TURIN, Italy - Cristiano Ronaldo will not be risked for Juventus' first match of the Champions League quarterfinals against Ajax if he is not fully fit, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday.Ronaldo injured a right thigh muscle and limped off 30 ...
Mar 30, 2019
AMSTERDAM - Four-time European champion Ajax qualified for the Champions League group stage on Tuesday for the first time in four years, while AEK Athens and Young Boys Bern ended even longer absences.Ajax went to Dynamo Kiev with a 3-1 ...
Aug 29, 2018
VIENNA - Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri has been diagnosed with severe and permanent brain damage, five days after he collapsed due to an irregular heartbeat during a friendly game in Austria.Dutch club Ajax said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) on Twitter that it " ...
Jul 14, 2017
AMSTERDAM - Ajax has signed striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar to a one-year contract after the Dutchman ended seven seasons with Bundesliga club Schalke.It's a return to a former club for the 33-year-old Netherlands forward, who previously played ...
Jun 2, 2017
LYON, France - Ajax withstood a brilliant comeback from Lyon to reach the Europa League final despite a 3-1 away defeat on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Ajax, a club chasing former glories after winning the last of its four European Cups in ...
May 12, 2017
AMSTERDAM - On the day Johan Cruyff would have turned 70, his home city has agreed to name Ajax's stadium after the Dutch football great.Amsterdam Municipality says it has agreed with the stadium and Ajax to change the name of ...
Apr 26, 2017
MANCHESTER United stayed on course to complete its full set of European trophies by drawing at Anderlecht 1-1 in their first-leg game of the Europa League quarterfinals on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored in the first half and ...
Apr 14, 2017
FEYENOORD stunned Manchester United 1-0 in the Europa League on Thursday (Friday, Manila time), handing the English giant a second loss in less than a week.For Feyenoord, it was just more of the same - Giovanni van Bronckhorst's team ...
Sep 16, 2016
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Poland striker Arek Milik scored both goals as Ajax beat Heerenveen, 2-0, on Wednesday to return to the top of the Eredivisie on goal difference with two matches to go.Milik's brace lifted his season' ...
Apr 21, 2016
DUTCH soccer great Johan Cruyff, who revolutionized the game as the personification of "Total Football," has died. He was 68.Family spokeswoman Carole Thate confirmed to The Associated Press that Cruyff had died in the Spanish city of Barcelona after a five- ...
Mar 25, 2016
LIONEL Messi scored twice to tie Raul Gonzalez's career record of 71 Champions League goals, and Barcelona won 2-0 at Ajax on Wednesday night to advance to the tournament's knockout stage for the 11th straight year.The ...
Nov 6, 2014
LONDON-Cristiano Ronaldo's second hat trick in four days allowed Real Madrid to take charge of the Champions League's toughest group Wednesday, with Arsenal, FC Porto and Malaga joining the Spanish giants in earning second straight wins in ...
Oct 4, 2012
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