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Krul, Fer withdraw from Dutch squad for World Cup qualifier


September 10th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 10 (IANS) Leroy Fer and Tim Krul will not travel to Budapest with the Dutch team for the 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Hungary Tuesday, the ... Read more...

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Netherlands open World Cup campaign with win


September 8th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 8 (IANS) World Cup runners-up the Netherlands opened their World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Turkey here.After the early disappointing Euro 2012 exit, Louis ... Read more...

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Sneijder named captain of Dutch football team


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 15 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has replaced Mark van Bommel as the new captain of the Dutch football team, head coach Louis van Gaal announced ahead of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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PSV sign Dutch forward Narsingh


July 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch striker Luciano Narsingh has signed a five-year contract with PSV Eindhoven, the football club announced Monday.The 21-year-old Heerenveen forward was included in Bert van ... Read more...

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Van Gaal to coach Dutch national team


July 7th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) The Dutch football association KNVB has appointed Louis van Gaal as the new head coach of the Netherlands national team.Van Gaal succeeds Bert van ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Last chance to change for Dutch team


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 16 (IANS) The Dutch national team is on the brink of elimination at Euro 2012 and coach Bert van Marwijk has indicated that things will change in ... Read more...

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Dutch still have chance despite defeat


June 14th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 14 (IANS) The Dutch national team suffered its second consecutive defeat at Euro 2012 against Germany, but despite a broken morale the World Cup finalists still have a ... Read more...

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Dutch seek inspiration from 1988 Euro win


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 10 (IANS) The Netherlands began Euro 2012 with a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Denmark on Saturday in Kharkiv and despite heavy criticism in the ... Read more...

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Gullit tips Germany to win Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 7 (IANS) Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit believes if it comes down to a clash between Germany and Spain for the European Championship, as many football fans ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 Group B Preview: Many challenges in Group of Death


June 5th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 5 (IANS) All national team coaches agreed after the Euro 2012 Football Championships draw in December that only one pool could be touted as the "Group of Death" ... Read more...

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Netherlands crush Northern Ireland 6-0


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, June 3 (IANS) The Netherlands, runners-up in the 2010 football World Cup, staked claim for the European Championships by thrashing Northern Ireland 6-0 in their last warm-up game here.The ... Read more...

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Dutch have no worries upfront, but defence vulnerable


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 2 (IANS) As runners-up of World Cup, the Netherlands will settle for nothing less than the title at Euro 2012, but the Dutch seem defensively more ... Read more...

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Netherlands defeat Slovakia in Rotterdam friendly


May 31st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, May 31 (IANS) The Netherlands beat Slovakia 2-0 here in a friendly match before the start of the European 2012 football championships.After Saturday's 1-2 loss in Amsterdam against Bulgaria, ... Read more...

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Bulgaria stun the Netherlands with win in Amsterdam friendly


May 27th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, May 27 (IANS) The Dutch football team were left disappointed after a 1-2 loss to Bulgaria here in the first of three friendlies before the start of Euro 2012 ... Read more...

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Van Marwijk drops Maduro, Emanuelson in Dutch Euro 2012 squad


May 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 16 (IANS) The Netherlands head coach Bert van Marwijk has reduced his Euro 2012 squad to 27 members, dropping seven players, including Urby Emanuelson, Georginio Wijnaldum ... Read more...

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Pieters to miss Euro 2012 due to foot injury


May 8th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 8 (IANS) The Netherlands will be without Erik Pieters at Euro 2012 after the PSV Eindhoven left-back received bad news on his foot injury.Just three hours ... Read more...

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Van Persie likely to miss friendly match


February 29th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Arsenal star striker Robin Van Persie is doubtful for the Netherlands friendly football match Wednesday against England as he continues to nurse a groin ... Read more...

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Bert van Marwijk extend Netherlands’ contract until 2016


December 9th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 9 (IANS) Bert van Marwijk has extended his contract as head coach of the Netherlands football team for four years until 2016.The 59-year-old former coach of Feyenoord ... Read more...

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Netherlands wary of German challenge in Euro 2012


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 3 (IANS) The draw for Euro 2012 Football Championships in Kiev led to mixed feelings for the Netherlands, who find themselves in Group B with strong outfits ... Read more...

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Boerrigter new face in Dutch squad, Babel makes comeback


November 4th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 4 (IANS) Derk Boerrigter received his first call-up for the Netherlands national team as head coach Bert van Marwijk announced his squad for the forthcoming friendlies ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer gets Dutch passport


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Nov 3 (IANS) Brazilian FC Twente defender Douglas Franco Teixeirahas obtained his Dutch passport and he hopes to play for the Dutch national team.Douglas got the passport Wednesday ... Read more...

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Dutch celebrate World Cup team


July 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 13 (DPA) Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk and outgoing captain Giovanni von Bronckhorst have been honoured as Knights of the Order of Oranje Nassau at the start of Tuesday's World ... Read more...

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Gentleman del Bosque the real winner


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Spain's victorious coach, Vicente del Bosque, proved to be the real winner of Sunday's World Cup final against the Netherlands as he refused to dwell on some of ... Read more...

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Dutch media blame ‘chump’ Webb for WC final defeat


July 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Dutch media today labelled English referee Howard Webb a "chump" following his controversial display in Holland's 1-0 defeat to Spain in the World Cup final last night.Webb ... Read more...

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Canal parade planned for World Cup finalist Netherlands


July 11th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 11(ANI): Netherlands plan to mark World Cup final glory with a canal parade through Amsterdam.Dutch Football Association chiefs have hatched the plan for Bert van Marwijk's side to sail ... Read more...

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World Cup trophy to have new name on it


July 10th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (DPA) Even if the outcome of Sunday's World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands is uncertain, one thing is clear: There will be a new name on ... Read more...

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Will Van Persie find scoring touch in World Cup final?


July 7th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) Dutch striker Robin van Persie was expected to score loads of goals in South Africa, but so far it is teammate Wesley Sneijder who has been finding ... Read more...

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Dutch the latest to seek revenge on the Germans


July 7th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) It seems like everybody wants a World Cup revenge on Germany. First, Argentina were looking for victory in the South Africa quarter-final to redress the balance for a ... Read more...

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Coach gets it wrong as goalkeeper admits to mistake


July 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) Dutch goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg admitted that he was at fault when Diego Forlan equalised for Uruguay against the Netherlands in Tuesday's semi-final match played in Green Point ... Read more...

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Holland is on a World Cup winning mission: Van Marwijk


July 7th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 7 (ANI): Holland coach Bert van Marwijk has hailed his players, and declared that they are on a World Cup mission after beating Uruguay 3-2 in their semi-final encounter.The ... Read more...

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Dutch reach World Cup final; captaincy row roils Germans (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) The Netherlands became the first team to win a berth in the World Cup final by defeating Uruguay 3-2 in South Africa Tuesday. Their opponents will be either Spain ... Read more...

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Netherlands Takes On Uruguay In World Cup Semifinal


July 6th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Capetown, July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Soccer fans all over the world shall stay glued to their television sets as Netherlands take on Uruguay in the first semifinal of the Fifa ... Read more...

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Uruguay could spoil Dutch party


July 5th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 5 (DPA) Every piece of good theatre needs a villain, and there is no doubt who will fill that role come Uruguay's World Cup football semi-final clash with the ... Read more...

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Netherlands, Uruguay both fancy chances for World Cup semi-final win


July 5th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 5(ANI): Netherlands may be heading into Tuesday's World Cup semi-final against Uruguay as the hot favourites to win, but with the 'giant-killing' nature of the game, anything can happen. ... Read more...

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Furious Dutch coach says Melo’s ’stamping’ “shame for Brazilian football’


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 3(ANI): Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has dismissed Brazil defender Felipe Melo's claims that Arjen Robben had provoked him into a stamp during Fridays' World Cup quarterfinal between the ... Read more...

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