Feyenoord’s long awaited Eredivisie elation in a dramatic year for Dutch football

This weekend, Feyenoord triumphed 3-1 against Heracles and claimed their first Eredivisie title in the new millennium. Giovanni van Bronckhorst, current manager and former Arsenal and Barcelona great, masterminded the emphatic journey which saw them pip Ajax to the post by one point. The surge in form for the Rotterdam based club is being credited… Continue reading Feyenoord’s long awaited Eredivisie elation in a dramatic year for Dutch football

Johan Cruyff’s creation starting to blossom in new era for Ajax

Once a home of several house-hold names such as Dennis Bergkamp, Edgar Davids, Wesley Sneijder, Frank de Boer and of course, Johan Cruyff. However these days, Ajax are often forgotten and discarded as a team for the history books. Yet now we see a rejuvenation of what made them so great, their renown youth system. Historically a prestigious, gruelling process… Continue reading Johan Cruyff’s creation starting to blossom in new era for Ajax

English players abroad, our lack of international influence and its worrying consequences

England, a multi-cultural society awash with people travelling to every corner of the globe. From white-washed sandy shores in the Caribbean to adrenaline inspired Oceanic adventures, as a nation we are adept at spreading our influence around the world and discovering what it has to offer. However, when it comes to football, it’s something of… Continue reading English players abroad, our lack of international influence and its worrying consequences