Jan Bert Lieve Vertonghen was born on the 24th of April 1987 in Sint-Niklaas, a small Belgian city in between Gent and Antwerp. He was born into a family of 5, with two younger brothers.
After Ajax’ sour loss in Eindhoven, the Eredivisie title run seems all but over. Still, it was a good season which we will, unfortunately, end without a title, most likely. Luckily for the football purists
How many Englishmen do you think have played for the Ajax first team? Considering the club has been going for 117 years, you would think there must be quite a few. So I decided to
Disappointment and frustration. Ajax left Eindhoven this weekend with a loss that puts title hopes in jeopardy. Make no mistake about it; the game against PSV was absolutely crucial. Should the Amsterdammers have won, they would
There’s never a moments rest in Football. Just four days after grounding out a historic Europa League quarter-final victory over Schalke 04, Ajax faced another huge challenge in Eindhoven against 3rd place PSV. De Topper.
In January 1965, Ajax had just sacked their English coach, Vic Buckingham. The club were in a situation that modern fans would find incredible. They were facing the spectre of relegation! Fortunately, among the crop
Still cannot believe what happened? You’re quite certainly not the only one. Ajax pulled off what looked like the impossible, overcoming Schalke in extra time during the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final clash.