There has been a lot of noise with the appointment of Marcelo Bielsa as the manager at Leeds United. The Championship side went straight to one of the most respected tacticians in the game of football to help them grow from a Championship side to a stable Premier League side. Bielsa is a former Chile…Read More WILL BIELSA SUCCEED AT LEEDS?
Tottenham’s club-record signing should have remained at the Eredivisie side, according to the club’s chief executive. Ajax chief Edwin van der Sar believes Davinson Sanchez should have stayed with the Eredivisie club rather than becoming Tottenham’s most expensive ever player. Although Ajax received an initial €40 million before potential further add-ons for the Colombia centre-back,…Read More VAN DER SAR: SANCHEZ SHOULD HAVE STAYED AT AJAX
Youths – the word that evokes images of clubs with progressive and enviable growth curves, of managers who deserve respect for forgoing the spending-fever currently eating away nearly all elite European clubs. Managers who chose to get their hands dirty in molding future prospects and winning teams from nothing more than the reserves at their…Read More AJAX’S FALL SHOW THE ERA OF YOUTH MIGHT BE OVER
Manchester United are one match away from qualifying for next season’s Champions League in particular and saving the club’s future in general from further derailment as opposed to the two matches left in the Premier League. The circumstances surrounding their limp into the finale are best forgotten given the fact that a 12th place team…Read More AJAX AS AN EASIER ROUTE FOR UNITED’S PATH TO THE UCL
Dutchman Ryan Babel is set to get his first European football action when he lines up for Besiktas in the Europa League on Thursday. Besiktas are set to face Hapoel Beer-Sheva at the Turner stadium, meaning Babel would get the chance to play in Europe since the 2010/11 season he played for Premier League side…Read More BABEL TO GET EUROPEAN FOOTBALL ACTION SINCE 2011
The Dutch football association has insisted that Danny Blind remain as the national team head coach. Blind, who replaced 53-uear old Hiddink, sometimes in July failed to qualify the Netherlands team for European championships for the first time since 1984 after the team lost to the Czech Republic on Tuesday. Blind who had a successful…Read More DUTCH FA INSISTS DANNY BLIND STAYS AS HEAD COACH