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Schalke-target Van der Vaart aims to stay at Spurs
06/06/2012 by YAHOO Sport
Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has poured cold water on reports German league side Schalke 04 want to sign him by insisting he is happy to stay with Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur.Van der Vaart, who is with the Netherlands squad preparing for Saturday's opening Euro 2012 Group B match against Denmark in Kharkiv, Ukraine, has two years left on his Spurs contrac... Full Story »
Van Persie inspired by Henry's pep talk
04/06/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
Robin Van Persie is grateful to his former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry for giving him some valuable advice before the European Championship. Van Persie was in red hot form for Arsenal last season, finishing as the Premier League's top scorer with 30 goals and playing a crucial part in helping the Gunners secure qualifications to next season's Champions League.The Dutchma... Full Story »
Netherlands Fan: Final Thoughts on Holland Friendlies Leading Up to Euro 2012
04/06/2012 by YAHOO Sport
It certainly was an interesting two weeks for the Holland National Team. Since May 22, the Dutch suffered a defeat to a club team, lost to a national team that failed to qualify for the upcoming European Championship, saw several lineup mainstays pick up injuries, and then concluded a run of friendlies with a dominating performance against a reserve team. All that's left no... Full Story »
Holland romp to Northern Ireland win
03/06/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
An inexperienced Northern Ireland side were outclassed as Holland completed their preparations for Euro 2012 with a six-goal romp at a sold-out Amsterdam ArenA.The visitors were prisoners in their own half from start to finish as a full-strength Oranje raced into a 4-0 half-time lead, with Arsenal's Robin van Persie (two), Wesley Sneijder and Ibrahim Afellay all o... Full Story »
Netherlands Fan: Holland Rout Northern Ireland 6-0
03/06/2012 by YAHOO Sport
Roughly five minutes into Saturday's Netherlands vs. Northern Ireland match, the visitors surprised many with a counterattack that resulted in them earning a corner. That set piece ended in nothing, however, the Dutch then opened the scoring five minutes after the corner was cleared from danger, and Holland were off and running. The 6-0 result, while not surprising, doesn'... Full Story »
Van Marwijk faces striking dilemma
02/06/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
The visit of Northern Ireland gives Bert van Marwijk has one final chance to resolve the debate over who should start up front for Holland at Euro 2012.Van Marwijk is currently wrestling with the kind of selection dilemma most managers crave ahead of a major tournament, with both Robin van Persie and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar having the best seasons of their careers.Van Marwij... Full Story »
Denmark have studied how Germany, Netherlands and Portugal will play, says Agger
02/06/2012 by Goal.com
Daniel Agger has shrugged off concerns about Denmark's ability to deal with their Group B opponents in Euro 2012.The Danes have been tipped as the underdogs in a Group of Death that also contains perennial favourites Germany, Netherlands and Portugal. But the Liverpool centre-back showed no fear at the prospect of facing world-class individual opponents in Poland an... Full Story »
Low: Failure not an option for Germany
01/06/2012 by Goal.com
Joachim Low has insisted that failure is not an option for Germany at this summer's European Championship, but added that die Mannschaft will not underestimate their rivals.The 52-year-old feels that rivals such as Netherlands, Portugal and Spain have as much as quality as his charges, and added that small details will be decisive at Euro 2012."I had a lot of time to think o... Full Story »
Netherlands bounce back with Slovakia scalp
31/05/2012 by UEFA.com
Netherlands 2-0 SlovakiaThe Oranje responded to Saturday's friendly defeat against Bulgaria by comfortably downing Slovakia in Rotterdam.Rafael van der Vaart enjoys scoring the Netherlands' second against SlovakiaThe Netherlands bounced back from Saturday's friendly defeat against Bulgaria by sweeping Slovakia aside and registering a morale-boosting victory in Rotterdam.Dutc... Full Story »
Afellay thrilled with return to Netherlands action
31/05/2012 by Goal.com
Barcelona attacker Ibrahim Afellay was overjoyed to feature for Netherlands again in Wednesday's 2-0 friendly victory against Slovakia.The 26-year-old spent the majority of the season on the sidelines due to a knee injury, but still earned the trust of coach Bert van Marwijk for the tournament in Poland and Ukraine.He turned in an impressive display on his return for th... Full Story »