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Eredivisie now available in USA via OZ streaming service

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After a long and frustrating time of no Eredivisie games available to soccer fans in the United States, a legal streaming service named OZ is now making select games available.

Whether you’re a supporter of PSV Eindhoven, Ajax, Feyenoord or any of the Dutch teams, you’ll be glad to know that the wait is finally over.

Eredivisie now available in USA via OZ streaming service

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After a long and frustrating time of no Eredivisie games available to soccer fans in the United States, a legal streaming service named OZ is now making select games available.

Whether you’re a supporter of PSV Eindhoven, Ajax, Feyenoord or any of the Dutch teams, you’ll be glad to know that the wait is finally over.

English Premier League

Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City linked with international defender

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Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City have been linked with a move for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt.

The 18-year-old is one of Europe’s most sought-after players, with Mundo Deportivo claiming Barcelona and Bayern Munich are also monitoring his progress.

De Ligt made his professional debut for Jong Ajax in August 2016 and went on to play for the club’s first team the following month.

Everton and Tottenham Hotspur battling to sign speedy forward, 21 goals in 41 games for his country

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Everton and Tottenham Hotspur are leading the race to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn.

The 20-year-old has scored five goals in 22 appearances this season to help PSV forge seven points clear at the top of the Eredivisie.

ESPN FC has claimed that PSV are bracing themselves for offers for Bergwijn this summer, with the Premier League looking likely to be his next destination.

25 goals last season: Benitez wants 27-yr-old to save Newcastle's season, bid submitted

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Newcastle are in desperate need of a striker this month and Benitez has made a move for the Feyenoord forward Nicolai Jorgensen.

The 27 year old Danish international has been a star in Eredivisie over the last year and the Spanish boss believes that he could help Newcastle hold on to their Premier League status for another season.

Jack Rodwell: From young Everton prodigy to a trial at Vitesse Arnhem

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Jack Rodwell was described by many as ‘one for the future’. What happened to his promising career?

Born in nearby Southport, Rodwell joined Everton as a seven-year-old. He progressed through the youth ranks at an alarming rate – Making his under-18 debut at only 14 years of age, and then a year later went one better by turning out for the reserve team.

25 goals last season: Newcastle submit bid for goalscorer, ready to break transfer record

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Newcastle United are looking to sign the 27-year-old striker Nicolai Jorgensen from Feyenoord this month.

According to reports, the Magpies have already submitted a £14million bid for the forward but no agreement has been reached with the Dutch outfit.

As per the report, Jorgensen is keen on a move to the Premier League and Newcastle in particular.

Footy on the Telly – Dec. 22 – 29

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On This Day in Football: Suarez takes his first bite, Saints bring in Pagan priestess

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On this day in 2010, Luis Suarez took his first bite on a football pitch as he sunk his teeth into PSV Eindhoven’s Otman Bakkal during an Eredivisie match.

The Uruguayan striker, then at Ajax, went into the 2010-11 season at the back of a phenomenal campaign. The former Liverpool superstar scored 49 goals in 48 appearances for Ajax in all competitions and was off to a similar start in the new season as the four time European Cup winners went head to head against league leaders PSV.

4-1-4-1 v Feyenoord: Guardiola without these 2 key Man City stars for tonight's home game; Team News & Predictions

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Manchester City vs Feyenoord
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21st November, 19:45 pm BST
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Manchester City vs Feyenoord Preview

Manchester City host Feyenoord in the Champions League later today and Pep Guardiola will be looking to extend his side’s winning run here.

Tottenham eyeing move for this creative midfielder, he contributed to 15 goals last season

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Tottenham are interested in signing the highly talented Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek.

The 20-year-old has already established himself as a starter at Ajax and the Londoners are impressed with the young midfielder’s performances so far.

Van de Beek made 48 appearances for the Eredivisie giants last season and he managed to contribute to 15 goals (6 goals and 9 assists) during that time.

Dutchman heading to Emirates next season, Arsenal have secured the agreement

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Arsenal are looking to appoint a director of football and they have reached an agreement with Marc Overmars.

The former Arsenal player has been the director of football at Ajax since 2012 and he is very experienced in that position now. Furthermore, he knows the club well and he should be able to lead them into the right direction.

Man Utd legend says Davinson Sanchez moved to Tottenham too early, could regret leaving Ajax

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar believes Davinson Sanchez signed for Tottenham Hotspur from Ajax too early in his career.

The 21-year-old moved to Spurs for £42 million, joining Jaro Riedewald, Davy Klaassen and Kenny Tete in leaving last year’s Europa League finalists this summer.

Champions League 2017/18 Group Stage: Spurs and Celtic handed group of death

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The Champions League 2017/18 group stage draw takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco this evening and the European elite will be waiting to find out their group stage fixtures.

The draw begins at 5 pm BST (6 pm CET) and is scheduled to last two and a quarter hours.

Spurs agree club record deal for star, move signals tactical change from Pochettino

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Tottenham have agreed on a deal to sign the highly talented centre back Davinson Sanchez from Ajax.

The Colombian has been linked with a move to the Premier League for over a week now and the Londoners will be paying a club record fee for his services.

According to Telegraph, Sanchez was one of Pochettino’s top targets and Ajax will receive an initial fee of £28million up front for the player.

Spurs closing in on first summer transfer, South American expected to sign by tomorrow

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Tottenham are looking to sign the Ajax centre back Davinson Sanchez this summer and it appears that a deal might be close.

The Colombian was left out of Ajax’s squad for the match against Heracles. Apparently, the player is not 100% focused right now.

According to Daily Mirror, Spurs are now in advanced talks with Ajax for the South American and the deal should be completed by Tuesday.

Roundup: Spurs star confirms he will leave at some point; Pochettino set to bid £35m for defender

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Tottenham defender Danny Rose has rocked the club with some sensational claims about his future.

In an interview with the Sun, Rose revealed that he wants to play for a club in the North. The left back feels that he has been away from his family for a while now and he will make it a priority to return in the near future.

Tottenham ready to sanction £17m striker's transfer, Pochettino eyeing backup for Kane

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Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen has been linked with a move away from the Premier League and it appears that the Londoners are ready to cash in on him as well.

According to Daily Mirror, Marseille are interested in the former Eredivisie forward.

Janssen failed to impress Mauricio Pochettino last season and Spurs are looking at other attacking options in the market now.

Everton set to sign highly rated 33-goal Man Utd target, Attacker is in England for talks

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Premier League outfit Everton have been very active in the transfer market this summer and it seems that the Toffees are closing in on yet another signing.

According to Daily Mirror, Ronald Koeman’s side are set to sign the Feyenoord striker Joshua Zirkzee.

The young attacker is a target for Arsenal and Manchester United as well.

Crystal Palace Roundup: Eagles submit £16m bid for Arsenal player; Deal agreed for versatile defender

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Premier League outfit Crystal Palace are looking to improve their defence ahead of the new season and Frank de Boer has already agreed on a deal to sign the highly talented Ajax defender Jairo Riedewald.

The versatile defender can operate as a left back, a defensive midfielder, as well as a centre back.

Chelsea transfer close, highly talented midfielder set to complete summer move soon

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Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount is expected to join the Eredivisie outfit Vitesse Arnhem on loan for next season.

According to HITC Sport, the Premier League champions want Mount to go out on loan and gain some valuable experience with regular first team football under his belt.

The 18-year-old midfielder is highly rated by the club staff and is expected to challenge for a first-team place when he returns in the summer of 2018.

Everton in advanced talks to sign 16-goal midfielder, £26m star keen on working with Koeman

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Everton are looking to seal the signing of Davy Klaassen from Ajax this summer.

Ronald Koeman is an admirer of the playmaker and the Toffees are keen on finalising the move by the end of this week.

According to Liverpool Echo, Everton are in advanced talks with Ajax regarding the Dutchman’s transfer and the Eredivisie outfit are holding out for a fee in the region of £26m.

Experienced midfielder heading to Newcastle this summer, star has scored six times this season

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Newcastle midfielder Siem De Jong is all set to return to Tyneside from his loan spell at PSV.

Rafa Benitez sent the Dutch midfielder out on loan last season in order to regain his fitness and the 28-year-old managed to impress with PSV. De Jong scored six times in 23 appearances for the Eredivisie outfit.

4-2-3-1 v Ajax: Mourinho without these 6 Man Utd players for Europa League final; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Ajax vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this week’s Europa League fixture.

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24th May, 19:45 pm BST
Friends Arena, Stockholm
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Ajax and Manchester United go head to head in the Europa League final this week and both clubs will be looking to end their season on a high.

Some Soccer News for May 15, 2017

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It's Day 135 of 2017.

44 goals scored this week in MLS. WooooooHooooooo! I love it.


Chelsea are English Premier League champions. Huge congrats to them.


It was high drama in the Netherlands as Ajax choked on the last day of the Eredivisie season which let Feyenoord leap over them and claim the championship.

Europa League 2016/17, Semi final Draw: Manchester United handed tricky draw

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Manchester United, Ajax, Celta Vigo and Lyon made their way into this season’s Europa League semi-finals after some sensational performances in the last round.

The semi-final draw was completed in Nyon earlier today, following the completion of the quarter-final ties on Thursday.

Premier League giants Manchester United will be hoping to secure their place in next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League this season.


Retro Football: 13-Year-Old Marco Van Basten’s Youth Player Registration Card At UVV Utrecht, 1977 (Photo)

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The photo you see above dates from 1983/84 and shows a 19-year-old Marco van Basten of Ajax taking on Johan Cruyff, 37, of Feyenoord during the latter's final season as a professional footballer.

It is the earliest photo of Van Basten included in the Getty Images archive, but we just so happened to have stumbled across an official document that includes that features an even younger image of the striker who would ultimately go on to become a three-time Ballon d'Or winner.

One-Touch Football: The Ugliest Passage Of Play You’re Likely To Witness This Season, Courtesy Of Utrecht And Feyenoord (Video)

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Feyenoord's trip to Utrecht on Wednesday evening was notable for two reasons: 1) The match saw Robin van Persie make his second debut for his boyhood club, 14 years on from the first and, B) it also featured the ugliest passage of play we're likely to see this season.

Feyenoord: Teenage Striker Dylan Vente Marks Full Debut With Goal Almost Identical To One Scored By His Great-Uncle In 1937 – The First Ever At De Kuip (Video)

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The proverbial torch was passed at Feyenoord on Sunday afternoon when 18-year-old forward Dylan Vente scored on his full debut for the Eredivisie club.

Vente scored the second goal in a 7-0 walloping of local rivals Sparta Rotterdam, only his fifth ever appearance of a senior career that began in September.

Modern Football Is Rubbish: Heracles Almelo Become First Club In World To Create ‘Youth Academy’ For Their E-Sports Team

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Heracles Almelo have become the first football club in the world to open a 'youth academy' for their own in-house eSports team.

Yes, you read that correctly and that is why you're now involuntarily weeping.

Not only do Heracles have an eSports team, but they now have an eSports academy with which they plan to gather, nurture and cultivate young eSports proteges of the future.

Dirk Kuyt Retires From Football Just Days After Winning Feyenoord’s First League Title In 18 Years

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Threedays after winning the Eredivisie title with Feyenoord, Dirk Kuyt has formally announced his retirement from football at the age of 36.

Kuyt scored all three goals in the 3-1 win over Heracles the saw Feyenoord crowned Dutch champions for the first time since 1999.

Feyenoord-legend for life!

Feyenoord: Dirk Kuyt Celebrates Momentous Eredivisie Title Win With 100,000 Of His Closest Friends (Video)

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With Ajax just one point behind them going into the final match of the season, a hat-trick from captain Dirk Kuyt saw Feyenoord beat Heracles 3-1 and more importantly take the three points they needed to shore up the club's first Erevidisie league title since 1999.

In doing so, Feyenoord also became the first team in the history of Dutch football to top the Eredivisie table for the entire season.

Eredivisie: Multi-Tasking Father Bottle Feeds Newborn Baby While Watching Roda JC Match (Video)

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There was some seriously impressive multi-tasking going on in the terraces during Roda JC's Eredivisie tie against PEC Zwolle on Thursday night.

With one eye on bottle-feeding his newborn baby and one eye on the tense midfield action, this utility-dad really put in a shift...


Official: Arsenal Whippersnapper Gedion Zelalem Joins VVV Venlo And Could Not Be More Miserable About It (Photo & Videos)

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Arsenal have confirmed that Gedion Zelalem has moved to Dutch side VVV Venlo on loan for the remainder of the season.

Having spent last seasonat Rangers, the 20-year-old midfield prodigy had been a staple of the Arsenal Under-23s thiscampaign.

However, it's been decided that a short stint in the Dutch second divisionwould be a better option.

Transfer News & Rumours

Robin Van Persie returns to Feyenoord

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Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has returned to the club where it all began… Feyenoord.

Announced on the clubs website, the 34-year-old will officially put pen to paper this coming Monday. (22nd January)

A career that has seen the Dutchman turn out for four clubs, started with Feyenoord at the back-end of the nineties.

25 goals last season: Wolves want goal machine in January, he could win the Championship for them

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Wolves are looking to add to their squad during the January transfer window it seems that Feyenoord forward Nicolai Jorgensen is a target for the Championship outfit.

According to reports (via HITC), Nuno wants to sign the highly talented striker in January. Jorgensen scored 25 goals for Feyenoord last season and he would be a terrific addition alongside Bonatini.

Sheffield Wednesday agree fee for towering Dutchman, 23-yr-old set to fly in for medical

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Sheffield Wednesday have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated Dutch defender Joost van Aken.

The 23-year-old should complete his transfer soon if recent reports are to be believed.

HITC are claiming that Sheffield Wednesday and Heerenveen have agreed on a deal worth around £4.

The Rest

Prodigal Sub: Robin Van Persie Comes Off Bench To Score First Goal For Feyenoord In Almost Exactly 14 Years (Video)

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After emerging from the bench, it took Robin van Persie roughly 50 seconds to score the first goal of his second stint with Feyenoord,a mere 5,107 days since the last time he found the net for the Dutch club.

Van Persie was making his fourth appearancesince re-signing for his boyhood side in January when he cameon as a 78th-minute substitute in Thursday night's match against Groningen.

Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Matt Miazga, Emerson Hyndman and more

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Following a busy weekend of league action, cup action takes centerstage midweek both in Europe and North America with several Americans looking to make an impact.

Emerson Hyndman will hope his side can advance in the FA Cup as they face a replay on the road at Wigan Athletic. Meanwhile, Copa MX action begins on Tuesday with several Liga MX sides involved.

Oranje squash

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Spare a thought for Ajax, who thrilled at times on their way to last season's Europa League final before a Mourinho masterclass floored them.
Unsurprisingly, the stellar eleven which dazzled as recently as May has now been whittled away.