|Reuser to Retire|
Tuesday, 27th Apr 2010 22:15
Former Blue Martijn Reuser will retire at the end of the season when his contract with his current side NAC Breda ends. The 35-year-old joined the Blues from Ajax for £1 million in 2000 after a successful loan spell and spent four years at the club.
Reuser, who was on loan at Vitesse in his native Holland before joining Town, has often been injured in recent years, which he cites as the reason behind his retirement: "That makes the decision to quit easier. Only if AC Milan calls, I will continue, but that probably will not happen."
The scorer of the winning goal in both the 2000 play-off semi-final second leg with Bolton and the final at Wembley against Barnsley, Reuser has been with Willem II, RKC Waalwijk and for the last two years NAC Breda since leaving Portman Road.
The Dutchman made 53 starts and 58 sub appearances for the Blues, scoring 19 goals.
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|BeeneyITFC added 22:35 - Apr 27|
keano sign him up lol jks, good luck to him :)
|Brogansconk added 22:39 - Apr 27|
Will never forget that night at the Dell when he hitthe bar from a freekick in our own half. Good luck with your donut stall Martyn ;-)
|Oxblue added 22:46 - Apr 27|
One word "Legend"!
|olimar added 22:51 - Apr 27|
Hang on, Phil- winning goals in the Play-off semi finals and finals? Neither were technically "winners". We would have won without them.
Outstanding technical ability.
|Lightningboy added 22:53 - Apr 27|
Enjoy retirement Martin...that goal in the wembley play-off final was probably one of the happiest moments of my life.
|devontractorboy added 22:56 - Apr 27|
Will never forget that Wembley goal and the realisation that we'd done it!!
Magic glory days, good luck martijn with whatever you do next, thanks for the excitement.
|utrechtblue added 23:05 - Apr 27|
I will be there at the weekend to see Twente claim the title- if they win- and to thank Martin in person. nice stadium too.
|MelbourneVicBlue added 23:11 - Apr 27|
What a guy. We need the Dutch back at this club.
|ShefTractor added 23:31 - Apr 27|
By "need the Dutch back at this club" I sincerely hope you mean Gus Gus Gus Uhlenbeek and Bobby Petta (and his fat brother...haha)
|Shergar added 23:46 - Apr 27|
Easily in the top 5 players of the last 10 years here.
|alex12345 added 23:47 - Apr 27|
Reuuussseerrrr, completely agree with devontractorboy too,, I was at wembley that day and when martijn ran through and scored that realisation that we had done it was electric,, absolutely amazing feeling, also I remember speaking to him in the players car park once,, such a nice bloke as he introduced his wife to me and was more than willing to stay and chat for as long as I wanted, there really is only one word for martijn reuser and that is
|WadzillaBhoy added 23:55 - Apr 27|
Absolute legend, he was my favourite player when I was younger and I still have the picture of him from when I was a mascot at the Florentina game.
Those were the days!
|HighSeasBlue added 00:24 - Apr 28|
Legend!! I have no more words................
|squiz added 00:26 - Apr 28|
|brockleyblueboy added 03:48 - Apr 28|
He was brilliant, one of my favourite players of all time and he was exciting. This is what I was really hopingLee Martin would be like. I think that is what we are missing is that little bit of magic.
Keaneo bring him back a s coach and get him to show lee Martin how its done
|ozzydog added 05:05 - Apr 28|
A player that excited the crowd, capable of genuis,turning a match and getting the crowd going(something we lack now) and sometimes frustrating.
But I would have him back to teach our current bunch a thing or two anyday
|petersongoal added 05:30 - Apr 28|
one of the all time best town players! great shame for the game, hopefully we'll see him back at town one day, maybe a bit of coaching?
|WeWereZombies added 08:03 - Apr 28|
Remember that he also scored a very significant goal against Fulham that cemented our place in the play-offs. For a winger his strike rate was more than decent.
|mickeyjb added 08:08 - Apr 28|
Good bloke, Great player,
|itfc1981 added 09:10 - Apr 28|
what vision he had! that freekick from the halfway line at the Dell, and trying to score from a corner at Chalton! Godlike!
|dirtydingusmagee added 09:20 - Apr 28|
sorry ,i know some say we should not dwell on past .....but those were the days! good luck to M R ,
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