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AC Milan to sign Dutchman De Jong


August 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 31 (IANS) Italian football club AC Milan have confirmed that they will sign Nigel De Jong provided he passes the medical examination Friday.Milan's talks with Manchester City ... 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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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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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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Mancini warns Man City not to relax before securing Champions League spot


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has ordered his players not to relax as they go within touching distance of a Champions League spot.Manchester City moved seven points ... Read more...

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City will tear down Man U’s banner counting trophy drought: Mancini


April 18th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): Roberto Mancini has warned Manchester United that his team is ready to tear down their famous banner by lifting a trophy after a gap of 34 years.The ... 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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Yellow and red cards at World Cup


July 8th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) List of yellow and red cards issued at the 2010 World Cup by the end July 7 (62 of 64 games): Red cards (9)Australia (2):Tim Cahill... 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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Yellow and red cards at World Cup


July 7th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 7 (DPA) List of yellow and red cards issued at the 2010 World Cup by the end of July 6 (61 of 64 games): Red cards (9)Australia (2):Tim ... 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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Tevez walks the catwalk to raise funds for cancer


April 17th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Manchester City ace Carlos Tevez along with his other teammates did a catwalk to help raise 200,000 pounds for a cancer charity.Manchester City footballers took part in ... Read more...

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Wayne will prove his mettle against Terry-led Chelsea: Mancini


February 27th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has said he will definitely play left-back Wayne Bridge at Stamford Bridge today against Chelsea.Bridge will be on the same pitch ... Read more...

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Mansour’s spending on City revealed at $632 million


January 6th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (DPA) Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan has invested $632 million in Manchester City since buying the club in August 2008, it emerged on Wednesday. A document filed with Companies House ... 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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Dutch mountain stands in way of France


June 12th, 2008 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
By Barry Whelan Berne (Switzerland), June 12 (DPA) It was in the 51st minute that Gennaro Gattuso probably realised he had bitten off more than he could chew. The AC Milan midfielder knows ... Read more...

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