Apple wants Eredivisie rights, says report
Apple TV

Apple wants Eredivisie rights, says report

A huge battle for domestic rights to the Eredivisie is about to kick off in the Netherlands. Indications are that US-based tech giant Apple is entering the fight for Eredivisie rights, according to a report. By the looks of it, expect a battle royal between traditional TV outlets and streaming services that could change the […]

Apple TV

/ 5 days ago

Apple wants Eredivisie rights, says report

A huge battle for domestic rights to the Eredivisie is about to kick off in the Netherlands. Indications are that US-based tech giant Apple is entering the fight for Eredivisie rights, according to a report. By the looks of it, expect a battle royal between traditional TV outlets and streaming services that could change the […]

Ajax

/ 26 days ago

At least 10 Premier League team scouts watch PSV beat Ajax

Reports are claiming that a minimum of 10 Premier League clubs sent scouts to watch PSV play Ajax on Sunday. 90min claims that Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United all had representatives in Amsterdam for the match. These big teams were also joined by scouts from Everton, Leeds, Leicester, Newcastle, Nottingham Forest, West Ham, and Wolves. […]

ESPN

/ 122 days ago

Fans of Eredivisie clubs left in limbo as games leave ESPN+

Fans wanting to watch the new season of Eredivisie will be disappointed to hear that ESPN+ is no longer the US broadcaster. World Soccer Talk has confirmed that the Dutch Eredivisie was unable to renew its deal with ESPN+. As a result, broadcasts of the games are now in limbo. Subsequently, there is no way […]

Leagues: Eredivisie

/ 179 days ago

Dutch clubs to deploy 'smart technology' to fight fan racism

The Hague (AFP) – Three top Dutch football clubs are taking part in pilot projects using smart technology including artificial intelligence to identify and fight racist behaviour by fans, the country's football federation announced Wednesday. Eindhoven-based PSV, Feyenoord in Rotterdam, and PEC Zwolle have started three different programmes designed to combat anti-social behaviour by fans […]
ByAFP

Ajax

/ 206 days ago

Alfred Schreuder appointed Ajax head coach

The Hague (AFP) – Club Brugge manager Alfred Schreuder was appointed head coach of Dutch giants Ajax on Thursday, replacing the massively successful Erik ten Hag, who is leaving for Manchester United. "Ajax, Club Brugge and Alfred Schreuder have reached an agreement about a transfer to Ajax," the club said in a statement. Schreuder, 49, […]
ByAFP

Ajax

/ 206 days ago

Ten Hag's Ajax seal 36th Dutch title

Amsterdam (AFP) – Ajax secured a second straight Dutch Eredivisie title on Wednesday with a 5-0 thrashing of Heerenveen at the Amsterdam Arena. The club's 36th league crown is the third in charge for outgoing coach Erik ten Hag, who will end his five-year stint at the helm at the end of the season to […]
ByAFP

feyenoord

/ 212 days ago

Feyenoord hold off Marseille to reach Conference League final

Marseille (AFP) – Feyenoord are through to their first European final in two decades after holding Marseille to a 0-0 draw in France on Thursday to win their Europa Conference League semi-final 3-2 on aggregate. The Dutch club made good their victory in the first leg last week in Rotterdam to set up a clash […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Eredivisie

/ 268 days ago

Russian oligarch Oyf selling majority share in Vitesse Arnhem

The Hague (AFP) – Russian oligarch Valeriy Oyf is selling his majority share in Dutch football club Vitesse Arnhem amid the war in Ukraine, the first division outfit announced on Friday. "Valeriy Oyf has decided to sell his shares," Vitesse said in a statement, adding the 58-year-old would be resigning from the club's supervisory board […]
ByAFP

Ajax

/ 286 days ago

Ajax agree 7.85 mn euros compensation for Nouri

The Hague (AFP) – Ajax said on Monday they will pay 7.85 million euros ($8.91 million) to the family of former player Abdelhak Nouri, who suffered brain damage after a cardiac arrest during a friendly match more than four years ago. Ex-Netherlands youth team midfielder Nouri, now 24, collapsed during a pre-season fixture with Werder […]
ByAFP

Ajax

/ 479 days ago

PSV sends Ajax warning shot for 21/22 Eredivisie

Editor's note: World Soccer Talk writer Mike Tyrrell looks ahead and shares his PSV Eindhoven season preview. PSV Eindhoven, led by Noni Madueke, routed Ajax 4-0 last Saturday in the annual season curtain-raiser, the Johan Cruyff Shield (Dutch-equivalent to the English Community Shield).  A first-half brace from Madueke followed by second-half strikes from substitute Yorbe […]

ESPN

/ 480 days ago

ESPN+ renews Eredivisie rights deal

ESPN+ has renewed its media rights deal to continue bringing live coverage of the Dutch Eredivisie to soccer fans throughout the United States, multiple sources confirmed to World Soccer Talk. In its previous deal, ESPN+ acquired the rights to the Dutch Eredivisie in 2018 in a three year deal from the 2018/19 through 2020/21 seasons. […]