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Ajax has also had a satellite club in the United States under the name Ajax America, until it filed for bankruptcy.
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Ajax argues that because of his strength and the fighting he has done for the Greeks, including saving the ships from Hector, and driving him off with a massive rock, he deserves the armor.
Johan Cruijff played at Ajax between 1959 – 73 and 1981 – 83, winning 3 European Cups ; his # 14 is the only squad number Ajax has ever retired.
However, it has been suggested that Achilles speaks only to Phoenix and Ajax, ignoring Odysseus, to whose guile he bears a considerable dislike.
Supporters of the Dutch football team AFC Ajax met with Feyenoord supporters in what has come to be known as the " Battle of Beverwijk ".
Despite being from one of the traditional three large Dutch cities, it has not been able to match AFC Ajax, Feyenoord or PSV in terms of success in the Eredivisie or in European competition.
The series has portrayed different ways in which he met Duckman: saving his life three times while working at a bakery ; meeting at an airport before Ajax was born ; and the two having attended high school together.
This has caused confusion, as one of the population centres of the original township, Pickering Village, is now found in Ajax, along with its eponymous secondary school.
During his club career he has represented Reipas, HJK, MyPa and Lahti in Finland, as well as Ajax, FC Barcelona, Liverpool, Hansa Rostock, Malmö FF and Fulham abroad.
Litmanen has the honour of being one of just three players presented in a special video featurette at the Ajax Museum.
Rijkaard has played for Ajax, Real Zaragoza and Milan, and represented his national side 73 times, scoring 10 goals.
Ajax — Pickering is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2011 by Conservative MP Chris Alexander.
While Buckingham was one of the first English managers to coach top European sides like Ajax Amsterdam and FC Barcelona, and has Johan Cruyff as one of his biggest fans, he remained largely unremembered in his native England.
Since 2007 de Boer has taken up a coaching role at his former club Ajax where he is in charge of the club's youth sector.
Through such appointment, Koeman has notably become the first man ever to serve as both player and head coach at all teams of the so-called " traditional big three " of Dutch football ( AFC Ajax, PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord itself ).
Vitesse ( French for speed ) has enjoyed some success in Eredivisie and featured in the UEFA Cup competition, but has never been considered a close competitor of the top three clubs of Netherlands football, namely PSV, Feyenoord, and Ajax.
Almost in the style of a speech balloon he has both players announce the numbers they cast with their dice — Ajax a three and Achilles a four.
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In later traditions, this Ajax is called a son of Oileus and the nymph Rhene and is also mentioned among the suitors of Helen.
Pausanias also relates that a gigantic skeleton, its kneecap in diameter, appeared on the beach near Sigeion, on the Trojan coast ; these bones were identified as those of Ajax.
* Ajax ( mythology ), son of Telamon, ruler of Salamis and a hero in the Trojan War, also known as " Ajax the Great "
Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (), also referred to as AFC Ajax, Ajax Amsterdam or simply Ajax ( after the legendary Greek hero ), is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Cruijff departed prior to the second Cup Winners Cup final and with most of the 80's stars such as van Basten also leaving, Ajax once again declined.
Dutch national first-team players Ryan Babel, Wesley Sneijder, Rafael van der Vaart, Maarten Stekelenburg, Eljero Elia, André Ooijer, John Heitinga and Nigel de Jong had also came through the ranks at Ajax and all are now playing for top-flight clubs.
:: 1973, 1995 *( Ajax also won in 1972, however, UEFA only sanctioned the UEFA Super Cup for the first time in 1973 so the 1972 edition was an unofficial one.
That victory meant Ajax had won every tournament ( 5 in total ) they entered that year, a feat Celtic achieved in 1967 ( with 6 trophies ) and Barcelona ( also 6 trophies ) repeated in 2009.
The alternative term, telamones, also is derived from a later mythological hero, Telamon, one of the Argonauts, who was the father of Ajax.
Feyenoord also have a fierce rivalry abroad in Tottenham Hotspur, who following several violent clashes with the club coupled with a link to Ajax are not popular with the Rotterdam club.
Ajax is also the name of the escaped gorilla who appears in the short film Donald Duck and the Gorilla ( 1944 ).
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Whether true or not, Athena still had cause to be indignant, as Ajax had dragged a supplicant from her temple.
According to the Bibliotheca, no one had realised that Ajax had raped Cassandra until Calchas, the Greek seer, warned the Greeks that Athena was furious at the treatment of her priestess and she would destroy the Greek ships if they didn't kill him immediately.
Ajax, assisted by Menelaus, succeeds in fighting off the Trojans and taking the body back with his chariot ; however, the Trojans had already stripped Patroclus of Achilles ' armor.
Ajax, who in the post-Homeric legend is described as the grandson of Aeacus and the great-grandson of Zeus, was the tutelary hero of the island of Salamis, where he had a temple and an image, and where a festival called Aianteia was celebrated in his honour.
The identification of Ajax with the family of Aeacus was chiefly a matter which concerned the Athenians, after Salamis had come into their possession, on which occasion Solon is said to have inserted a line in the Iliad ( 2. 557 – 558 ), for the purpose of supporting the Athenian claim to the island.
Ajax then became an Attic hero ; he was worshiped at Athens, where he had a statue in the market-place, and the tribe Aiantis was named after him.
However, when, under manager Jack Kirwan, the club got promoted to the top flight of Dutch football for the first time in 1911 ( then the Eerste Klasse or ' First Class ', later named the Eredivisie ), Ajax were forced to change their colours because Sparta Rotterdam already had exactly the same outfit.
KFC had been founded in 1910, had nearly become National Champion in 1934 through a narrow loss to Ajax in the finals, and had been professional since 1955.
After his death, Achilles slits Hector's heels and passes the girdle that Ajax had given Hector through the slits of the heels.
After signing Andy Carroll from Newcastle for a British record transfer fee of £ 35 million and Luis Suárez from Ajax for £ 22. 8 million at the end of January ( in the wake of Fernando Torres's sale to Chelsea for £ 50 million ), some journalists noted that Dalglish had begun to assert his authority at the club.
Proteus then answered truthfully, further informing Menelaus that his brother Agamemnon had been murdered on his return home, that Ajax the Lesser had been shipwrecked and killed, and that Odysseus was stranded on Calypso's Isle Ogygia.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar had earlier opened the scoring for Ajax, making him the first goalscorer at the Emirates Stadium .< ref >
Another Feyenoord player, Robin van Persie had to be rescued by Ajax coach John van't Schip and player Daniël de Ridder.
According to tradition the founder of Salamis was Teucer, son of Telamon, who could not return home after the Trojan war because he had failed to avenge his brother Ajax.