ADO Den Haag Appoint Groenendijk
ADO Den Haag are pleased to announce that former Ajax B team manager Alfons Groenendijk has signed a one year deal with the dutch side. Alfons has moved up a division into the top flight, the dutch Eredivisie and has expressed his excitement about being able to test his skills at the highest level in dutch football and looks forward to coming up against the big hitters in the league, he has had the following to say about his recent appointment:
"I'm very excited that I have the chance to manage this fantastic club, Den Haag used to be one of the big hitters in the dutch league, you've only to look at the past of this club when it did the double back in the 40's. But of course that is the past and this is the present."
"I intend to do my very best by this club and am hopeful that I can eventually lead this club to becoming title contenders and challenge in Europe, of course it will be difficult and will take a while but I have complete confidence in myself as a manager and I am looking forward to this challenge."
"It is an overwhelming feeling that I'm going to be able to manage in the Eredivisie and come up against some of the countries elite clubs, the likes of Ajax, Twente, Feyenoord and PSV along with the others are bound to make for a very interesting season indeeed."
"I've already spoken to the chairman here and like me he shares the same ambition and wants to return this club to the glory days of the 40's, he has bought into my plans and hopefully together we can go on to accomplish great things. Hopefully the players will buy into what we're trying to do here and everything will go well, I'm very much looking forward to meeting them and also cracking on with preseason."
Hello everyone and welcome to my latest story, I had a couple of attempts at some stories a while ago but since have been on a long break from all things football manager and have cracked on with my personal life. I've got a lot of spare time on my hands as of late and I thought I'd come back and play some FM and document it for you to follow.
I have set myself some goals for the team and also on a personal level that I'd like to achieve in this story and that is the following:
- Win the Eredivisie
- Win the Dutch Cup
- Win the Dutch Super Cup
- Qualify for Continental Football
- Become a force in Europe
- Produce Quality Youngsters for the Senior Team
I hope you enjoy this story and join me for the journey, it's bound to have it's ups and downs, twists and turns. It's also good to be back!