Season One: Under Promise, Over Deliver?

And, breathe. The end of a season is a time for reflection – for assessing what went well, what went badly, and the overall state of the squad ahead of a new season. For me personally, Season 1 at a new club is always an interesting time, as I adjust to the squad, the boardContinue reading “Season One: Under Promise, Over Deliver?”

Adapt. Overcome. Survive?

As we reach the mid-season break in Holland, I want to take a quick break and reflect on a mixed start to life in Rotterdam. With basically £0 in transfer budget, I have had to focus on making the most of the players available to me at the club. In the last post I spokeContinue reading “Adapt. Overcome. Survive?”


Ajax. A name synonymous with success, youth development and attractive football. One of the Eredivisie’s top clubs, and a consistent performer in Europe. The club captured everyone’s imagination in 2018/19, fighting their way to a Champions League semi-final, only to have their hearts broken by Tottenham (a true loss for the neutral). That squad, ledContinue reading “Introduction”