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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


Welcome to issue two of the club magazine series by These Football Times. This is 140 pages of original photos, art and words dedicated to AFC Ajax

Johan Neeskens: more than just the other Johan

July 3, 1974: crowds throng the Westfalenstadion in a match between two immensely talented sides. A match whose victor would face the host nation in a quest to etch their names into the…

The perfect harmony of Marco van Basten and Ruud Gullit

This feature is part of Duology Football is blessed with a most illustrious history of superb duos that have made their livings creating nothing short of magic on the pitch. One team…