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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

Ernst Happel: the quiet Austrian who conquered Europe

It’s a spring day in 1962 and an almighty rainfall is pouring down on The Hague. Another 40 years will pass before the third-largest city in the Netherlands will become the headquarters…

In celebration of Holland’s underappreciated 1978 masters

Think of Holland and Total Football and the images that spring readily to mind are of the pigeon-toed, slightly gawky figure of Johan Cruyff and teammates dazzling in the German World Cup summer…