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TOP FOOTBALL STARS THAT HAVE PLAYED FOR AJAX AND MAN UNITED

As Manchester United are set to face Dutch giants Ajax in the Europa League final, we look at top stars that have lined up for both clubs.

  1. Jesper Olsen.

The Dane started at Ajax in 1981. His mesmerising skill and pace helped him beat oppositions. He is credited with devising the “passed penalty” with Johan Cruyff. Rather than kick a penalty, Cruyff passed the ball to Olsen. Olsen returned the favour to confuse the goalkeeper before Cruyff buried it. That happened in 1982 in a league match in the Netherlands.

Olsen won two league titles with the club before moving to England to star for the Red Devils. He played from 1984 to 1988 before moving to France.

  1. Edwin van der Sar.

The famous goalkeeper is a football legend. He played for almost a decade for the Dutch side starting from 1990. He lifted four Eredivisie title, three Dutch Cups, the UEFA Cup and a Champions League title in 1995. He moved to United in 2005 and replicated such brilliance until his exit in 2011. He lifted four Premier League titles, two League Cups and a Champions League title in 2008. Continue reading “TOP FOOTBALL STARS THAT HAVE PLAYED FOR AJAX AND MAN UNITED”

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Former United Star Edwin Van Der Sar Joins Ajax Cape Town Board

South African football outfit Ajax Cape Town have brought in former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van this as one of the club’s new directors.


The Dutchman joins the board and may play a crucial role in the future of the club going forward. He has joined hands with fellow Dutchmanand goalkeeper Stanley Menzo at the club. Ajax Cape Town’s commercial director Alexi Efstathiou has claimed that it is a move that will be of major assistance to the club in order to become world class.

Edwin van Der Sar is best known for representing Juventus and Manchester United, although it is highly likely that many young fans will remember him for the latter. Continue reading “Former United Star Edwin Van Der Sar Joins Ajax Cape Town Board”