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HITC Sport
Didier Deschamps faces tyranny of choice against Republic of Irelandof England’s successful tournaments, however, have involved dramatic mid-tourna
Didier Deschamps faces tyranny of choice against Republic of Ireland
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
of England’s successful tournaments, however, have involved dramatic mid-tournament changes. They are not alone in that. Marco van Basten, Denmark’s Henrik Larsen and Cristiano Ronaldo had profound influences on Euro 88, Euro 92 and Euro 04... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira: AC Milan experience unbelievableimpressing for Cannes, Vieira continued his rapid development at AC Milan, wher
Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira: AC Milan experience unbelievable
tribalfootball.com / Posted 2 days ago
impressing for Cannes, Vieira continued his rapid development at AC Milan, where he played alongside the likes of Marco van Basten, Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi. “It was unbelievable," he told Arsenal Player. “I felt like a kid to play... Read more
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Goal.com
Van Basten, eat your heart out! Shaqiri bicycle kick one of greatest goals of all timeTwenty-eight years ago today, Marco van Basten scored perhaps the greatest goal
Van Basten, eat your heart out! Shaqiri bicycle kick one of greatest goals of all time
Goal.com / Posted 2 days ago
Twenty-eight years ago today, Marco van Basten scored perhaps the greatest goal of all time when he thundered home a volley for the Netherlands as they defeated the USSR in the final of Euro ‘88. Xherdan Shaqiri paid fitting tribute to the Dutch... Read more
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Arsenal FC
Vieira - I was always a leaderimpressing for Cannes, Vieira continued his rapid development at AC Milan, wher
Vieira - I was always a leader
Arsenal FC / Posted 4 days ago
impressing for Cannes, Vieira continued his rapid development at AC Milan, where he played alongside the likes of Marco van Basten, Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi. “It was unbelievable,” he said. “I felt like a kid to play with... Read more
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New Kerala
Ibrahimovic quits international football - newkerala.com #80687in Euro 2004 impressed fans all over the world. With his playing style and acr
Ibrahimovic quits international football - newkerala.com #80687
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
in Euro 2004 impressed fans all over the world. With his playing style and acrobatic finishing compared to Dutch legend Marco van Basten, Ibrahimovic is widely regarded as one of the best footballers of his generation. His spectacular bicycle... Read more
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Scotsman
Six superstars who failed to produce at a major finalsthe fact they are in some very good company. Here are six other superstars who
Six superstars who failed to produce at a major finals
Scotsman / Posted 5 days ago
the fact they are in some very good company. Here are six other superstars who failed to produce on the grandest stage. Marco van Basten (1990 World Cup with the Netherlands) The reigning European champions went into the 1990 World Cup in Italy... 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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The News and Star
How much do you know about the 1988 European championships?of Ireland. How many points did they finish with? 4Which striker scored a memo
How much do you know about the 1988 European championships?
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
of Ireland. How many points did they finish with? 4Which striker scored a memorable volley in the final? Ruud Gullit Marco van Basten Oleh ProtasovWhich Italian striker - who went on both play for and manage Chelsea - was named in the team... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Chelsea keen on Reds flop?the 26-year-old, who played no part in the opening draw with Russia, is a “spec
Chelsea keen on Reds flop?
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
the 26-year-old, who played no part in the opening draw with Russia, is a “special player.” Daniel Sturridge can emulate Marco Van Basten at the Euros, writes John Cross Sturridge’s incredible impact as a substitute against Wales on Thursday is... Read more
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soccernews
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierraam very happy to be here,” he told the club’s official website. “I know a lot
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierra
soccernews / Posted 10 days ago
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 the Ajax shirt.... Read more
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Soccer Way
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierra am very happy to be here," he told the club's official website. "I know a lot
Ajax swoop for Colombian youngster Cassierra
Soccer Way / Posted 10 days ago
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 the Ajax shirt.... Read more
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vitalfootball co uk
Ajax Confirm Casierra Capturepenning the terms, Cassierra explained. 'I`m very happy to be here. I know man
Ajax Confirm Casierra Capture
vitalfootball co uk / Posted 10 days ago
penning the terms, Cassierra explained. 'I`m very happy to be here. I know many big names from the past: Johan Cruijff, Marco van Basten and Luis Suarez. Ajax has a great history. It`s fantastic that I will be wearing the Ajax jersey. This is a... Read more
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Times of Malta
Italy’s power of the collective faces Zlatan testtheir words,” he added. “We’re focusing on the facts and leaving the talking t
Italy’s power of the collective faces Zlatan test
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
their words,” he added. “We’re focusing on the facts and leaving the talking to others.” The tireless running of widemen Marco Parolo and Emanuele Giaccherini against Belgium typified Italy’s spirit of self sacrifice and seemed a world away from... Read more
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Herald.ie
‘United’ Italians ready for Zlatantheir words,” he added. “We’re focusing on the facts and leaving the talking to
‘United’ Italians ready for Zlatan
Herald.ie / Posted 11 days ago
their words,” he added. “We’re focusing on the facts and leaving the talking to others.” The tireless running of widemen Marco Parolo and Emanuele Giaccherini against Belgium typified Italy’s spirit of self sacrifice and seemed a world away from... Read more
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The Hindu
Italy’s collective power vs Zlatan“We’re focusing on the facts and leaving the talking to others.” Spirit of sel
Italy’s collective power vs Zlatan
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
“We’re focusing on the facts and leaving the talking to others.” Spirit of self sacrifice The tireless running of widemen Marco Parolo and Emanuele Giaccherini against Belgium typified Italy’s spirit of self sacrifice and seemed a world away from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Italy’s power of the collective faces Zlatan testtheir words," he added. "We're focussing on the facts and leaving the talking t
Italy’s power of the collective faces Zlatan test
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
their words," he added. "We're focussing on the facts and leaving the talking to others." The tireless running of widemen Marco Parolo and Emanuele Giaccherini against Belgium typified Italy's spirit of self sacrifice and seemed a world away from... Read more
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The Star
Italy’s power of the collective faces Zlatan testtheir words," he added. "We're focussing on the facts and leaving the talking t
Italy’s power of the collective faces Zlatan test
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
their words," he added. "We're focussing on the facts and leaving the talking to others." The tireless running of widemen Marco Parolo and Emanuele Giaccherini against Belgium typified Italy's spirit of self sacrifice and seemed a world away from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Smaller countries desperate to prove a point DO beat giants — I should knowpenalty. But we refused to be beaten and fought back. I scored a penalty to equ
Smaller countries desperate to prove a point DO beat giants — I should know
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
penalty. But we refused to be beaten and fought back. I scored a penalty to equalise and then, with two minutes remaining, Marco van Basten got our winner. Many people from Holland still refer to this game as the best day in the history of Dutch... Read more
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Goal.com
Gascoigne '96, Van Basten '88, Balotelli '12 - vote for your favourite classic Euros goal1996, Goal is asking what the greatest moment in the history of the tournament
Gascoigne '96, Van Basten '88, Balotelli '12 - vote for your favourite classic Euros goal
Goal.com / Posted 12 days ago
1996, Goal is asking what the greatest moment in the history of the tournament is. There are six options to choose from: Marco van Basten securing Netherlands' only major trophy with his remarkable goal vs USSR in the Euro 1988 final Gascoigne's... Read more
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The Star
Italy can overcome Ibrahimovic threat to beat Sweden: De Rossimake an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the form
Italy can overcome Ibrahimovic threat to beat Sweden: De Rossi
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
make an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the former Paris St Germain striker to Dutch great Marco van Basten. "Maybe they have less talent than Belgium so they will probably wait in their half and try to play... Read more
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Super Sport
Italy confident of overcoming Ibra’s threatmake an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the form
Italy confident of overcoming Ibra’s threat
Super Sport / Posted 12 days ago
make an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the former Paris St Germain striker to Dutch great Marco van Basten. "Maybe they have less talent than Belgium so they will probably wait in their half and try to play... Read more
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Times of Malta
Italy can overcome Ibrahimovic threat to beat Sweden - De Rossimake an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the form
Italy can overcome Ibrahimovic threat to beat Sweden - De Rossi
Times of Malta / Posted 12 days ago
make an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the former Paris St Germain striker to Dutch great Marco van Basten. "Maybe they have less talent than Belgium so they will probably wait in their half and try to play... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Italy can overcome Ibrahimovic threat to beat Sweden: De Rossimake an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the form
Italy can overcome Ibrahimovic threat to beat Sweden: De Rossi
Reuters Sports News / Posted 12 days ago
make an impact in his team's 1-1 draw with Ireland. De Rossi compared the former Paris St Germain striker to Dutch great Marco van Basten. "Maybe they have less talent than Belgium so they will probably wait in their half and try to play... Read more
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Everton FC
Ronald's First Goodison Encounterwas the finest team the Netherlands ever had, winning their first major champio
Ronald's First Goodison Encounter
Everton FC / Posted 13 days ago
was the finest team the Netherlands ever had, winning their first major championship at Euro ’88 during a period in which Marco Van Basten, Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard and Koeman, of course, were in their pomp. As I recall, for the game against... Read more
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Everton FC
Ronald's All-Time XIwing or up front, and his partnerships with first Laudrup, and then Romario, we
Ronald's All-Time XI
Everton FC / Posted 13 days ago
wing or up front, and his partnerships with first Laudrup, and then Romario, were crucial to the club’s success. Forward - Marco Van Basten Injuries cut him down when he was in the best form of his career, spearheading Fabio Capello’s new and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne - Belgium's very own Gerrard-Lampard conundrumhas struggled to attract the same calibre of coach as the club game. And that
Eden Hazard and Kevin De Bruyne - Belgium's very own Gerrard-Lampard conundrum
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
has struggled to attract the same calibre of coach as the club game. And that goes for Wilmots too, who has followed the Marco van Basten route of taking over the national team that he starred for as a player with no significant coaching... Read more
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Squawka
The story behind Germany’s special relationship with the European Championshipswas the semi-final defeat on home soil against the Netherlands in 1988. Two min
The story behind Germany’s special relationship with the European Championships
Squawka / Posted 15 days ago
was the semi-final defeat on home soil against the Netherlands in 1988. Two minutes from time, Jürgen Kohler lost a step on Marco van Basten and the striker scored the winning goal. This was the game after which the Dutch sweeper Ronald Koeman... Read more
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give me sport
Ajax: The birthplace of total footballstill carries great respect from the footballing world. From the great days in
Ajax: The birthplace of total football
give me sport / Posted 16 days ago
still carries great respect from the footballing world. From the great days in the 70's of Johan Cruijiff and the 80's of Marco Van Basten and Frank Rijkaard, Ajax have stuck to their philosophy which has brought them so much success in their... Read more
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chroniclelive
Euro 2016 goalscorers: Newcastle United legend second on all-time list(Portugal) Thierry Henry (France) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden) Nuno Gomez (Po
Euro 2016 goalscorers: Newcastle United legend second on all-time list
chroniclelive / Posted 16 days ago
(Portugal) Thierry Henry (France) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Sweden) Nuno Gomez (Portugal) 9= Savo Miloševic (Yugoslavia) 5 Marco van Basten (Holland) Milan Baros (Czech Rep) Jürgen Klinsmann (Germany) Fernando Torres (Spain) Zinedine Zidane... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
SPORTING MEMORIES: When Barrow's Stevens was part of England's Euro squadof their group matches. Stunned by the defeat against Ireland, they came up aga
SPORTING MEMORIES: When Barrow's Stevens was part of England's Euro squad
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 16 days ago
of their group matches. Stunned by the defeat against Ireland, they came up against the Holland side of Ruud Gullitt and Marco van Basten. Van Basten, only a sub during the opening day defeat by the USSR, was promoted to lead the attack and it... Read more
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livesoccertv
Cristiano Ronaldo claims he has been the best player in the world for 20 yearsthe fact that he has won the Ballon d’Or six times, same as legendary footballe
Cristiano Ronaldo claims he has been the best player in the world for 20 years
livesoccertv / Posted 17 days ago
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, has won four... Read more
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Times of Malta
Football fever reveals MPs' true coloursSlovakia as a potential surp-rise package. Both had happy memories of past Eur
Football fever reveals MPs' true colours
Times of Malta / Posted 17 days ago
Slovakia as a potential surp-rise package. Both had happy memories of past Euros, with Dr Muscat ranking a volley by Marco Van Basten against the USSR in the 1988 final as “my second favourite goal by my all-time favourite striker”, while Dr... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Euro 2016: Mersey memories from European Championships pasta second half substitute to help see the Irish home. Video loading A few days
Euro 2016: Mersey memories from European Championships past
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
a second half substitute to help see the Irish home. Video loading A few days later as England were being taken apart by Marco van Basten and Holland to confirm an embarrassing early exit (they would also lose their third and final match to the... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
An A to Z guide to Euro historyteam that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, F
An A to Z guide to Euro history
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
team that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard, Ronald Koeman and, of course, Marco van Basten. Their campaign didn’t get off to a great start when they lost 1-0 to the Soviet Union but a van Basten... Read more
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Herald Sun
An A to Z guide to Euro historyteam that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, F
An A to Z guide to Euro history
Herald Sun / Posted 18 days ago
team that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard, Ronald Koeman and, of course, Marco van Basten. Their campaign didn’t get off to a great start when they lost 1-0 to the Soviet Union but a van Basten... Read more
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Perth Now
An A to Z guide to Euro historyteam that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, F
An A to Z guide to Euro history
Perth Now / Posted 18 days ago
team that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard, Ronald Koeman and, of course, Marco van Basten. Their campaign didn’t get off to a great start when they lost 1-0 to the Soviet Union but a van Basten... Read more
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The Courier Mail
An A to Z guide to Euro history70,000 fans were waiting to hear the result. My celebrations told them that the
An A to Z guide to Euro history
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 days ago
70,000 fans were waiting to hear the result. My celebrations told them that they could celebrate an Italian victory.” Marco Van Basten goal D — Delightful Dutch (1988 champions) This is the team that took the tournament by storm and featured... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
An A to Z guide to Euro historyteam that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, F
An A to Z guide to Euro history
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
team that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard, Ronald Koeman and, of course, Marco van Basten. Their campaign didn’t get off to a great start when they lost 1-0 to the Soviet Union but a van Basten... Read more
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Adelaide Now
An A to Z guide to Euro historyteam that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, F
An A to Z guide to Euro history
Adelaide Now / Posted 18 days ago
team that took the tournament by storm and featured the likes of Ruud Gullit, Frank Rijkaard, Ronald Koeman and, of course, Marco van Basten. Their campaign didn’t get off to a great start when they lost 1-0 to the Soviet Union but a van Basten... Read more
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Daily Mail
Euro 2016 LIVE: News and pictures from the European ChampionshipFranz Beckenbauer, Paolo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo, Andres Iniesta, Zinedine Zidane
Euro 2016 LIVE: News and pictures from the European Championship
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Franz Beckenbauer, Paolo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo, Andres Iniesta, Zinedine Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo, Thierry Henry and Marco van Basten can all be found with their own unique twists and designs. The eleven pieces of artwork will be on display,... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Euro 2016 tournament preview, draws, group by group informationtournament, although Germany’s Group C and Portugal’s Group F are certainly ben
Euro 2016 tournament preview, draws, group by group information
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 19 days ago
tournament, although Germany’s Group C and Portugal’s Group F are certainly beneficiaries of the easier draw.Video still of Marco Van Basten scoring his iconic goal.Source: Supplied It’s also a competition with its fair share of iconic... Read more
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Squawka
Arsenal & Man Utd legends included in official all-time Euros XIa trio of deadly passers and stylish playmakers. And finally, fans have voted
Arsenal & Man Utd legends included in official all-time Euros XI
Squawka / Posted 19 days ago
a trio of deadly passers and stylish playmakers. And finally, fans have voted for Cristiano Ronaldo, Thierry Henry and Marco van Basten – the scorer of the most famous European Championship goal – in attack. Ronaldo is the only one of the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Money-driven clubs resent Euro 2016, but it offers players immortalityAlli come anywhere close to emulating Ruud Gullit in Euro 1988? Could Harry Kan
Money-driven clubs resent Euro 2016, but it offers players immortality
Evening Standard / Posted 20 days ago
Alli come anywhere close to emulating Ruud Gullit in Euro 1988? Could Harry Kane or Jamie Vardy reprise the impact that Marco van Basten had in the same year? Can Gareth Bale make Wales serious contenders? Or Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Can Koeman end Everton's Dutch disappointment?by securing their first tournament success in winning the European Championship
Can Koeman end Everton's Dutch disappointment?
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
by securing their first tournament success in winning the European Championships, inspired by AC Milan trio Ruud Gullit, Marco van Basten and Frank Rijkaard. However, the game but limited Atteveld proved to be no Dutch master. Holland's... Read more
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UEFA News
UEFA EURO 2016John Bosman played just a bit part in the Netherlands' triumph, making a solita
UEFA EURO 2016
UEFA News / Posted 21 days ago
John Bosman played just a bit part in the Netherlands' triumph, making a solitary appearance in West Germany as fit-again Marco van Basten lit up the finals. Bad news for: Poland, Romania Solid at the backIf it helps to save a few goals for when... Read more
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Squawka
Barcelona's Messi tipped to lose his Ballon d'Or crown to Real Madrid starOnly Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who added his fifth award last year, has won it
Barcelona's Messi tipped to lose his Ballon d'Or crown to Real Madrid star
Squawka / Posted 21 days ago
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 steer his country to success at the... Read more
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UEFA News
UEFA EURO 2016that desperate 'how could this happen?' moment, having earlier saved a penalty.
UEFA EURO 2016
UEFA News / Posted 21 days ago
that desperate 'how could this happen?' moment, having earlier saved a penalty. The 1988 Netherlands team were great too, Marco van Basten coming into his own to win that trophy after the Oranje made a slow start. What you're most looking forward... Read more
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Squawka
The 5 greatest underdog stories in the history of the European Championshipsduring which Henrik Andersen snapped his kneecap in half. In the shootout, Manc
The 5 greatest underdog stories in the history of the European Championships
Squawka / Posted 21 days ago
during which Henrik Andersen snapped his kneecap in half. In the shootout, Manchester United’s Peter Schmeichel saved from Marco Van Basten and, with a minimalist run up, centre-back Kim Christofte coolly beat Dutch goalkeeper Hans van Breukelen to... Read more
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Goal.com
Classic Euro moments: Marco van Basten vs Soviet UnionMarco van Basten scored many spectacular goals throughout his stellar career bu
Classic Euro moments: Marco van Basten vs Soviet Union
Goal.com / Posted 21 days ago
Marco van Basten scored many spectacular goals throughout his stellar career but there is one strike in particular which stands out more than most. From an almost improbable angle, Van Basten famously fired home a sumptuous volley for the... Read more
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