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Groningen – Utrecht 1-0… Patient Groningen overcomes a lacklustre Utrecht side

September 14, 2010


In the Euroborg, a fine example of a modern stadium that offers an excellent footballing atmosphere, home side FC Groningen took on ‘Celtic-beaters’ FC Utrecht in a match that could be seen as an early six pointer in the battle for the European Football qualification spots. The home side saw their patient and controlled attacks […]

Twente’s dominant midfield triangle undone by cleverly organised Roda… Missing Kenneth Perez?

August 7, 2010


Yesterday evening saw the much awaited kick-off of the Dutch Eredivisie. And it was the defending champion’s honour to feature in the first match, away against last year’s number nine, Roda JC. A potentially tough fixture as Roda performed particularly well in the second half of last year’s competition and, in contrast to Twente, succeeded […]

What does Twente have that Ajax doesn’t? Besides the title and now the Johan Cruijff Schaal that is…

August 3, 2010


Saturday evening marked the kick-off of the domestic football season in the Netherlands with the, by now, traditional match for the Johan Cruijff Schaal (JCS). What started out as a low profile pre-season affair has by now grown into the nation’s third ranked trophy. This is in no small part due to the variety of […]

Feyenoord… wordt 2011 het jaar van de waarheid?

July 21, 2010


Mario Been. Assistent trainer van Feyenoord tussen 1999 en 2004: viermaal de derde plaats en eenmaal de tweede. Vertrokken om zijn eigen carrière als hoofdtrainer te starten: nog slechts één derde plaats in de eerstvolgende vijf seizoenen voor Feyenoord, nog een keer vierde, maar ook zevende, zesde en weer zevende. Europees voetbal aan de Maas […]