Category Archives: Legends

Bergkamp To Have Statue At The Emirates

DENNIS BERGKAMP will become the latest Arsenal legend to be honoured with a statue. A figure of the Dutchman is set to join Thierry Henry, Tony Adams and Herbert Chapman outside the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal refused to confirm if a … Continue reading

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Frank Rijkaard

Ajax (1980–1987) Rijkaard was just 17, when Ajax coach Leo Beenhakker gave him his senior squad debut August 23, 1980. He made an immediate impact, scoring for his team 0–3 in the 2–4 away victory over Go Ahead Eagles, the … Continue reading

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Edgar Davids

Edgar Davids played at Schellingwoude Amsterdam in his youth where his talents got discovered by Ajax. When Davids was 18 years old he made his dèbut on the 8th of September 1991 against RKC Waalwijk. Davids became an important player … Continue reading

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Patrick Kluivert Ajax Days

Youth (1976-1994) Kluivert learned to play football on the street. He spent most of his time at the red court at the Naardermeerstraat, where he played with other kids, including Edgar Davids. He also played at local football club Schellingwoude … Continue reading

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“Merlin” Jari Litmanen

Why was Jari Litmanen called “Merlin”? Well quite simply because many fans called him this due to the pure magic he brought to the football pitch while wearing the famous red & white Ajax shirt. Litmanen was a special player who nearly didn’t sign for Ajax, he had missed out … Continue reading

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Legend:Marco van Basten

Marco van Basten was born on the 31 October 1964 in the Dutch city of Utrecht, where he started his football career at the age of seven. Marco’s first club was a local team, UVV. After spending there ten years, … Continue reading

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The Legend Dennis Bergkamp

Career at Ajax: 1986–1993 Dennis Bergkamp was brought up through Ajax’s famous youth system, joining the club at age 11. Manager Johan Cruyff gave him his professional debut on 14 December 1986 against Roda JC; the game ended in a … Continue reading

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