The Oakland A’s general manager will be able to make an impact in a football culture that has traditionally ignored analytics The year after Holland reached the 2010 World Cup final, Dutch daily broadsheet NRC ran a satirical column called Tiki-Taka, featuring snatches of conversation between two
Dutch Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar have confirmed that Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane has taken up an advisory role with club.
• Beane, subject of book and movie, joins Dutch club as adviser • Interview, October 2014: Beane ‘can’t get enough of soccer’ • Beane’s five lessons for securing business success AZ Alkmaar have hired the Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane – the subject of the bestseller M
Vitesse left it late to stretch their unbeaten run in the Eredivisie to eight games, scoring twice inside the last 20 mintes to seal a 3-1 win over AZ Alkmaar.
AZ Alkmaar's Steven Berghuis and Dabney dos Santos scored in blustery conditions as they beat Willem II Tilburg 2-0 to reclaim third place in the Eredivisie on Saturday.