Feyenoord Coach Expects Manchester City to Win Champions League

Feyenoord manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst has claimed that Manchester City have all the capabilities to win the Champions League the season.


The team managed by Pep Guardiola finished without any major honour last season, and this led to the club spending a vast sum of money in improving the squad. More than £ 220 million worth of talent have come to the Etihad stadium over the summer, and Guardiola has released a number of players who did not perform well last season. The changes have already made a positive impact with City making a strong start to the season.

Dirk Kuyt in the List of Players who Used TUEs

Several iconic footballers have been named in the latest hack released by Fancy Bears group.


This hack focuses on the list of failed drug test by the players, which have come to the attention of the football Association and Fifa. Yet, the lack of any action appears to be surprising. Among the names to be included in the list are some of the former Premier League stars like Dirk Kuyt and Carlos Tevez. The former was reportedly prescribed with corticosteroids, which is a steroid hormone. Even though they are being considered as legal in the eyes of the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada), their use by those players has created a lot of surprise.

FEYENOORD NOT SURE OF VAN PERSIE

Reports in Holland say Feyenoord are not sure of star striker Robin van Persie. As the experiment with Dirk Kuyt paid off last term and with his retirement, many pointed to the former Arsenal and Manchester United man as the next rallying man.


The club director Martin van Geel is seeking to convince the Netherlands international to make the move from his Turkish base with Fenerbahce. However, reports say other members of the board are not sure it is the right move.

KUYT AND KLAASSEN PROTESTS USE OF ARTIFICIAL TURFS

Dutch soccer legend Dirk Kuyt, captain of Eredivisie title-winning Feyenoord is joined by 24-year old Ajax skipper Davy Klaassen to protest the use of artificial turfs in the top tier.


Twelve captains were of top sides were involved in the protests against the use of artificial turf. They asked the national soccer federation and the organizers of the league to make amends.

The captains used their national union VVCS to make their case for a natural turf.
“I know for sure that due to artificial pitches, Dutch football will fall further behind,” Kuyt said.

COUTINHO SET TO BREAK RECORD OVER THE WEEKEND

Brazilian sensation Philippe Coutinho is set to break his personal scoring record when the Reds play West Brom this Sunday.


The talented playmaker has netted in Liverpool’s last three games but he has never quite made the fourth. If he gets a goal against the in-form Albion side, it would be a personal record of four straight games.

FEYENOORD CONTINUE FINE FORM WITH 2-0 VICTORY

Dutch giant Feyenoord continued their fine form with a 2-0 victory over Roda in an away clash.


Struggling side Roda have not won any home game this campaign so they were not expected to cause an upset to high flying Feyenoord. However, they put up a strong fight in the first half of the clash against Giovanni can Bronckhorst side.

Dirk Kuyt Urges Wijnaldum To Replicate His Heroics against Manchester United

Former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt has advised Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum to make sure that his club beat Manchester United this weekend.


Kuyt was one of the players on the Liverpool team to score a hat-trick in this fixture. An incredible success in 2011 is still remembered by most Liverpool fans, and certainlyKuyt. Even if he was not known for his goals in his Liverpool career,Kuyt came up with an incredible hat-trick in 2011. This inspired a 3-1 success over United. Liverpool and United will be renewing the old rivalry this weekend.

Feyenoord captain Kuyt Unhappy After Draw with Ajax

Feyenoord skipperDirk Kuyt says that he is left extremely disappointed with the 1-1 draw with rivals Ajax, as he felt that the home team deserved more than just one point from the game.


Even though Ajax had more opportunities in front of goal, it was Feyenoord who controlled the game at all areas of the pitch. After a goalless first half, KasperDolberg opened the scoring in the 55th minute. It was a major blow to the home team as they were hoping to extend their advantage at the top of the table. Just when it seemed that a recovery would not be possible, former Liverpool forward Kuyt came up with a late goal to get at least a point from the match.

FEYENOORD DROPS POINTS BUT REMAIN NO. 1

Feyenoord remains the number one in the Dutch league despite dropping points.


The Dutch giant played a 1-1 draw with archrivals Ajax. A late Dirk Kuyt equalizer was the saviour. The former Liverpool striker converted his chance to cancel out a Kasper Dolberg's opener in the game played at De Kuip.

FENERBAHCE GET WIN AHEAD OF EUROPA LEAGUE TIE

Fenerbahce returned to winning ways after enduring a string of poor performances, defeating Gaziantepspor 2-1.


The Istanbul-based club have suffered a bad start this term despite being the runners-up in the Spor Toto Super League last season. The win would serve as a confidence booster when they meet Feyenoord in the Europa League on Thursday, September 29th.

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