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Bert van Marwijk, Go Ahead Eagles Voetbal Sterren 1973-74
Holland's coach started his playing career at his home town club as the quintessential gifted but headstrong winger with a playboy reputation. The photographer has caught him in a thoughtful mood, deciding whether to wear the purple loon pants or the crimson ones for a Mott the Hoople concert. Van Marwijk won his one cap aged 23 in an experimental Dutch team featuring four debutants that was beaten 3-0 in Yugoslavia in May 1975. A knee injury hampered his progress after that although he picked up a Cup winners' medal with AZ Alkmaar in 1978. Read more 

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