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Burnley hoping for Johann Berg Gudmundsson fitness boost

Posted Saturday, April 14, 2018 by PA69 hits

Burnley are hopeful winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson will have recovered from a calf strain in time for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Leicester.Gudmundsson could come in for Georges-Kevin Nkoudou, who is a doubt after feeling tightness in his hamstring, while fellow winger Scott Arfield (calf) remains sidelined.Burnley will definitely be without key defender Ben Mee, who is set to mis...Full Story »

Stefan Johansen strike sends Fulham into second place

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA41 hits

Fulham moved into the Sky Bet Championship top two after a nervy 1-0 victory over Reading saw them leapfrog Cardiff, who failed to win at Aston Villa.Stefan Johansen’s first-half strike was enough to help the club extend their club-record unbeaten run to 20 games.Fulham were expected to provide the early running but it was struggling Reading who made the brighter start as Tim Ream cleared ...Full Story »

Sweden 1 - 0 Italy: Italy up against it after Jakob Johansson nets winner for Sweden

Posted Friday, November 10, 2017 by PA91 hits

Italy must beat Sweden at San Siro on Monday to have any hope of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia after Jakob Johansson condemned the Azzurri to a 1-0 first-leg defeat in Stockholm. The four-time world champions risk missing out on the summer finals for the first time since 1958 and this play-off result piles further pressure on a side who struggled throughout the qualifying campaign. ...Full Story »

Stefan Johansen fires Fulham beyond Hull

Posted Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by PA49 hits

Fulham claimed a first home win of the Sky Bet Championship season as Stefan Johansen's second-half goal helped them beat Hull 2-1 at Craven Cottage.Norwegian Johansen struck after Jarrod Bowen had cancelled out Floyd Ayite's first-half effort.Hull came into this game on the back of a disappointing 5-0 defeat Derby last Saturday and they struggled to get hold of the ball early on.It was Fulham ...Full Story »

Fulham waiting on Stefan Johansen ahead of Brentford clash

Posted Saturday, April 29, 2017 by PA42 hits

Fulham hope Stefan Johansen will be fit for the west London derby against Brentford.The Norwegian midfielder scored twice in the 4-1 win over Huddersfield last weekend but limped off with five minutes remaining.Striker Chris Martin misses out again as he completes a three-match suspension.The Cottagers know a win will seal their place in the play-offs as they are three points ahead of Leeds wit...Full Story »

Barcelona to honour Johan Cruyff with Nou Camp statue

Posted Sunday, March 26, 2017 by Skysports.com64 hits

The No 9 shirt of the late Johan Cruyff is displayed during a ceremony for the first anniversary of his death Barcelona will honour late club legend Johan Cruyff with a statue at their Nou Camp stadium. The Dutch great, who won 13 trophies during his time playing and managing the club, died a year ago from lung cancer. Barcelona unveiled a series of planned tributes on Saturday and as well as...Full Story »

Burton Albion FC 0 - 2 Fulham: Stefan Johansen and Scott Malone on target as Fulham beat Burton

Posted Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by PA50 hits

Second-half goals from Stefan Johansen and Scott Malone took Fulham to within three points of the Sky Bet Championship play-offs as they condemned Burton Albion to a fifth successive home league defeat. Norwegian international Johansen unerringly drilled home just three minutes into the second half, Fulham ruthlessly capitalising on some sloppy Burton defending on the halfway line. Sone Aluko i...Full Story »

Messi gifts Jordi Cruyff a pair of signed boots

Posted Saturday, December 17, 2016 by Marca.com113 hits

Johan Cruyff had such a large influence on Barcelona it is often difficult to state with any accuracy, and Lionel Messi's very own career was touched by the Dutch genius in many ways. In a token of gratitude, the Barcelona No. 10 signed a pair of boots for Johan's son and former player Jordi. "Very happy to admire my new boots, signed by the world No. 1," Jordi Cruyff said. "Thanks a lot fo...Full Story »

Charlton Athletic vs Derby County - Johann Berg Gudmundsson in Addicks frame against Derby

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2016 by PA42 hits

Charlton could be lifted for their Sky Bet Championship match against Derby by the return of Johann Berg Gudmundsson. The Iceland midfielder sustained a head injury against Ipswich, forcing him to miss the defeat at QPR, but he may be back to face the Rams. On loan South Korea defender Yun Suk-Young returns after missing out against QPR due to not being eligible to play against his parent club...Full Story »

Charlton Athletic vs Derby County - Johann Berg Gudmundsson in Addicks frame against Derby

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2016 by PA18 hits

Charlton could be lifted for their Sky Bet Championship match against Derby by the return of Johann Berg Gudmundsson. The Iceland midfielder sustained a head injury against Ipswich, forcing him to miss the defeat at QPR, but he may be back to face the Rams. On loan South Korea defender Yun Suk-Young returns after missing out against QPR due to not being eligible to play against his parent club...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - Spanish big guns unite ahead of El Clasico to pay tribute to Cruyff

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2016 by PA61 hits

Barcelona and Real Madrid will pay an emotional tribute to Johan Cruyff before resuming hostilities in their latest eagerly-anticipated El Clasico fixture on Saturday. This weekend's clash at the Nou Camp will be Barca's first outing since the death of their former player and manager Cruyff, one of the greatest and most influential figures in their history. A minute's silence will be observed ...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Real Madrid - Barcelona and Real Madrid to pay tribute to Johan Cruyff

Posted Saturday, April 02, 2016 by PA54 hits

Barcelona and Real Madrid will pay an emotional tribute to Johan Cruyff before resuming hostilities in their latest eagerly-anticipated El Clasico fixture on Saturday. This weekend's clash at the Nou Camp will be Barca's first outing since the death of their former player and manager Cruyff, one of the greatest and most influential figures in their history. A minute's silence will be observed ...Full Story »

The Barcelona first team visit the Johan Cruyff memorial

Posted Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by 101 GREAT GOALS86 hits

Johan Cruyff was one of the greatest footballers of all time as well as a true pioneer. His ideas, vision and class changed the course of modern football and influenced the great Barcelona side that we know and love today. So it’s only fitting that the first team squad paid their respects to Cruyff at a memorial in his honour today. Luis Enrique paid tribute to the Dutchman saying that...Full Story »

Barcelona could rename Nou Camp the Johan Cruyff Stadium

Posted Tuesday, March 29, 2016 by givemesport.com146 hits

Barcelona's board of directors will meet on Tuesday to discuss initiatives to honour the late Johan Cruyff, who last week died after a battle with cancer. The Dutch legend died on Thursday aged 68, leaving behind a legacy as one of the game's greatest icons. He lit up the Nou Camp as a player before reinventing the club as a manager. Keen to pay tribute in a manner that matches what he did f...Full Story »

Cruyff loses cancer battle

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2016 by Foxsports.com59 hits

Dutch legend Johan Cruyff has passed away at the age of 68 after losing his battle against cancer, his family announced on Wednesday. The former Netherlands international was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2015, having been a heavy smoker until he underwent open heart surgery in 1991. Cruyff declared last month that he was feeling "very positive" after receiving treatment, but the dis...Full Story »

Fans pay respects to Johan Cruyff at Barcelona's Camp Nou memorial

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2016 by theguardian.com61 hits

The Barcelona president, Josep Bartomeu (left) and his Real Madrid counterpart, Florentino Perez, at the Camp Nou's memorial to Johan Cruyff. Thousands of fans mourning the death of Johan Cruyff have paid their respects to Barcelona's former player and coach at a temporary memorial at the Camp Nou. The Spanish club said over 5,000 fans passed through the memorial by 1.30pm local time on Saturd...Full Story »

Special Cruyff tribute at Netherlands match

Posted Saturday, March 26, 2016 by Foxsports.com39 hits

The Netherlands' home friendly against France on Friday night marked the passing of Dutch great Johan Cruyff in a very special way. Cruyff, who also enjoyed memorable spells at Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona, died of cancer aged 68 on Thursday. After 14 minutes of play, the match was stopped for a minute - a reference to the No 14 that Cruyff wore throughout his international career. It was sup...Full Story »

Cruyff: The man who changed how football was played

Posted Friday, March 25, 2016 by foxsportsasia.com70 hits

Tributes are pouring in following the death of Netherlands footballing great Johan Cruyff, a player who helped revolutionise the game. The three-time Ballon d'Or winner passed away after losing his battle against lung cancer aged 68. Cruyff is considered a pioneer of the modern game, helping to usher in a new era marked by a new football aesthetic and a new mentality. Slender and swift, Cruyf...Full Story »

Cruyff: PSV cannot match Atletico physically

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2016 by foxsportsasia58 hits

The Eredivisie champions finished ahead of Manchester United and CSKA Moscow to book their spot the knockout stages and will now have to deal with the Madrid-based side in the round of 16, with the first leg taking place at the Philips Stadion on Wednesday. Cruyff admitted he is not optimistic about PSV's chances unless they can match the desire that Atletico will bring. "Atletico Madrid might...Full Story »

Football legend Johan Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer

Posted Friday, October 23, 2015 by Caughtoffside.com124 hits

Former Ajax and Barcelona legend John Cruyff has been diagnosed with lung cancer, according to the Daily Express. The Express reports that the 69-year-old is expected to release a statement later on Thursday evening to discuss how the extent of the disease following another round of tests. Reports is Spanish publications RAC1 and Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo, the Dutchman was diagnosed ...Full Story »

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