2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
11-2-6, 5th in Dutch Eredivisie
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1yTom Hamilton

Moneyball guru buys stake in Dutch club

Moneyball guru Billy Beane has strengthening his ties with AZ Alkmaar by buying a minority share in the Dutch club.

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Dutch league canceled: Ajax denied title

The 2019-20 season in the Netherlands has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, with Ajax denied the league title.

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Greenwood brace helps United thrash Alkmaar

Two second-half goals from Mason Greenwood helped Manchester United to a 4-0 group-topping win over AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League on Thursday.

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2yRob Dawson

Solskjaer slams Alkmaar pitch as 'one of the worst'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has branded the pitch for Manchester United's Europa League clash with AZ Alkmaar "one of the worst" he has seen.

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4yJohn Duerden

Jahanbakhsh can inspire Iran to World Cup history

Iran's defence put them in the World Cup. But winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh is the man who can take Team Melli to the second round for the first time.

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5yStephan Uersfeld

Dortmund to sign AZ youth after Raiola visit

Borussia Dortmund have signed defensive midfielder Immanuel Pherai from AZ Alkmaar, a source confirmed to ESPN FC.

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5yESPN staff

Europa: Tottenham exit, Roma advance

Athletic Bilbao crashed out of the Europa League in the round of 32 on Thursday with a 2-0 defeat at APOEL, falling 4-3 on aggregate.

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5yESPN staff

Europa: Zlatan lifts Man United; Spurs lose

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's hat trick gave Manchester United a 3-0 win against St Etienne in a Europa League round of 32 first-leg clash at Old Trafford.

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Krul joins AZ Alkmaar on loan

Newcastle United keeper Tim Krul has joined AZ Alkmaar on loan after cutting short his deal with fellow Eredivisie side Ajax.

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5yESPN staff

Henriksen's loan to Hull made permanent

Markus Henriksen has signed a two-and-a-half year deal with Hull City after the Premier League club made his loan from AZ Alkmaar a permanent transfer

5yESPN staff

Europa: Man United to play St Etienne

Manchester United will take on St Etienne in the Europa League's round of 32, while Spurs will face Gent and Villarreal have been drawn against Roma.

5yPA Sport

Dundalk 0-1 AZ Alkmaar

A first-half goal from Wout Weghorst sent Dundalk to a 1-0 Europa League defeat at home to AZ Alkmaar.

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5yESPN staff

Europa: Fener stun Man Utd; Aduriz 5 goals

Manchester United's troubles away from home in Europe continued in a 2-1 defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League as Paul Pogba limped off injured.

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5yDan Kilpatrick

Janssen will succeed at Spurs - Huiberts

AZ Alkmaar's director of football believes Vincent Janssen's summer transfer to Tottenham was a good deal for all parties.

RankingsDutch Eredivisie

Goal Difference134th
Goals Scored374th
Goals Conceded24Tied-4th