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Rafael van der Vaart returns to Hamburg


September 1st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 1 (IANS) Dutch international and former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rafael van der Vaart headed back to Hamburger SV to sign a three-year deal, the club said at the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Ronaldo brace sees Portugal through, Dutch out


June 18th, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal a 2-1 comeback victory over Netherlands and a place in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012, as the ... 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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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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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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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 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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Arsenal thrash Spurs to reclaim EPL fourth spot


February 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Arsenal reclaimed the fourth place in the English Premier League after a resounding 5-2 victory over city rivals Tottenham Hotspurs here Sunday.Tottenham though were the ... 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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Van der Vaart set to return against Norwich


December 25th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur forward Rafael van der Vaart looks set to play against Norwich Tuesday night after his hamstring injury proved less serious than first feared.The 28-year-old ... 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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Van Der Vaart eyeing top-four Premier League finish for Tottenham


April 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Rafael Van Der Vaart is hoping to end his goal drought against Arsenal and help his team secure another Premier League top-four finish.Van der Vaart ... Read more...

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Bale may take on A C Milan in crunch game for Tottenham: Redknapp


February 14th, 2011 - 8:08 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb.14 (ANI): Having been off the football field for the past three weeks with an injured back, Welsh ace Gareth Bale is expected to make a shock return for Tottenham's ... Read more...

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Dutch star Van Der Vaart wants to stay at Spurs forever


January 14th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.14 (ANI): Dutch football star Rafael Van Der Vaart wants to stay at Spurs for the rest of his career.He has three-and-a-half years left on his contract.The Sun quoted him, ... Read more...

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Chelsea turns down chance to sign star midfielder Van der Vaart


December 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Chelsea has turned down the chance to sign star midfielder Rafael van der Vaart in the summer on the grounds that he was not good enough.The club hey ... Read more...

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Balotelli says he’s better than other `Golden Boy’ award winners


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Mario Balotelli has been named the best young player in Europe.The troublesome Manchester City striker won the prestigious Golden Boy award voted organized by Italian newspaper Tuttosport ... Read more...

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Dutch star van der Vaart finally joins Spurs


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): Dutch football star Rafael van der Vaart has joined Spurs for eight million pounds, after claiming two weeks ago that it would be a step down to play ... Read more...

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Real Madrid close to selling Drenthe to Benfica


August 21st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 21 (DPA) Real Madrid are close to selling Royston Drenthe to Portuguese champions Benfica, according to media reports Saturday. Drenthe, 22, is one of the players that Real is trying ... Read more...

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Mourinho and Real fans pleased with signing of Oezil


August 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (DPA) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is pleased that his club has managed to sign Mesut Oezil from Werder Bremen. Mourinho was given the good news after Real's 1-1 friendly ... Read more...

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Mourinho determined to strengthen Real with young Germans


July 17th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Duncan Shaw Madrid, July 17 (DPA) Jose Mourinho is determined to build a powerful young team at Real Madrid - and is looking towards Germany for help.The Portuguese coach has been ... Read more...

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World Cup final: Netherlands 0, Spain 0 after first half of extra-time


July 12th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Extra time began eventfully, with Spain having a penalty claim turned down against the Netherlands in the World Cup final when Heitinga appeared to foul Xavi inside ... Read more...

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Dutch reach World Cup final after 3-2 defeat of Uruguay


July 7th, 2010 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (DPA) The Netherlands will play their first World Cup final in 32 years after defeating Uruguay 3-2 Tuesday. Dutch wonder duo Wesley Sneijder and Arjen Robben were both on ... Read more...

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Van Persie scores as Dutch win (Roundup)


June 25th, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands beat Cameroon 2-1 in Cape Town Thursday to top Group F with a 100 percent record. Robin Van Persie scored his first goal of ... Read more...

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Van Persie scores as Dutch win and top Group F (Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) The Netherlands beat Cameroon 2-1 in Cape Town Thursday to top Group F with a 100 percent record. Robin Van Persie scored his first goal of ... Read more...

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Netherlands ambitious despite debate over poor play


June 20th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 20 (DPA) The Netherlands became the first team to reach the second round of the World Cup: that's a fact, and while they were to some extent lucky they must ... Read more...

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Netherlands, Japan in clash of Group E front-runners


June 18th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, June 18 (DPA) The Netherlands and Japan are set to clash Saturday in a match of the front-runners in Group E of World Cup football here. The prize for a successful effort ... Read more...

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Netherlands make winning start against Danes (Lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) The Netherlands Monday kicked-off their World Cup football campaign in Group E with a victory over Denmark but they needed help from some calamitous Danish defending. A comedy ... Read more...

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Chelsea eyes Dutch playmaker Van der Vaart


March 24th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been tracking Real Madrid's 10 million pounds Dutch playmaker Rafael van der Vaart for several months.Talks with the representatives of the ... Read more...

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Barcelona keen for revenge against Cup nemesis Sevilla


January 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 14 (DPA) Barcelona cannot wait for Saturday to come. That is when they will have the chance to take revenge on Sevilla, who knocked them out of the King's Cup, ... Read more...

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Dutch stars Nistelrooy, van der Vaart could soon join Liverpool


January 2nd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Dutch football stars Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Rafael van der Vaart could join Liverpool FC in what is being termed as a shock tactic to give the club ... Read more...

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Goal-happy Real Madrid now just two points behind Barcelona


December 20th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 20 (DPA) Real Madrid are just two points behind Spanish leaders Barcelona after thrashing hapless Zaragoza 6-0. The Estadio Bernabeu needed cheering up after Barca earlier Saturday completed a historic year ... Read more...

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Real Madrid crash out of cup against third-division Alcorcon


November 11th, 2009 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 11 (DPA) Real Madrid crashed out of the Spanish King's Cup against third-division part-timers Alcorcon. Real won the second leg 1-0, but go out on an emphatic 4-1 aggregate result because ... Read more...

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