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A (Dutch)man's home is his castle... though it doesn't guarantee a league title

THERE’S THAT old phrase, ‘a man’s home is his castle’. (Not mine, mind; I live in a Victorian maisonette in West London.) Well, Ajax Amsterdam FC has taken that old wisdom and given it a modern sprucing by changing ‘castle’ to ‘fortress’. But despite an incredible league record of 16 wins out of 17 home games, 64 scored and only four against, the club isn’t topping the Dutch league. (more…)

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