The Ajax Way – How One Football Club Defines the Modern Game

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Author(s): Dylan O'Connell

SKU: 9781801507059 Barcode: 9781801507059

A history of Ajax Amsterdam from the club's rise as a social hub for the people of Amsterdam to the creation of a team that would win three consecutive European Cups in the early 1970s with their 'Total Football', a style of play perfected by Rinus Michels and Johan Cruyff. Louis Van Gaal then led the club to a fourth in European title in 1995. The author examines how Ajax has influenced a host of footballing greats – players and coaches – from early day pioneers through to current day icons Pep Guardiola and Jürgen Klopp. Published in 2024.

Size: 142mm x 223mm – 256 pages.