Johan Cruyff

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Tottenham Hotspur FC
Foundation introduces Vincent to Ferry Lane’s Cruyff Court 30 September 2016The Dutch international, who joined the Club this summer, was recently given a
Foundation introduces Vincent to Ferry Lane’s Cruyff Court 30 September 2016
Tottenham Hotspur FC / Posted 11 hours ago
The Dutch international, who joined the Club this summer, was recently given a Johan Cruyff award after topping the Eredivisie scoring charts for AZ Alkmaar last season, and as part of the award will get to donate a Cruyff Court to his hometown of... Read more
20h
Evening Standard
Exclusive: Janssen inspired to succeed by family’s Olympic pedigreefourth in the Eredivisie and scoring for Holland in a 2-1 win over England at W
Exclusive: Janssen inspired to succeed by family’s Olympic pedigree
Evening Standard / Posted 20 hours ago
fourth in the Eredivisie and scoring for Holland in a 2-1 win over England at Wembley. For his work, Janssen collected the Johan Cruyff Trophy, awarded to the brightest talent of the year in Dutch football. Previous winners include his club-mate... Read more
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22h
Goal.com
Arsene Wenger’s best 20th anniversary present would be to quit ArsenalOf course, Wenger should be commended for sticking to his beliefs; remaining lo
Arsene Wenger’s best 20th anniversary present would be to quit Arsenal
Goal.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Of course, Wenger should be commended for sticking to his beliefs; remaining loyal to his footballing philosophy. As Johan Cruyff once said, "It's better to go down with your own vision than with someone else's." Brady hails 'best-ever'... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
Nick Hornby: Tribute to Arsene Wengerof newspaper talk -- the only kind of talk, back then -- about other outsiders
Nick Hornby: Tribute to Arsene Wenger
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 23 hours ago
of newspaper talk -- the only kind of talk, back then -- about other outsiders replacing Rioch, notably Terry Venables and Johan Cruyff. Arsenal fans would have been delighted with either. But a third name was being mentioned, too, the French... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Sterling back on course to join world elite says Rodgers before Euro reunionflights throughout the world] and I didn’t,” said Rodgers. “Guardiola brought
Sterling back on course to join world elite says Rodgers before Euro reunion
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
flights throughout the world] and I didn’t,” said Rodgers. “Guardiola brought back the old Barcelona, going back to Johan Cruyff and really refreshed that way of working and that style and he gave the team an identity which was really... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
How Pep gets his Man City messages across on the touchlineEFL Cup tie at Swansea last week, when Gael Clichy went from left back to goals
How Pep gets his Man City messages across on the touchline
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
EFL Cup tie at Swansea last week, when Gael Clichy went from left back to goalscoring inside right during one flowing move.Johan Cruyff scores as Holland destroy Argentina 4-0 in the 1974 World Cup finals And the resemblance to the Dutch team that... Read more
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Bleacher Report
La Liga Hangover: Welcome to Zidane's New World, Where Cristiano Now LivesBrazil and playing like them too, reflecting the essence of a manager in Quique
La Liga Hangover: Welcome to Zidane's New World, Where Cristiano Now Lives
Bleacher Report / Posted 4 days ago
Brazil and playing like them too, reflecting the essence of a manager in Quique Setien whose philosophy he says is that of Johan Cruyff—had more of the ball and caused problems. Tana was brilliant again, and Roque Mesa conducted things from... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Ten things that SA sport must fix“total football” in the 1970s, insisting on a fluid circulation of talents that
Ten things that SA sport must fix
Mail & Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
“total football” in the 1970s, insisting on a fluid circulation of talents that made best use of gifted players like Johan Cruyff. The Kiwis are similarly obsessed with fast, attacking rugby based on strong fundamentals and athleticism rather... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Twitter Reaction: Arnold Palmer, 'forever The King'Palmer transcended golf and sport. His celebrity was ubiquitous not for any sca
Twitter Reaction: Arnold Palmer, 'forever The King'
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Palmer transcended golf and sport. His celebrity was ubiquitous not for any scandal, but because of his skill, class and cool. Think of the sports losses in 2016: Muhammad Ali, Gordie Howe, Arnold Palmer, Pat Summitt, and Johan Cruyff among ot... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Storm Gathers On Artificial Grass Turfplayers harshly criticised the field saying it caused many injuries as a result
Storm Gathers On Artificial Grass Turf
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
players harshly criticised the field saying it caused many injuries as a result of the harder surface. When Johan Cruyff became the advisor of the team, he recommended the switch to natural grass, which the team did in 2012. And... Read more
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soccernews
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?early 1960s has rarely – if ever – been surpassed. It’s hardly surprising that
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?
soccernews / Posted 8 days ago
early 1960s has rarely – if ever – been surpassed. It’s hardly surprising that he is still Madrid’s longest-serving boss. JOHAN CRUYFF’S BARCELONA (1990-94) Johan Cruyff, the most influential figure in Barcelona’s modern history, set up a side... Read more
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Soccer Way
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?early 1960s has rarely - if ever - been surpassed. It's hardly surprising that
Real Madrid miss out on record but how do Zidane´s men compare with LaLiga´s finest?
Soccer Way / Posted 8 days ago
early 1960s has rarely - if ever - been surpassed. It's hardly surprising that he is still Madrid's longest-serving boss. JOHAN CRUYFF'S BARCELONA (1990-94) Johan Cruyff, the most influential figure in Barcelona's modern history, set up a side... Read more
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Goal.com
How a president in a waiter's disguise sealed Barca deal for Ronaldoforwards. Back then, Barca needed a big signing, a player who could help the f
How a president in a waiter's disguise sealed Barca deal for Ronaldo
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
forwards. Back then, Barca needed a big signing, a player who could help the fans forget the disappointing end to the Johan Cruyff era. His successor, Bobby Robson, was not considered a particularly exciting choice and the Catalan club... Read more
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Goal.com
How a president in a waiter's disguise sealed Barca deal for Ronaldoforwards. Back then, Barca needed a big signing, a player who could help the f
How a president in a waiter's disguise sealed Barca deal for Ronaldo
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
forwards. Back then, Barca needed a big signing, a player who could help the fans forget the disappointing end to the Johan Cruyff era. His successor, Bobby Robson, was not considered a particularly exciting choice and the Catalan club... Read more
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Daily Mail
Wenger revolutionised English game - we'll never see his like againsacked Bruce Rioch in the summer of 1996, the first name on everyone's lips as
Wenger revolutionised English game - we'll never see his like again
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
sacked Bruce Rioch in the summer of 1996, the first name on everyone's lips as the potential successor was the legendary Johan Cruyff. It proved a non-starter, Cruyff didn't want a manager's job at the time and in any case Arsenal's most... Read more
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Goal.com
How far could Ronaldo have gone without his injuries?serious knee injury. At Barcelona Ronaldo smashed 47 goals in 49 games, surpas
How far could Ronaldo have gone without his injuries?
Goal.com / Posted 9 days ago
serious knee injury. At Barcelona Ronaldo smashed 47 goals in 49 games, surpassing the records of legends like Romario and Johan Cruyff. Not satisfied with being Catalunya's prime hitman, Ronaldo went on to do the same at Inter, inspiring the... Read more
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Bleacher Report
When AC Milan Ended Cruyff's Barcelona Dream TeamThe late, great Johan Cruyff was synonymous with adventurous, one might even sa
When AC Milan Ended Cruyff's Barcelona Dream Team
Bleacher Report / Posted 9 days ago
The late, great Johan Cruyff was synonymous with adventurous, one might even say hedonistic football. As a player, he was a wonder, with his lustrous dribbles and fluid movements microcosmic of Dutch footballing culture. As a manager, he was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Toure camp ‘surprised’ by Guardiola’s apology requesthe is more important than he is and said the situation would not have occurred
Toure camp ‘surprised’ by Guardiola’s apology request
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
he is more important than he is and said the situation would not have occurred in his day as a player at Barcelona under Johan Cruyff. “I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak against Johan Cruyff,” he... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Messi made Barcelona not Pep': Toure's agent continues war of wordsthe media and speaks. I cannot imagine in my day at Barcelona when a player's a
'Messi made Barcelona not Pep': Toure's agent continues war of words
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
the media and speaks. I cannot imagine in my day at Barcelona when a player's agent would go to the media and speak against Johan Cruyff. 'Maybe it's the new era but I'm old generation and an old generation agent has to make his players his job and... Read more
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Manchester City MAD
Toure future up in the air"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Toure future up in the air
Manchester City MAD / Posted 9 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Manchester City MAD
Yaya Toures Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toures Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola
Manchester City MAD / Posted 9 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy I am old... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola
Football.co.uk / Posted 9 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Yaya Toure facing Man City axe over agent attack on Pep Guardiolahe is more important than he is and said the situation would not have occurred
Yaya Toure facing Man City axe over agent attack on Pep Guardiola
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
he is more important than he is and said the situation would not have occurred in his day as a player at Barcelona under Johan Cruyff. "I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak against Johan Cruyff," he... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Yaya Won't Play Again Until He Apologisesthe media and speaks. I cannot imagine in my day at Barcelona when a player's a
Yaya Won't Play Again Until He Apologises
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 9 days ago
the media and speaks. I cannot imagine in my day at Barcelona when a player's agent would go to the media and speak against Johan Cruyff.' 'Maybe it's the new era but I'm old generation and an old generation agent has to make his players his job... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Agent hits back at Pep as Yaya Toure row spirals out of control“I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Agent hits back at Pep as Yaya Toure row spirals out of control
TEAMTalk / Posted 9 days ago
“I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. “Maybe it’s a new era now, the new period changing, but I’m an old guy. I am old... Read more
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The News and Star
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Yaya Toure closer to the exit after Pep's row with his agent"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure closer to the exit after Pep's row with his agent
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure's Man City future up in air as agent hits back at Pep Guardiola
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Herald.ie
Sorry seems to be the hardest word for Toure's agent and City boss Pepsaid: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager
Sorry seems to be the hardest word for Toure's agent and City boss Pep
Herald.ie / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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express
Yaya Toure's agent declares war on Man City boss Pep Guardiola over ongoing disputemore important than he actually is and said the situation would not have occurr
Yaya Toure's agent declares war on Man City boss Pep Guardiola over ongoing dispute
express / Posted 10 days ago
more important than he actually is and said the situation would not have occurred in his day as a player at Barcelona under Johan Cruyff. “I cannot imagine in my day when a player’s agent would go to the media and speak against Johan Cruyff,” he... Read more
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BBC Football
Zinedine Zidane: How Real Madrid boss has turned side into record breakersprove to be their turning point arrived: the Clasico at Barcelona on 2 April.
Zinedine Zidane: How Real Madrid boss has turned side into record breakers
BBC Football / Posted 10 days ago
prove to be their turning point arrived: the Clasico at Barcelona on 2 April. Barca were paying tribute to club legend Johan Cruyff, who had died a week earlier, and they had every intention of marking his memory with another crushing victory... Read more
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Football365
Yaya's agent v Pep: The battle continues“I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya's agent v Pep: The battle continues
Football365 / Posted 10 days ago
“I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. “Maybe it’s a new era now, the new period changing, but I’m an old guy. I am old... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Yaya Toure closer to Manchester City exit after agent rant with Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure closer to Manchester City exit after agent rant with Pep Guardiola
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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The News and Star
Yaya Toure closer to Manchester City exit after agent rant with Pep Guardiola"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure closer to Manchester City exit after agent rant with Pep Guardiola
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Yaya Toure's agent accuses Pep Guardiola as Manchester City boss demands apology"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure's agent accuses Pep Guardiola as Manchester City boss demands apology
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Super Sport
Pep demands Yaya apology, agent refusesas a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow
Pep demands Yaya apology, agent refuses
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
as a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow his agent to speak out against Dutch legend Johan Cruyff, then the club's manager. "I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak... Read more
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The News and Star
Yaya Toure's agent accuses Pep Guardiola as Manchester City boss demands apology"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent)
Yaya Toure's agent accuses Pep Guardiola as Manchester City boss demands apology
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
"I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager (agent) going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Sporting Life
Guardiola wants Toure apologysaid: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager
Guardiola wants Toure apology
Sporting Life / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that."Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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caughtoffside
Dimitri Seluk reacts to Pep Guardiola over Yaya Tourein my period when I was a football player, my manager [agent] going to the medi
Dimitri Seluk reacts to Pep Guardiola over Yaya Toure
caughtoffside / Posted 10 days ago
in my period when I was a football player, my manager [agent] going to the media and speaking against [then Barcelona boss] Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. “Maybe it’s a new era now, the new period changing, but I’m an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Transfermarkt
Guardiola wants agent apology before Toure returns for Manchester Citysaid: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager
Guardiola wants agent apology before Toure returns for Manchester City
Transfermarkt / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Daily Mail
Toure won't play for City unless his agent apologises, says Guardiolahas apologised for his comments 'I cannot imagine in my day when a player's ag
Toure won't play for City unless his agent apologises, says Guardiola
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
has apologised for his comments 'I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak against Johan Cruyff. 'Maybe it's the new era but I'm old generation, and an old generation agent has to make his players his job... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Yaya Toure won't play until he says sorry - Guardiolaas a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow
Yaya Toure won't play until he says sorry - Guardiola
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
as a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow his agent to speak out against Dutch legend Johan Cruyff, then the club's manager. "I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Pep Guardiola wants agent apology before Yaya Toure returns for Manchester Citysaid: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager
Pep Guardiola wants agent apology before Yaya Toure returns for Manchester City
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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The News and Star
Pep Guardiola wants agent apology before Yaya Toure returns for Manchester Citysaid: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager
Pep Guardiola wants agent apology before Yaya Toure returns for Manchester City
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine, in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pep Guardiola wants agent apology before Yaya Toure returns for Man Citysaid: "I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager g
Pep Guardiola wants agent apology before Yaya Toure returns for Man City
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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iol.co.za
Toure won't play until he says sorry - Guardiolaas a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow
Toure won't play until he says sorry - Guardiola
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
as a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow his agent to speak out against Dutch legend Johan Cruyff, then the club's manager. "I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak... Read more
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HITC Sport
How Koeman and Guardiola have more in common than you may thinkdiscusses Koeman's early career at Barcelona, when the Dutchman was a senior pr
How Koeman and Guardiola have more in common than you may think
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
discusses Koeman's early career at Barcelona, when the Dutchman was a senior pro at the Spanish club their then manager Johan Cruyff told Koeman that he would be taking in a new room-mate, a teenager with a thirst for knowledge. Koeman was... Read more
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Super Sport
Pep demands apology before Yaya playsas a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow
Pep demands apology before Yaya plays
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
as a player at Barcelona in the early 1990s, he would never have dared to allow his agent to speak out against Dutch legend Johan Cruyff, then the club's manager. "I cannot imagine in my day when a player's agent would go to the media and speak... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Guardiola demands Yaya agent apologysaid: "I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager g
Guardiola demands Yaya agent apology
Sport in a storm / Posted 10 days ago
said: "I cannot imagine in my period when I was a football player, my manager going to the media and speaking against Johan Cruyff, about this and about that. "Maybe it's a new era now, the new period changing, but I'm an old guy. I am old... Read more
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