Edwin Van Der Sar


Flawless Technique: Roberto Baggio Rolls One In After Flummoxing Juventus ‘Keeper Edwin Van Der Sar With Aristocratic First Touch, 2001 (Video)

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If you happen to be a fan of imperious ball control, then boy do we have a treat for you courtesy of the great Roberto Baggio.

Having represented Juventus with esteem for five years earlier in his career, Baggio returned to the Delle Alpi with Brescia in April of 2001.

VIDEO: Van der Sar saves penalty after coming out of retirement

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Van Der Sar saiu da sua aposentadoria esta semana.
E no seu Primeiro jogo de volta já pega Penalty! #MUFC #LEGEND pic.twitter.com/E5aI81TigQ

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Edwin Van der Sar came out of retirement today to play for VV Noordwijk, the club he spent his youth career before joining Ajax, after their first choice goalie Mustafa Mare Zine was ruled out with an injury.

Edwin Van Der Sar Sing’s Among the Ajax Ultra’s

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Edwin Van Der Sar enjoy's hero status at Ajax and he's not afraid to mix it with anyone as he showed yesterday when he joined in with the infamous VAK410 ultras during Ajax's 4-0 win against Dordrecht at the weekend.

Looks a bit out of place with the suit but he seemed to enjoy it as did the fans by the looks of it.

Football Vine: Edwin Van Der Sar Roars Ajax On From Among The VAK410 Ultras (Video)

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He may be close to sainthood round Amsterdam way, but that didn't stop Edwin van der Sar from roaring Ajax on against Dordrecht yesterday from amid the section of the stadium belonging to the club's infamous VAK410 ultras.

Looked like he enjoyed himself too, with Ajax easing to a 4-0 win over the Eredivisie's second-bottom side.

Manchester United

Keane reveals the real reason behind him leaving United

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Roy Keane left Manchester United in November 2005 after airing his frustrations over our performance in the 4-1 defeat away to Middlesbrough. Keane didn't bite his tongue when going through the players and highlighting their mistakes. He criticised Edwin Van der Sar for letting in Gaizka Mendieta's attempt, claiming it was "saveable".

Phil Neville over-optimistic with Lloris shout

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In June 2011, David de Gea received both the ultimate blessing – and the deadliest challenge. His transfer to reigning Premier League champions Manchester United was just reward for a stellar season with Atletico Madrid. However, he was also tasked with replacing the retired Edwin Van der Sar between the sticks.

Classic Moments: John O’Shea Keeps Clean Sheet After Going In Goal For Manchester United, 2007 (Photo & Video)

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Dear fellows, would you believe that it's ten years to the very day that the very complexionof Association Football changed forever?

Indeed, at White Hart Lane on 4th February of 2007,we collectively witnessed a spectacular event that shifted the paradigmentirely.

We are of course talking about when Edwin van der Sar broke his nose and John O'Shea Slayer of Figo had to goin nets for Manchester United.

Major Link Soccer: Barcelona pitch invasion goes surprisingly well

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Three young boys decided they needed a break from school so they visited FC Barcelona; what happened next is the stuff of dreams.

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Who knew that skipping school could be so much fun: For three boys in Barcelona breaking all the rules was rewarded with a hangout with legends.

Man Utd legend comes out of retirement aged 45

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is coming out of retirement at the age of 45. The ex-Netherlands international hung up his...

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Van der Sar comes out of retirement

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Edwin Van der Sar should have signed for Manchester United in 2001, just two years after Peter Schmeichel left the club, but instead signed for Fulham.

He went on to have a great six years at United later in his career though, signing for us in 2005. He won four Premier League titles, the Champions League and two League Cups.

Ex-Man Utd ‘Keeper Edwin Van Der Sar To Come Out Of Retirement At The Grand Old Age Of 45

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Edwin van der Sar's last competitive appearance came for Manchester United in the 2011 Champions League Final.

His next will come in theHoofdklasse B the second tier of the Dutch amateur league.

At the grand old age of 45, Van der Sar has agreed to reverse his decision to retire on a special one-off basis in order to turn out for his boyhood club, VV Noordwijk.

Remember when… we came back to beat Everton 4-2?

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To mark the 10th anniversary of RoM, there will be several articles remembering some of the best moments for Manchester United fans over the past decade. Dan Stapleton has spoken about one of his favourite memories.

The news filters through that Bolton have equalised at Stamford Bridge.

United Legends game raises £800,000

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Manchester United legends player Bayern Munich legends today and beat them 4-2. Louis Saha, Dwight Yorke, Andrew Cole and Jesper Blomqvist all scored for United, in a game which also saw the likes of Edwin Van der Sar, Paul Scholes, Jaap Stam and Phil Neville play.

It was been revealed that the game has raised £800,000 for the Manchester United Foundation, who work in some of the most disadvantaged areas across Greater Manchester to educate, motivate and inspire young people.

De Gea can emulate Schmeichel and Van der Sar

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David De Gea can emulate Peter Schmeichel and Edwin Van der Sar if he chooses to remain at the club, according toManchester United goalkeeping coach Frans Hoek.

The Spaniard was named United's player of the season for the second consecutive season but has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer, as the Spanish giants look for a replacement for Iker Casillas.

Rooney: “De Gea is the best in the world”

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Wayne Rooney has described David De Gea as the best keeper in the world, after the Spaniard pulled off a string of superb saves to deny Raheem Sterling and Mario Balotelli on Sunday.

Despite having to play with a different back four almost every game, De Gea's form this season has been nothing short of outstanding and Rooney was quick to heap praise on his teammate.

Rooney: De Gea is the best in the world

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David de Gea has been making saves that most other keepers wouldn't be able to get near to on a weekly basis now.

Wayne Rooney has the sung the praises of our goalie, claiming he is the best in the world.

In my eyes he is the best keeper in the world. The performances he has shown for us have been fantastic.

Ex-Man Utd ‘keeper Edwin Van der Sar says Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois can be best in world

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Roy Keane Reveals Reasons Behind His Manchester United Departure

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Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has shed new light on the reasons behind his Old Trafford exit in 2005.

Rumors have circulated for years that Keane's departure from the club stemmed from a MUTV interview where the United midfielderinfamously blasted teammates Rio Ferdinand, Edwin van der Sar, Ruud van Nistelrooy, John O'Shea, Darren Fletcher, Kieran Richardson and Alan Smith.

Edwin van der Sar: ‘Daley Blind will not be joining Man Utd’

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Versatile Ajax star Daley Blind will not be signing for Manchester United this summer, according to former Red Devils keeper Edwin van der Sar. The...

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Arsenal Legend's Twitter Account is a Fake

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Well that didn't last long. Dennis Bergkamp was thought to have joined popular social network Twitter yesterday when announcing to the world that "it's a pleasure."

Former Manchester United man Edwin van der Sar tweeted out yesterday confirming that the account was in fact but genuine but there appears to be a mix up.

Former Manchester United Star Backs Moyes to Succeed

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper, Edwin Van der Sar was one of the best keepers in the Premier League during his stint between the sticks at Old Trafford. During his time under the Reds' former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, the Dutchman was part of four EPL titles, three FA Community Shields, two League Cups, one FIFA Club World Cup and a UEFA Champions League Title.

Manchester United’s Champions League finals

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Another Champions League season group stage gets underway this evening. Premier League champions Manchester United are at home to Bayer Leverkusen. The German side beat United in the 2002 Champions League semi-final, and David Moyes will be hoping they don't cause any such problems as he attempts to make his first Champions League campaign a [.

Why Fulham are Set to Surprise in 2013-14

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While many of you would probably have expected to me say Sunderland, Southampton or West Ham as the next most likely club to surprise this season, I have to give full respect to Fulham and the smart work that Martin Jol continues to do in the transfer market.

The manager released a healthy dose of players at the end of the season and over the summer seeing a vast majority of the over 30 group let go.

Dutch keeper discusses United defender

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Ahead of Rio Ferdinand's testimonial match yesterday, former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar sung the praises of his former teammate. van der Sar joined in on the chorus of current and ex-players praising Ferdinand after 11 years of service at Old Trafford, particularly praising the consistency that Ferdinand established in United's back line.


Commitment: Besotted Georgian Fan Gets Gigantic ‘All-Time Holland XI’ Tattooed On His Back (Photo)

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Step this way and behold perhaps the most audacious example of tactical football body art we've ever witnessed.

According to Four Four Two, the bloke in the photo below is actually Georgian but is so enamoured with all things Oranje that he felt inspired to have his all-time NetherlandsXI tattooed on his back, and at an immense scale.

Postcards from Yesteryear: Netherlands 2-3 Czech Republic, Euro 2004

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Champions League

Luis Figo Barred From Representing ‘Barcelona Legends’ All-Star Team At Request Of Barca Themselves

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As an aperitif forthe Champions League Final on Saturday evening, UEFA are laying on a glitzy exhibition match in Berlin that will see a host of formerBarcelona and Juventus veteransunite against a Rest of the World XI in the name of charity.

Van der Sar: Every United fan I meet thanks me for Moscow

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After finishing 7th last season and missing out on Champions League football this year as a result, Manchester United are one step closer to playing in Europe again next season after finishing fourth.

Edwin Van der Sar has discussed the importance of being in the competition from the perspective of a player.

Louis van Gaal

Van der Sar: I grew up with LvG at Ajax

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Edwin Van der Sar has discussed his relationship with Louis van Gaal and sung the praises of our manager. Van Gaal gave Van der Sar his debut at Ajax and went on to win three league titles, the European Cup, the UEFA Cup, the UEFA Super Cup, amongst other domestic trophies.

Of course, I've been watching very closely.

Why was Van der Sar at Carrington today? Blind?

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We've all seen the pictures of Angel di Maria leaving Carrington last night, and then more pictures today of his agent with Louis van Gaal, with news of his signing supposedly imminent.

However, it has been confirmed that Edwin Van der Sar has been at Carrington today too. There is of course the possibility that our former goalkeeper was in the area and decided to pop in on a few friends.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Terry: Moscow miss still keeps me awake

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John Terry has reflected on the night when he helped win the European Cup for Manchester United, after missing Chelsea's fifth penalty in Moscow.

After Cristiano Ronaldo's miss, Terry's inability to score took the penalty shoot out to sudden death, which we won after Edwin Van der Sar saved Nicolas Anelka's spot-kick.

Rio: I was next in line to take a penalty in Moscow

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Rio Ferdinand was on the Clare Balding show and has talked about the night in Moscow when we beat Chelsea in the European Cup final.

Following missed penalties from Cristiano Ronaldo and John Terry, the shoot-out went in to sudden death. Ryan Giggs, on the night be broke Sir Bobby Charlton's appearance record, slotted away his penalty, before Nicolas Anelka stepped up.

The dangers of desperate spending

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David de Gea

LvG: De Gea is unbelievable

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David de Gea was named Man of the Match in United's 1-0 win over Newcastle this evening. A late winner from Ashley Young wrapped up the point, but the goalkeeper played a crucial role. Moments after Young scored, Newcastle had a great chance to equalise, but De Gea pulled off a great save.

Louis van Gaal has sung the praises of the Spaniard, comparing him to other great goalkeepers he has managed in the past.

De Gea: I watched Schmeichel a lot growing up

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David de Gea has spoken to MUTV about his top five goalkeepers of alltime.

Peter Schmeichel: "He was one of the best in the world and an unbelievable goalkeeper. He was admired by everyone who watched him. I watched him a lot growing up and now on MUTV! I enjoyed all his saves it's difficult to pick one out as the best.

Please sack him – now

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I genuinely wanted to support whoever replaced Sir Alex Ferguson until the bitter end. I've always enjoyed the siege mentality that our former manager instilled in us and was ready to back his replacement.

When David de Gea replaced Edwin Van der Sar, the press ate him up for breakfast. That first game against City in the Charity Shield was a nightmare.

The Rest

Ajax Send 27 Crates Of Beer To East Kilbride After Scottish Minnows Surpass 26-Game Winning Streak (Photo & Video)

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It's not often you hear Johan Cruyff mentioned in the same breath as the Scottish Lowland League, but the two footballing spheres overlappedin joyous fashion on Saturday evening.

Indeed, East Kilbride surpassed the feats of Cruyff's imperious Ajax side of 1971/72 by winning their 27th game on the bounce, witha 3-1 win over BSC Glasgow sealing the deal.

PICTURE: Adidas send Van see Sar new goalie shirt 

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Edwin Van der Sar has posted a picture on Twitter of the new shirt which Adidas sent him.

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Interlull: People are strange

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It feels like one of those Mondays. A kind of back to school after the holidays Monday. Even though I haven't been in school for a long, long time.

One of those Mondays where you could use a song about Monday. Such as: I don't like Mondays The Boomtown Rats. Or Rainy days and Mondays The Carpenters.

EA Sports launches FIFA14

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The anticipation is over. FIFA14 is finally here.

The latest installment of EA Sports' highly-touted soccer video game, FIFA14, hit stores nationwide on Tuesday, ending anxious gamers' excruciating wait and giving them a chance to spend countless hours in front of the television.