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# brilliant-orange - Last year 2021

Van Gaal to take charge of Dutch national team one more time - reports
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Van Gaal to take charge of Dutch national team one more time - reports

Jul 22nd 2021, 8:29 AM 6,766 Views 2 Comments

The former Man Utd manager’s appointment follows the resignation of Frank de Boer after the Euros.

Holland can beat anyone after topping group, says Frank De Boer
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Holland can beat anyone after topping group, says Frank De Boer

Jun 18th 2021, 9:12 AM 3,583 Views 5 Comments

The Dutch will meet one of the best third-placed teams in Budapest in the last 16.

Depay and Dumfries send Netherlands into Euro 2020 knockouts
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# Brilliant Orange

Depay and Dumfries send Netherlands into Euro 2020 knockouts

Jun 17th 2021, 10:08 PM 4,976 Views 2 Comments

A 2-0 win over Austria tonight in Amsterdam.

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Cruyff inspiration for new Barca boss Koeman
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Cruyff inspiration for new Barca boss Koeman

Aug 24th 2020, 4:31 PM 6,617 Views 1 Comment

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

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 5,969 Views 3 Comments

Ronald Koeman has added to his set-up.

Oranje make history with second-half headers
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Oranje make history with second-half headers

Jun 29th 2019, 4:08 PM 11,383 Views 1 Comment

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

Injuries force Rafael Van der Vaart to announce retirement
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Injuries force Rafael Van der Vaart to announce retirement

Nov 5th 2018, 9:00 AM 7,330 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Apr 25th 2017, 7:19 PM 4,963 Views 2 Comments

Today would have been his 70th birthday.

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

Apr 25th 2016, 7:52 PM 3,588 Views 2 Comments

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

'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 41,934 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 3,640 Views 2 Comments

The Dutch football legend has died aged 68.

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 10,399 Views 11 Comments

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

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

May 7th 2015, 12:53 PM 24,189 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Nov 10th 2014, 8:12 AM 6,734 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.

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

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

Aug 11th 2014, 9:15 PM 8,223 Views 25 Comments

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

Ruud van Nistelrooy named Dutch assistant coach, made sit on world's smallest bench for photoshoot
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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 10,675 Views 7 Comments

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

Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical
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Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical

May 13th 2014, 1:47 PM 5,789 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 26th 2011, 7:05 AM 871 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?