15 May '11, 7pm

Football: Ajax beat FC Twente to claim 30th Dutch title: Ajax went into the game a point behind Twente, the defe...

Football: Ajax beat FC Twente to claim 30th Dutch title: Ajax went into the game a point behind Twente, the defe...

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Four-time European champions Ajax claimed their 30th Dutch league title by beating nearest rivals FC Twente 3-1 on the final day of the Eredivisie season on Sunday. Ajax went into the game a point behind Twente, the defending champions, but finished the campaign two points ahead of them, thereby ending a seven-year wait for Dutch football's top prize. "Our success is deserved," said Ajax coach Frank de Boer, who celebrated his 41st birthday on Sunday. "But we couldn't predict the outcome of this match, or the championship. Football can be so random. But things fell in our favour." Twente only required a draw at the Amsterdam ArenA to retain the title, which they had won for the first time last season under the tutelage of former England manager Steve McCLaren. However, McClaren's successor, Belgian coach Michel Preud'homme, saw his charges fall two ...

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