Charting Marc Overmars’ Unlikely Comeback Four Years After Bowing Out at Barca
Overmars was forced to retire in 2004 owing to a nagging knee injury, and for many his time as a player ends there. Often forgotten, however, is his unexpected swansong in the Dutch second tier.
The Cult: Edgar Davids
Edgar Davids was an all-action defensive midfielder who spoke his mind, didn't take any shit, and became an icon in wraparound goggles. For his attitude, his football and his tinted shades, he earns a spot in The Cult.
Dutch FA Planning to Use Fingerprint and GPS Technology in Fight Against Football Hooligans
In an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour at football games, the Dutch FA plans to introduce a device that registers the identity and location of banned fans on match day.
The Rise and Fall of Mido, the Man Who Out-Gunned Zlatan
15 years ago, Ajax were blessed with two brilliant young talents. In a 20-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, they had a tantalising prospect; in Ahmed Hossam Hussein Abdelhami – Mido for short – they had an even better one.