Johan (Hendrik Johannes) Cruyff, footballer, born 25 April 1947; died 24 March 2016

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on the sidelines during the Premier League game against  Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

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Southampton’s Shane Long celebrates scoring against Chelsea. Photo: John Sibley/Reuters

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Chelsea players celebrate a goal during the  5-1 win over Manchester City in the FA Cup. Photograph: EPA

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 Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta (centre) consoles teenager David Faupala after yesterday’s 5-1 defeat by Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round at Stamford Bridge.  Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

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Oscar scored Chelsea’s third in their 3-1 win over Sunderland at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Reuters

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 Jose Mourinho on the touchline  at the King Power Stadium as Leicester beat Chelsea 2-1. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

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Eden Hazard hit the post for Chelsea as they were held to a goalless draw by Dynamo Kiev. Photograph: Getty

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Steven Naismith fires past Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to complete his hat-trick at Goodison Park. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Fake £50 notes lay strewn around the visitors’ dugout long after José Mourinho had exited and the PA system at Goodison Park had played Money Can’t (...)

 Pedro Rodriguez: won three Champions League titles and five La Liga titles in a glorious spell at the Camp Nou.  Photograph:   AFP/Getty

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