Turmoil at Ajax

19 Nov

There is a storm brewing at one of Europe’s top institutions.  An old figure is returning at a time of mixed fortunes at home and abroad for AFC Ajax.

They have announced that former manager and technical director Louis van Gaal will return to the club in July 2012 to take over from Rik van den Boog as director of football at the four-time European champions.

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Money and Empty Seats

19 Nov

Based on two recent surveys conducted on the internet, British football supporters believe the modern-day pricing at matches is too expensive.  But is it just down to pricing?

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Is This Real Madrid’s Year?

7 Nov

After a 7-1 hammering of CA Osasuna yesterday Real Madrid remained top of the pack in Spain’s premier division, and currently have a 100% record in their Champions League group.

Is 2011/2012 the year that the most successful team on the planet regain their place at the top of Spain and Europe?

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Goals Galore From Gomez – Bayern Munich 3, Napoli 2.

2 Nov

Mario Gomez took over Michael Ballack as the German record goalscorer in the Champions League as his first half hat-trick sent Bayern Munich on their way to another three points against Napoli in Group A.

Gomez took his tally to 17 goals, one above Ballack, on a night of goals and red cards at the Allianz Arena in Munich.

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The Glorious Failures

6 Oct

It’s crunch time for Scotland as Craig Levein’s men prepare for a nerve-jangling 180 minutes against Liechtenstein and Spain away from home.  The final matches of the EURO 2012 qualifiers see Scotland needing to get three points more from their games than what the Czech Republic get from their two games, Spain at home and Lithuania away.


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Rangers & The Herald Group

28 Sep

Earlier this month, Rangers Football Club withdrew its co-operation for the forseeable future with the Herald Group over reporting of the legal bill story that arose with Edinburgh law firm Levy & McRae.

The famous blue gates at the Broomloan Road end of Ibrox.
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Bundesliga – Role Model For Europe

27 Sep

Germany is a country with 81.7 million inhabitants and a wide selection of huge, bustling modern cities. Many see this mighty nation as the biggest power in Europe, having a very healthy economy and the like.

Germany’s top football division, the Bundesliga, is a highly thought of league and includes top clubs such as Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Hamburg SV and Bayer Leverkusen. After Germany hosted the 2006 FIFA World Cup, a lot of the country’s stadiums were updated or rebuilt to a high, top-of-the-range standard.

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