the English tabloids may think that you are a Tukker already, listening to your new adapted accent, but we think you're only halfway there.
At the end of this course, Tukker ABC: Steve McClarens guide to becoming a real Tukker, you will never want to leave the region of Twente again.
In this first lesson, to get it over with, everything you must know about Almelo.
The Dutch Slough. Their most famous inhabitant, comedian Herman Finkers, once said: "The trafficlight springs to red, the trafficlight springs to green, there's always something to do in Almelo." But in Dutch offcourse.
Home of footballclub Heracles, founded in 1903. Their Joop is called Jan Smit, a local bailiff (not to be confused with the performer from Volendam). There's a bit of rivalry between Heracles and FC Twente, although relatively one-sided. Twente-supporters like to describe Heracles as chicken-antihero Calimero ("It's unfair: they are big and I am small"). If they win a derby, their season is succesful, while we like to aim for…well…
Volgende keer de letter B. Maar over welk gebruik, wetenswaardigheid in de regio of voetbal-icoon moet Steve dan bijgepraat worden? Laat het weten in de comments.