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Before Ajax, Michels And Cruyff: The forgotten Feyenoord team of 1970

When one talks of Dutch football in the early 70's, many people unleash a sonnet, announcing the perfection and innovation and dominance of Ajax, Rinus Michels and Johan Cruyff. Most people would dismiss of it as an 'April Fool's Day joke' , when they are told that the first Dutch team to win the European Cup is surprisingly, not Ajax - which is a very common and very wide misconception. It was actually the club Ajax would've liked least to have taken this honour, their fiercest rivals in an enmity that runs deep into both clubs' history and has taken root in the very identity of both cities: Feyenoord Rotterdam. Read more »

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UCL Five Things: Neymar v Gareth Bale & Zlatan’s Chance At Eternal Glory

The second set of matches in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, Manchester City travel to Barcelona with the hopes of overturning a 2-0 deficit, while Paris Saint-Germain will want to see out the somewhat easy task of seeing off Bayer Leverkusen, over whom they have a 4-0 lead. Here's 5 things to lookout for on the night. Read more »