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Young Ajax Star Abdelhak Nouri Suffers Permanent Brain Damage Following Collapse

(L-R) Abdelhak Nouri of Ajax, Maximilian Eggestein of SV Werder Bremen during the friendly match between Ajax Amsterdam and SV Werder Bremen at Lindenstadion on July 08, 2017 in Hippach , Austria(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Ajax have confirmed that 20-year-old midfielder Abdelhak “Appie” Nouri has suffered ‘serious and permanent brain damage’ following his collapse in a pre-season friendly.  The Amsterdam-born Dutch underage international collapsed during his side’s game against Werder Breman in Zillertal, Austria on Saturday. The incident occurred after the 70th minute of the game, when he collapsed suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, which is an irregular heartbeat. …

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Young, Dynamic Ajax Side Have The Potential To Derail Manchester United’s Champions League Hopes

Manchester United’s season hinges on the outcome of a solitary game in Stockholm; the Europa League Final. However, in Ajax they face a formidable foe. Vincent O’Shea discusses. Following Manchester United’s dropping of more points at home against weaker opposition (Swansea City) a few weeks ago, Mourinho effectively threw all hopes of a top four finish aside and placed his …

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The Holy Grail That Was The European Cup: Pt. 1 – 1955 – ’74

Eoin O’Neill takes us back to the very beginnings of the European Cup and some of the most successful sides in the first 19 years of the tournament.  Wolverhampton and the Black Country wouldn’t immediately strike you as the forerunner for a tournament we now know as The Champions League. On a cold December night in 1954, 55,000 supporters crammed into Molineux, to see …

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Manchester United Receive Boost In Pursuit Of £17m Target

Manchester United have received a transfer boost as Ajax technical director Marc Overmars has admitted that Daley Blind could leave if they receive a high offer for the Dutch international. Manchester United have been linked with the 24-year-old all summer and a bid in the region of £17m could see Blind arriving at Old Trafford. ‘We want to keep Blind …

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Teams That Were Great While They Lasted – Ajax 04/05

Andrew Dolan writes his weekly feature, which previews teams that were great while they lasted. This week it’s to Amsterdam and the Ajax side of 2004/05. ______ Ajax have always been known for creating their own talents and stars and having to then sell them on at a huge profit, just to stay competitive. Often these stars come in twos or …

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