Leeds grind out draw in change of approach -
The TimesLeeds grind out draw in change of approachThe TimesA blend of Johan Cruyff's philosophy and pragmatism was how Thomas Christiansen announced himself to Leeds United supporters on his appointment as manager. The latter trait was firmly in evidence against Fulham. Danish-born Christiansen, who has a ...Leeds United 0 Fulham 0: Chris Wood fails to impress in Championship bore drawDaily Starall 59 news articles »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 4:03 pm
Pep Guardiola's possession-based football
ESPN FC (blog)Pep Guardiola's possession-based football ready to conquer England?ESPN FC (blog)A playing career under the tutelage of Dutch legend Johan Cruyff placed Guardiola in the traditions of pass and move, flexibility of position, and the importance of holding on to the ball. Guardiola became a Barcelona regular in 1991, coinciding with ...and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 12:44 pm
Loan-listed Barcelona product would be
Royal Blue Mersey (blog)Loan-listed Barcelona product would be perfect for EvertonRoyal Blue Mersey (blog)Sergi Samper is 22 years old and is seen as one of La Masia's better products in recent years. The fact that Barcelona is crowding him out of their midfield to sign players from the Chinese Super League would make Johann Cruyff turn over in his grave.and more »
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:00 am
What if: Arsene Wenger had joined Manchester
SportskeedaWhat if: Arsene Wenger had joined Manchester United instead of ArsenalSportskeedaAmong the names that popped up as his rumoured replacement was Johan Cruyff, who had stepped down as the most successful manager in Barcelona's history. There was the mention of a certain Arsene Wenger in the gossip columns as well, a Frenchman ...
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 7:41 am
Council over-shoots deadline by 12 months -
Press and JournalCouncil over-shoots deadline by 12 monthsPress and JournalOne of the signs is just yards from the Cruyff Court community sports facility – part of a regeneration programme inspired by Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff – which was opened by Denis Law last month. SNP Aberdeen leader Stephen Flynn has hit out ...
Posted on 15 August 2017 | 1:42 am
Beachcomber: 98 years old an d STILL
“Yes,” said the bear, “I did know that. I also know that the JC phenomenon is not confined to the UK, as I am sure the French fish man Jacques Cousteau and the Dutch footballer Johann Cruyff would agree, nor is it restricted to people, as Jaffa ...
Posted on 19 August 2015 | 9:12 am
Hansen's kids barb & Pele's African
Johann Cruyff | "Barcelona are favourites. We're more complete, competitive and experienced than [in the 1992 final] at Wembley. Milan are nothing out of this world. They base their game on defence, we base ours on attack." | Arrogantly predicting the ...
Posted on 18 August 2015 | 11:30 pm
Cruyff: €80m for Pogba is absurd
Barcelona legend Johann Cruyff has branded the €80 million fee reportedly rejected by Juventus for Paul Pogba "absurd". The midfielder, 21, has been one of the most highly-sought players in the world this summer, with Barca among a crowd of cash-rich ...
Posted on 14 July 2015 | 4:47 am
Xavi: The greatest midfielder of a
Johann Cruyff Pep Guardiola’s 2008-12 spell in charge of Barcelona was when Xavi truly excelled and won the bulk of his trophies. He translated his manager’s demands and ideas into spellbinding performances on the pitch, managing to record 100 per cent ...
Posted on 20 May 2015 | 9:00 am
Gossip column: Messi, Shaqiri, Newcastle,
(Chronicle) Johann Cruyff has told Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal ... while his girlfriend followed the Blues on Twitter. It would appear ex-Newcastle forward Hatem Ben Arfa is glad to be back in France. After signing an 18-month deal at Nice ...
Posted on 5 January 2015 | 3:54 pm