Dutch Eredivisie Preview: Ajax V PSV Eindhoven

KO: Sunday 19th January 2014. Eredivisie action returns after the festive break and 2014 kicks-off with an absolute belter at the Amsterdam Arena as two Dutch powerhouses compete for bragging rights once more. The table suggests it should be three points for the hosts and the impetus should be with Frank de Boer’s side following […]

De Klassieker: Why this weekend’s Ajax vs Feyenoord won’t be like the good ol’ days…

Ajax and Feyenoord. Feyenoord and Ajax. The two biggest rivals in Dutch football. Since the first game in 1921, it has always been a grudge match. Ajax won that game with 3-2 but after protests of Feyenoord, the full time score was officially set at 2-2. It’s also a game between the two biggest cities […]

Ajax looking for another three points against Manchester City now

Against Manchester City, Ajax started with the same XI as in the second half against Heracles Almelo last weekend (in which they threw away a 3-1 lead).  The only change was a tactical one: Christian Eriksen played as a deep-lying striker and Siem De Jong dropped back in midfield. The idea behind it was that […]

PICTURE: Ajax fans support Manchester City’s complaints over ticket prices

On the pitch, Ajax might not have shown any sympathy for Manchester City last night, comfortably beating them 3-1 as the group stages reach the half-way mark, but off the pitch they were united in their thoughts about the price of tickets. Ajax, knowing that English fans would certainly sell out the away end, charged […]

VIDEO – Richards questions Mancini’s tactics after Manchester City defeat

During Manchester City’s surprising 3-1 defeat against Ajax, Roberto Mancini opted to play three at the back “It’s something that we’ve not worked on a lot,” he said. “We’re used to a straight back four. It’s twice we’ve done this and conceded but the manager likes it and if we’re going to do well with […]

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