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Cannon Fodder News and Links: Remembering Cruyff

All the news from around the footballing world for Friday, March 25, 2016.

Thanks, Johan
Thanks, Johan
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Sweden’s Jan Olsson pays tribute to Johan Cruyff, his great tormentor | Football | The Guardian
The former Sweden full-back Jan Olsson is best remembered for being left standing by brilliant Dutchman at the 1974 World Cup.

'You play football with your head, and your legs are there to help you': Johan Cruyff in quotes | Football | The Guardian
The Dutch legend, who has died at the age of 68, came up with – and inspired – some of football’s most famous quotes.

What is a Cruyff Turn? | Football | The Guardian
The legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff has died at home in Barcelona, aged 68. He was famous for leading Holland to the 1974 World Cup final, as a player for Ajax and as a manager at Barcelona, but most of all for the Cruyff Turn, a deceptive about-face which left many defenders bewildered. Find out how he performed his signature manoeuvre.

Watch: Ospina gets injured again playing for Colombia | Daily Cannon
Although he stayed on, he was seen being helped from the pitch at the end of the game.

Watch: Alexis highlights as Chile lose to Argentina | Daily Cannon

The forward played the full 90 minutes but could not stop his side blowing a 1-0 lead to lose 2-1.

RUMOURS: Barcelona to tempt Arsenal with THREE stars in exchange for Ozil -


Manchester United Transfer News: Huge Zlatan Ibrahimovic Offer, Latest Rumours | Bleacher Report


Vicente del Bosque Knocked over by Linesman During Italy vs. Spain Friendly | Bleacher Report
The first half of Italy's friendly with Spain was largely uneventful, save for the moment when the linesman bulldozed Vicente del Bosque to the ground...

67% of players say an MLS team would survive the Premier League. Are they right? | Football | The Guardian
Tim Hill: ESPN’s poll of current MLS players yielded some provocative findings and prompted a social-media uproar – but that doesn’t mean it’s wrong

UEFA Champions League changes reek of greed and incompetence - ESPN FC
Iain Macintosh lays out exactly why the proposed changes to the UEFA Champions League are greedy, incompetent and will ultimately hurt the clubs.

David Beckham moves closer to Major League Soccer ownership dream | Football | The Guardian
David Beckham’s team ownership plans in Major League Soccer moved a step closer as his consortium bought an area of land for a stadium site