Ajax Amsterdam have conceded their bid for a record-breaking fifth successive Dutch league title is over but are resetting their sights after progressing in the Europa League, according to coach Frank de Boer.
Feyenoord`s Karim El Ahmadi scored a superb goal to help them reach the Europa League last 32 with a 2-0 win over Sevilla on Thursday that left the holders facing a winner-takes-all final game to stay in the competition.
Australia will raise their game in front of their own fans at next year`s Asian Cup and deserve to be among the favourites despite their poor recent form, according to former Socceroos stalwart Brett Emerton.
Delhi Dynamos FC, languishing at seventh among eight teams in the Indian Super League (ISL) standings, have to be look beyond initial disappointments and require greater time to become a proper footballing outfit, Sameer Manchanda, chairman and managing director of Den Networks that owns the football franchise said Friday.
Arsenal could be fined following crowd disturbances during their midweek Champions League clash with Galatasaray as European football`s governing body UEFA confirmed Friday disciplinary proceedings had been opened against six teams.
Former Barcelona star Ronald Koeman has reportedly revealed that although many in the game cannot stand Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho because of his playing style and touchline antics, but he is the `opposite`.
Twente Enschede`s Torgeir Borven struck twice in a 3-0 home win over bottom side Roda JC Kerkrade as they consolidated third place in the Dutch league on Saturday to keep alive their hopes of a Champions League berth next season.
Ajax Amsterdam missed the chance to wrap up a fourth successive Dutch league title on Sunday as they were held 1-1 away at Vitesse Arnhem while Feyenoord trimmed the gap on them in the standings with a comfortable 2-0 win over RKC Waalwijk.