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# brilliant-orange - Monday 24 August, 2020

Cruyff inspiration for new Barca boss Koeman
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# Brilliant Orange

Cruyff inspiration for new Barca boss Koeman

Aug 24th 2020, 4:31 PM 6,581 Views 1 Comment

Koeman was named as replacement for the sacked Quique Setien last week.

# brilliant-orange - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Former stars Van Nistelrooy and Stekelenburg join Dutch coaching staff for Euro 2020
# Dutch Gold
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# Dutch Gold

Former stars Van Nistelrooy and Stekelenburg join Dutch coaching staff for Euro 2020

Dec 17th 2019, 6:06 PM 5,755 Views 3 Comments

Ronald Koeman has added to his set-up.

# brilliant-orange - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Oranje make history with second-half headers
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# Brilliant Orange

Oranje make history with second-half headers

Jun 29th 2019, 4:08 PM 11,354 Views 1 Comment

The Netherlands scored twice in the second half to see off Italy in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals.

# brilliant-orange - Monday 5 November, 2018

Injuries force Rafael Van der Vaart to announce retirement
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# Brilliant Orange

Injuries force Rafael Van der Vaart to announce retirement

Nov 5th 2018, 9:00 AM 7,268 Views 3 Comments

After a frustrating start to life in the Danish Superliga with Esbjerg, the Dutch playmaker has called it a day.

# brilliant-orange - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ajax rename Amsterdam Arena to honour club legend Johan Cruyff
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# Icon

Ajax rename Amsterdam Arena to honour club legend Johan Cruyff

Apr 25th 2017, 7:19 PM 4,909 Views 2 Comments

Today would have been his 70th birthday.

# brilliant-orange - Monday 25 April, 2016

My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year
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# Brilliant Orange

My Turn, the Johan Cruyff autobiography, will be published later this year

Apr 25th 2016, 7:52 PM 3,547 Views 2 Comments

Today would have marked the Dutch master’s 69th birthday.

# brilliant-orange - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'The Dutch team of 1974 is often compared to The Beatles with Johan Cruyff as John Lennon'
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# Brilliant Orange

'The Dutch team of 1974 is often compared to The Beatles with Johan Cruyff as John Lennon'

Mar 24th 2016, 4:59 PM 38,782 Views 21 Comments

David Winner looks back on the genius of Cruyff and his role in the magnificent Dutch team of the 1970s.

'Too great to ever be forgotten' - World of football pays tribute to the late Johan Cruyff
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# Brilliant Orange

'Too great to ever be forgotten' - World of football pays tribute to the late Johan Cruyff

Mar 24th 2016, 2:39 PM 3,523 Views 2 Comments

The Dutch football legend has died aged 68.

# brilliant-orange - Sunday 10 May, 2015

Fighter breaks UFC rules by having sponsor's logo spray-tanned on his chest
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# Brilliant Orange

Fighter breaks UFC rules by having sponsor's logo spray-tanned on his chest

May 10th 2015, 1:23 PM 10,364 Views 11 Comments

“We tried to do something to remove it; it was unremovable.”

# brilliant-orange - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Expert view: Who is Memphis Depay & why do so many clubs want to sign him?
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# Brilliant Orange

Expert view: Who is Memphis Depay & why do so many clubs want to sign him?

May 7th 2015, 12:53 PM 24,153 Views 22 Comments

We speak to Dutch football writer Elko Born about the 21-year-old whose star is rapidly on the rise.

# brilliant-orange - Monday 10 November, 2014

Henk ten Cate: 'Part of forming a young player is playing them'
# Interview
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# Interview

Henk ten Cate: 'Part of forming a young player is playing them'

Nov 10th 2014, 8:12 AM 6,676 Views 1 Comment

The former Barcelona and Chelsea assistant coach talks exclusively to TheScore.ie about educating players and why he thinks Louis van Gaal is the best coach.

# brilliant-orange - Monday 11 August, 2014

Daley Blind admits he could leave Ajax as Manchester United rumours grow
# Blind Faith
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# Blind Faith

Daley Blind admits he could leave Ajax as Manchester United rumours grow

Aug 11th 2014, 9:15 PM 8,197 Views 25 Comments

Dutch international, who impressed during the World Cup, can play in a variety of positions.

# brilliant-orange - Friday 1 August, 2014

Ruud van Nistelrooy named Dutch assistant coach, made sit on world's smallest bench for photoshoot
# Van The Man
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# Van The Man

Ruud van Nistelrooy named Dutch assistant coach, made sit on world's smallest bench for photoshoot

Aug 1st 2014, 12:48 PM 10,648 Views 7 Comments

The former Manchester United striker will work alongside new/old manager Guus Hiddink.

# brilliant-orange - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical
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From The42
# Brilliant Orange

Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical

May 13th 2014, 1:47 PM 5,762 Views 8 Comments

The Dutchman’s fascinating interview with FIFA last year deserves your attention.

# brilliant-orange - Monday 26 December, 2011

Booked! 12 great sports reads to spend those Christmas vouchers on
# Reading List
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# Reading List

Booked! 12 great sports reads to spend those Christmas vouchers on

Dec 26th 2011, 7:05 AM 838 Views 2 Comments

Let us take the stress out of post-Christmas shopping as pick out some of our favourite sporting books for you to get stuck into. Have you read all 12?