Tag Archives: FC Twente

48 Forecasts: The Eredivisie predicted

Following on from last year, we have again collected Eredivisie predictions (you can download them all here) but instead of 13 to follow through the season, we now have a total of 48 from online media, fans, statistical models and … Continue reading

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Forget the Eredivisie league table, Feyenoord are outperforming Ajax

Next Sunday at 12.30 (CET) the first “Klassieker” of the 2012/2013 season will take place in Rotterdam when Feyenoord host Ajax. Feyenoord had their best season for 11 years last term when they finished as Eredivisie runners-up behind Ajax and, … Continue reading

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ADO Den Haag and FC Twente amongst the surprise packages

Just under a quarter of this season’s Eredivisie fixtures have now been played and five of last season’s top seven are already sitting pretty in the top five of the league table. This, however, tells us nothing about whether they … Continue reading

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‘The surprising Utrecht’ but how much better are they performing?

With only six Eredivisie matches played, it is still very early days to be attempting to draw conclusions but Dutch TV described FC Utrecht’s start to the season as surprising and I thought it would be interesting to use my … Continue reading

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Rank journalism: why does the league table lie?

Back to our friend Mr Co Adriaanse who, around nine months ago, coined the term ‘rank journalism’. I agree entirely with Adriaanse that this phenomenon exists but not in the way that he described. This is what he said, as … Continue reading

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