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newsfootball2 years ago

Dutch players and coaches agree on sliding scale league wide salary-cut

The Dutch association of contracted players along with the coaches and the players have come to a decision that their salaries would be reduced in the near future. The Eredivisie has already been called-off by Royal Dutch Football Association in what was a move forced by the COVID-19 virus.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Dutch league ends with no changes as Ajax are denied their 35th title

Dutch giants Ajax Amsterdam has been denied a title in the ongoing Eredivisie even though they were at the top of the standings until the league stopped. The Dutch football season was ended as there were no possible chances on its resumption before September 1.
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newsfootball2 years ago

KNVB will consult with UEFA before deciding to end Eredivisie season, confirms KNVB

The Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) has admitted that they ‘intend not to continue’ the current Eredivisie season after the Netherlands government extended the COVID-19 ban. Football across the world has been suspended with UEFA set to allow special cases to cancel their seasons.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Sport is there to designate a winner on field and not off it, proclaims Louis Van Gaal

Former Barcelona and Ajax manager Louis Van Gaal has hit out at Ajax for their attempts to try and end the Dutch Eredivisie season early amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The club’s technical director Marc Overmars recently asked the Dutch Football association (KNVB) to end the season early.
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newsfootball3 years ago

UEFA's rules make it impossible to pick players, reveals Steven Gerrard

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard is unhappy with the squad limit permitted by the UEFA, as the Liverpool legend believes that he should be able to add more in his Europa League squad but cannot do so because of the rules. The 39-year-old is in his third season with the Gers with a contract till 2022.
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newsfootball6 years ago

Robin van Persie excited about "special occasion" on Old Trafford return

Robin van Persie feels it will be a "special occasion" for him when he returns to Old Trafford for the first time since joining Fenerbahce in 2015. The Dutch striker will face his former club in the Europa League when the two teams lock horns on Thursday.
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newsfootball6 years ago

Let's not make any excuses, says Jose Mourinho after Feyenoord defeat

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has attributed the lack of ambition from his side in the first half as the reason for their loss in the match against the Dutch side. The Portuguese also defended his team selection, claiming that Thursday's game had all good players.
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