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TSN
Big Sam? Big Sham is more like itgo on to wreak more havoc on English football than any magical mazy run through
Big Sam? Big Sham is more like it
TSN / Posted 13 hours ago
go on to wreak more havoc on English football than any magical mazy run through the porous English defensive lines by Maradona - circa 1986 World Cup Finals quarter-final. Allardyce’s outing this week, by a media which has long not fully... Read more
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Goal.com
Which player would Chelsea fans borrow from their top rivals?of weakness in the Blues’ current side. While the innovation in BFB Champions,
Which player would Chelsea fans borrow from their top rivals?
Goal.com / Posted 21 hours ago
of weakness in the Blues’ current side. While the innovation in BFB Champions, in which Argentina and Napoli legend Diego Maradona is the star attraction, is a brilliant, sociable quirk to the game, it is something unlikely to take off in the... Read more
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Brandon Sun
After 25 years, Napoli is emerging from Maradona's shadowNAPLES, Italy - Still attempting to climb out of Diego Maradona's shadow after
After 25 years, Napoli is emerging from Maradona's shadow
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
NAPLES, Italy - Still attempting to climb out of Diego Maradona's shadow after 25 years in relative obscurity, Napoli appears to be on the verge of something special. The southern club was thoroughly dominant in a 4-2 win over Benfica on Wednesday,... Read more
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Squawka
“Even Messi misses them” – Atletico boss Diego Simeone won’t strip Griezmann of penalty dutylast season as well. Simeone, however, has backed the 25-year-old and insists
“Even Messi misses them” – Atletico boss Diego Simeone won’t strip Griezmann of penalty duty
Squawka / Posted 2 days ago
last season as well. Simeone, however, has backed the 25-year-old and insists even past and present greats such as Diego Maradona, Michel Platini and Zico struggled from the penalty spot. “Maradona, Messi, Platini and Zico have all missed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Atletico hit new heights in latest Bayern humbling–SimeoneLeague final. However, Simeone insisted the Frenchman will remain on spot-kick
Atletico hit new heights in latest Bayern humbling–Simeone
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
League final. However, Simeone insisted the Frenchman will remain on spot-kick duty. “He missed a penalty like (Diego) Maradona, (Lionel) Messi, (Michel) Platini, Zico, all the best players in the world,” added Simeone. “He will keep taking... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Why only Dhoni? Here are 6 other sportspersons just as deserving of a biopicthe greatest Indian hockey player ever. Depending on when you were born, he was
Why only Dhoni? Here are 6 other sportspersons just as deserving of a biopic
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
the greatest Indian hockey player ever. Depending on when you were born, he was like Pele (if you’re a grandfather), like Maradona (if you’re old enough to remember the Cold War) and Messi (if you’re a millenial).‘The Wizard’ led India to 3... Read more
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soccernews
Griezmann will still take penalties - Simeonepenalties in their last four Champions League games, failing to score any of th
Griezmann will still take penalties - Simeone
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
penalties in their last four Champions League games, failing to score any of them – with two missed by Griezmann. “[Diego] Maradona, [Lionel] Messi, [Michel] Platini and Zico have all missed penalties. Griezmann will carry on taking them,” Simeone... Read more
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Soccer Way
Griezmann will still take penalties - Simeonepenalties in their last four Champions League games, failing to score any of th
Griezmann will still take penalties - Simeone
Soccer Way / Posted 2 days ago
penalties in their last four Champions League games, failing to score any of them – with two missed by Griezmann. "[Diego] Maradona, [Lionel] Messi, [Michel] Platini and Zico have all missed penalties. Griezmann will carry on taking them," Simeone... Read more
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Goal.com
Antoine Griezmann will still take penalties - Simeonepenalties in their last four Champions League games, failing to score any of th
Antoine Griezmann will still take penalties - Simeone
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
penalties in their last four Champions League games, failing to score any of them – with two missed by Griezmann. "[Diego] Maradona, [Lionel] Messi, [Michel] Platini and Zico have all missed penalties. Griezmann will carry on taking them," Simeone... Read more
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Daily Mirror
11 legendary Championship Manager players whose real-life careers floppedSwede Moukoko began the 99/00 game in Derby County’s youth team. He was Waitros
11 legendary Championship Manager players whose real-life careers flopped
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Swede Moukoko began the 99/00 game in Derby County’s youth team. He was Waitrose quality for a Lidl price; the Maradona of the Midlands, for as little as £500k. When CM is cited in divorce cases, it is surely because of a disagreement... Read more
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Soccer Lens
Football Shirt Numbers History, retired shirts, the most famous / worst shirt numbersfootballers and their fame has rubbed off on the numbers they wore. From the l
Football Shirt Numbers History, retired shirts, the most famous / worst shirt numbers
Soccer Lens / Posted 3 days ago
footballers and their fame has rubbed off on the numbers they wore. From the legendary number ten shirt of Diego Maradona to the iconic number three shirt of Paolo Maldini, here are some of the most famous shirt numbers and the players... Read more
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give me sport
Bild reporter claims Mesut Ozil has signed a "new mega contract" at Arsenalnumber fits me and my position: playmaker. "It's my favourite number. Football
Bild reporter claims Mesut Ozil has signed a "new mega contract" at Arsenal
give me sport / Posted 3 days ago
number fits me and my position: playmaker. "It's my favourite number. Football legends like Zinedine Zidane, Diego Maradona and Pele wore that number on their backs. I'm really very happy to have it." It would seem any fears about Ozil... Read more
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soccernews
Menotti: Ronaldo never played in a team like Messi´sgood players, very good players, and then the magicians, who you have to leave
Menotti: Ronaldo never played in a team like Messi´s
soccernews / Posted 3 days ago
good players, very good players, and then the magicians, who you have to leave to one side – like Messi, Pele and [Diego] Maradona,” he added. “Messi is a player who wants to win everything, wherever he plays. What you have to do is be careful... Read more
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Soccer Way
Menotti: Ronaldo never played in a time like Messi´sgood players, very good players, and then the magicians, who you have to leave
Menotti: Ronaldo never played in a time like Messi´s
Soccer Way / Posted 3 days ago
good players, very good players, and then the magicians, who you have to leave to one side - like Messi, Pele and [Diego] Maradona," he added. "Messi is a player who wants to win everything, wherever he plays. What you have to do is be careful... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Retro Football: 12-Year-Old Erik Lamela Interviewed On Trans World Sport (Aires. Lamela sits down to natter about signing for River Plate, being pursued
Retro Football: 12-Year-Old Erik Lamela Interviewed On Trans World Sport (
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 4 days ago
Aires. Lamela sits down to natter about signing for River Plate, being pursued by Barcelona, and about his idol Diego Maradona – all the while looking every inch the young Claudio Caniggia… Aww, diddums – and who knew Lamela’s dad was John... Read more
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The World Game
Socceroos Greats - Where are they now: Alex TobinMonumental stadium were incredible. I had never seen anything like that.There w
Socceroos Greats - Where are they now: Alex Tobin
The World Game / Posted 4 days ago
Monumental stadium were incredible. I had never seen anything like that.There was so much at stake and, of course, Diego Maradona was playing for the first time in Argentina after his ban. "Although the result was not the one we wanted because... Read more
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Goal.com
Marcos Acuna deserves Angel Di Maria's Argentina spot and what we learned in South America this weekhis brilliant start to the season and is a serious contender for the misfiring
Marcos Acuna deserves Angel Di Maria's Argentina spot and what we learned in South America this week
Goal.com / Posted 4 days ago
his brilliant start to the season and is a serious contender for the misfiring PSG man, while Boca had an eventful week and Maradona could be back The name Marcos Acuna might not be too familiar to fans living outside Argentina. Racing's Club's... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Remembering the Sheer Brilliance of Marcello Lippi's Juventusappointed by a declining and unstable Napoli in 1993. Beset with behind-the-sc
Remembering the Sheer Brilliance of Marcello Lippi's Juventus
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
appointed by a declining and unstable Napoli in 1993. Beset with behind-the-scenes problems in aftermath of their Diego Maradona-led glory years, Lippi would enhance his reputation by guiding them to a sixth-place finish in Serie A, earning a... Read more
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Super Sport
Five things we learnt in Serie Acarried him to a record 36 strikes for Napoli last season, failed to produce a
Five things we learnt in Serie A
Super Sport / Posted 5 days ago
carried him to a record 36 strikes for Napoli last season, failed to produce a shot on goal. MAREK'S ALMOST A MATCH FOR MARADONA Compared to Diego Maradona, Marek Hamsik is a relative unknown in the world of football. But ask Napoli fans about... Read more
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caughtoffside
Nicolae Stanciu: The Romanian rebela room crammed with the contemporary colours of the club he represented at the
Nicolae Stanciu: The Romanian rebel
caughtoffside / Posted 5 days ago
a room crammed with the contemporary colours of the club he represented at the inception of his career. And while the Maradona of the Carpathians is deified by the Romanian public, the nation’s greatest player belies the mold of their current... Read more
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The World Game
Overworked Messi risking early burn-outat the end of June. A few days later I expressed on this site the hope that, r
Overworked Messi risking early burn-out
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
at the end of June. A few days later I expressed on this site the hope that, rather than the usual comparison with Diego Maradona, on this occasion Messi would follow in the footsteps of Pele. The great Brazilian declared, after being brutally... Read more
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The World Game
Messi faces burnout juggling club and country demandsat the end of June. A few days later I expressed on this site the hope that, r
Messi faces burnout juggling club and country demands
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
at the end of June. A few days later I expressed on this site the hope that, rather than the usual comparison with Diego Maradona, on this occasion Messi would follow in the footsteps of Pele. The great Brazilian declared, after being brutally... Read more
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The World Game
Is Messi burning out?at the end of June. A few days later I expressed on this site the hope that, r
Is Messi burning out?
The World Game / Posted 6 days ago
at the end of June. A few days later I expressed on this site the hope that, rather than the usual comparison with Diego Maradona, on this occasion Messi would follow in the footsteps of Pele. The great Brazilian declared, after being brutally... Read more
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Scotsman
Aidan Smith: ‘We feel akin to the Argentinian psyche’more interesting, quirkier, sexier and yes more tragic! Admittedly when you se
Aidan Smith: ‘We feel akin to the Argentinian psyche’
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
more interesting, quirkier, sexier and yes more tragic! Admittedly when you search for near-equivalents to Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Mario Kempes, Ossie Ardiles, Leopoldo Luque, Juan Roman Riquelme and Fernando Redondo – he of the... Read more
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Scotsman
‘Jinky was our Messi – he was just incredible’but wiry men capable of extraordinary sorcery with the ball at their feet. “Yo
‘Jinky was our Messi – he was just incredible’
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
but wiry men capable of extraordinary sorcery with the ball at their feet. “You look at Messi just now in the modern game, Maradona even, then Jimmy was the same,” Clark said. “His ability and skill, it was just incredible. I know it’s maybe a bit... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Last-gasp win denied Pumas place in historykicks of the match, the noise - which reached a fever pitch before kickoff when
Last-gasp win denied Pumas place in history
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
kicks of the match, the noise - which reached a fever pitch before kickoff when the country's football World Cup hero Diego Maradona encouraged the crowd of 70,000 to new levels of excitement - might have echoed around the city. The match ended in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The day the Pumas almost beat the All Blackskicks of the match, the noise - which reached a fever pitch before kickoff when
The day the Pumas almost beat the All Blacks
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
kicks of the match, the noise - which reached a fever pitch before kickoff when the country's football World Cup hero Diego Maradona encouraged the crowd of 70,000 to new levels of excitement - might have echoed around the city. The match ended in... Read more
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Goal.com
Emmanuel AdebayorSee next slide in the gallery Adebayor's whisky, Maradona impregnating Madonna
Emmanuel Adebayor
Goal.com / Posted 7 days ago
See next slide in the gallery Adebayor's whisky, Maradona impregnating Madonna and the best football hoaxes 1 of 11 reacted angrily to claims that he had asked for drinks and cigarettes during talks with Lyon. But he is not the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Fidel Castro's photographer is his sonof his father meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US movie director
Fidel Castro's photographer is his son
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
of his father meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, US movie director Oliver Stone and Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona functioned as a sort of proof of life. "They are not so much official visits as visits from friends and admirers,"... Read more
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HITC Sport
Pochettino hails Wenger and hints that he'd like to replicate himmanager, back in March the Tottenham boss described Wenger as a special person,
Pochettino hails Wenger and hints that he'd like to replicate him
HITC Sport / Posted 7 days ago
manager, back in March the Tottenham boss described Wenger as a special person, comparable to that of Lionel Messi or Diego Maradona in terms of his consistency. In Wenger's two decades as Arsenal manager, the Frenchman has won 9 major trophies.... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Strange Legend of Simone Padoin at Juventuson other clubs, comparing his number of Serie A title wins (five) with players
The Strange Legend of Simone Padoin at Juventus
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
on other clubs, comparing his number of Serie A title wins (five) with players such as Francesco Totti (one) and Diego Maradona (two). It was a truly strange phenomenon, but it never showed signs of slowing down, with fans at the 2015... Read more
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forzaitalianfootball
The recent Eastern European obsession of Serie Afor €500,000. We’ve since seen him go on to captain Napoli and his recent goal
The recent Eastern European obsession of Serie A
forzaitalianfootball / Posted 8 days ago
for €500,000. We’ve since seen him go on to captain Napoli and his recent goal against Palermo moved the Slovak above Diego Maradona in the Partenopei’s goalscoring charts. Fiorentina showed big faith in Balkan players as they spent €10.75m on... Read more
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forzaitalianfootball
Napoli: The siren and her citypresident at the time, Corrado Ferlaino, decided to throw an unprecedented sum
Napoli: The siren and her city
forzaitalianfootball / Posted 8 days ago
president at the time, Corrado Ferlaino, decided to throw an unprecedented sum of money (£6.9m) at a man named Diego Maradona. The move for the Argentine superstar was so seismic that local politician Vincenzo Scotti was called in to use his... Read more
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Goal.com
Ronaldo O Fenomeno: Sao Cristovao's greatest sonhe was always very polite as well. “For me there has never been anybody else l
Ronaldo O Fenomeno: Sao Cristovao's greatest son
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
he was always very polite as well. “For me there has never been anybody else like him, everybody talks about Pele, Maradona, Zico, but did they achieve as much as he did, and against such great odds? I am not comparing who played better,... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Marcus`s Six Pack and George Best`s Double Hat-Trickkicked off the pitch during the 1966 World Cup Finals in England and in 1982, I
Marcus`s Six Pack and George Best`s Double Hat-Trick
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 8 days ago
kicked off the pitch during the 1966 World Cup Finals in England and in 1982, Italy`s Claudio Gentile, gave a young Diego Maradona a rough time during the World Cup Finals in Spain. However, the punishment dished out to the Brazilian and... Read more
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FIFA
Maradona, as others see him“Everyone has an opinion on Diego Armando Maradona, and that’s been the case si
Maradona, as others see him
FIFA / Posted 8 days ago
“Everyone has an opinion on Diego Armando Maradona, and that’s been the case since his playing days. His magnificent performances and extraordinary goals at Mexico 86 will live forever in the memories of all football lovers, myself included. My most... Read more
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FIFA
Maradona’s Seleção switchanswer is to be found in another of that era’s shining stars. Careca, Brazil’s
Maradona’s Seleção switch
FIFA / Posted 8 days ago
answer is to be found in another of that era’s shining stars. Careca, Brazil’s leading striker at Italy 1990, was Maradona’s team-mate at Napoli. He was also a friend and someone the Albiceleste icon admired greatly. Indeed, it was... Read more
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Times of Malta
You won't see a better goal than this one scored at Ta' Qali last nightlast January, scored a goal that will have football fans thinking back to the m
You won't see a better goal than this one scored at Ta' Qali last night
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
last January, scored a goal that will have football fans thinking back to the mazy run by all-time great Diego Armando Maradona that had England fans shaking their heads in disbelief during the 1986 World Cup. Beltre picked up the ball in his... Read more
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Goal.com
Lionel Messi is what Diego Maradona was - Matthausstar is every bit as good as his legendary countryman Barcelona and Argentina
Lionel Messi is what Diego Maradona was - Matthaus
Goal.com / Posted 10 days ago
star is every bit as good as his legendary countryman Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is the modern-day Diego Maradona, according to Germany great Lothar Matthaus. Messi is regularly compared to countryman Maradona and Brazilian Pele... Read more
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FIFA
Penalty pain and seventh heavento earth, his control was impeccable, plucking it out of the sky like it was th
Penalty pain and seventh heaven
FIFA / Posted 10 days ago
to earth, his control was impeccable, plucking it out of the sky like it was the simplest thing in the world. A touch Diego Maradona would be proud of. 0 – Colombia and Paraguay’s clash is the first at a FIFA Futsal World Cup to end goalless after... Read more
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soccernews
Messi is what Maradona was - MatthausBarcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is the modern-day Diego Maradona, acc
Messi is what Maradona was - Matthaus
soccernews / Posted 10 days ago
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is the modern-day Diego Maradona, according to Germany great Lothar Matthaus. Messi is regularly compared to countryman Maradona and Brazilian Pele in the discussion over the greatest footballers of all... Read more
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Soccer Way
Messi is what Maradona was - Matthaus Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is the modern-day Diego Maradona, a
Messi is what Maradona was - Matthaus
Soccer Way / Posted 10 days ago
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi is the modern-day Diego Maradona, according to Germany great Lothar Matthaus. Messi is regularly compared to countryman Maradona and Brazilian Pele in the discussion... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Mazzarri hails 'Watford's Maradona'boss Walter Mazzarri says Troy Deeney's audacious goal at West Ham puts the Wat
Mazzarri hails 'Watford's Maradona'
Sport in a storm / Posted 11 days ago
boss Walter Mazzarri says Troy Deeney's audacious goal at West Ham puts the Watford hitman in the same class as Diego Maradona. The Watford skipper produced a memorable finish during the Hornets' 4-2 win at the London Stadium last week -... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesDay Memories My Favourite Kit: Sampdoria 1990-92 25 Years On From The ‘Hand O
Who Ate all the Pies
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 11 days ago
Day Memories My Favourite Kit: Sampdoria 1990-92 25 Years On From The ‘Hand Of God’ – Superb Archive Photos Of Diego Maradona At 1986 World Cup 10 Great Football Insults Top 14 footballers who look a bit like women Shit Football Kits:... Read more
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HITC Sport
Ronaldo at 40: Il Fenomeno’s legacy as greatest ever No9, despite dodgy kneesThe other Ronaldo and Messi were brilliant teenagers but had nothing like the s
Ronaldo at 40: Il Fenomeno’s legacy as greatest ever No9, despite dodgy knees
HITC Sport / Posted 12 days ago
The other Ronaldo and Messi were brilliant teenagers but had nothing like the same impact at that age. Only Pelé, Diego Maradona and George Best can really compare. In 1997, aged 21, Ronaldo became the youngest winner of the Ballon d’Or, a... Read more
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The World Game
Deeney has talent like Maradona says MazzarriWest Ham was a great goal," Mazzarri was quoted as saying by Sky Sports. "Only
Deeney has talent like Maradona says Mazzarri
The World Game / Posted 13 days ago
West Ham was a great goal," Mazzarri was quoted as saying by Sky Sports. "Only a few players can do it and one of them was Maradona. It was incredible. "What I ask from Deeney and the whole squad - but Deeney is captain - is continuity. "[Victory... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Watford boss Mazzarri: Deeney just like Maradona!boss Walter Mazzarri has likened Troy Deeney to Diego Maradona! Deeney deliver
Watford boss Mazzarri: Deeney just like Maradona!
tribalfootball.com / Posted 13 days ago
boss Walter Mazzarri has likened Troy Deeney to Diego Maradona! Deeney delivered a knock-out goal in the 4-2 win over West Ham last week. Mazzarri was bowled over by it and said: “What he did against West Ham was great. “I've only seen a few... Read more
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soccernews
Deeney has talent like Maradona - MazzarriTroy Deeney’s goal for Watford against West Ham showed he has skills similar to
Deeney has talent like Maradona - Mazzarri
soccernews / Posted 13 days ago
Troy Deeney’s goal for Watford against West Ham showed he has skills similar to Diego Maradona, Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has claimed. Watford host Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United at Vicarage Road on Sunday and head coach Mazzarri will be... Read more
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express
Watford boss backs Troy Deeney to land knockout blow on Jose Mourinho and Man UnitedDeeney did against West Ham was a great goal,” Mazzarri said. “I’ve only seen
Watford boss backs Troy Deeney to land knockout blow on Jose Mourinho and Man United
express / Posted 13 days ago
Deeney did against West Ham was a great goal,” Mazzarri said. “I’ve only seen a few players do it and one of them was Maradona. “To score a goal like that is incredible but what I ask from the squad, and especially Deeney as he is captain, is... Read more
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Goal.com
Deeney has talent like Maradonalegend according to his manager Troy Deeney's goal for Watford against West Ha
Deeney has talent like Maradona
Goal.com / Posted 13 days ago
legend according to his manager Troy Deeney's goal for Watford against West Ham showed he has skills similar to Diego Maradona, Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has claimed. Watford host Jose Mourinho's Manchester United at Vicarage Road on... Read more
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