Johan Cruyff

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Everton FC
Koeman Relishing Guardiola Tussleregion. But the Dutchman has a particular friendship with Guardiola who he was
Koeman Relishing Guardiola Tussle
Everton FC / Posted 40 minutes ago
region. But the Dutchman has a particular friendship with Guardiola who he was given the task of mentoring by the great Johan Cruyff during the legendary era at the Nou Camp two-and-a-half decades ago. — Everton (@Everton) June 28, 2016... Read more
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give me sport
A Jack of all trades RESURGENCEin the early 70s and was even used by the Dutch national team as they famously
A Jack of all trades RESURGENCE
give me sport / Posted 3 hours ago
in the early 70s and was even used by the Dutch national team as they famously reached the finals of the 1974 World Cup. Johan Cruyff remains the most famous exponent of this system, playing as a central striker who would regularly drop deep or... Read more
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footballconference
New Number Two for Aldershotin Sports Science from Nottingham Trent University. He is currently studying f
New Number Two for Aldershot
footballconference / Posted 4 hours ago
in Sports Science from Nottingham Trent University. He is currently studying for a Masters in Coaching degree at the Johan Cruyff Institute in Amsterdam, alongside eight elite coaches and athletes across a range of sports from around the... Read more
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DW
Lionel Messi weighed down by the burden of a nation |Why would a player like Messi, considered by most to be in the same league as l
Lionel Messi weighed down by the burden of a nation |
DW / Posted 23 hours ago
Why would a player like Messi, considered by most to be in the same league as legendary footballers like Maradona, Pele and Johan Cruyff, quit international football at such a young age? He's easily young enough to play in another World Cup and a... Read more
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Squawka
Three things Joachim Löw has fixed since Germany were beaten by Slovakiacontrolling midfielder), controls the tempo as well as creating space and provi
Three things Joachim Löw has fixed since Germany were beaten by Slovakia
Squawka / Posted 2 days ago
controlling midfielder), controls the tempo as well as creating space and providing for Germany’s attackers. Dutch legend Johan Cruyff previously declared him as how a midfield player should dictate the game complimenting his “perfect first... Read more
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Daily Mail
Greg Dyke hits back at claims that the FA are unhappy with Roy Hodgsonjoined Dyke as the 1966 team were also inducted into a Walk of Fame alongside i
Greg Dyke hits back at claims that the FA are unhappy with Roy Hodgson
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
joined Dyke as the 1966 team were also inducted into a Walk of Fame alongside international greats like George Best and Johan Cruyff. Armfield, 80, said: 'I chatted to Bobby and Roger and none of us would have believed 50 years ago that our... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton boss Ronald Koeman: 'I've been influenced by the best but I'm my own man'poses for a photo next to the Everton crest He said: "I had some very good coa
Everton boss Ronald Koeman: 'I've been influenced by the best but I'm my own man'
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
poses for a photo next to the Everton crest He said: "I had some very good coaches leading me while I was a player. I had Johan Cruyff, who was in my opinion the best of them, for seven years and I learned a lot from him. "I was also very happy... Read more
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Daily Star
Keeper Darren Randolph pulls off insane Cruyff turn in Republic of Ireland’s historic winwhen he pulled off a cheeky Cruyff turn on Juventus striker Simeone Zaza. The
Keeper Darren Randolph pulls off insane Cruyff turn in Republic of Ireland’s historic win
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
when he pulled off a cheeky Cruyff turn on Juventus striker Simeone Zaza. The Cruyff turn – made famous by Dutch legend Johan Cruyff – involves tricking the opponent into thinking you are going one way, when in fact you are going the opposite... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur FC
Johnny Brooks RIPJohnny in his 2001 book of ‘Football Heroes,’ with Brooks in there alongside th
Johnny Brooks RIP
Tottenham Hotspur FC / Posted 4 days ago
Johnny in his 2001 book of ‘Football Heroes,’ with Brooks in there alongside the likes of Pele, Bobby Moore, George Best, Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Alfredo di Stefano, John Charles, Tom Finney, Duncan Edwards and company. Said Terry: “His... Read more
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Manchester United
Memphis DepayAccording to Johan (Cruyff), being active allows you to move forward, being act
Memphis Depay
Manchester United / Posted 5 days ago
According to Johan (Cruyff), being active allows you to move forward, being active is a necessity for every child. Today on the day that Johan would have celebrated his 69th birthday the Cruyff Foundation would like to share their new video to honor... Read more
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The Anfield Wrap
Liverpool – The Ones That Got Away: 11 Nearly But Not Quite Transfers For The Redsfootballers of this generation, playing over 100 games in both Turin and Barcel
Liverpool – The Ones That Got Away: 11 Nearly But Not Quite Transfers For The Reds
The Anfield Wrap / Posted 5 days ago
footballers of this generation, playing over 100 games in both Turin and Barcelona. He thrived under the leadership of Johan Cruyff at the Nou Camp, and became a member of what is known as the ‘dream team’, featuring fellow managers Pep... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Watch Darren Randolph earn himself a new nickname after Cruyff turnboth loved it and hated it at the same time… Darren, the 34th minute of tonigh
Watch Darren Randolph earn himself a new nickname after Cruyff turn
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
both loved it and hated it at the same time… Darren, the 34th minute of tonight's game was not the time to pay tribute to Johan Cruyff Randolph taking a chance at the back but he gets away with it, little turn. ME NERVES. #IRLITA Surely it’s a... Read more
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Gazette News
Youngsters enjoy VIP experience at Barcelona FCbut the boys were able to get inside and sit in the room which has been shared
Youngsters enjoy VIP experience at Barcelona FC
Gazette News / Posted 5 days ago
but the boys were able to get inside and sit in the room which has been shared by everyone from legends Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff, Xavi and Pep Guardiola to modern day heroes Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez Neymar, Andres Iniesta and Gerard... Read more
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give me sport
Jack Wilshere should consider life-changing decision this summer if he wants to fulfil potentialpast, Guardiola would no doubt unlock his world class potential. Having played
Jack Wilshere should consider life-changing decision this summer if he wants to fulfil potential
give me sport / Posted 6 days ago
past, Guardiola would no doubt unlock his world class potential. Having played in a similar role himself under the great Johan Cruyff, Guardiola has nurtured the likes of Xavi, Iniesta, Thiago and Sergio Busquets. Wilshere must take the plunge... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester United legends in your own homecompany!) there's no denying that the club has a rich history of producing icon
Manchester United legends in your own home
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
company!) there's no denying that the club has a rich history of producing icons of the beautiful game." As well as the United legends you can also choose from Welsh wizard Gareth Bale and the two Dutch masters Marco van Basten and Johan... Read more
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walesonline
Why is Bale was not in this football legends range? He is nowThere's David Beckham, George Best, Johan Cruyff, Eric Cantona and Marco Van Ba
Why is Bale was not in this football legends range? He is now
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
There's David Beckham, George Best, Johan Cruyff, Eric Cantona and Marco Van Basten in the new 'Football Icons' range from Murals Wallpaper to celebrate Euro 2016. But no Welsh legend. So we asked the company to design a mural of the Cardiff born... Read more
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football411
Zwolle announce Van Hintum exita defence that conceded 50 goals last term as Gaziantepspor finished in a disap
Zwolle announce Van Hintum exit
football411 / Posted 7 days ago
a defence that conceded 50 goals last term as Gaziantepspor finished in a disappointing 14th position in the league standings. During his five seasons with Zwolle, the Dutchman won the KNVB Beker and Johan Cruyff shield. Posted: 2016-06-21 12:5... Read more
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give me sport
Andres Iniesta is the graceful conductor of a pitch-perfect Spanish orchestraskills better than the vast majority of other players: ball retention and passi
Andres Iniesta is the graceful conductor of a pitch-perfect Spanish orchestra
give me sport / Posted 7 days ago
skills better than the vast majority of other players: ball retention and passing. The late, great Dutch maestro, Johan Cruyff once stated: “Technique is not being able to juggle a ball 1,000 times… Technique is passing the ball with one... Read more
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give me sport
Paul Merson explains how much better Diego Maradona was than Cristiano Ronaldowhere does he belong when discussing football’s true greats; the likes of Pele,
Paul Merson explains how much better Diego Maradona was than Cristiano Ronaldo
give me sport / Posted 8 days ago
where does he belong when discussing football’s true greats; the likes of Pele, Diego Maradona, Alfredo di Stefano, Johan Cruyff and, of course, Lionel Messi. SIGN UP NOW Want to become a GMS writer? Sign up now and submit a 250-word test... Read more
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HITC Sport
Peru's brilliant Copa América run recalls 1975 and their finest hourmagical playmakers, who have now been forgotten by many football historians. H
Peru's brilliant Copa América run recalls 1975 and their finest hour
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
magical playmakers, who have now been forgotten by many football historians. Hugo “Cholo” Sotil had just won La Liga with Johan Cruyff and Barcelona, and César “The Left-Footed Poet” – it sounds better in Spanish – Cueto, was a human highlight... Read more
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soccernews
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierrathat list. “I am very happy to be here,” he told the club’s official website.
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierra
soccernews / Posted 10 days ago
that list. “I am very happy to be here,” he told the club’s official website. “I know a lot of big names from the past: Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten and Luis Suarez. Ajax has a wonderful history. “It is fantastic that I should start wearing... Read more
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Soccer Way
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierra that list. "I am very happy to be here," he told the club's official website.
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierra
Soccer Way / Posted 10 days ago
that list. "I am very happy to be here," he told the club's official website. "I know a lot of big names from the past: Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten and Luis Suarez. Ajax has a wonderful history. "It is fantastic that I should start wearing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Jamie Vardy makes it four England goals in five appearancesLeicester striker was back in the starting XI at Wembley, on a night when both
Jamie Vardy makes it four England goals in five appearances
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Leicester striker was back in the starting XI at Wembley, on a night when both teams paid tribute to late Dutch legend Johan Cruyff. Vardy converted Kyle Walker's cross to give England the lead just before half-time, but Holland responded in... Read more
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Everton FC
New Boss Hails Dutch InfluencesRonald Koeman has paid tribute to Dutch legends Johan Cruyff and Rinus Michels,
New Boss Hails Dutch Influences
Everton FC / Posted 12 days ago
Ronald Koeman has paid tribute to Dutch legends Johan Cruyff and Rinus Michels, crediting the pair with helping shape his career in football management. The Blues’ new manager enjoyed a trophy-laden playing career, including eight league titles and... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Kulkarni's (sort-of) Cruyff turn, and Madziva's errant towelhad lost four wickets in four balls. Kulkarni channels Cruyff "If you want to
Kulkarni's (sort-of) Cruyff turn, and Madziva's errant towel
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 12 days ago
had lost four wickets in four balls. Kulkarni channels Cruyff "If you want to play quicker you can start running faster," Johan Cruyff, the former Netherlands football international, once said, "but it's the ball that decides the speed of the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Total Football, Barcelona... Leeds United 2016/17?City boss Manuel Pellegrini at Malaga, where he managed the reserve team. He s
Total Football, Barcelona... Leeds United 2016/17?
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
City boss Manuel Pellegrini at Malaga, where he managed the reserve team. He said: “The biggest impact for me was what Johan Cruyff did with Barcelona. Like with everything in life, until someone achieves something, it is considered... Read more
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Everton FC
Koeman's Greatest Momentthe continent’s most prestigious trophy in club football had evaded the grasp o
Koeman's Greatest Moment
Everton FC / Posted 13 days ago
the continent’s most prestigious trophy in club football had evaded the grasp of the Catalan giants. Legendary figures Johan Cruyff, Gary Lineker, Migueli, Diego Maradona and Hans Krankl had all worn the iconic red and blue stripes without... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesThis Day In 1999: The One And Only Sir Bobby Robson Takes Over At Newcastle On
Who Ate all the Pies
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 14 days ago
This Day In 1999: The One And Only Sir Bobby Robson Takes Over At Newcastle On This Day In 1905: Chelsea Play Their First Ever Game At Stamford Bridge Retro Football: 12 Corking Photos Of Johan Cruyff In His 1970s PompGet the late... Read more
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Squawka
Why key Spurs duo continue to be split up on the int'l stageskills” in order to “bring you out of trouble and set up the forwards”, as stat
Why key Spurs duo continue to be split up on the int'l stage
Squawka / Posted 14 days ago
skills” in order to “bring you out of trouble and set up the forwards”, as stated by Pep Guardiola; a renowned disciple of Johan Cruyff. Neither passes for the sake of it, as there’s a purpose behind every ball; what both Ajax and Spurs have... Read more
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FIFA
Mathieu making the critics eat their wordsout a place in history – no mean feat at a club so rich in past triumphs. Like
Mathieu making the critics eat their words
FIFA / Posted 14 days ago
out a place in history – no mean feat at a club so rich in past triumphs. Like the line-ups coached by Pep Guardiola and Johan Cruyff before them, the current Barça crop have not just racked up trophy after trophy, they have done so in a manner... Read more
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Squawka
Spain’s fury and finesse: The conflict that defines European football’s most dominant culturemake-up of the football purveyed by the city’s most dominant club side is no di
Spain’s fury and finesse: The conflict that defines European football’s most dominant culture
Squawka / Posted 15 days ago
make-up of the football purveyed by the city’s most dominant club side is no different either. Through Rinus Michels and Johan Cruyff, Barcelona are as much a product of the Dutch school as any Spanish influences over their style of play, and the... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Salthill sizzle... football fans win cricket tournamentfor 6, they were in a pickle. Once Ashmore left for 16, the game was sadly up.
Salthill sizzle... football fans win cricket tournament
Chichester Observer / Posted 16 days ago
for 6, they were in a pickle. Once Ashmore left for 16, the game was sadly up. Jaycocks, after defending a ball, played a Johan-Cruyff turn with the ball and it trickled on to the stumps as Bognor finished on 68 all out. However the youngsters... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Ronald Koeman: The life and times of the man closing in on Everton jobrarely been dull and coloured vibrantly with major trophy after major trophy.
Ronald Koeman: The life and times of the man closing in on Everton job
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
rarely been dull and coloured vibrantly with major trophy after major trophy. He had been reunited with his old Ajax coach Johan Cruyff at Barcelona three years before their triumphant night in London against Sampdoria when the 26-year-old left... Read more
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Football.co.uk
England team need to lose honesty if they want to be winnerssexy young ladies. So instead of mentally preparing for the biggest game of th
England team need to lose honesty if they want to be winners
Football.co.uk / Posted 16 days ago
sexy young ladies. So instead of mentally preparing for the biggest game of their lives like their German counterparts, Johan Cruyff, Johan Neeskens, Johnny Rep and the rest of the Dutch total football stars spent the night before explaining to... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Pep Profile Pt 4.1 - Evolution Of A Philosophyno small part it is that from the day he arrived at the club he spent 24 years
Pep Profile Pt 4.1 - Evolution Of A Philosophy
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 17 days ago
no small part it is that from the day he arrived at the club he spent 24 years preparing himself for the job. It was Johan Cruyff who laid the foundations for Guardiola's subsequent success. In Guardiola Cruyff saw an avid learner & the Dutch... Read more
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livesoccertv
Cristiano Ronaldo claims he has been the best player in the world for 20 years20 years considering the fact that he has won the Ballon d’Or six times, same a
Cristiano Ronaldo claims he has been the best player in the world for 20 years
livesoccertv / Posted 17 days ago
20 years considering the fact that he has won the Ballon d’Or six times, same as legendary footballers such as the late Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten and Michel Platini. On the other hand, his greatest rival in modern football, Lionel Messi,... Read more
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Goal.com
Vincent Janssen - The Eredivisie star who can shine for Tottenhamalso followed in the footsteps of Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, Klaas-Jan Hunt
Vincent Janssen - The Eredivisie star who can shine for Tottenham
Goal.com / Posted 18 days ago
also followed in the footsteps of Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Christian Eriksen in winning the Johan Cruyff Award for Young Talent of the Year. Both impressive feats and illustrious predecessors, so there was no surprise... Read more
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walesonline
'Forgotten' Welsh stars of Euro '76 relive last eight appearanceon the tournament. Referee Clive Thomas took charge of a semi-final between th
'Forgotten' Welsh stars of Euro '76 relive last eight appearance
walesonline / Posted 18 days ago
on the tournament. Referee Clive Thomas took charge of a semi-final between the great Dutch side of the 1970s featuring Johan Cruyff against an unfancied Czechoslovakia team. The teams fought out a gruelling contest on a rain-soaked pitch with... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton next manager: Ronald Koeman in his own wordsEuro 88 semi-final win in Hamburg. Holland and Germany don’t get on. At all “B
Everton next manager: Ronald Koeman in his own words
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
Euro 88 semi-final win in Hamburg. Holland and Germany don’t get on. At all “Before the game in the dressing room, Johan Cruyff just said to us: ‘Enjoy it and give everything you have.’ Enjoy? The word didn’t seem to fit in that... Read more
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Billboard
Hardwell to Perform at New York's UN Headquartersis taking part in an event at the UN headquarters in New York, organized by the
Hardwell to Perform at New York's UN Headquarters
Billboard / Posted 19 days ago
is taking part in an event at the UN headquarters in New York, organized by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Johan Cruyff Foundation, on June 16, with a performance at the closing reception. Hardwell will also be spotlighting his... Read more
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Football365
Portrait of an icon: Michael Laudrupmidfielder capable of playing anywhere across the pitch, he was a total footbal
Portrait of an icon: Michael Laudrup
Football365 / Posted 20 days ago
midfielder capable of playing anywhere across the pitch, he was a total footballer who peaked under the tutelage of Johan Cruyff and his Barcelona vision. He was arguably the most elegant European player of all time; after Cruyff of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Steely Fomenko leads Ukraine into Euro 20161970s. As a coach, Fomenko guided Dynamo to a famous Champions League victory
Steely Fomenko leads Ukraine into Euro 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
1970s. As a coach, Fomenko guided Dynamo to a famous Champions League victory over a Barcelona side coached by the late Johan Cruyff. If he can recreate such efforts at Euro 2016, the 67-year-old Fomenko -- who took over the national side after... Read more
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Evening Standard
Money-driven clubs resent Euro 2016, but it offers players immortalityEnglish football history is of Bobby Moore on a June afternoon holding the Jule
Money-driven clubs resent Euro 2016, but it offers players immortality
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
English football history is of Bobby Moore on a June afternoon holding the Jules Rimet trophy aloft. Pele, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff and Michel Platini cemented themselves in the collective consciousness in their national colours rather than... Read more
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give me sport
Five Man Utd players in most danger of being shown the exit by Jose Mourinho this summerthe club amidst a media frenzy - in which the 21-year-old Dutchman had been com
Five Man Utd players in most danger of being shown the exit by Jose Mourinho this summer
give me sport / Posted 21 days ago
the club amidst a media frenzy - in which the 21-year-old Dutchman had been compared to everyone from Cristiano Ronaldo to Johan Cruyff - Depay made a promising start to his Old Trafford career, scoring two and assisting another in his team's 3-1... Read more
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Squawka
Barcelona's Messi tipped to lose his Ballon d'Or crown to Real Madrid starrecent success coming in 2014. Only Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who added his fif
Barcelona's Messi tipped to lose his Ballon d'Or crown to Real Madrid star
Squawka / Posted 21 days ago
recent success coming in 2014. Only Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who added his fifth award last year, has won it more times. Johan Cruyff, Michel Platini and Marco van Basten have also won the award three times. The Portuguese will be looking to... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Man City boss Guardiola: Messi should play until he's 40on the club's recent success - he won 14 of a possible 19 titles. “The only th
Man City boss Guardiola: Messi should play until he's 40
tribalfootball.com / Posted 22 days ago
on the club's recent success - he won 14 of a possible 19 titles. “The only thing I did was to transmit the learnings of [Johan] Cruyff and [Carles] Rexach to the new generations," he said. On Barca, Guardiola hopes things will continue that way... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
58 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2016former child star and mother of Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin, died of sep
58 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2016
EveningTimes Online / Posted 24 days ago
former child star and mother of Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin, died of sepsis from a ruptured intestine aged 69. Johan Cruyff - football legend One of football’s most iconic players, won three consecutive European Cups with Ajax from... Read more
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heraldscotland
58 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2016former child star and mother of Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin, died of sep
58 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 2016
heraldscotland / Posted 24 days ago
former child star and mother of Lord of the Rings actor Sean Astin, died of sepsis from a ruptured intestine aged 69. Johan Cruyff - football legend One of football’s most iconic players, won three consecutive European Cups with Ajax from... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Ajax Set For Barcelona Meeting?to a true legend of world football, iconic to both Ajax and Barcelona, these cl
Ajax Set For Barcelona Meeting?
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 24 days ago
to a true legend of world football, iconic to both Ajax and Barcelona, these clubs could meet and compete in honour of Johan Cruyff for the Joan Gamper Trophy in August. RAC 1 has reported Barcelona have sounded our Ajax about becoming the... Read more
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TEAMTalk
WATCH: Skill Academy - The Cruyff Turn, starring Kane & NeuerShare this Page Johan Cruyff: Revolutionising the game In our latest Skill Ac
WATCH: Skill Academy - The Cruyff Turn, starring Kane & Neuer
TEAMTalk / Posted 25 days ago
Share this Page Johan Cruyff: Revolutionising the game In our latest Skill Academy lesson, Danny Owen takes a detailed look at the Cruyff turn, made famous by the legendary player himself. “I never get tired of seeing it, no way. He could have... Read more
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