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Ajax extends Frank de Boer’s contract
22 May 2013
Ajax’s management has reached a verbal agreement with head coach Frank de Boer to extend his contract, which had been effective until June 30, 2015. The new contract takes effect on July 1, 2013 and is valid for four years, until June 30, 2017. De Boer: “This new contract is exactly what I wanted.”
Veltman looks forward to Stam’s arrival
21 May 2013
The 2012-2013 season marks the third championship season in a row. It was the year in which Viktor Fischer definitely broke through, and Daley Blind was voted Ajax Player of the Year. In the shadow of the 32nd national title, there are several players who, for various reasons, also had a very special year. We feature these players this week. In this edition: Joël Veltman.
The discovery of the season
21 May 2013
The Ajax Women have existed for exactly one year as of Saturday, 18 may. On their first anniversary, they played the PSV Women at home. Liza van de Most is a fixture in the Ajax Women’s team. Moreover; the 19 year old right back has racked up the most playing time of any of her team mates.
Klaassen counts down to next season
The 2012-2013 season marks the third championship season in a row. It was the year in which Viktor Fischer definitely broke through, and Daley Blind was voted Ajax Player of the Year. In the shadow of the 32nd national title, there are several players who had a harder time this year. We feature these players this week in three articles. In this edition: Davy Klaassen.
Ajax Women celebrate one-year anniversary
Exactly one year ago this weekend, a historic even took place at the Toekomst: the Ajax Women were established. Since then, Marleen Molenaar, the women’s football manager, has seen acceptance grow for the new branch. Now, she and the players are reaping the rewards. “They’re working very hard at what they’re passionate about.”
Ajax ends season in style
Ajax has ended the season in style. Dressed in its latest away kit, freshly minted champion Ajax defeated FC Groningen 0-2. Kolbeinn Sigthórsson and substitute Danny Hoesen scored the goals in the Euroborg. “We did well”, concluded a satisfied Frank de Boer.
Ajax is the champion!
Ajax is the Dutch champion! In the sold out Amsterdam ArenA, Willem II was defeated 5-0 on Sunday. The Amsterdam team thus won its 32nd national championship. Moreover, Frank de Boer and his Ajax players won the triple, their third national title in a row. After the championship match, a celebration burst out in Amsterdam.
Ajax can now focus on championship match
Leader Ajax showed two faces in its away match against NAC. In Breda, a mediocre first half was followed by a faster paced second half. The 0-2 win brought a 32nd national championship within reach for Ajax. On Sunday, the Ajax – Willem II match will be the championship game.
Reuser broadens his horizons at Toekomst
Ajax visits NAC Breda on Saturday evening. That will be a special match for Martin Reuser, who enjoys both a past and present with both clubs. These days, Reuser (38) is active as an assistant coach at NAC A1, and is doing an internship at Ajax.
Balance after five years at Ajax
Christian Eriksen has more than 100 competition games to his name. The counter will hit 106 after the home game against sc Heerenveen. How high will the number go? Leading up to Ajax – Heerenveen, we speak to the Dane about his development and his future.
Ajax throws away costly points
On Friday night, Ajax had a setback in their quest for the title. In simmering ArenA, this season’s second tie against sc Heerenveen was earned: 1-1. The fact that this could have been the 750th Eredivisie win instead turned into a disappointing show during which Ajax was unable to break the Fries defense. De Boer: “I’m very disappointed.”
Boccara: ‘Always take that extra step’
Ajax’s youth academy is Dutch football’s most renowned nursery. From Dennis Bergkamp to Wesley Sneijder, and from Patrick Kluivert to Ricardo van Rhijn, they’ve all enjoyed the Ajax football academy. In the ‘Full of promise’ column, we focus each month on a player who is on the verge of a breakthrough into the spotlight. In this edition: Ilan Boccara.
Ajax took a big step towards its 32nd national championship on Sunday. In a direct confrontation with PSV, Ajax dealt a hard blow to the Eindhoven club. The 2-3 away win gives Ajax a five point lead against the number 2 team, with four rounds of play left before the end.
Cillessen is always ready
He enjoys weekdays more than match days. But that doesn’t apply to Sunday, when Ajax will play PSV. Then reserve keeper Jasper Cillessen will finally get what he’s been waiting for: a place in the starting line-up.
‘Master Ajax’ for 12,5 years
Next to ‘Mister Ajax’ Sjaak Swart, ‘Master Ajax’ Kees Stokhof has been a familiar face at the Toekomst Sports complex for years. The 64 year old mathematics teacher celebrated his twelve and a half anniversary as an Ajax teacher and Ajax A1 mentor.
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