Cruyff


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Cruyff

(krɔɪf; Dutch krœjf)
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(Biography) Johan (joːˈhɑn). born 1947, Dutch footballer and manager: played for Ajax and Barcelona; European Footballer of the Year (1971, 1973, 1974); capped 48 times for the Netherlands, scoring 33 goals; as a manager he won the European Cup with Barcelona (1992)
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The city became the only in Scotland to host a Cruyff Court two years ago, when a playing area was created on Catherine Street.
WORK has kicked off on building Aberdeen's second Cruyff Court.
ANDERLECHT sporting director Frank Arnesen has compared his new player-manager Vincent Kompany to football visionary Johan Cruyff.
The first of those was in 1974 -- when the astonishingly skilled Johan Cruyff was the talk of world soccer.
Jordi Cruyff (left), manager of China's Chongqing Dangdai Lifan, visited the SC's Legacy Pavilion recently.
SC.QA Doha The plans and programmes being delivered by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) show a commitment to hosting an incredible FIFA World Cup and ensuring a lasting and far-reaching legacy of the tournament, according to Jordi Cruyff. The former Manchester United and FC Barcelona winger -- now manager of Chinese Super League side Chongqing Dangdai Lifan -- was recently in Doha for a winter training camp, during which he took time out to visit Aspire Academy and the SC's Legacy Pavilion.
LIVERPOOL FC this week joined a host of other clubs to celebrate the third UK Final of the Cruyff Court 6 vs 6 Championship Court, at Anfield Sports and Community Centre (ASCC).
Abu Dhabi: Jordi Cruyff learnt a multitude of things from his late, great father Johan, including the need for "football professionals to make football decisions".
These include the likes of Gary Sobers hitting six sixes, Liverpool coming back from 3-0 down to win the Champions League and the "Cruyff turn".
MY TURN; THE AUTOBIOGAPHY By Johan Cruyff Sportsbookofthemonth.com price: PS9.99, saving PS10.01 on RRP WE live in an age when, thanks to websites such as YouTube, memories can be instantly recalled, a state of affairs which means that unless an incident was particularly special, we can soon reach memory overload, a videoed saturation point few of us wish to encounter.
My Turn: The Autobiography By Johan Cruyff Sportsbookofthemonth.com price: PS9.99, saving PS10.01 on rrp WE live in an age when, thanks to websites such as YouTube, memories can be instantly recalled, a state of affairs which means that unless an incident was particularly special, we can soon reach memory overload, a videoed saturation point few of us wish to encounter.