Ajax has been named the most fiscally stable football club in Europe for the second year in a row
Deputy Prime Minister Lodewijk Asscher called for an end to the derogatory use of the word “Jew” with regard to fans of Amsterdam football club Ajax. Many of the team’s fans often refer to themselves as “The Jews,” even though the club has no historical association with Jewish organizations or Jewish athletes.
Manchester United has confirmed that AFC Ajax is not willing to let their goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen go, according to the Telegraaf. "He is not for sale. No, not even for 25 million euros," the director of football affairs at Ajax, Marc Overmars told the Telegraaf when asked about Cillessen's transfer rumours.
The Amsterdam Arena may get a name change in the coming years, says stadium boss Henk Markerink. He thinks a sponsorship deal could bring in four million euros, he told broadcaster BNR.
A group of Cambuur fans were banned from watching the Ajax versus Cambuur match in the Amsterdam Arena on Sunday. Mayor Eberhard van der Laan sent a whole bus full of fans back home to Leeuwarden for chanting antisemitic slogans.
The Public Prosecutor is investigating the singing of FC Groningen fans during the celebration ceremony for winning the KNVB Cup in the Stadspark on Wednesday night.
According to Zwolle football coach Ron Jans, King Willem-Alexander is an Ajax fan, while Queen Maxima supports Feyenoord.
Ajax is considering the possibility of making a buy-out offer for a majority stake in the Amsterdam ArenA. The team's managing director, Michael Kinsbergen, drew up a medium-term plan in which the potential purchase is included, reports Voetbal International.
The Advisory Board of Ajax is exploring "several scenarios" concerning the position of General Manager, currently held by Michael Kinsbergen. Kinsbergen is under contract thru June 30.
The police officer who was assaulted by three Ajax youth players, has filed a damage claim, her law firm Schut/Oostig from Assen announced on Thursday, RTL reports.
The Foundation Fighting Antisemitism has filed charges against FC Utrecht because of the antisemitic chants sung by supporters during the match against Ajax on Sunday. The foundation wants the Public Prosecutor to criminally prosecute the football club, NU reports.
The Ajax management has decided to spread out the season ticket price increase over two seasons, the football club announced on their website yesterday. The season ticket holders involved will also get priority to find a place elsewhere in the stadium.
The prices for many Ajax season tickets will increase significantly next season, AD reports. The increases will range between 25 and 48 percent.
Police arrested three suspects on Wednesday, potentially involved with the riots after the match between Ajax and PSV in Eindhoven on March 1st. The suspects are a 51-year old man from Veldhoven, 28-year old man from Son en Breugel and a 34-year old man from Geldrop.
Ajax is taking measures against the junior team players arrested last Thursday for assaulting a female police officer. Two of the players were subsequently released from custody without charge.
The three Ajax youth team players arrested Thursday for assaulting a female police officer were released from custody, the prosecutor said on Friday. The team has suspended the trio pending an internal investigation.
Three Ajax youth players were arrested last night for assaulting a police officer wearing civilian clothes, De Telegraaf reports.
Ajax hooligans tried to take revenge on Feyenoord supporters for the fire at the Ajax supporters' home, but were stopped by the police, RTV Noord Holland reports. The retaliation was planned for the mach between Heracles and Feyenoord on February 14th.
According to Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, there is no possibility of Ajax fans being allowed to attend the classic match between Feyenoord and Ajax.
Amsterdam football club Ajax is expecting a fine from UEFA for incidents which occurred during the home match against Legia Warsaw in February, the Parool reports.
The police are currently analyzing video footage of the brawl after the match between Ajax and PSV in Eindhoven on Sunday. According to the police, this could take several days and more arrests may be made.
Several people were injured in the riots that broke out at the Philips stadium in Eindhoven after the football match between Ajax and PSV, NOS reports.
There is good news for Ajax fans 10 days after the fire in the home of Ajax supporters completely destroyed the building. The city of Amsterdam can finally build a new home for Ajax supporters on the other side of the arena. The entrepreneur who has been opposing a new supporters' home, has ceased his opposition.