The tireless, peerless and talented goalscorer Dirk Kuyt ended his career on a high as he is set to quit the Feyenoord team after leading them to the Eredivisie title.
The Dutch talisman ended the club’s 18-ywar wait for the title as he scored a hat trick to deliver it ahead of Ajax.
He scored from a narrow angle, then a header before finishing it off with a well-taken penalty in the 3-1 victory over opponents Heracles Almelo. He is largely the factor responsible for the club’s first Eredivisie title since 1999.
Though the victory is not in the league of Leicester’s when they overcame a 5000 to 1 odds to lift the Premier League last year, it still presents a difficult prediction as at when the league started. Continue reading DIRK KUYT HANGS UP BOOT ON A HIGH
During the entire 15+ years long playing career of NemanjaVidcic, he has had to face off with top players from different clubs from all over the world.
Inter Milan and Manchester United are the top 2 European clubs that Vidic performed with back when he was still an active player and the Serbian defender was a regular starter for both of those teams.
Being a consistent starter in both Inter Milan and Manchester United, this has allowed NemanjaVidic on being able to compete in various different competitions as well as also being able to face off against a number of types of players.
It’s been around 7 months since NemanjaVidic announced his retirement from playing football at a competitive level and after having performed in top clubs and European competitions, the Serbian recently took time to talk about which player was the toughest one for him to play against as a defender.
As a defender, the main role that they have to accomplish is keep out the offensive forces from the opposing team by not allowing them any space to pass, dribble or move the ball around and hopefully get the chance to steal the ball away from them. Continue reading NemanjaVidic’s worst nightmare was Didier Drogba
German giant FC Schalke 04 has confirmed the new status of Chelsea defender Baba Rahman ahead of the forthcoming season.
The Bundesliga club say the player is set to play for them in a season long deal agreed with the London-based English club. the Ghanaian full back is set to join the rest of his new team mates in Austria for their pre season training, according to the club.
Chelsea is expected to confirm the deal shortly, especially in light of the defensive problems the team is expected to suffer from as the new season begins. The first choice for the right back position Branislav Ivanovic is set to miss the beginning of the season slated for new week due to a dislocation in his shoulder. Ivanovic has been struggling with form of recent and the injury might further rain down on his form when he eventually returns. However, Schalke used their official twitter page to confirm the deal as they posted: “Abdul Rahman Baba is travelling with the Schalke squad to the training camp.”
Continue reading FC SCHALKE 04 CONFIRM BABA RAHMAN’S NEW STATUS