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The term legend is probably bandied about too frequently nowadays, but in the Premier League, a smattering of players certainly deserve the tag. The likes Ryan Giggs, Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, Roy Keane, Patrick Vieira, Gary Neville, Ashley Cole , Dennis Bergkamp, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Paul Scholes

Power and pace a footballing ace,
Frightened defenders all over the place.
Strong in the air a duel if you dare,
Aggressive and tough honest and fair
Stare down in the tunnel, crunching the tackle midway through the first half, square up to the ref in the second, red card. The life of a football hard man was a simple one, but it’s a life no more. Football’s true hard men are a dying…no, an extinct breed and it’s a crying shame.
In 1913, Glenbuck Ayrshire the year before the first world war begun, Bill Shankly entered the world not knowing that one day he'd be Liverpool's most famous adopted Son.
Barking is where this legend began,
He was a King Amongst The Common Man.
It started in the middle of the 2nd World War,
That's Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore.

It’s a glorious North-West England midweek summer’s evening and several pre-season friendlies are already underway.

It is almost impossible for any soccer fan born in the past two decades to envision European Football Competitions predating the Champions League.
The company have come a long way from their origins in Germany when Adi Dassler made his first pair of canvas trainers on the kitchen table in 1920.
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