Posts Tagged ‘ target man ’

The tall tale of Peter Crouch’s aerial abilities

October 15, 2010
The tall tale of Peter Crouch’s aerial abilities

Peter Crouch is a strange footballer in many ways.
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Spain 1-0 Portugal: Villa eventually finds a way through, Portugal fail to respond

June 29, 2010
Spain 1-0 Portugal: Villa eventually finds a way through, Portugal fail to respond

An intriguing game – Spain were comfortable by full-time, but struggled to find the breakthrough. Substitutions were crucial in the outcome.
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Teams of the Decade #8: Czech Republic, 2004

February 22, 2010
Teams of the Decade #8: Czech Republic, 2004

It may have been brief, but it was beautiful. The Czech Republic side of Euro 2004 was brilliant, because they had everything in an attacking sense. They had an aerial threat from 6′7 Jan Koller. They had pace upfront from Milan Baros. They had the finest footballer in Europe at the time in Pavel...
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Teams of the Decade, #17: Bologna, 2001/02

January 19, 2010
Teams of the Decade, #17: Bologna, 2001/02

To include a side on this list whose greatest achievement was to finish 7th one season may seem odd, but the final league table of the 2001/02 season doesn’t do justice to Bologna’s achievements that season – mixing it with the big boys, and only a final day defeat denying them the 4th place...
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