"We are aware that it is impossible to satisfy everyone, but a knot must be made. There can be no question of full satisfaction because this is ultimately not pleasant for any of the people involved.
What is really nice is the reason why this was necessary: the semifinal place of Ajax in the Champions League."
-- Dutch federation technical director Eric Gudde
on the decision to
postpone all Eredivisie games on April 28 -- and move them to May 15 -- to allow Ajax, which was scheduled to face De Graafschap, time off to prepare for its UEFA Champions League game against
Tottenham on April 30. With Ajax in a title race with PSV, it was decided it would not be fair to postpone only the De Graafschap-Ajax game. (BBC