Heracles Almelo

Heracles Almelo

14th in Dutch Eredivisie
Why Ajax and so many Dutch clubs have names from Greek myth Why Ajax and so many Dutch clubs have names from Greek myth

There are plenty of Eredivisie clubs whose take their names from the legends of Ancient Greece. What is the reason behind this uniquely Dutch trend?

USMNT's Luca de la Torre signs for Celta Vigo from Heracles USMNT's Luca de la Torre signs for Celta Vigo from Heracles

United States international Luca de la Torre has completed a move to LaLiga side Celta Vigo, it was announced on Friday.

USMNT midfielder Luca de la Torre set to sign for LaLiga's Celta Vigo - sources USMNT midfielder Luca de la Torre set to sign for LaLiga's Celta Vigo - sources

U.S. midfielder Luca de la Torre is on the brink of a transfer to La Liga side Celta de Vigo for a fee of around $2m, sources have told ESPN.

USMNT midfielder Luca de la Torre says he has agreement to leave Heracles this summer USMNT midfielder Luca de la Torre says he has agreement to leave Heracles this summer

USMNT midfielder Luca De la Torre says he has an agreement with current club Heracles Almelo that he'll be transferred later this summer.

U.S. midfielder Luca de la Torre focused on forward progress from Fulham to Eredivisie U.S. midfielder Luca de la Torre focused on forward progress from Fulham to Eredivisie

Luca de la Torre sees his move from Fulham to Dutch side Heracles as a good step for his club career and hopes of another call-up to the U.S. squad.

Cyriel Dessers switch sows fresh discord between Gernot Rohr and Amaju Pinnick Cyriel Dessers switch sows fresh discord between Gernot Rohr and Amaju Pinnick

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Ajax and clubs across Netherlands stop for 60 seconds after kick-off in anti-racism protest Ajax and clubs across Netherlands stop for 60 seconds after kick-off in anti-racism protest

Ajax and visitors Heracles did not kick the ball in the first minute of their Dutch Eredivisie meeting, as players protested against racism.

SC Heracles Almelo 2-1 FC Twente SC Heracles Almelo 2-1 FC Twente

FC Twente 2-1 SC Heracles Almelo FC Twente 2-1 SC Heracles Almelo

Hector Moreno slammed for another injury tackle - 'He knows what he did' Hector Moreno slammed for another injury tackle - 'He knows what he did'

Heracles' Oussama Tannane slammed Moreno for a "disgraceful" challenge on Saturday less than a week after the the Mexican broke Luke Shaw's leg.

NED Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 PSV Eindhoven 22 +60 62
2 Feyenoord Rotterd.. 22 +39 52
3 FC Twente 22 +20 44
4 AZ Alkmaar 22 +20 39
5 Ajax Amsterdam 22 +10 36
6 Go Ahead Eagles 22 +8 34
7 NEC Nijmegen 22 +4 30
8 Sparta Rotterdam 22 -2 29
9 FC Utrecht 22 -2 29
10 PEC Zwolle 22 -3 27
11 Almere City 22 -15 27
12 Heerenveen 22 -10 25
13 Fortuna Sittard 22 -17 24
14 Heracles Almelo 22 -23 22
15 Excelsior 22 -10 21
16 RKC Waalwijk 22 -19 18
17 FC Volendam 22 -30 13
18 Vitesse 22 -30 13
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Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
29 Emil Hansson 5 22 5
8 Mario Engels 5 22 2
23 Jizz Hornkamp 5 7 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
29 Emil Hansson 5 22 5
14 Brian De Keers.. 2 22 1
8 Mario Engels 2 22 5