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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Holland

All time
# Netherlands
WATCH: At least 20 people injured after cranes collapse on to houses
The incident happened today in the Dutch town of Alphen aan den Rijn.
# Golazo van Basten
THAT Marco van Basten volley is 27-years old today
Could he do it on a wet… actually, scrap that, he probably could.
# Borders and Boundaries
This small town is in two countries
And its border is marked very, VERY clearly.
# hope for steph
Robin van Persie will miss tonight's Ballon d'Or ceremony because of injury
The Dutchman is nominated for the Puskas Award along with Ireland’s Stephanie Roche and James Rodriguez.
# help the aged
Dutch students can live in nursing homes rent-free (as long as they keep the residents company)
It sounds like they’re all having the craic together.
# The Sports Gene
Want to feel really good about yourself? Here's Patrick Kluivert's son being brilliant
The ex-Ajax and Barcelona attacker could never hit a free-kick like this.
# international flavour
There were stunning goals (and one unbelievable miss) in Mexico's 3 - 2 win over Holland last night
Yes. We’re looking at you, Klaas Jan Huntelaar.
# a58
Two die in 150-car pileup in the Netherlands
Several people are seriously injured following the crash, which occurred in heavy fog.
# welkom
Blind set for Man United after club agrees €18m fee with Ajax - reports
The Netherlands’ left back may be following Angel di Maria through the door at Old Trafford.
# blind faith
Daley Blind admits he could leave Ajax as Manchester United rumours grow
Dutch international, who impressed during the World Cup, can play in a variety of positions.
# Van The Man
Ruud van Nistelrooy named Dutch assistant coach, made sit on world's smallest bench for photoshoot
The former Manchester United striker will work alongside new/old manager Guus Hiddink.
# stalling
Here’s how fighting in Ukraine is holding up the MH17 investigation
Again, fighting in the towns around the crash site made it impossible for Dutch and Australian authorities to get to the wreckage today.
# Coming Home
Bodies of MH17 victims keep arriving in the Netherlands
Relatives joined the King yesterday as bodies arrived at Eindhoven airport.
# big man in town
Louis Van Gaal's personality already gives him an advantage at Manchester United
The Dutchman’s first press conference gave an early indication of his arrogance & self-assurance.
# ON THE SPOT
Penalty analysis: 'Why didn't Cillessen stop Messi's kick?
Expert Ignacio Palacios-Huerta dissects last night’s semi-final shoot-out.
# oranje crushed
Breakfast at Bebeto’s: All you need to know about last night’s World Cup action
Leo Messi has a date with destiny at The Maracanã this Sunday.
# head games
Should Javier Mascherano be free to play on after reacting to a head injury like this?
The Argentina midfielder collapsed to the turf after a clash of heads.
AS IT HAPPENED
World Cup hangout: The prize-giving webchat that's pity-partying hard in Brazil
We’ve got another phone to give away and the hungry Mikey Stafford is in São Paulo awaiting Argentina v The Netherlands.
# Oooooh RVP
Robin van Persie a serious fitness doubt ahead of World Cup semi-final
Louis van Gaal is keen to give his captain as much time as possible to prove he is ready to play.
# krul summer
Delirious radio commentary as 'Penalty Killer' Krul saves Dutch day
Jack van Gelder and Ronald van der Geer got understandably carried away when the Newcastle United goalkeeper entered the fray.
# then there were 4
Breakfast at Bebeto's: All you need to know from last night’s World Cup action
The Oranje crushed Costa Rica (on penalties) and Argentina fortified their position in enemy territory.
# Spot-on
Krul exit for Costa Rica as Netherlands hold their nerve to reach World Cup semi-final
The Newcastle United ‘keeper was an inspired late substitute from Holland boss, Louis van Gaal.
AS IT HAPPENED
Holland v Costa Rica, World Cup quarter final
The last of the semi final spots was up for grabs and the two sides fought out a humdinger.
# Double Dutch
Analysis: How Holland came from behind to beat Mexico
Arjen Robben wielded substantial influence on proceedings as the Dutch conjured a dramatic last-gasp victory.
AS IT HAPPENED
World Cup Hangout: Live and dangerous from Brazil with a tablet to give away
Not that guy, he’s not live at all.
AS IT HAPPENED
Holland v Mexico, World Cup last 16
We followed every minute of today’s game as Miguel Herrera’s side did battle with the brilliant Oranje.
# pea shooter
Javier Hernandez hopes to secure Man Utd future by knocking LVG out of World Cup
Little Pea may not start for Mexico against Holland but he is ready to upstage United teammate Robin van Persie whenever he enters the fray.
AS IT HAPPENED
World Cup hangout: Live from Brazil, waving adios to Spain
As Spain finally managed to win a game, we discussed the tournaments most disappointing teams.
# World Cup 2014
Holland survive scare from Socceroos and put one foot in knock-out stage
Tim Cahill’s incredible volley was not enough to stop Louis Van Gaal’s men from taking all three points.
# champs to chumps
'Red shame': How the Spanish press reacted to yesterday's devastating loss to Holland
Some of the sporting publications found some reason to hope on their front page, but most bemoaned the disaster on Friday the thirteenth.
# Group B
Van Gaal making no apologies for defensive approach to thwart world champions Spain
Vincent Del Bosque meanwhile, is also sticking by his tiki-taka guns.
# future is orange
6 reasons Holland will win the World Cup
Holland, Netherlands. Po-tay-toe, po-tah-toe. This is the year The Oranje go all the way.
# teacher's pet
RVP chasing World Cup relief after 'complicated' season
The striker is hoping to finally score a goal at the knockout stage of an international tournament.
# fear factor
Ronald de Boer: 'I was scared of Van Gaal'
Ex-Dutch player admits to having been intimidated by the new Manchester United manager.
# papped
Giggs photographed in Holland close to where van Gaal is staying
The United legend looks set to be part of the club’s new coaching setup.
# Brilliant Orange
Van Gaal: My philosophy is attacking, technical and tactical
The Dutchman’s fascinating interview with FIFA last year deserves your attention.
# LVG
'Trust me, we will be back': RVP looks like he knows the next Manchester United manager quite well
He said ‘save this interview’, so they did.
# Holland
Terminally ill zookeeper pays last visit to his animals
This is very touching.
# enniskillen
Police appealing for help in finding man missing from Fermanagh
Jonathan Cole was reportedly spotted in Amsterdam last week.
# dutch master
Robin van Persie makes a show of Michel Vorm with a ridiculous nutmeg
The Dutch team’s training looks like fun.