As the sun shines during a beautiful spring in Manchester, things continue to look up for 20-time English champions Manchester United. Out of the last ten games in the Premier League, United have lost only one and won eight – this includes a five-game winning run that the club are on currently. While Louis Van Gaal’s side have been hard to beat all through the season, they have often flattered to deceive when it comes to performance on the pitch. Yet, over the last three games at least, they have put in one top performance after another, conceding only two goals while scoring an impressive eight. And, the good news just doesn’t seem to stop coming to Old Trafford at the moment with the club receiving a major boost in their pursuit for Dutch winger Memphis Depay. Depay, who played under Van Gaal at the World Cup last year, has been in sensational form in the Eredivisie and is the […]

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.