Majid has been a member of The Independent's online editorial team since December 2007. A European football fanatic, he is especially interested in the Dutch game.
20 November 2012 11:30 AM
Blatter faced heavy criticism for his "unfortunate words" in an interview with CNN
19 November 2012 04:34 PM
The Football Association are not expected to finish their investigation until later this week
19 November 2012 12:51 PM
Formula One returned to America this weekend after a five-year absence. It was the 10th attempt by F1 to crack the United States.
We would have been crucified if we had not reported Mark Clattenburg, says Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck
13 November 2012 10:34 AM
The American-trained lawyer also denies that the Blues are run by club captain John Terry
22 October 2012 10:54 AM
Football’s greatest – Pelé, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer and Alfredo Di Stéfano amongst others – may already have been surpassed by a 25-year-old.
16 August 2012 12:56 PM
The new Newcastle number eight favours a defensive midfield role, although he has more ability and passing range than Cheick Tioté, another Newcastle midfielder signed from the Dutch league.
11 August 2012 09:00 AM
Brazil face Mexico on this afternoon with the chance to make history by bringing home the only title the five-time world champions are yet to win. Star player and national idol Neymar will play in his first major final for the Seleção hoping to establish a winning mentality before he leads his country on home soil at the Fifa confederations Cup next year, the World Cup in 2014 and the Rio Olympics in 2016.
29 June 2012 04:00 PM
Bert van Marwijk, who led Feyenoord to Uefa Cup triumph in 2002, resigned as Netherlands coach recently following their early exit from Euro 2012. The process of reverting Oranje to play the ‘Dutch way’ again can now begin.
05 June 2012 07:00 PM
The European Championships begins in just a few days with the Netherlands amongst the favourites once again. The Dutch are currently ranked as the fourth best team in the world according to the Fifa rankings. Only two European sides are ranked higher – Spain and Germany – which draws a parallel with the predictions for Euro 2012. Spain and Germany are favourites for Euro 2012 but the Dutch FA believe that a semi-final place is the minimum target for Oranje. Here I take a look at Bert van Marwijk’s team ahead of their first game against Denmark on Saturday.
30 May 2012 03:32 PM
Euro 2012 kicks-off in just a matter of days and in anticipation The Independent is running down the key factors and people to keep an eye on in Poland and Ukraine this summer.
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