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Feyenoord 0 Fortuna Sittard 2

Feyenoord 0 Fortuna Sittard 2 (16th December 2018) After the cold of Alkmaar the previous evening, and even snow later on, Rotterdam was almost pleasingly mild, albeit blanketed in thick fog. Mind you, with the city centre being ravaged during … Continue reading

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AZ 2 Excelsior 1

Alkmaar Zaanstreek ’67 2 Excelsior 1 (15th December 2018) I’ve been to Alkmaar before to watch a game, but the previous time was way back in 2001, at Alkmaar’s old Alkmaardehout ground, a 9000 seater place that wouldn’t have looked … Continue reading

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Go Ahead Eagles 1 VVV Venlo 0

Go Ahead Eagles 1 VVV Venlo 0 (16th May 2013) Along with the currently floundering Be Quick Groningen, Go Ahead Eagles have one of weirdest and most evocative names in European football, at least to me. It was therefore with a … Continue reading

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Haarlem Ground Pics

With Amsterdam hotel options for the days around Europa League Final being either expensive, shabby-looking, or hopelessly distant from the centre of the city, I opted to stay in Haarlem, a few miles to the east instead. A very pleasant … Continue reading

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