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Soccer Way
From Maradona to Messi – Barcelona celebrate 60 years at Camp Nou the celebration of 18 LaLiga titles, 16 Copas del Rey and five Champions League
Soccer Way / Posted 13 minutes ago
the celebration of 18 LaLiga titles, 16 Copas del Rey and five Champions League and European Cup wins. Stars including Johan Cruyff, Diego Maradona, Ronaldinho and Lionel Messi have graced the hallowed turf, and all feature in Barca's... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesStripy Shorts, 1991-93 (Photo) A Brief History Of English Football’s Statues
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 9 hours ago
Stripy Shorts, 1991-93 (Photo) A Brief History Of English Football’s Statues Retro Football: 12 Corking Photos Of Johan Cruyff In His 1970s Pomp The BIG Question: Is John Terry The Premier League’s Greatest Ever Centre-Back?Get the latest... Read more
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Football365
From Ballon d’Or to Barcelona to, erm, Charlton Athletic...selected by the prestigious France Football magazine cast their votes for the B
Football365 / Posted 11 hours ago
selected by the prestigious France Football magazine cast their votes for the Ballon d’Or. In third place – just ahead of Johan Cruyff – was Michel Platini, Nancy’s impishly skilful forward who had just enjoyed what would remain the best... Read more
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FIFA
Striking Lionesses find their own way to the top– often starting from a little deeper than her new Arsenal team-mates – has see
FIFA / Posted yesterday
– often starting from a little deeper than her new Arsenal team-mates – has seen her compared to the likes of compatriots Johan Cruyff and Arjen Robben, is dismissive of the somewhat lazy links. “These comparisons are not correct at all,” she... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Messi vs Ronaldo: a philosophical viewhis place and move clear of competition from the likes of Maradona, Platini, Zi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
his place and move clear of competition from the likes of Maradona, Platini, Zidane, Beckenbauer, Ronaldo Nazario, Johan Cruyff and a host of others. Now let’s see if there is any other way Cristiano can rank above Messi or even Pele among... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Stan Collymore: The two traits that prove Mourinho is the modern day Cloughiethat people hang on Mourinho’s every word as well. Back in my playing days at
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
that people hang on Mourinho’s every word as well. Back in my playing days at Liverpool, we went to Amsterdam to play in a Johan Cruyff tournament and we had a briefing from the great man ­beforehand about the rules and regulations. Bear in mind... Read more
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caughtoffside
(Image) Barcelona rift speculation ended, legend embraces president amid contract concernsIniesta may have an issue with the Barcelona hierarchy as they embraced during
caughtoffside / Posted 7 days ago
Iniesta may have an issue with the Barcelona hierarchy as they embraced during the ceremony for the foundation stone at the Johan Cruyff Stadium. While that doesn’t mean pen has been put to paper, it’s surely a positive indication that things... Read more
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Liverpool FC
Iconic images: Crazy Horse meets, then defeats, Cruyffteam, captained by Emlyn Hughes, achieved the considerable feat of beating a Ba
Liverpool FC / Posted 7 days ago
team, captained by Emlyn Hughes, achieved the considerable feat of beating a Barcelona side containing the likes of Johan Cruyff and Johan Neeskens on their own turf. John Toshack scored the only goal of the game to ensure the Reds not only... Read more
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soccernews
Barca provide look at Estadi Johan Cruyff as first stone is laidThe first stone was laid at the site of Barcelona’s Estadi Johan Cruyff on Thur
soccernews / Posted 8 days ago
The first stone was laid at the site of Barcelona’s Estadi Johan Cruyff on Thursday, as the club provided a first look at what the new stadium will look like. Barca opted to the name the new stadium, which will play host to home games for Barcelona... Read more
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Soccer Way
Barca provide look at Estadi Johan Cruyff as first stone is laid Barca provide look at Estadi Johan Cruyff as first stone is laid The first sto
Soccer Way / Posted 8 days ago
Barca provide look at Estadi Johan Cruyff as first stone is laid The first stone was laid at the site of Barcelona's Estadi Johan Cruyff on Thursday, as the club provided a first look at what the new stadium will look like. Barca opted to the name... Read more
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Goal.com
First stone laid at Estadi Johan CruyffThe first stone was laid at the site of Barcelona's Estadi Johan Cruyff on Thur
Goal.com / Posted 8 days ago
The first stone was laid at the site of Barcelona's Estadi Johan Cruyff on Thursday, as the club provided a first look at what the new stadium will look like. Barca opted to the name the new stadium, which will play host to home games for Barcelona... Read more
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Daily Mail
Feyenoord 0-4 Manchester City: John Stones heads a bracethis had looked a serious examination of Manchester City's quest to finally mak
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
this had looked a serious examination of Manchester City's quest to finally make it in Europe. Guardiola's mentor Johan Cruyff certainly knew something about this place, playing a season for the club in the early 1980s. But it was... Read more
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HITC Sport
Pep Guardiola calms talk of Champions League success for Manchester Citymoney. I grew up loving the Holland culture, how they play. I was a lucky guy.
HITC Sport / Posted 9 days ago
money. I grew up loving the Holland culture, how they play. I was a lucky guy. I was a football player working with my idol Johan Cruyff [at Barcelona] and after that Louis van Gaal, a lot of Holland players in my team. I know how they play. “We... Read more
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HITC Sport
7 Most Influential Men in Football HistoryWhen our football history is told, his name should be written in gold letters,”
HITC Sport / Posted 10 days ago
When our football history is told, his name should be written in gold letters,” said the Hungarian coach Gusztav Sebes.3. Johan Cruyff By far the most influential man in football of the ‘modern’ era, it is far more difficult to be a pioneer and... Read more
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Football365
Top 10: Reasons De Boer was shown the door at Palace‘De Boer wanted to play the Ajax way, to rely on the principles established by
Football365 / Posted 10 days ago
‘De Boer wanted to play the Ajax way, to rely on the principles established by the legendary figures of Rinus Michels and Johan Cruyff. It meant playing 3-4-3 … and led to three successive Premier League defeats. Even when he trialled the system... Read more
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sportsmole
Were Crystal Palace right to sack Frank de Boer?anything else then it is they who are guilty of being naive and ill-prepared.
sportsmole / Posted 10 days ago
anything else then it is they who are guilty of being naive and ill-prepared. De Boer came through the ranks at Ajax while Johan Cruyff was manager before going on to follow a similar career path to the legendary Dutchman, playing most of his... Read more
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Goal.com
Frank De Boer the scapegoat for Crystal Palace's immense failureBoer is heavily concerned with the way his team play. He is of the Dutch philos
Goal.com / Posted 11 days ago
Boer is heavily concerned with the way his team play. He is of the Dutch philosophy and aligns himself as a disciple of Johan Cruyff and Louis van Gaal. Whereas his first few seasons in Amsterdam were impressive and resembled some aspects of... Read more
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Goal.com
How 'introvert' Zidane rose to the top as Real Madrid's Galactico coachsome way to debunking the theory that the greatest players do not make great co
Goal.com / Posted 11 days ago
some way to debunking the theory that the greatest players do not make great coaches. “I think that with the exception of Johan Cruyff, that’s how it has been,” Pavon said. “It’s true that the great players, it’s hard for them to win titles as... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesJacob South Klein, The Man Who Spends Every Deadline Day Hiding In Bushes Outsi
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 11 days ago
Jacob South Klein, The Man Who Spends Every Deadline Day Hiding In Bushes Outside The Madejski Stadium! Retro Football: Johan Cruyff Discusses Dennis Bergkamp, The Notion Of Greatness And The Perfect Footballer, 1994 (Video) The Football... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Kevin De Bruyne: The Perfect Architect to Realise Guardiola's Grand City Visionchurch, at Barcelona. We needed something new. And now it is something that has
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
church, at Barcelona. We needed something new. And now it is something that has lasted. It was built by one man, by Johan Cruyff, stone by stone. That's why he was special." When Pep Guardiola talks of his one-time manager, mentor and... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur FC
Everton v Spurs - Mauricio's previewRonald Koeman well. One of the great players of his era, Koeman helped Barcelo
Tottenham Hotspur FC / Posted 14 days ago
Ronald Koeman well. One of the great players of his era, Koeman helped Barcelona win four La Liga titles in a row under Johan Cruyff and the Dutch international famously clinched Barca's first European Cup with the winner against Sampdoria at... Read more
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Goal.com
'Proud' Pele sees stardom for Neymar away from Messithis time around? "It’s difficult," he says. "I have spoken several times abou
Goal.com / Posted 14 days ago
this time around? "It’s difficult," he says. "I have spoken several times about players I have known. When I saw [Johan] Cruyff, in a game we played with Santos, a friendly, I said Cruyff would be a great player, and he was. Eusebio,... Read more
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Football365
Cheeky Punt: Liverpool, United to win, Rooney to scorehis pride and try and grind out a few results? Or stick to his 3-5-2 ‘philosoph
Football365 / Posted 14 days ago
his pride and try and grind out a few results? Or stick to his 3-5-2 ‘philosophy’ and keep pretending Ruben Loftus-Cheek is Johan Cruyff? If it’s the latter they’ll lose again. Betting: Burnley to win at 11/8 (bet365) Swansea v Newcastle... Read more
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heraldscotland
Susan Egelstaff: Frimpong’s inspirational story highlights wider human issueshe says, sport was his only coping mechanism. Eventually, Frimpong’s illegal i
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
he says, sport was his only coping mechanism. Eventually, Frimpong’s illegal immigration status came to light and the Johan Cruyff Institute took a chance on him despite his illegal status. He became international student of the year before... Read more
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Goal.com
What happened to Edwin van der Sar?has grown from there, becoming CEO four years later. It was a direct result of
Goal.com / Posted 15 days ago
has grown from there, becoming CEO four years later. It was a direct result of the massive overhaul of the club that Johan Cruyff had led in the year prior, calling for Ajax people to take on administrative jobs to ensure all decisions are... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the Piesnew stadium Saluting The Departing Legend That Is Frank Lampard: His Greatest
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 16 days ago
new stadium Saluting The Departing Legend That Is Frank Lampard: His Greatest Hits Football’s Greatest: Excellent Johan Cruyff Profile (Video) Did You Know? 5 Terrific Trivia Titbits About Pelé Random Great Goals: Kevin Davies Leaves... Read more
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soccernews
Bartomeu on Messi´s new Barcelona deal: His father has signed, the contract is validof this season. There are no problems. It’s just the protocol of the signature.
soccernews / Posted 17 days ago
of this season. There are no problems. It’s just the protocol of the signature. We’re relaxed.” Today is the day that Johan Cruyff made his first appearance for Barça in a friendly against Cercle Brugges pic.twitter.com/GDkTW6dNFb Bartomeu... Read more
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Philly.com
Christian Pulisic, just 18, is already becoming a U.S. soccer leadertook the Dortmund job in June after spending a season at Ajax Amsterdam, the ve
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
took the Dortmund job in June after spending a season at Ajax Amsterdam, the venerable Dutch club made famous by Johan Cruyff. Before that, he coached Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv, and one of his players was current Union midfielder... Read more
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The Star
Taman Tugu belongs to all Malaysians, says Prime MinisterHousing Project where he was greeted by thousands of people. The programme is
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
Housing Project where he was greeted by thousands of people. The programme is a partnership between Yayasan Hasanah and the Johan Cruyff Foundation, named after the famed late Dutch footballer, to provide a unique football experience for youngst... Read more
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HITC Sport
Palace and Arsenal epitomise Premier League’s lack of joined-up thinkinghowever, is the way Ajax became stagnant in his final two seasons, boring the A
HITC Sport / Posted 18 days ago
however, is the way Ajax became stagnant in his final two seasons, boring the Amsterdam Arena with laborious passing. Johan Cruyff disciples came to view De Boer as a Van Gaal man. He promised to bring excitement to Palace but so far he has... Read more
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The World Game
Xavi argues Barcelona signings do not fit club's systemat the same time as they've given us so many titles. If that were to change, th
The World Game / Posted 20 days ago
at the same time as they've given us so many titles. If that were to change, then it'd be a historic screw-up. "Since [Johan] Cruyff arrived Barcelona has been different and respected by everybody, wowing football fans. So how could we abandon... Read more
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soccernews
Barcelona signings do not fit the system, complains Xaviat the same time as they’ve given us so many titles. If that were to change, th
soccernews / Posted 20 days ago
at the same time as they’ve given us so many titles. If that were to change, then it’d be a historic screw-up. “Since [Johan] Cruyff arrived Barcelona has been different and respected by everybody, wowing football fans. So how could we abandon... Read more
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Soccer Way
Barcelona signings do not fit the system, complains Xavi at the same time as they've given us so many titles. If that were to change, th
Soccer Way / Posted 20 days ago
at the same time as they've given us so many titles. If that were to change, then it'd be a historic screw-up. "Since [Johan] Cruyff arrived Barcelona has been different and respected by everybody, wowing football fans. So how could we abandon... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
At last, something to do with your hands when you're not smokingof Test cricketers when they weren't playing Test cricket, VFL players smoked i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
of Test cricketers when they weren't playing Test cricket, VFL players smoked in the huddle at three-quarter time and Johan Cruyff lit up at half-time of the 1974 World Cup final. If you were my stepfather you could light up in your armchair... Read more
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The Age
At last, something to do with your hands when you're not smokingof Test cricketers when they weren't playing Test cricket, VFL players smoked i
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
of Test cricketers when they weren't playing Test cricket, VFL players smoked in the huddle at three-quarter time and Johan Cruyff lit up at half-time of the 1974 World Cup final. If you were my stepfather you could light up in your armchair... Read more
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Daily Mail
Holland and Argentina face challenge to qualify for the World Cupto qualify for Euro 2016 left Holland facing the prospect of a difficult draw -
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
to qualify for Euro 2016 left Holland facing the prospect of a difficult draw - not a problem during the times of Johan Cruyff, Dennis Bergkamp and Edgar Davids but a far stiffer test with the current crop. A defensive frailty has dogged... Read more
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Bleacher Report
How Have FC Barcelona Got It so Badly Wrong?much prestige and titles. “To become better, Barca’s project had to be radical
Bleacher Report / Posted 23 days ago
much prestige and titles. “To become better, Barca’s project had to be radical in its convictions, extreme, very loyal to Johan Cruyff and what he teached. What happened was when men who were not convinced arrived—like Rosell and Bartomeu—Barca... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Leeds' prolific 18-goals-in-40-games star reportedly wants to step into Wood's shoesfollowing an hattrick in the 5-1 League Cup win over Newport County earlier las
Futn Soccer / Posted 24 days ago
following an hattrick in the 5-1 League Cup win over Newport County earlier last week. With manager Thomas Christiansen a Johan Cruyff-inspired tactician due to his Camp Nou playing days, trying out players in different positions remains a... Read more
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UEFA News
Francesco Totti receives UEFA President's AwardBobby Charlton (England) 2009: Eusébio (Portugal) 2010: Raymond Kopa (France)
UEFA News / Posted 29 days ago
Bobby Charlton (England) 2009: Eusébio (Portugal) 2010: Raymond Kopa (France) 2011: Gianni Rivera (Italy) 2012: Franz Beckenbauer (Germany) 2013: Johan Cruyff (Netherlands) 2014: Josef Masopust (Czech Republic) 2015: No award 2016: No... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
Who Ate all the PiesCovers Of FA Cup Final Songs Gone By (Photos) 10 Great English Footballers Who
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 29 days ago
Covers Of FA Cup Final Songs Gone By (Photos) 10 Great English Footballers Who Wasted Their Talent On This Day In 1973: Johan Cruyff Finally Makes His Barcelona Debut After Two Months Of Bureaucratic Delays 10 Great Football Insults Retro... Read more
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HITC Sport
7 Footballers With Things Named After Themfruits of his labour, aged 31 by the time he won the case, and was recently sen
HITC Sport / Posted 30 days ago
fruits of his labour, aged 31 by the time he won the case, and was recently sentenced to a year in prison for assault.1. Johan Cruyff (Multiple) One of the greatest players of all time, Johan Cruyff quite possibly has more things named after him... Read more
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Goal.com
From losing Neymar to fumbling Messi's renewal - could Barcelona's blundering board be ousted?- with January the most likely date.WILL JOAN LAPORTA STAND AGAIN?The popular f
Goal.com / Posted 30 days ago
- with January the most likely date.WILL JOAN LAPORTA STAND AGAIN?The popular former president - who worked alongside Johan Cruyff and brought in both Frank Rijkaard and Pep Guardiola during a period of spectacular success at Barcelona between... Read more
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walesonline
Who is Swansea City target Santiago Arias?the PSV Eindhoven side that won back-to-back Eredivisie titles in the 2014-15 a
walesonline / Posted a month ago
the PSV Eindhoven side that won back-to-back Eredivisie titles in the 2014-15 and 2015-16 campaigns. He has also won the Johan Cruyff Shield (Dutch Super Cup) twice during his time with Rood-witten. The defender has even tasted glory on the... Read more
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UEFA News
Francesco Totti to receive UEFA President's AwardSir Bobby Charlton (England) 2009: Eusébio (Portugal) 2010: Raymond Kopa (Fra
UEFA News / Posted 1 months ago
Sir Bobby Charlton (England) 2009: Eusébio (Portugal) 2010: Raymond Kopa (France) 2011: Gianni Rivera (Italy) 2012: Franz Beckenbauer (Germany) 2013: Johan Cruyff (Netherlands) 2014: Josef Masopust (Czech Republic) 2015: ---- ... Read more
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The Hindu
What’s ailing Barcelona?market over the last two years, a departure from the Galactico policy – Barcelo
The Hindu / Posted 1 months ago
market over the last two years, a departure from the Galactico policy – Barcelona seems a shadow of the great teams that Johan Cruyff and Pep Guardiola built. The 5-1 aggregate in the two-legged Spanish Super Cup, where Barcelona by all accounts... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Debunking Kneejerk Reactions to the Spanish Super CupFor starters, he follows a pretty set pattern for Barca bosses: a former player
Bleacher Report / Posted 1 months ago
For starters, he follows a pretty set pattern for Barca bosses: a former player—just like Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola, Johan Cruyff and several others. He's also a more experienced boss than Lucho or Pep were when they took over. But he's... Read more
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