As the saying goes, there’s no such thing as a free lunch. However, with the news breaking from Mike Verweij that Ajax starlet Frenkie de Jong has agreed a 75 million euro move to French behemoths Paris Saint-Germain, it does appear that this might be a rare occurrence where there are no true losers. While … Continue reading Frenkie de Jong’s Move to PSG Has No Losers
Apples and Oranjes: Time for a New Dutch Renaissance
The recent performances of the Oranje have evoked some real nostalgia amongst Dutch supporters, with many claiming the Dutch victories over Germany and defending World Cup champions France to be the best performances from their side in years. While their final game in the group stage of the Nations League started off poorly, with the … Continue reading Apples and Oranjes: Time for a New Dutch Renaissance
Abdelhak Nouri: A Tribute and a Warning
A year ago today, tragedy was averted at a small field in Austria. Dutch giants Ajax were playing a warm-up match against Werder Bremen and trailing 2-1 after 70 minutes. All of the sudden, Abdelhak Nouri, the gem of the famed Ajax Toekomst (their youth academy), fell to the pitch. At first it looked like … Continue reading Abdelhak Nouri: A Tribute and a Warning
What’s in store for the Eredivisie?
While this season has not broken the trend of the two-horse title race that is the Eredivisie, there is plenty to look forward to in the second half of the year. How Ajax will fair with newly appointed manager Erik ten Hag is unknown, and whether PSV will be able to keep their four-point lead … Continue reading What’s in store for the Eredivisie?