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Netherlands
Should Myron Boadu depart AZ Alkmaar?
15:00 Sunday 5th January 2020

It’s possible you haven’t heard of Myron Boadu. After all, he’s just an 18-year-old playing for AZ Alkmaar. No big deal. But look closer and you’ll see this forward has the makings of an international superstar. The…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Eleven keepers keeping
08:00 Tuesday 31st December 2019

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Eleven keepers keeping Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown, Three French clubs, Two…

Netherlands
Can AZ Alkmaar challenge Ajax?
17:00 Thursday 12th December 2019

Like many top European leagues, the Eredivisie is largely dominated by a handful of teams. Success breeds success and in the Netherlands, it is Ajax and PSV Eindhoven who hold a monopoly on the title. Still, Holland’s top-flight isn’t…

Netherlands
Eredivisie Preview: How all 18 clubs are shaping up
09:00 Friday 10th August 2018

European football is back. The FIFA World Cup eased the downtime. For Netherlands’ football enthusiasts, however, Russia offered little help with l'Oranje at home. The game died when Eredivisie climaxed in May. Dutch football's…

Premier League
Brighton steal a march on Premier League big spenders with Alireza Jahanbakhsh signing
12:00 Saturday 4th August 2018

Clubs throughout the Premier League throw tens of millions of pounds at multiple players. Manchester City spent an estimated £60 million on Riyad Mahrez, who probably won't start regularly. Liverpool exceeded that purchase…

Netherlands
Alireza Jahanbakhsh: The Iranian breaking new ground in Europe
13:00 Monday 12th February 2018

Throughout history, Iranian sports was all body-building and freestyle wrestling. Persian kids bragged about flesh. Some didn't, however. Today, football has taken over. Alireza Jahanbakhsh, the torch-bearer for football in Iran. Iranian…

Opinion
Are Tottenham genuine title challengers?
13:08 Tuesday 30th August 2016

After Saturday's 1-1 draw with Liverpool, the question is, are Tottenham Hotspur the real deal for posing a title challenge? Last year as we know that Spurs despite having one of their better seasons in a long time, still managed to finish…

Netherlands
Child's play precedes serious business for Ajax and Alkmaar
22:51 Wednesday 18th January 2012

The Dutch Eredivisie returns from a month long winter break this weekend with one fixture standing out above all the others.Champions Ajax, who currently sit in 4th place, will lock horns with leaders AZ Alkmaar at the AFAS Stadion on Sunday.…