The moment of Feyenoord's century

July 19, 2008
By Ernst Bouwes
(Archive)
Today Feyenoord celebrates its centenary. On the 19th of July 1908 the club were formed as Wilhelmina, after the then-queen, to find out later, that they were weren't the first ones. Instead, they had to settle for Feijenoord, the name of the neighbourhood. In 1924 they won their first Dutch title and added a couple through the years, but their international claim to fame was obviously the 1969-70 season, culminating in a surprise victory of the European Cup. Feyenoord had reached the semi-final ...

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