‘Other Leagues’ Category

  1. Vitesse Pay Tribute to British Paratroopers of World War II


    September 22, 2013 by Sean Charles

    As we mentioned over the last week, Dutch club Vitesse planned to pay tribute in their home match against PEC Zwolle to the British paratroopers involved in the attempted liberation of their city Arnhem during Operation Market Garden in September 1944, this is an update on how the day went.  Veterans of the British 1st Airbourne Division were welcomed to the match and the Vitesse support even unveiled a tifo featuring the colours of the regiment with the famous Nijmegen Bridge in the background of their display.

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  2. Top Ten Young Players to Watch This Season


    September 20, 2013 by Sean Charles

    With this list I’ve tried to avoid the usual big names that typically appear in this type of article – the likes of Neymar, Draxler, Isco, Lamela, Koke, Marquinhos, Eriksen etc.  Here is our rundown of the ten players to watch this season, aged 21 and under, from all over the world.


    10) Alen Halilović – Dinamo Zagreb


  3. Vitesse Commemorate the Battle of Arnhem with British 1st Airbourne Division Colours


    September 19, 2013 by Sean Charles

    Vitesse Arnhem will commemorate the Battle of Arnhem this weekend by wearing a strip consisting of the regiment’s famous colours. 

    The British 1st Airbourne Division were heavily involved in the attempted liberation of Arnhem in September 1944 from Nazi occupation.  The division lost three quarters of its strength (8000 men) behind enemy lines during the failed mission before the remaining survivors eventually withdrew after nine days of fighting.

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    Vitesse player salutes a veteran of the British 1st Airbourne Division last season when the club also commemorated the occasion.

  4. Silky Flowing Move from Feyenoord against NEC Nijmegen


    September 17, 2013 by Sean Charles

  5. Audacious Jesús Méndez assist for Boca Juniors against Racing Club


    September 17, 2013 by Sean Charles

  6. Celtic Fans Touching Rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone for Stiliyan Petrov


    September 9, 2013 by Sean Charles

    After spending seven years as a player at Parkhead, Stan Petrov returned to Glasgow to take part in a match for his charity, a game that sold out the 60,000 capacity of Celtic Park, a charity he founded after recently overcoming his battle with leukemia.  At the end of the match the Celtic support serenaded their former captain which a wonderful rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone, with Petrov’s sons running on the park it became an extremely emotional scene, prompting Petrov himself to break into tears as his youngest son leaped into his arms.



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