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The Netherlands Coach Bert Van Marwijk Backs Robin Van Persie To Shine

Posted Wednesday, November 17, 2010 by Goal.com134 hits

Arsenal attacker Robin van Persie missed The Netherlands' Euro 2012 qualifiers against San Marino, Finland, Moldova and Sweden due to an ankle injury, but the technically gifted forward has returned to the Oranje set-up for Wednesday's international friendly against Turkey. Van Persie was replaced by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar during his absence and the Schalke striker put in a number of impressive ...Full Story »

Euro 2012 Qualifying Campaign: Netherlands - Finland

Posted Tuesday, September 07, 2010 by Goal.com148 hits

The Dutch will be looking to win again in Group E... The Netherlands reached the final of the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa and lost 1-0 to Spain in extra-time. However, the competition heralded a new winning mentality among the Dutch and now they are eager to carry on with the momentum. Striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored a brilliant hat-trick against San Marino on Friday to help his s...Full Story »

Netherlands 0-1 Spain (AET): Andres Iniesta Goal Wins World Cup For La Furia Roja

Posted Monday, July 12, 2010 by Goal.com385 hits

The Barcelona midfielder's 116th-minute strike makes Spain the world champions for the first time. Spain are champions of the world after Andres Iniesta's goal deep into extra-time gave them victory over Netherlands in the World Cup final at Soccer City after a goalless first 105 minutes. Iniesta netted as Spain broke to punish 10-man Holland after John Heitinga's sending-off seven minutes ea...Full Story »

Preview: Netherlands - Spain

Posted Sunday, July 11, 2010 by Goal.com807 hits

It’s do or die time in Soccer City, as a new name will be engraved onto the World Cup final trophy... Kick Off: Sunday, July 11, 2010, 20:30 CETSoccer City, Johannesburg Seeking The Ultimate Prize Two of Europe’s great flamboyant footballing nations are preparing to contest the World Cup, yet the Netherlands have suddenly become a pragmatic force who are difficult to defeat whil...Full Story »

Uruguay vs Netherlands Match Preview

Posted Monday, July 05, 2010 by livesoccertv.com1112 hits

A few months ago, no one would have expected Netherlands and Uruguay facing each other at the semi finals. Both teams, undefeated, will have to fight for a place in the final. Uruguay's martyr Luis Suarez -the player most familiar with Dutch football in the squad- will be unable to perform, while Netherlands will have to do without De Jong and Van der Wiel, Will Oscar Tabarez's squad be ab...Full Story »

Netherlands beats Brazil 2-1 at World Cup

Posted Saturday, July 03, 2010 by YAHOO Sport139 hits

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP)—The Netherlands came from behind to stun five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday and become the first semifinalist of the World Cup. Wesley Sneijder scored the winner in the 68th minute with a header following a corner kick. “It just slipped through from my bald head and it was a great feeling,” Sneijder said. It was the Netherlands’ firs...Full Story »

Player Ratings: Netherlands 2-1 Brazil

Posted Saturday, July 03, 2010 by YAHOO Sport130 hits

Stekelenburg: 6.5 – Made one magnificent save from Kaka’s curling effort, but could do little with Robinho’s goal. Left Dutch hearts in mouths when he made a mess of a near post corner as they were left holding on near the end. Van der Wiel: 6 – Was run ragged early on, then picked up a suspension-inducing booking for diving. Lost concentration at times too, maybe showin...Full Story »

Netherlands 2-1 Brazil: Wesley Sneijder Sends Oranje Into Semi-Finals

Posted Saturday, July 03, 2010 by YAHOO Sport363 hits

Brazil have been eliminated from the World Cup after being unable to defend an early lead against Netherlands. The Dutch came back after falling 1-0 behind at half-time 1-0 to record a 2-1 win and progress to the semi-finals. The Netherlands sprung the first attack of the afternoon as Dirk Kuyt floated in a ball from the left in search of Robin Van Persie but there was no problem for the Brazil...Full Story »

Netherlands 2-1 Slovakia: Arjen Robben & Wesley Sneijder Put Oranje Into Quarter-Finals

Posted Tuesday, June 29, 2010 by Goal.com271 hits

Slovakia’s fine run to the knockout stages of the World Cup was abruptly ended by the Netherlands, who once again didn’t seem to hit their top gear en route to a 2-1 victory. The Dutch always seemed to hold this match in their hands, particularly after grabbing the initiative thanks to a trademark strike from Arjen Robben. Bert van Marwijk’s Oranje maintained their steady if...Full Story »

Preview: Netherlands - Slovakia

Posted Monday, June 28, 2010 by Goal.com603 hits

Can the first-time participants oust another European heavyweight from the competition?Kick-off: Monday, June 28, 16:00 CET.Durban Stadium, Durban. Robin Van Persie Dutch Delight As far as group stages go, the Netherlands will be pleased with their efforts so far, seemingly playing in second gear and managing to win all three games. The opener against Denamrk was dull and required a bit of l...Full Story »

Netherlands 2-1 Cameroon: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar Fires Oranje To Victory

Posted Friday, June 25, 2010 by Goal.com73 hits

Netherlands recorded a 2-1 win against Cameroon on Thursday and progress to the next round of the World Cup with nine points from three games, while the Africans go home with zero points. Both sides had nothing left to play for and started the match with attacking intentions. Oranje opened the score in the first half, but a Samuel Eto'o spot kick in the second half restored parity. A late Klaas...Full Story »

Sneijder scores and Netherlands beats Japan 1-0

Posted Saturday, June 19, 2010 by YAHOO Sport73 hits

By MIKE CORDER Associated Press Writer DURBAN, South Africa(AP)—The Netherlands is showing it doesn’t have to be flashy to win. Wesley Sneijder scored the only goal Saturday and the Netherlands beat Japan 1-0, its second straight World Cup win and the second time the Dutch couldn’t produce the kind of offensive show they were expected to bring to South Africa. Sneijder’...Full Story »

Int'l Friendly: Netherlands v Hungary

Posted Saturday, June 05, 2010 by ESPN342 hits

Bert van Marwijk urges Dutch to believe Holland coach Bert van Marwijk has issued a rallying cry ahead of the friendly against Hungary.The Dutch possess a supremely talented squad yet are not fancied to win the World Cup which gets under way in South Africa in a week. Van Marwijk is confident, however, that with the right attitude his men can go all the way. He said: "If you don't believe you...Full Story »

Netherlands Playmaker Wesley Sneijder Eager For More Success

Posted Friday, June 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport112 hits

Dutch playmaker Wesley Sneijder has had an extremely successful season so far, wining the Champions League, Serie A and Coppa Italia with Inter. However, the gifted midfielder isn't tired yet and has set his sights on more success this summer. "Frankly, I'm really not tired, the successful season behind me gives me new energy. It is a huge incentive to take three titles with me to Oranje, and I...Full Story »

EXCLUSIVE: Netherlands Can Win The Tournament - Joris Mathijsen

Posted Tuesday, June 01, 2010 by Goal.com103 hits

The Hamburg defender is full of confidence that Holland can go all the way... Netherlands are by many considered to be an outsider for the 2010 World Cup.'s Ramon Ram spoke with defender Joris Mathijsen during Holland's training camp in Austria and the Hamburg man was full of confidence ahead of this summer's tournament. "We're convinced that we can be successful in South Africa. If...Full Story »

International Friendly: Netherlands - Mexico

Posted Wednesday, May 26, 2010 by Goal.com296 hits

The Dutch will be looking to warm up for their World Cup adventure in style..... Kick-Off: Wednesday, May 26, 20:00 CET.Badenova-Stadion, Freiburg, Germany. Looking Ahead To World Cup Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk made a controversial decision in leaving out former Manchester United and Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy from his provisional squad. This hasn't gone too well in certain q...Full Story »

Netherlands 2-1 USA: Kuyt And Huntelaar Help Oranje To Narrow Victory

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport94 hits

Holland returned to winning ways in Wednesday's international friendly against USA after drawing their previous three games 0-0. Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt opened the score for The Netherlands from twelve yards after about forty minutes of play before Klaas Jan Huntelaar doubled Oranje's lead halfway the second half. Carlos Bocanegra pegged back for the guests in the dying minutes of the game, ...Full Story »

International Friendly: USA vs. Netherlands

Posted Tuesday, March 02, 2010 by Goal.com199 hits

The USA has never defeated the Dutch. Who: United States vs. The NetherlandsWhat: International FriendlyWhen: 2:30 ET; Wednesday, March 3Where: Amsterdam ArenA; Amsterdam, NetherlandsTV: ESPN2 and Galavision The full United States Men's National Team faces their first true test of 2010 with a match against world No. 3, the Netherlands. For coach Bob Bradley, it's an opportunity to see his A-te...Full Story »

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