Tag: eredivisie

Behind the badge: how Ajax became Ajax

The Ajax logo’s 11 lines symbolise not just the number of players in a team, but the number that can play in Ajax’s. A fantastic badge for Total Football

Marco van Basten: the Ajax diaries

As a boy, Marco van Basten dreamed of being a gymnast. Sadly his dreams would falter – he’d instead become one of the greatest footballers in history

Ernst Happel: the Feyenoord years

When talking about the greatest managers in history, Ernst Happel has done everything to join the discussion, a true pioneer of football at Feyenoord

Ronaldo: the PSV diaries

Coming to Europe as a raw but otherwordly teenager, Ronaldo would make the Eredivisie home for two years, setting Europe alight with his talent

The resurgence of Dušan Tadić at Ajax

Largely lauded as a luxury during his time at Southampton, since moving to Ajax, Dušan Tadić has become one of Europe’s most feared attacking stars

The making of Luis Suárez: a year in Groningen

As featured on Guardian Sport Despite its obvious and very pragmatic function, the humble umbrella has proven itself more foe than friend to football managers. The modern game’s umbrella-related history is short and…