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  • Dutch repeat for Spain, Italy heat on England

    Dutch repeat for Spain, Italy heat on England

    Brazil, Dec 07, 2013 (AFP) - Dealing up an intriguing World Cup draw, FIFA fired the starting gun Friday for a Brazilian extravaganza which will see the hosts kick off against Croatia before defending champions Spain open their campaign against the Netherlands, whom they beat in the 2010 final.

    December 07, 2013
  • Japan battle back to hold Netherlands

    Japan battle back to hold Netherlands

    GENK, Belgium, Nov 17, 2013 (AFP) - Japan produced an excellent second-half performance to come from two goals down and draw 2-2 with the Netherlands in Genk, Belgium on Saturday.

    November 17, 2013
  • Verratti salvages Italy draw against Dutch

    Verratti salvages Italy draw against Dutch

    AMSTERDAM, Feb 7, 2013 (AFP) - A stoppage time goal by Marco Verratti grabbed Euro 2012 finalists Italy a 1-1 draw with a young Dutch side on Wednesday in their friendly match.

    February 07, 2013
  • Holland held to a goalless draw by Germany

    Holland held to a goalless draw by Germany

    AFP - Holland were held to a goalless draw by neighbours Germany in Wednesday's international friendly with both injury-hit teams fielding make-shift sides after a raft of withdrawals.

    November 15, 2012
  • Klose, Ozil add to Germany's injury woes

    Klose, Ozil add to Germany's injury woes

    BERLIN, Nov 13, 2012 (AFP) - Germany duo Mesut Ozil and Miroslav Klose were on Monday ruled out of this week's friendly against Holland, leaving coach Joachim Loew without six of his probable starters.

    November 13, 2012
  • Van Der Vaart-inspired Dutch beat Romania

    Van Der Vaart-inspired Dutch beat Romania

    Netherlands took a significant step towards qualifying for the 2014 World Cup with a comprehensive 4-1 defeat of their main Group D rivals Romania here on Tuesday.

    October 17, 2012
  • European teams ready for World Cup qualifying

    European teams ready for World Cup qualifying

    World champions Spain return to action this week in their first match since retaining their European title, as countries gear up for the start of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.

    August 14, 2012
  • Robben turns the page

    Robben turns the page

    Dutch international striker Arjen Robben insisted Monday he had turned the page on a disappointing campaign with Bayern Munich and the Oranjie and said he was looking forward to the new Bundesliga season.

    July 17, 2012
  • Van Gaal returns for 2nd spell as Dutch coach

    Van Gaal returns for 2nd spell as Dutch coach

    Veteran former Ajax, Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal was appointed Friday as the Dutch national squad's new manager following Bert van Marwijk's resignation last week after a woeful Euro 2012 campaign.

    July 07, 2012
  • Portugal can follow Chelsea example: Meireles

    Portugal can follow Chelsea example: Meireles

    Raul Meireles said on Tuesday that Portugal could emulate Chelsea by winning Euro 2012 just as his club won the Champions League without ever being considered favourites to do so.

    June 20, 2012