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Van Marwijk cuts provisional Dutch squad to 27
16/05/2012 by UEFA.com
Among 36 players selected last week, uncapped trio Jetro Willems, Adam Maher and Luciano Narsingh have retained their places in the Netherlands' reduced provisional squad.Jetro Willems (left) helped the Netherlands to the European U17 title in 2011Bert van Marwijk has retained three uncapped players in his reduced, yet still provisional, 27-man Netherlands squad for UEFA EUR... Full Story »
Wenger to hold RVP talks before Euro 2012 after Gunners secure third-place
14/05/2012 by Dailymail
Arsene Wenger hopes Arsenal's achievement of clinching Champions League football for a 15th successive season can help the club keep star striker Robin van Persie.Arsenal's 3-2 win over West Brom at West Brom today ensured they finished above north London rivals Tottenham, taking third spot in the Barclays Premier League.The success represents a major turnaround in fortune... Full Story »
Seedorf agent: Financial issues not a key factor in Botafogo move
12/05/2012 by Supersport.com
The agent of AC Milan's Clarence Seedorf has insisted that his client's wage demands would not stand in the way of a move to Botafogo.Speaking on Friday afternoon, representative Giovanni Branchini explained that Seedorf was not motivated by salary considerations, and that he wanted to ensure that he continued to play at the highest level. "I believe that in 15 days somethin... Full Story »
Russia's Advocaat accepts PSV return
11/05/2012 by UEFA.com
Russia coach Dick Advocaat will return to PSV Eindhoven following UEFA EURO 2012, rejoining the Dutch club on a 12-month contract 14 years after his first spell in charge ended.Dick Advocaat will rejoin PSV after UEFA EURO 2012PSV Eindhoven have announced the appointment of Russia coach Dick Advocaat, who will rejoin the Eredivisie side from 1 July on a 12-month deal.Th... Full Story »
No Euro place for Van Nistelrooy
07/04/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has confirmed that he will not be selecting Malaga's Ruud van Nistelrooy for the upcoming European Championships.Van Nistelrooy has not managed to achieve a regular first team place ever since his move to La Liga club Malaga this season. With his contract set to expire and the club yet to offer him an extension, it is believed retirement i... Full Story »
Heitinga: Spain will retain Euro crown
05/04/2012 by ESPNSTAR.com
Dutch defender Johnny Heitinga has tipped Spain to retain their title at the upcoming European Championship.The last time the Netherlands and Spain met in an international tournament, the Dutch were knocked out of the 2010 World Cup by an Andres Iniesta goal in extra-time.Despite considering Holland as a team that will do well at the upcoming European Championship, Heiting... Full Story »
Euro victory harder than World Cup - Pearce
02/03/2012 by YAHOO Sport
England caretaker manager Stuart Pearce believes the European Championships will be harder to win than the World Cup and says the Three Lions cannot afford to make a slow start to the tournament.England, beaten 3-2 by the Netherlands at Wembley on Wednesday, have just two friendlies left before their opening Euro 2012 game against France in June and have little time t... Full Story »
Van Persie injury scare: Groin problem flares up to give Wenger a Wembley worry
29/02/2012 by Dailymail
Arsenal have been dealt a worrying injury scare after Robin van Persie failed to complete Holland's training session due to a groin problem.The Gunners skipper walked off the Wembley pitch for the final 15 minutes of Tuesday's session ahead of the clash against England.Van Persie was in visible discomfort before coming off, missing an eight-a-side training match.Not again: ... Full Story »
Van der Vaart pulls out of Netherlands squad for England clash
28/02/2012 by YAHOO Sport
Rafael van der Vaart has been forced to withdraw from the Netherlands squad for Wednesday's friendly clash with England.The Tottenham midfielder will not feature at Wembley after taking a knock to his ankle shortly after coming on as a halftime substitute during his club's 5-2 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday afternoon.The injury-prone Van der Vaart, who had only jus... Full Story »
Spain stays top of FIFA world rankings
18/01/2012 by YAHOO Sport
ZURICH (AP)—World and European champion Spain stayed atop FIFA’s mainly unchanged rankings on Wednesday.The top 10 places remained the same after just 11 international matches were played last month.The Netherlands was second, ahead of Germany, South American champion Uruguay and England. Brazil, Portugal, Croatia, Italy and Argentina completed the elite places.Chile moved u... Full Story »