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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #200 on: October 28, 2015, 09:06:04 AM »
@mc_red22  Maybe it says more about the quality of the Dutch league these days...

Clearly a big factor, but its still admirable to hit those numbers at 35

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #201 on: October 28, 2015, 12:31:30 PM »
Not really no, Lambert didn't really contribute. Dirk did.

Come off it Chakan. Kuyt never scored in a European Cup final. He also never scored a hat trick against Man Utd. Nor a last minute penalty at Everton to win the game, nor a 98th minute penalty at Arsenal, never scored at City, or at Chelsea, or vital shoot out goals, or an important goal against Inter Milan or Arsenal again. Never ever done anything at all really.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #202 on: October 28, 2015, 12:37:26 PM »
Come off it Chakan. Kuyt never scored in a European Cup final. He also never scored a hat trick against Man Utd. Nor a last minute penalty at Everton to win the game, nor a 98th minute penalty at Arsenal, never scored at City, or at Chelsea, or vital shoot out goals, or an important goal against Inter Milan or Arsenal again. Never ever done anything at all really.

True no idea how he got 208 games for us. Anyway I know better than to get into a Kuyt discussion with Yorkie or Rosso. ;)

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #203 on: October 28, 2015, 12:43:03 PM »
I forgot there for a while how 'heated' the oul Kuyt thread used to get  ;D

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #204 on: October 28, 2015, 07:14:26 PM »
http://www.espnfc.us/blog/espn-fc-united-blog/68/post/2684407/dirk-kuyt-excellent-return-to-feyenoord

defintely written by a Kuyt's admirer, ^_^ why can't we all just sit back and cheer for a true professional while he's still playing,  : )

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Dirk Kuyt has scored more league goals than Liverpool this season. This is not a joke. The Reds have found the net nine times in 10 Premier League matches, while the 35-year-old Dutch legend is leading the charts in Eredivisie with 10 goals in 10 games, following two consecutive hat tricks.

Ten days ago, Kuyt netted three times in just 39 minutes, helping Feyenoord to thrash Heerenveen 5-2. That was his first hat trick since March 2011 when Liverpool famously demolished Manchester United 3-1 at Anfield, and fittingly that was the scoreline last Sunday when the Rotterdamers crushed AZ Alkmaar to remain level with Ajax at the top of the table with 25 points.

Suddenly, Feyenoord's sacred dreams of winning the first title championship title since 1999 are looking more realistic than ever before. The drought hasn't reached Liverpool's proportions yet, but 16 years is a very long time for a proud club of great traditions like Feyenoord. Kuyt sounded optimistic on Sunday, claiming in a TV interview: "I believe in this team. This is what I said when I signed in the summer, and really think we can achieve something."

For Feyenoord supporters, Kuyt's emotional comeback was the best present imaginable. When the local idol signed for Liverpool in the summer of 2006, after scoring 83 goals in all competitions in just three seasons at the club, he publically promised to return to his beloved De Kuip stadium one day. Many believed that he should have done so in 2012, when his highly successful spell at Anfield came to an end, but the Dutchman chose to move to Fenerbahce instead.

   

He instantly became hugely popular in the yellow-and-blue part of Istanbul, and won the first championship title of his career in 2014. Having enjoyed his three years in Turkey immensely, Kuyt felt that it was time to settle in his homeland, and there was only one destination for him. He was true to his word, as always. His old club greeted him with open arms.

The love story between Kuyt and Feyenoord is natural and pure. Dirk was born in a fishing village of Katwijk aan Zee, and his father was a sailor. At the age of 12, Kuyt had to choose between fishing and football, and preferred the latter -- even though it wasn't an obvious decision at the time.

Kuyt has never been the most gifted player, and didn't think that he could earn more money on the pitch than out in the sea. He just followed his heart, and made the best possible effort to improve and be a team player. That background and that character made him the perfect fit for the blue-collar Feyenoord fans. Kuyt is not a typical Dutch star with delicate touches and eye-catching dribbling skills. He is all about hard work and total dedication.

Working hard earned him a move from the amateur side of Quick Boys in his hometown to Utrecht at the age of 18. The club originally intended to send him to the second team, but the youngster found himself in the first squad within weeks, and never looked back. He just kept training and running after every ball, and within five years was crowned the top scorer in Eredivisie.

That's when Feyenoord came calling, and the contract was signed before the Cup final in May 2003, where Utrecht quite ironically faced his future team at De Kuip stadium. Kuyt scored in an emphatic and sensational 4-1 win, stating: "I had to give everything for Utrecht for the last time, so that Feyenoord fans will know that I will give everything for them."

And so he did. That's what made him such a popular player wherever he went. Kuyt may be a living legend for some Liverpool and Fenerbahce supporters but he is much more important to the Feyenoord faithful, who see him as their perfect role model.

Kuyt embodies Feyenoord spirit, and he knew that immediately. That is why he promised to return. His only regret upon joining Liverpool in 2006 was that he failed to win any silverware in the red-and-white halved shirt. He wanted to come back and fix that. Earlier this year he signed a one-year contract, but intends to remain at the club for five seasons.

You only have to take a look at the way Kuyt announced the decision to join Feyenoord to his four children, presenting them all with Feyenoord shirts. Noelle, Kuyt's daughter, was born in 2004. The younger boys never lived in Holland permanently. And yet, they have all been Feyenoord fans since they remember themselves, and their joy was truly heart-warming. Nowadays, the happy family attends all the home games at De Kuip, celebrating win after win.

They were at the stadium when Kuyt was presented to more than 50,000 fans who came to see their hero arriving in a red-and-white helicopter. The new coach, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, a Feyenoord soul through and through, is a good friend of Dirk from their years in the national team, and he immediately named the veteran his captain.

Kuyt was evidently very emotional when he led the team out for his home debut on the opening day of the season. Symbolically, Utrecht were the rivals. Even more symbolically, Feyenoord showed character and won 3-2 despite playing with 10 men in the second half. Kuyt scored a penalty and celebrated wildly. He couldn't have been more thrilled.

Among those who are not closely attached to Feyenoord, it was possible to sense some scepticism at first. Would Kuyt be good enough at his age? Are the Rotterdamers right to abandon their long standing philosophy of promoting youngsters from the excellent academy? In addition to the new captain, the club also signed the likes of 28-year-old Southampton reject Eljero Elia, 27-year-old Vitesse centre-back Jan-Arie van der Heijden, 28-year-old Brazilian stopper Eric Botteghin and 26-year-old prolific striker Michiel Kramer. Many of the purists -- even the former Feyenoord great Willem van Hanegem -- didn't really like that approach.

In fact, Kuyt's first three games proved to be rather disappointing. Granted, he scored penalties in all of them, but his overall contribution on the right wing in a 4-3-3 formation was poor -- he didn't deliver a single quality cross and didn't shoot on target even once from open play.

Then Van Bronckhorst changed the system a little, allowing Kuyt to move inside at will, act as a second striker and leave the right flank to the full-back. The result was promising in the extreme, and the captain became much more involved in the game, leading by example.

Those leadership qualities and the never-say-die attitude made some feel that Kuyt might have prevented the catastrophic downfall of the national team in Euro 2016 qualifiers. The veteran, who played in so many positions for Louis van Gaal at the World Cup in 2014 didn't intend to retire with 104 caps to his name, but Guus Hiddink made it clear that his services were no longer needed.

Kuyt sat on the bench when Netherlands lost in Prague in September 2014, and then announced his departure:

"I wanted to be important for the national team, but the coach explained me that he no longer can offer me a role that I would have liked," he explained, claiming that he will always be available if needed.

Neither Hiddink, nor Danny Blind who succeeded him in the summer made such a call, and we will never know whether that specific decision was crucial for Holland who miserably failed to qualify.

Saving energy for his club at the age of 35 is not a bad idea, though. Feyenoord have only lost once since the beginning of the season, winning eight of their league games, and thrashing Dutch Cup specialists Zwolle in the second round. That prompted Zwolle coach Ron Jans to state: "I think that Feyenoord can win the league. This team has great quality."

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However, even the biggest of optimists couldn't possibly have predicted that Kuyt would score six times in two games. The first goal against Alkmaar was the best of them all, an elegant curved volley. Kuyt knew little about the second when the ball was deflected off him into the net, and the third was a penalty, but that didn't really matter.

Expectations have risen accordingly, and RTL pundit Leo Driessen has predicted that Feyenoord will win the title: "They can't go wrong with Kuyt as their leader."

Van Hanegem tried to put everything into proportion, claiming that the captain will be unable to play for the full 90 minutes in each and every game. "If Kuyt gets injured, Feyenoord will be finished," he said, but that only highlights Dirk's extreme importance to the team.

The coming weeks will be monumental as Feyenoord host their bitter rivals Ajax twice in a space of ten days, in the great Dutch derby known as De Klassieker.

On Wednesday, De Kuip will be full for the Cup fixture, and next Sunday they will meet again in the league. If Kuyt continues scoring at will against the Amserdamers and wins on both occasions, Feyenoord will start seriously thinking that the historic double is possible. Liverpool fans can only watch in envy.
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #205 on: October 28, 2015, 08:44:19 PM »
http://www.espnfc.us/blog/espn-fc-united-blog/68/post/2684407/dirk-kuyt-excellent-return-to-feyenoord

defintely written by a Kuyt's admirer, ^_^ why can't we all just sit back and cheer for a true professional while he's still playing,  : )

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Dirk Kuyt has scored more league goals than Liverpool this season. This is not a joke. The Reds have found the net nine times in 10 Premier League matches, while the 35-year-old Dutch legend is leading the charts in Eredivisie with 10 goals in 10 games, following two consecutive hat tricks.

Ten days ago, Kuyt netted three times in just 39 minutes, helping Feyenoord to thrash Heerenveen 5-2. That was his first hat trick since March 2011 when Liverpool famously demolished Manchester United 3-1 at Anfield, and fittingly that was the scoreline last Sunday when the Rotterdamers crushed AZ Alkmaar to remain level with Ajax at the top of the table with 25 points.

Suddenly, Feyenoord's sacred dreams of winning the first title championship title since 1999 are looking more realistic than ever before. The drought hasn't reached Liverpool's proportions yet, but 16 years is a very long time for a proud club of great traditions like Feyenoord. Kuyt sounded optimistic on Sunday, claiming in a TV interview: "I believe in this team. This is what I said when I signed in the summer, and really think we can achieve something."

For Feyenoord supporters, Kuyt's emotional comeback was the best present imaginable. When the local idol signed for Liverpool in the summer of 2006, after scoring 83 goals in all competitions in just three seasons at the club, he publically promised to return to his beloved De Kuip stadium one day. Many believed that he should have done so in 2012, when his highly successful spell at Anfield came to an end, but the Dutchman chose to move to Fenerbahce instead.



He instantly became hugely popular in the yellow-and-blue part of Istanbul, and won the first championship title of his career in 2014. Having enjoyed his three years in Turkey immensely, Kuyt felt that it was time to settle in his homeland, and there was only one destination for him. He was true to his word, as always. His old club greeted him with open arms.

The love story between Kuyt and Feyenoord is natural and pure. Dirk was born in a fishing village of Katwijk aan Zee, and his father was a sailor. At the age of 12, Kuyt had to choose between fishing and football, and preferred the latter -- even though it wasn't an obvious decision at the time.

Kuyt has never been the most gifted player, and didn't think that he could earn more money on the pitch than out in the sea. He just followed his heart, and made the best possible effort to improve and be a team player. That background and that character made him the perfect fit for the blue-collar Feyenoord fans. Kuyt is not a typical Dutch star with delicate touches and eye-catching dribbling skills. He is all about hard work and total dedication.

Working hard earned him a move from the amateur side of Quick Boys in his hometown to Utrecht at the age of 18. The club originally intended to send him to the second team, but the youngster found himself in the first squad within weeks, and never looked back. He just kept training and running after every ball, and within five years was crowned the top scorer in Eredivisie.

That's when Feyenoord came calling, and the contract was signed before the Cup final in May 2003, where Utrecht quite ironically faced his future team at De Kuip stadium. Kuyt scored in an emphatic and sensational 4-1 win, stating: "I had to give everything for Utrecht for the last time, so that Feyenoord fans will know that I will give everything for them."

And so he did. That's what made him such a popular player wherever he went. Kuyt may be a living legend for some Liverpool and Fenerbahce supporters but he is much more important to the Feyenoord faithful, who see him as their perfect role model.

Kuyt embodies Feyenoord spirit, and he knew that immediately. That is why he promised to return. His only regret upon joining Liverpool in 2006 was that he failed to win any silverware in the red-and-white halved shirt. He wanted to come back and fix that. Earlier this year he signed a one-year contract, but intends to remain at the club for five seasons.

You only have to take a look at the way Kuyt announced the decision to join Feyenoord to his four children, presenting them all with Feyenoord shirts. Noelle, Kuyt's daughter, was born in 2004. The younger boys never lived in Holland permanently. And yet, they have all been Feyenoord fans since they remember themselves, and their joy was truly heart-warming. Nowadays, the happy family attends all the home games at De Kuip, celebrating win after win.

They were at the stadium when Kuyt was presented to more than 50,000 fans who came to see their hero arriving in a red-and-white helicopter. The new coach, Giovanni van Bronckhorst, a Feyenoord soul through and through, is a good friend of Dirk from their years in the national team, and he immediately named the veteran his captain.

Kuyt was evidently very emotional when he led the team out for his home debut on the opening day of the season. Symbolically, Utrecht were the rivals. Even more symbolically, Feyenoord showed character and won 3-2 despite playing with 10 men in the second half. Kuyt scored a penalty and celebrated wildly. He couldn't have been more thrilled.

Among those who are not closely attached to Feyenoord, it was possible to sense some scepticism at first. Would Kuyt be good enough at his age? Are the Rotterdamers right to abandon their long standing philosophy of promoting youngsters from the excellent academy? In addition to the new captain, the club also signed the likes of 28-year-old Southampton reject Eljero Elia, 27-year-old Vitesse centre-back Jan-Arie van der Heijden, 28-year-old Brazilian stopper Eric Botteghin and 26-year-old prolific striker Michiel Kramer. Many of the purists -- even the former Feyenoord great Willem van Hanegem -- didn't really like that approach.

In fact, Kuyt's first three games proved to be rather disappointing. Granted, he scored penalties in all of them, but his overall contribution on the right wing in a 4-3-3 formation was poor -- he didn't deliver a single quality cross and didn't shoot on target even once from open play.

Then Van Bronckhorst changed the system a little, allowing Kuyt to move inside at will, act as a second striker and leave the right flank to the full-back. The result was promising in the extreme, and the captain became much more involved in the game, leading by example.

Those leadership qualities and the never-say-die attitude made some feel that Kuyt might have prevented the catastrophic downfall of the national team in Euro 2016 qualifiers. The veteran, who played in so many positions for Louis van Gaal at the World Cup in 2014 didn't intend to retire with 104 caps to his name, but Guus Hiddink made it clear that his services were no longer needed.

Kuyt sat on the bench when Netherlands lost in Prague in September 2014, and then announced his departure:

"I wanted to be important for the national team, but the coach explained me that he no longer can offer me a role that I would have liked," he explained, claiming that he will always be available if needed.

Neither Hiddink, nor Danny Blind who succeeded him in the summer made such a call, and we will never know whether that specific decision was crucial for Holland who miserably failed to qualify.

Saving energy for his club at the age of 35 is not a bad idea, though. Feyenoord have only lost once since the beginning of the season, winning eight of their league games, and thrashing Dutch Cup specialists Zwolle in the second round. That prompted Zwolle coach Ron Jans to state: "I think that Feyenoord can win the league. This team has great quality."

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However, even the biggest of optimists couldn't possibly have predicted that Kuyt would score six times in two games. The first goal against Alkmaar was the best of them all, an elegant curved volley. Kuyt knew little about the second when the ball was deflected off him into the net, and the third was a penalty, but that didn't really matter.

Expectations have risen accordingly, and RTL pundit Leo Driessen has predicted that Feyenoord will win the title: "They can't go wrong with Kuyt as their leader."

Van Hanegem tried to put everything into proportion, claiming that the captain will be unable to play for the full 90 minutes in each and every game. "If Kuyt gets injured, Feyenoord will be finished," he said, but that only highlights Dirk's extreme importance to the team.

The coming weeks will be monumental as Feyenoord host their bitter rivals Ajax twice in a space of ten days, in the great Dutch derby known as De Klassieker.

On Wednesday, De Kuip will be full for the Cup fixture, and next Sunday they will meet again in the league. If Kuyt continues scoring at will against the Amserdamers and wins on both occasions, Feyenoord will start seriously thinking that the historic double is possible. Liverpool fans can only watch in envy.
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #206 on: October 29, 2015, 12:18:47 AM »
Thanks for quoting the whole thing.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #207 on: October 29, 2015, 04:27:48 AM »
Thanks for quoting the whole thing.
In my web view (tapatalk) it comes up in a tiny quote box. I'm guessing in yours you get the whole thing? My (unintentional) bad.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #208 on: October 29, 2015, 11:44:29 AM »
I think [naming your daughter] Fuckoffyoubitterblueshitebastards Becker has a nice ring to it.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #209 on: November 7, 2015, 11:52:24 AM »
http://www.football365.com/news/liverpool-old-boy-kuyt-cools-improbable-barca-link

Fingers crossed he wins the league this season.




Liverpool old boy Kuyt cools improbable Barca link

Date published: Saturday 7th November 2015 12:23
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Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt has played down rumours of an incredible and unlikely move to Barcelona.

It’s not the first time in recent months that Barca have been linked with a veteran striker after Robin van Persie was rumoured to be a target for the Catalans last month.

And now 35-year-old Feyenoord striker Kuyt is the subject of their interest, although the former Dutch international has quickly poured cold water on the rumours after hitting 10 goals in 11 games.

Barcelona’s transfer embargo is lifted in January and they are believed to be looking for an experienced frontman to add to their squad, but it won’t be Kuyt.

“Should the Feyenoord fans be concerned because I might go to Barca? No,” Kuyt told Dutch TV station RTL.

“I’ve started something beautiful (at Feyenoord) and I want to finish it.”

Kuyt is leading the Eredivisie goalscoring charts after moving back to Feyenoord – where he spent three years between 2003 and 2006 – in the summer after a spell in Turkey with Fenerbahce.

Kuyt, who earned 104 caps for Holland, won plenty of plaudits at Anfield with his hardworking displays during his six years with the club.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #210 on: November 7, 2015, 03:40:44 PM »
I just watched a youtube compilation of all his goals for us.
It's crazy how many important ones he scored especially in the CL and against the Toffees.

Hopefully he can win the league with Feyenoord.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #212 on: November 23, 2015, 05:47:42 AM »
Dirk was awesome for us, we met him at Liverpool college one night when the kids were training there, I saw him go into the gym so when he came out our Alfie was first on the scene for a signature and photo, by which time a big gang of kids had him surrounded. He made sure they all got autographs, even the bluenoses that asked him. Made a mob of 9 year olds day!

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #213 on: December 13, 2015, 03:16:39 PM »
Scores again today.

Top scorer for Feyenoord and 2nd top scorer in the eredivise.

Not bad for a 35 year old. :)

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #214 on: December 13, 2015, 09:06:34 PM »
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #216 on: December 13, 2015, 10:05:18 PM »
Sign him up.
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #217 on: December 13, 2015, 10:26:56 PM »
Does he still have an engine on him? Absolute machine our Dirk.

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« Reply #218 on: December 15, 2015, 07:34:38 PM »
Sign him up.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #219 on: April 24, 2016, 10:45:13 PM »
Dirk just won the Dutch Cup with Feyenoord.... :)





congratulations!!!

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« Reply #220 on: April 24, 2016, 11:05:13 PM »
great news for a great man.

did he mug santa though?

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #221 on: April 24, 2016, 11:54:55 PM »
I think he's captain too so nice to for him to lift some silverware in the twilight of his career. He had an assist in the final; not a surprise as Dirk was often the man for the big occasion.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #222 on: April 25, 2016, 01:26:36 AM »
Dirk just won the Dutch Cup with Feyenoord.... :)



congratulations!!!

No wonder he can't trap a ball. Look at his shins. He's had the shit kicked out of them for 20 years.

Beast of a player when it comes to application. Always felt he was driven by the desire to play every minute of every game he was involved in.

Congrats Dirk.
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #223 on: April 25, 2016, 01:45:31 AM »
The Dutch James Milner. ;)

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #224 on: April 25, 2016, 07:31:52 AM »
10-15 goals a season, mostly from out wide. He's one of our finest ever and a copy of no-one. And a massive Red still. This put a smile on my face. Congratulations Dirky!

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #225 on: May 5, 2016, 10:04:37 PM »
Quite a favorite of the Anfield faithfuls, Dirk Kuyt is in attendance to witness Liverpool’s 2nd leg semi final clash against Villarreal tonight.

Check out the Dutchman watching the proceedings below!

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #226 on: May 5, 2016, 10:39:41 PM »

Love Dirk. What an incredible fighter!

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #227 on: May 5, 2016, 11:00:18 PM »
love dirk
They are only great because we are on our knees......let us arise!

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #228 on: May 5, 2016, 11:05:02 PM »
spirit of dirk on the pitch tonight!

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #229 on: May 6, 2016, 10:47:05 AM »
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What a great night at Anfield yesterday. We enjoyed every single minute of it. #LFC #YNWA


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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #230 on: May 6, 2016, 10:49:33 AM »
He's a good egg is Dirk.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #231 on: May 6, 2016, 11:24:18 AM »
Quick look at his stats.

Averages 42 appearances and 15 goals per season over 18 years.

How he's still walking I'll never know.

When he retires they're not going to make a statue of him. They're just going to build a plinth and he'll turn up every day to stand there.

Bloody legend.
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #232 on: May 6, 2016, 11:27:26 AM »
Quick look at his stats.

Averages 42 appearances and 15 goals per season over 18 years.

How he's still walking I'll never know.

When he retires they're not going to make a statue of him. They're just going to build a plinth and he'll turn up every day to stand there.

Bloody legend.

The likes of Ravel Morrison could do a lot worse than look at somebody like Dirk. If ever there's a case of a player maximising their talent it's Dirk.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #233 on: May 8, 2016, 11:53:11 AM »
Quick look at his stats.

Averages 42 appearances and 15 goals per season over 18 years.

How he's still walking I'll never know.

When he retires they're not going to make a statue of him. They're just going to build a plinth and he'll turn up every day to stand there.

Bloody legend.

Ridiculous numbers!
I had to double check just to make sure you hadn't made a mistake (8 years instead of 18).
He would have been absolutely perfect for us with Klopp in charge. Glad to see he's still playing well, and this season he seems to have gone crazy with his goals tally!
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #234 on: May 8, 2016, 12:03:25 PM »
great news for a great man.

did he mug santa though?

The Dutch decided their cup winners should wear bathrobes in celebration. I think it has to do with our drug policy.
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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #235 on: May 8, 2016, 12:04:46 PM »
Can't believe there was a very recent time we had Bellamy, Kuyt and Suarez all in the same team. Pressing and work-rate, all there. Along with a bags of class. All three in their prime, fitness-wise, in a Klopp team? Imagine.

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« Reply #236 on: May 8, 2016, 12:07:57 PM »
Can't believe there was a very recent time we had Bellamy, Kuyt and Suarez all in the same team. Pressing and work-rate, all there. Along with a bags of class. All three in their prime, fitness-wise, in a Klopp team? Imagine.

We could easily recreate that imo.
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« Reply #237 on: May 8, 2016, 12:16:35 PM »
We could easily recreate that imo.
Bellamy and Kuyt, sure.

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #238 on: May 8, 2016, 02:32:52 PM »
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What a great night at Anfield yesterday. We enjoyed every single minute of it. #LFC #YNWA


His daughter looks thrilled. :lmao

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Re: Dirk Kuyt
« Reply #239 on: May 9, 2016, 09:16:53 AM »
Ridiculous numbers!
I had to double check just to make sure you hadn't made a mistake (8 years instead of 18).
He would have been absolutely perfect for us with Klopp in charge. Glad to see he's still playing well, and this season he seems to have gone crazy with his goals tally!

18 years (debut for FC Utrecht in 1998) 760 appearances and 280 goals.
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