22 days ago
greatest players have been reared there, including Lionel Messi, Xavi and Andrés Iniesta. A brainchild of the legendary Johan Cruyff, the idea was to instil the Barcelona philosophy in every player from the youngest age group upwards. This means... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pep Guardiola ranks Manchester City's seasonMore However, he was more open when his time at Barcelona was brought up as he
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
More However, he was more open when his time at Barcelona was brought up as he waxed lyrically about former boss Johan Cruyff and his megastar prodigy Lionel Messi. "I think Cruyff was the most influential man in the history of football.... Read more
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metro
Pep Guardiola names the only Manchester United player he would take at Man Cityspecial guest at a charity event in Belfast on Tuesday night and shared stories
metro / Posted 22 days ago
special guest at a charity event in Belfast on Tuesday night and shared stories about everything from Lionel Messi to Johan Cruyff. But with famous United fans McIlroy and James Nesbitt – who acted as host for the evening – on the stage, the... Read more
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Football365
Pep names the one ex-United player he wanted to manageand hosted by James Nesbitt, both United fans, on Tuesday. The Manchester City
Football365 / Posted 22 days ago
and hosted by James Nesbitt, both United fans, on Tuesday. The Manchester City manager discussed a range of topics, from Johan Cruyff to Lionel Messi. The Spaniard was reticent to speak about City’s bitter rivals however, even when the topic... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Pep: Barca 'almost unbeatable' with MessiBarca are really strong and will always find a way to reinvent themselves and k
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 22 days ago
Barca are really strong and will always find a way to reinvent themselves and keep themselves at the top. "Another thing Johan [Cruyff] gave us is to know what to hold on to when things go wrong. When you have the method, you can always hold on... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Commitment: Besotted Georgian Fan Gets Gigantic ‘All-Time Holland XI’ Tattooed On His Back (Frank Rijkaard, Dennis Bergkamp and Arjen Robben. Up top, somewhere around the
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 23 days ago
Frank Rijkaard, Dennis Bergkamp and Arjen Robben. Up top, somewhere around the shoulder blades, the fearsome strike duo of Johan Cruyff and Marco van Basten are prowling… It’s the kind of thing most people would simply jot down on a beer mat and... Read more
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Scotsman
Andy Murray reveals his favourite footballer is Hibs legendof all time, the interviewer seems somewhat surprised by Murray’s response. Th
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
of all time, the interviewer seems somewhat surprised by Murray’s response. The article reads: “Pele? Diego Maradona? Johan Cruyff? No - for Andy Murray, the best footballer of all time is... Frank Sauzee.” Murray explains: “He is one of the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Frank de Boer arrival at Crystal Palace embodies summer’s flicker of hopelike a pinball machine. European football is on the horizon. And in Wilfried Za
HITC Sport / Posted 25 days ago
like a pinball machine. European football is on the horizon. And in Wilfried Zaha, they have nothing less than our own Johan Cruyff. I should note that I’ve taken an extracurricular interest in Crystal Palace of late. A couple of years ago I... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesFor Brazil With Super Funky Jive, 1986 (Video) My Favourite Kit: Real Madrid 2
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 26 days ago
For Brazil With Super Funky Jive, 1986 (Video) My Favourite Kit: Real Madrid 2002 (Centenary Kit) On This Day In 1973: Johan Cruyff Finally Makes His Barcelona Debut After Two Months Of Bureaucratic Delays Bad Boys FC: Team Of Young Rascals... Read more
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Everton FC
What Makes Klaassen Specialin his development and he is now ready for a next step in his career.” Dutch f
Everton FC / Posted 28 days ago
in his development and he is now ready for a next step in his career.” Dutch football’s greatest export, of course, is Johan Cruyff, a hero and inspiration to many - including Ronald Koeman who often references his former mentor as a key... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alex Sandro set to smash transfer record for a defenderto Barcelona - £4.8m The current Everton manager was a world-leading sweeper i
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
to Barcelona - £4.8m The current Everton manager was a world-leading sweeper in his days as a player and Barcelona coach Johan Cruyff was forced to pay a world leading price to get his man in 1989. He enjoyed plenty of success at the Nou Camp,... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Barcelona president Laporta: Jordi right to reject job returnThe son of Johan Cruyff and a former Barca striker, Jordi was offered the sport
tribalfootball.com / Posted 30 days ago
The son of Johan Cruyff and a former Barca striker, Jordi was offered the sporting director's post at the Blaugrana by president Josep Maria Bartomeu. However, it was confirmed last week that Jordi would be manager of Maccabi Tel Aviv for the new... Read more
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