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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 1. Roberto Baggio

We have finally made it through 11 weeks laden with talented ‘cult’ footballing legends from almost all corners of the world, some well-known, others slightly less so. Whether you agree with the selections or concur with the final placements I … Continue reading

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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 2. Eric Cantona

I know what you are thinking before I have even jotted any words in justification of my decision to award Eric Cantona the runners-up prize in my all-time ‘cult’ world footballers. Many people who I know will be somewhat flabbergasted … Continue reading

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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 3. Dennis Bergkamp

This week I would like to take your minds way back to a bitterly cold night at Vale Park for an FA Cup third round replay between the mighty Port Vale and soon to be ‘double winners’ and North-London giants … Continue reading

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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 4. Andrés Escobar

So here we are into the final four weeks of additions to my all-time ‘cult’ footballers. It’s getting rather laborious exciting, i’m sure you will admit, however this particular instalment will not be written in such a light hearted style as in previous … Continue reading

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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 5. Franco Baresi

This week’s selection in my all-time ‘cult’ world XI footballers needs no fancy introduction, persuasive justifications or over inflated superlatives because he is without doubt the best defender I have ever seen play the beautiful game. Over a career which … Continue reading

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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 6. Matthias Sammer

The next addition to my all-time ‘cult’ world XI introduces a ‘defensive’ player to my shortlist and I use the term defender rather loosely. Not for his lack of defensive ability might I add but for his complete, all-round footballing attributes that elevate … Continue reading

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My All Time ‘Cult’ World XI – 7. Gheorghe Hagi

This week I return to the European continent for the next addition to my all-time ‘cult’ world XI. Many describe him as the most underrated attacking midfielder of my generation and in my opinion created and perfected the ‘free role’ … Continue reading

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