Alex Dieker | Football Paradise
April 2018 | 14-minute read
NAC are a club built upon perseverance, but the tides of modern football require a club to swim in a peculiar way in order to thrive. Manchester City found their swimming stride earlier than most, but it will be some time before most clubs around the world achieve equal financial footing (if ever). For the clubs pushed to the sidewalks of European football, in Holland most notably, the virtue of youth development has been the only micro-solution to the problem of financial lagging.