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Twente 0 – 2 Feyenoord: Title hopes dented by Feyenoord midfield

March 18, 2012


Only two weeks after their magnificent 6-2 away win over PSV, Twente went into this match a hurt team. Coming off an Eredivisie loss against N.E.C. and a painful 4-1 Europa League loss at Schalke, Steve McClaren’s team stumbled to a third consecutive loss at the hands of a well organized Feyenoord side.   Twente’s […]

Feyenoord 4 – 2 Ajax: Playing to win beats playing for possession

January 29, 2012


Fans enjoying the Eredivisie for action packed high-scoring games were well served, as Feyenoord came back after conceding the opening goal, to win the match 4-2. A hat-trick by Manchester City loanee John Guidetti and a superb midfield performance by Jordy Clasie guided the Rotterdam side past their fierce rivals, who once again paired ineffective […]

ADO 2 – 2 Feyenoord: Another lead given away by Feyenoord

February 22, 2011


High-flying ADO went into this match with high expectations. A home win over troubled Feyenoord would  strengthen their fifth place in the Eredivisie, which would probably be enough to guarantee Europa League football next year. That is, if either Ajax or Twente will go on to win the Dutch Cup over fellow semi-finalists RKC and […]

Vitesse 1 –1 Feyenoord: By all means no winners here

February 6, 2011


The teams ranked 14 and 15 in the Eredivisie before the kick-off went into this game knowing that, after wins by both Excelsior and VVV, a loss today would bring them close to the relegation play-offs. Unfortunately this insecurity shone through the start of the match with both teams clearly lacking confidence.   Vitesse: under […]

Feyenoord 3 – 0 VVV: Midfield problems frustrating Feyenoord…

October 27, 2010


Feyenoord managed to recover from their historical 10-0 defeat at the hands of PSV last weekend. At least in the sense that they managed to get the three points playing VVV at home. Despite this positive result, their performance did not provide the sparks of light that may have been hoped for. Feyenoord Feyenoord’s formation […]

Feyenoord 1 – 2 Ajax: A disappointing Classic and signs of an unwanted trend in the Eredivisie

September 19, 2010


Feyenoord and Ajax contested each other in the 164th edition of ‘The Classic’ today. Regardless of actual rankings and present from, this Classic encounter remains one of the high-points of the year for both teams. The fierce rivalry between these clubs tends to bring out the best of games on the pitch ,but unfortunately also […]

Feyenoord in all sorts of trouble after losing 2-3 at Excelsior…

August 16, 2010


First off, for those who missed the match, or just want to refresh their memory, here are the match highlights. There’s not much envy surrounding Mario Been at the moment. The Feyenoord manager, generally known for his humor and his direct approach, sees himself confronted with severe problems on more than one front. Finances and […]

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 […]