Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb has apologized on behalf of rioting Rotterdam Feyenoord fans and promises to track down the rioters in a letter to the Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino. European football association UEFA will not take action against Rotterdam Feyenoord fans following the disturbances in Rome.
According to CDA leader Sybrand Buma, hooligans who misbehave at a football game abroad, should lose their passports so that the can't attend other matches abroad, Het Parool reports.
Italian police arrested another group of allegedly rioting Feyenoord fans in Rome on Thursday afternoon.
Yasmin Verheijen from Amsterdam won 4th place in Miss Universe 2014 on Sunday in Miami. The winner is Paulina Vaga from Colombia. She received the crown from the hands of the Venezuelan Gabriela Islar, who won the Miss Universe title last year.
The fire that burnt down the supporters clubhouse for fans of Amsterdam Ajax was intentionally set, police said Saturday. The fire raged from Thursday night into Friday morning, before firefighters could finally cancel the alarm.
The home of the football club Ajax supporters is completely lost, according to the supporters. Many valuable items, such signed football jerseys were gone in the fire. A fire raged in the supporters' clubhouse early friday morning.
The renewed Kuip could possibly accommodate 76 thousand spectators. One of the variants that builder BAM offered Feyenoord involves 70 thousand seats and 6 thousand standing places.
The Rotterdam gay ambassadors are quitting after four years. The reason for this is that the seven prominent Rotterdam residents, who on behalf of the city worked to make homosexuality an approachable topic, can not get access to professional football clubs in the city. This said the ambassadors in Trouw today.
Almost half of the football clubs in the premier league and almost all the clubs in the Jupiler League does not want a prohibition on playing on artificial turf in the premier league.
Uefa launched an investigation Friday into crowd disturbances moments before the beginning of Thursday’s match between Feyenoord and Standard Liège, newswire ANP reports. Supporters of the Belgian side broke through fencing meant to secure the visitor’s section in Rotterdam’s De Kuip stadium, and tried to fight with the home team’s supporters.
Stadium security and mobile police units were brought in, and managed to calm the situation.
Police arrested 29 Standard Liège supporters, of which three were reportedly still in custody Friday afternoon.
Politicians in Rotterdam have told football club Feyenoord that it may have to come up with the millions needed for the extra land that construction company BAM needs to rebuild De Kuip stadium according to their measurements, De Telegraaf reports.
In the next three years, Ajax will also keep its supporters at home if there is an away game with Feyenoord. The club managers are punishing their own supporters in this way for their hooliganism during the lost cup final against PEC Zwolle in De Kuip stadium.
The two men who were ran over by a train on Sunday, are now thought to have planned it as a "double suicide", de Week Krant reports.
The incident with Graziano Pellé, where he destroyed an advertising billboard and kicked over a lamp in the stadium tunnels, immediately after a game with FC Twente, was caught on cam and aired by Fox Sports. The footage refueled the discussion about whether camera's should be allowed in the stadium tunnels.
Guus Hiddink, the most desired candidate for manager of the National football team, is going to present himself along with Ruud van Nistelroij and Danny Blind as technical staff, next month.
The plaintiff professional football for the KNVB will investigate the matter of a banner, displayed by Ajax fans during the cup match against Feyenoord. The banner read: 'Our smoke is more red than Red Marck,' referring to a Feyenoord fan by that name, who died from cancer last year.
The police have increased the security cover for the house of Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Abou Taleb after a threat was made against him last night.
Rotterdam Mayor, Ahmed Aboutaleb, urges Feyenoord fans who managed to buy tickets online for the game in the ArenA, Wednesday, to stay home.
Ajax won against Feyenoord 2-1 in Amsterdam on Sunday. Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored two winning goals and Feyenoord has lost its first 3 games.
PSV Eindhoven takes the lead in the Dutch league standings after a 5-0 win against NEC Nijmegen while Ajax was defeated (3-2) by AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.
The construction of a new stadium for Feyenoord in Rotterdam, seems not going to happen. Leefbaar Rotterdam, the largest opposition party in the city council that a decisive say in this matter, is against the plans.
The 14 members of Leefbaar Rotterdam in the council will vote on Thursday unanimously against the construction. Ronald Schneider, leader of the group in the council, announced that on Wednesday night in the television show Toggle & Van den Brink, after the group there spoke earlier that evening about the subject.
Too much risk