Ajax took its 34th Eredivisie title with a 4-1 victory over De Graafschap on Wednesday. This is the first time in five years that the Amsterdam team wins the national championship. Hundreds of enthusiastic fans took to the streets to celebrate with flags and flares, NOS reports.
On Tuesday FC Twente decided to refuse a proposal made by other professional clubs proposal for a compromise. The clubs, united under ECV, proposed that the Enschede club drops the lawsuit filed on Friday and opens in the Jupiler League next season, in exchange for keeping several million euros in media funds
Twelve people were arrested in Doetinchem on Sunday in riots that erupted after the De Graafschap vs Ajax match. Most of those arrested were Ajax supporters upset that their club lost the Eredivisie title, according to the police.
Ajax fans may find it a good idea to avoid the newspapers today. Most of the Netherlands' newspapers dedicated quite a bit of attention to the Amsterdam team's unexpected loss of the Eredivisie championship.
Preparations are underway for a celebration honoring Amsterdam football club Ajax, should the team win its 34th championship in the top Dutch league, Eredivisie. A festival is planned for the ArenA Park area starting at 4:15 p.m., around the grounds of the Ajax home stadium.
Feyenoord players, managers and directors are systematically threatened by a group of supporters. This has been going on for almost a decade, general manager Eric Gudde said to the Telegraaf. This type of behavior is not limited to Feyenoord alone, at least 10 trainers, board members and players from other Dutch premier league football clubs received serious threats in the past four years, NOS reports.
Ajax football player Kenny Tete was recently arrested for his involvement in a brawl in a coffeeshop in Amsterdam. He will be prosecuted, the Public Prosecutor confirmed
Feyenoord has not made it to the finals for the European ticket. The Rotterdam team's match against the Heerenveen soccer club ended in a 2-2 draw, but due to the team's previous defeat 1-0 defeat in Friesland, Feyenoord will not be progressing. Go Ahead Eagles was relegated from the Premiership after losing 1-0 in the semifinals of the playoffs for promotion or relegation against De Graafschap