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Chelsea stutter as Turnbull’s blunders hand Ajax victory

Chelsea's pre-season tour to the Netherlands and Germany got off to an inauspicious start as a calamitous error by goalkeeper Ross Turnbull helped Martin Jol's Ajax to a comfortable 3-1 win in Amsterdam.

Jol to stay with Ajax despite Fulham offer

Martin Jol today confirmed he was staying at Ajax although he admits his agent did hold "serious talks" with Fulham.

Fulham frustrated by Ajax over Jol

Fulham endured another frustrating day in their pursuit of Martin Jol as attempts to lure him away from Holland continued to be foiled by Ajax.

Jol: A man with a history of always wanting more

Fulham are not the first team to experience the Dutchman's prowess in the art of negotiation

Fulham hope to finalise Jol deal after Ajax prolong talks

Martin Jol took charge of Ajax for a friendly match against the amateur side Rijnsburgse Boys last night, but Fulham were still confident that it would be his last game as manager of the four-time European champions.

Jol moving closer to Fulham switch

The Ajax board's failure to back Martin Jol in the transfer market has driven the former Tottenham manager close to a move to Fulham, according to a former member of the Dutchman's backroom staff at the Amsterdam Arena.

Scouting Report: Luis Suarez, Uruguay

It is not only the bald statistics, although they are impressive enough, that have had Europe's leading clubs retracing well-worn steps to the Amsterdam Arena in recent months to cast envious eyes over Luis Suarez, the latest prospect to emerge from the Ajax finishing school.

Birmingham sign midfielder Valles

Birmingham have announced young Spanish midfielder Enric Valles will join them on July 1.

McClaren heads for Germany as Wolfsburg win race to sign him

Steve McClaren yesterday called time on "two fantastic years" in the Netherlands to join the German club Wolfsburg.

McClaren takes Wolfsburg job

Wolfsburg today confirmed the appointment of Steve McClaren as coach at the Volkswagen Arena.

McClaren considers his options after completing his renaissance

Twente's unlikely title triumph transforms Englishman's prospects. Sam Wallace reports

Struggling West Ham consider offering McClaren a way back to England

The former England manager Steve McClaren is to be sounded out by West Ham about succeeding the club's embattled manager Gianfranco Zola in the summer.

Twente bus is stoned before McClaren's men stutter in title race

The bus carrying the FC Twente team was pelted with stones while travelling to their Eredivisie game at AZ Alkmaar on Tuesday. The vehicle was bombarded from a viaduct and sustained damage to the side and the rear, although no one was hurt.

McClaren's FC Twente team coach attacked

The bus carrying the FC Twente team was pelted with stones while travelling to their Eredivisie game at AZ Alkmaar yesterday.

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