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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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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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Euro 2012: Germany down Dutch 2-1 on Gomez double


June 14th, 2012 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two first-half goals from Mario Gomez were enough to give Germany a 2-1 win over the Netherlands Wednesday, in a result that leaves ... 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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Van Marwijk includes uncapped Willems, Narsingh in Euro 2012 squad


May 27th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 27 (IANS) Dutch football coach Bert van Marwijk named his definite 23-man squad for Euro 2012, including uncapped Jetro Willems and Luciano Narsingh.Vurnon Anita (Ajax), Siem ... 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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Van Bommel signed by PSV Eindhoven


May 15th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, May 15 (IANS) Mark van Bommel signed a contract for one year at his former club PSV Eindhoven Monday a day after he announced his departure from ... Read more...

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Uncapped Narsingh and John in Dutch squad against England


February 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 24 (IANS) Luciano Narsingh and Ola John received their first call-up for the Netherlands national football team Friday for next Wednesday's friendly against England at ... Read more...

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Inter beat AC Milan in Serie A derby


January 16th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 16 (IANS) Inter beat AC Milan 1-0 to deny the cross-city arch-rivals the chance to stay atop the Italian Serie A and boost their own title hope ... 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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Champions League: Xavi’s winner seals top spot for Barcelona


November 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 24 (IANS) Barcelona scraped through their tie against AC Milan 3-2 at San Siro to secure the top spot of their Champions League group.The hosts equalised twice ... 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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Spain lauded, Dutch castigated for ‘brutal’ World Cup final


July 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 12 (DPA) The world's press Monday saluted Spain for their first ever World Cup title while the Dutch opponents in Sunday's final were criticized for their rough play. "Spain's exquisite movement ... Read more...

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Spain, Netherlands break yellow card record (Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) When English referee Howard Webb booked Dutch defender John Heitinga in the 57th minute of Sunday's World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain, he was probably not ... Read more...

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Spain, Netherlands break yellow card record


July 12th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) When English referee Howard Webb booked Dutch defender John Heitinga in the 57th minute of Sunday's World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain, he was probably not ... Read more...

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World Cup final lineups


July 12th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) Lineups for the World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain at Soccer City in Johannesburg Sunday: Netherlands vs Spain (kickoff 1830 GMT)Netherlands:Maarten Stekelenburg, Gregory Van der Wiel, John ... Read more...

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Brazil set-up quarter-final clash with Netherlands (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 29 (DPA) The South Africa World Cup's first quarter-final pits Brazil against the Netherlands in Port Elizabeth Friday after both sides eased their way through Monday's Round of 16 matches. While ... Read more...

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4-2-3-1 is the key for winning World Cup formula


June 11th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sebastian Stiekel Bloemfontein, South Africa, June 11 (DPA) The World Cup appears wide open and there is as much uncertainty about the winning formula.Football fans would love a Barcelona/Spain-like attacking game to ... Read more...

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Can the highly talented Dutch finally win World Cup? (Group E profile)


May 30th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, May 30 (DPA) Dutch football is best remembered for two World Cup runner-up finishes in 1974 and 1978. The superstars of the 2010 Netherlands squad are hoping to change that ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich fears Berbatov can destroy their Champions League dream


April 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Manchester United ace striker Dimitar Berbatov is the man Bayern Munich fear could destroy their Champions League dream tonight.The 30 million pound Bulgarian will start up ... Read more...

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Bayern Munich to ditch trusted man-marking tactics to stop Rooney


March 29th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Manchester United ace striker Wayne Rooney has Bayern Munich so worried that they are ready to ditch their tried and trusted man-marking tactics in a bid to ... Read more...

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Ribery shoots Bayern Munich back to top of Bundesliga


March 1st, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 1 (DPA) Bayern Munich had Franck Ribery to thank for a 1-0 victory over SV Hamburg Sunday that sees them move top of the Bundesliga for the first time ... Read more...

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Dutch looking to paint South Africa orange (Team Profile)


November 28th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Nov 28 (DPA) Only a few countries can match the Netherlands for its football quality, but the nation of Johan Cruyff, Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten is yet to ... Read more...

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Munich, Bremen, Schalke move into German Cup quarters


October 29th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 29 (DPA) Miroslav Klose struck twice as visiting Bayern Munich crushed Eintracht Frankfurt 4-0 in the third round of the German Cup. Wednesday's first three goals came early within a ... Read more...

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Dutch qualify for World Cup, England march on (European Roundup)


June 7th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 7 (DPA) The Netherlands became the first team from Europe to qualify for the 2010 football World Cup and England moved closer to the finals in South Africa. With goals ... Read more...

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Munich and others hope for consistency in crazy Bundesliga


March 13th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, March 13 (DPA) Champions Bayern Munich hope for consistency at last in a crazy Bundesliga season in which they trail surprise leaders Hertha Berlin by four points. Coming off a 5-1 win ... Read more...

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Klose fit to play, Hummels to leave, van Bommel unhappy


February 7th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 7 (DPA) Bayern Munich striker Miroslav Klose came through training unscathed Friday and is fit to face Borussia Dortmund in Sunday's Bundesliga clash.However, there is still no place in the ... Read more...

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Munich at Leverkusen for first of two crucial showdowns


November 27th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 27 (DPA) Bayern Munich appear to have the momentum on their side when they visit dethroned leaders Bayer Leverkusen in the first of two crucial Bundesliga matches for the champions.Munich ... Read more...

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England, Netherlands win; Portugal disappoint again


October 16th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 16 (DPA) England, Spain and the Netherlands all maintained their perfect records in qualifying for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with away wins, while Russia got their campaign ... Read more...

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Hamburg defend Bundesliga lead as Bayern seek winning form


October 2nd, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Oct 2 (DPA) SV Hamburg travel to Energie Cottbus hoping to defend their lead at the top of the Bundesliga while champions Bayern Munich play catch-up at home to Bochum in ... Read more...

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Boulahrouz dropped as Dutch Euro-squad is unveiled


May 28th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hoenderloo (Netherlands), May 28(DPA) Defender Mario Melchiot recovered in time from injury to make the final cut at the expense of Khalid Boulahrouz when the Dutch 23-player squad for Euro 2008 was ... Read more...

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Kolkata all set to give a grand farewell to Kahn (Preview)


May 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
By Abhishek Roy Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) When Bayern Munich take on city giants Mohun Bagan in an exhibition match here Tuesday, which would be legendary goalkeeper Oliver Kahn's farewell game, the focus ... Read more...

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Barren draw help Bayern Munich clinch Bundesliga title


May 5th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hamburg, May 5 (DPA) Bayern Munich wrapped up their 21st German football title with a goalless draw at VfL Wolfsburg. The result Sunday night gave Bayern (67 points) an unassailable 10-point lead ... Read more...

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