Thomas Watt runs the rule over the latest goings on in Dutch football.
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Feyenoord have endured a miserable season so far but there were signs of a turnaround at the weekend with an ‘out of this world’ dismantling of Groningen.
Twente slipped up against NEC after an epic midweek trip, allowing PSV to stretch their lead and Ajax to gain ground. Den Haag kept up their unbeaten run against kamikaze Feyenoord, and Willem II continued playing as they have done most of the season – badly. The Eredivisie Roundup for week 24.
The Den Haag success story keeps getting more vivid, Feyenoord (or at least Diego Bisewar) put some daylight between themselves and the drop and is there hope for Willem II? All the goings on from Week 23, a week of some quite brilliant goals.
Is there a more exciting title race in Europe than the schizophrenic battle raging at the top of the Eredivisie? All the goings on from week 22 of the Eredivisie.
A roundup of football in the Eredivisie from Thomas Watt, with plenty of goals and transfer departures.
Just nine short years ago, Feyenoord were one of the finest teams in Europe having won the UEFA Cup. Less than six years ago they were still a regular competitor in Europe. Even last season there was a credible forth placed finish for De club van Zuid. This year there is a very realistic threat of relegation for the first time in their history.
Willie Gannon believes Liverpool’s targeting of Suarez is the first step in saying goodbye to Fernando Torres.
In his excellent BackPageFootball.com debut, Stefan Bienkowski looks at the state of Dutch football and the fall of a giant.
In my season preview I suggested that Ajax fans have plenty to look forward to going into this season, and that certainly appears to be holding true. Their first major achievement this season was managing to keep hold of their top performers from the World Cup (Suarez, van-der-Wiel, Stekelenburg etc) and also add to the […]