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Canberra Times
Lessons at Ajax Amsterdam prepared Roly Bonevacia for A-League Sydney derbyhalls of arguably the world's greatest football factory. As a kid, he watched t
Canberra Times / Posted 10 hours ago
halls of arguably the world's greatest football factory. As a kid, he watched the likes of Aaron Winter, Edgar Davids and Rafael Van der Vaart, scribbling notes and watching with inspiration. During his teens, he trained alongside Christian... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lessons at Ajax Amsterdam prepared Roly Bonevacia for A-League Sydney derbyhalls of arguably the world's greatest football factory. As a kid, he watched t
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 hours ago
halls of arguably the world's greatest football factory. As a kid, he watched the likes of Aaron Winter, Edgar Davids and Rafael Van der Vaart, scribbling notes and watching with inspiration. During his teens, he trained alongside Christian... Read more
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The Age
Lessons at Ajax Amsterdam prepared Roly Bonevacia for A-League Sydney derbyhalls of arguably the world's greatest football factory. As a kid, he watched t
The Age / Posted 18 hours ago
halls of arguably the world's greatest football factory. As a kid, he watched the likes of Aaron Winter, Edgar Davids and Rafael Van der Vaart, scribbling notes and watching with inspiration. During his teens, he trained alongside Christian... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Popular player wants return to Tottenham HotspurFormer Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart has revealed that he hopes to return
Futn Soccer / Posted yesterday
Former Tottenham star Rafael van der Vaart has revealed that he hopes to return to the club in a coaching role. Van der Vaart joined the North London club from Real Madrid in August 2010 and went on to play in 63 Premier League games for the team,... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Pochettino: Hugo Lloris is one of the best players in the worldcontract with Tottenham after… October 17 2017, 10:58 am Van der Vaart reveals
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
contract with Tottenham after… October 17 2017, 10:58 am Van der Vaart reveals Tottenham’s trump card against Real Madrid Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he… October 16 2017... Read more
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Football365
Seedorf agreed to join Real Madrid in a stadium car parkwere ever in contention for Mbappe. October 16 2017, 10:45 am Van der Vaart ex
Football365 / Posted 2 days ago
were ever in contention for Mbappe. October 16 2017, 10:45 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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soccernews
Goodbye Kaka, You Underappreciated Geniusreached its peak. Thrown in a group of players such as Raul, Karim Benzema, Gu
soccernews / Posted 2 days ago
reached its peak. Thrown in a group of players such as Raul, Karim Benzema, Guti, Gonzalo Higuain and the best version of Rafael van der Vaart you’ll ever find, Kaka struggled to find his place in the team. A combination of injuries and the... Read more
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Futn Soccer
Tottenham star van der Vaart makes worrying claim about Harry KaneFormer Tottenham midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has said that Harry Kane would
Futn Soccer / Posted 2 days ago
Former Tottenham midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has said that Harry Kane would find it difficult to turn down an opportunity to join Real Madrid. Following his tremendous early season form which has already seen him score 15 goals for club and... Read more
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Football365
Poch reveals what he told Daniel Levy at first meetingPochettino. That is a huge accusation. October 16 2017, 9:10 am Van der Vaart
Football365 / Posted 2 days ago
Pochettino. That is a huge accusation. October 16 2017, 9:10 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Former player hopes key Tottenham player to stay amid fresh transfer links Former Tottenham attacking midfielder Rafael van der Vaart says that he hopes H
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
Former Tottenham attacking midfielder Rafael van der Vaart says that he hopes Harry Kane to stay at the north London club for a long time. Kane, 24, has not only established himself as one of the key players for Spurs but also as one of the best... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Sutton hands Celtic advice ahead of Bayern Munich clashChampions League trip to Slovenia… October 16 2017, 12:07 pm Van der Vaart rev
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
Champions League trip to Slovenia… October 16 2017, 12:07 pm Van der Vaart reveals Tottenham’s trump card against Real Madrid Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he… October 16 2017, 8:... Read more
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Bleacher Report
The Forgotten Genius of Kakahim to the Santiago Bernabeu. It meant quite the collection of attackers: Raul
Bleacher Report / Posted 3 days ago
him to the Santiago Bernabeu. It meant quite the collection of attackers: Raul, Karim Benzema, Guti, Gonzalo Higuain and Rafael van der Vaart were also all at the club, and while the ability (and price tag) of Kaka meant he would easily command a... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane talks Harry Kanefor Real Madrid back in… October 16 2017, 1:02 pm Van der Vaart reveals Totten
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
for Real Madrid back in… October 16 2017, 1:02 pm Van der Vaart reveals Tottenham’s trump card against Real Madrid Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he… October 16 2017, 8:54... Read more
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Football365
Spurs 'astonished' by Spanish newspaper anti-semitism claimswere ever in contention for Mbappe. October 16 2017, 10:45 am Van der Vaart ex
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
were ever in contention for Mbappe. October 16 2017, 10:45 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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Football365
Zidane shocked by Kane's emergence as 'complete player'were ever in contention for Mbappe. October 16 2017, 10:45 am Van der Vaart ex
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
were ever in contention for Mbappe. October 16 2017, 10:45 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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The Hindu
Oranje peeled: end of an era in Dutch footballwould mark the start of a new era for the Netherlands team: a talented set of y
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
would mark the start of a new era for the Netherlands team: a talented set of youngsters in Arjen Robben, Wesley Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart and John Heitinga were selected in the team. Along with Robin van Persie (who would make the 2006 World... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Modric explains decision to leave Spurs for Real MadridCoutinho to the club after… October 16 2017, 10:14 am Van der Vaart reveals To
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
Coutinho to the club after… October 16 2017, 10:14 am Van der Vaart reveals Tottenham’s trump card against Real Madrid Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he… October 16 2017, 8:54... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Napoli chief prepared to forfeit Man City fixtureLeague trip to Slovenia… October 16 2017, 12:07 pm Van der Vaart reveals Totte
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
League trip to Slovenia… October 16 2017, 12:07 pm Van der Vaart reveals Tottenham’s trump card against Real Madrid Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he… October 16 2017, 8:54... Read more
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HITC Sport
Tottenham's last starting line-up at Real Madrid, including BBC pundit: Where are they now?– has been a key player for Real ever since his move, and is in line to play ag
HITC Sport / Posted 3 days ago
– has been a key player for Real ever since his move, and is in line to play against his former club on Wednesday. Rafael van der Vaart: Signed from Real Madrid in 2010, Van der Vaart hit 28 goals in 77 games for Spurs as he emerged as a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Real Madrid gear up for Champions League showdown with TottenhamEriksen relishing challenge of...Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino warns Re
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Eriksen relishing challenge of...Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino warns Real Madrid are...Tottenham favourite Rafael van der Vaart admits current crop...Cristiano Ronaldo targeting sixth Champions League final as... Share this... Read more
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guardian-series
Van der Vaart believes Spurs have trump card to beat Real MadridRafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham's last visit to Re
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham's last visit to Real Madrid but he believes Spurs now hold the trump card his team lacked. Only 14 minutes had passed when Peter Crouch, already on a yellow card, flew in late on Marcelo... Read more
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Football365
Monaco: Only two clubs were serious about signing Mbappehe is "really, really, really old". October 16 2017, 9:35 am Van der Vaart exp
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
he is "really, really, really old". October 16 2017, 9:35 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Rafael van der Vaart: Tottenham have trump card to beat Real MadridRafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham's last visit to Re
Football.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham's last visit to Real Madrid but he believes Spurs now hold the trump card his team lacked. Only 14 minutes had passed when Peter Crouch, already on a yellow card, flew in late on Marcelo... Read more
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Sport in a storm
Former Spurs ace wants Kane to stay10:16 - Tottenham Hotspur Rafael van der Vaart says it would be very hard for
Sport in a storm / Posted 3 days ago
10:16 - Tottenham Hotspur Rafael van der Vaart says it would be very hard for Harry Kane to turn down a move to Real Madrid but he hopes he does. Spurs are desperate to keep hold off the England striker, who is taking the Premier League by storm,... Read more
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SpursMad
Rafael van der Vaart: Tottenham have trump card to beat Real MadridRafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham's last visit to Re
SpursMad / Posted 3 days ago
Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham's last visit to Real Madrid but he believes Spurs now hold the trump card his team lacked. Only 14 minutes had passed when Peter Crouch, already on a yellow card, flew in late on Marcelo... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Van der Vaart reveals Tottenham's trump card against Real MadridShare this Page Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s
TEAMTalk / Posted 3 days ago
Share this Page Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he believes Spurs now hold the trump card his team lacked. Only 14 minutes had passed when Peter Crouch, already on a yellow card, flew in... Read more
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Football365
Van der Vaart reveals Redknapp's pre-Real Madrid team talkShare this Page Rafael van der Vaart has praised the managerial acumen of Harr
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
Share this Page Rafael van der Vaart has praised the managerial acumen of Harry Redknapp, who “just made us enjoy our games”. Van der Vaart spent two productive years at Tottenham after joining in 2010, and was a key part of Redknapp’s exciting... Read more
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Football365
I have a 'secret' I will keep until I'm 'really old'Gomez, Lukaku, Salah, Herrera and... October 16 2017, 8:35 am Van der Vaart ex
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
Gomez, Lukaku, Salah, Herrera and... October 16 2017, 8:35 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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Football365
Fonte: Spurs boss Pochettino 'watches you everywhere'us enjoy our games" at Tottenham. Cute. October 16 2017, 8:35 am Van der Vaart
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
us enjoy our games" at Tottenham. Cute. October 16 2017, 8:35 am Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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Football365
Eriksen believes Tottenham proved Pep Guardiola wrongwhat the squad feels.” Share this Page More Related Articles Van der Vaart e
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
what the squad feels.” Share this Page More Related Articles Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this time Rafael van der Vaart had to play as a striker the last time Spurs travelled to Real Madrid. What's changed? October 16 2017,... Read more
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Football365
Van der Vaart explains why Spurs can beat Real this timeShare this Page Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s
Football365 / Posted 3 days ago
Share this Page Rafael van der Vaart was left speechless following Tottenham’s last visit to Real Madrid but he believes Spurs now hold the trump card his team lacked. Only 14 minutes had passed when Peter Crouch, already on a yellow card, flew in... Read more
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Tottenham Hotspur FC
Kane collects fifth EA SPORTS Player of the Month award2007) Robbie Keane (April 2007) Jermain Defoe (August 2009) Gareth Bale (Apr
Tottenham Hotspur FC / Posted 6 days ago
2007) Robbie Keane (April 2007) Jermain Defoe (August 2009) Gareth Bale (April 2010, January 2012, February 2013) Rafael van der Vaart (October 2010) Scott Parker (November 2011) Jan Vertonghen (March 2013) Harry Kane (January 2015,... Read more
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Football365
'Online gubbins' about Harry Kane and Man UnitedCity. And as for Redknapp and his ‘tactical nous’, we can either listen to the
Football365 / Posted 7 days ago
City. And as for Redknapp and his ‘tactical nous’, we can either listen to the views one of his players, in this case Rafael van der Vaart: “Harry is a very special man, that’s why I already feel at home at Spurs. It feels like I’m back on... Read more
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Football365
'Arsenal won win league with Redknapp tactics' - Silly manArsene Wenger had Harry Redknapp’s tactical nous, Arsenal would win the league.
Football365 / Posted 7 days ago
Arsene Wenger had Harry Redknapp’s tactical nous, Arsenal would win the league.” On a completely unrelated note, here is Rafael van der Vaart discussing Redknapp in 2010 while at Tottenham: “Harry is a very special man, that’s why I already feel... Read more
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caughtoffside
Merson says Arsenal would win the league with ‘Redknapp’s tactical nous’, is immediately proven spectacularly wrongafter eagle-eyed Twitter user Miriti Murungi (@NutmegRadio) dug up some old quo
caughtoffside / Posted 7 days ago
after eagle-eyed Twitter user Miriti Murungi (@NutmegRadio) dug up some old quotes from one of Redknapp’s former players Rafael van der Vaart. Watch: Hilarious David Ospina blunder robs Arsenal team-mate Alexis Sanchez of World Cup place with... Read more
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HITC Sport
Arjen Robben: how Holland will miss the wonderful master of cutting insideapart from the fact that he won the league and we fail to reach the World Cup.”
HITC Sport / Posted 8 days ago
apart from the fact that he won the league and we fail to reach the World Cup.” When the Big Four of Van Persie, Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart and Robben broke through, they were rightfully seen as the faces of a bright future for the Dutch.... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Arjen Robben makes major decision after Holland fail to secure World Cup berthpitch with his son. Robben had been pictured crying ahead of kick-off. Asked
Daily Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
pitch with his son. Robben had been pictured crying ahead of kick-off. Asked about being the last a generation including Rafael van der Vaart and Wesley Sneijder to be a key man for the Oranje, Robben added: "The man of glass kept going on... Read more
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Scotsman
Where does Slovenia rank in Scotland’s long list of glorious failures?clear: Scotland could not rely on getting another clean sheet away to a side wi
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
clear: Scotland could not rely on getting another clean sheet away to a side with Marc Overmars, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Rafael van der Vaart in the starting XI, along with Patrick Kluivert coming off the bench. Yet there are many ways to skin a... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Dutch game in crisis: how did it come to this?problems, but he is blunt when he says that "Dutch football is in a crisis". "T
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
problems, but he is blunt when he says that "Dutch football is in a crisis". "They have lost a lot of good players like Rafael Van der Vaart, Sneijder, Van Persie, Nigel de Jong and the new generation is not good enough." One of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Dutch game in crisis: how did it come to this?problems, but he is blunt when he says that "Dutch football is in a crisis". "T
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
problems, but he is blunt when he says that "Dutch football is in a crisis". "They have lost a lot of good players like Rafael Van der Vaart, Sneijder, Van Persie, Nigel de Jong and the new generation is not good enough." One of the... Read more
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The Age
The Dutch game in crisis: how did it come to this?problems, but he is blunt when he says that "Dutch football is in a crisis". "T
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
problems, but he is blunt when he says that "Dutch football is in a crisis". "They have lost a lot of good players like Rafael Van der Vaart, Sneijder, Van Persie, Nigel de Jong and the new generation is not good enough." One of the... Read more
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Football365
Why not just become the best club in the world?news. Still, when you’re The Sun and happy to live in 1973, it’s amazing what
Football365 / Posted 15 days ago
news. Still, when you’re The Sun and happy to live in 1973, it’s amazing what constitutes football news. ‘THE ex-wife of Rafael van der Vaart has launched a new lingerie collection in Germany and the Netherlands,’ a story on their football... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How To Survive And Thrive In A "Zlatan Ibrahimovic" Marketme again I’ll break both your legs, and that time it will be on purpose.” —Ibr
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
me again I’ll break both your legs, and that time it will be on purpose.” —Ibrahimovic responding to an accusation from Rafael van der Vaart Second, the market’s current valuation is like Ibra’s ego - both are inflated. But if you’re Rafael van... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jermain Defoe on Bournemouth, Marcus Rashford and Bradley Lowerygoals and looks confident with his finishing now. JD: Wrighty loved Dennis Ber
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
goals and looks confident with his finishing now. JD: Wrighty loved Dennis Bergkamp. It was a little bit like that when Rafael van der Vaart came to Tottenham. He always seemed two steps ahead. He would get it and if I was on it with my movement... Read more
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Vavel
Marcus Rashford nominated for the Golden Boy award for second straight yearLeague last week (photo: Getty Images / Matthew Peters) The Golden Boy Award w
Vavel / Posted 29 days ago
League last week (photo: Getty Images / Matthew Peters) The Golden Boy Award was founded back in 2003, with Ajax’s Rafael Van Der Vaart being the trophies first ever winner. A shortlist of players is composed by 30 sports journalists across... Read more

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