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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Holland

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13 days to Euro 2012: Ireland denied a clear penalty in Russia draw
Tony Galvin was “decapitated by the goalkeeper” but the Irish were not awarded a penalty that may have taken them to the semi-finals.
WATCH: Is this the worst football anthem ever?
A song for Holland’s Euro 2012 campaign has been recorded and we’re not going to lie – it’s appalling.
26 Days to Euro 2012: How did John Aldridge miss this?
Most of us can remember that Paul McGrath hit the post with a header but can you recall Aldo’s fresh air follow-up?
Happy birthday Dennis: here are Bergkamp's five best goals
The Dutch legend scored more than a few memorable goals over the course of his career. We’ve compiled a few of them.
Eredivisie wrap: De Jong seals title for Ajax
At the weekend, there were also comfortable wins for PSV and Feyenoord.
39 days to Euro 2012: Russia burn oh so brightly before fading out
Andrey Arshavin and Roman Pavlyuchenko arrived like two beach balls on the radar after stunning the Dutch 3-1.
41 days to Euro 2012: Italy revive the art of catenaccio but France triumph
If you thought Chelsea’s rearguard action against Barcelona was a thing of horrendous beauty, you would have loved Maldini and the slick Italian defence crew.
WATCH: Johan Cruyff's best bits as the Dutch master turns 65
Messi who? Watch one of football’s greats turn defenders inside out.
Dutch caretaker PM urges 'responsibility' over economic problems
Despite the fall of the country’s government over budget disagreements yesterday, the Netherlands raised €2 billion at a bond auction today.
Election on the cards after Dutch budget talks collapse
The prime minister is expected to tender his resignation today but remain on as caretaker until elections later this year after discussions over an austerity budget collapsed over the weekend.
In the clink: Ruud van Nistelrooy goes to prison
The former Manchester United striker paid a visit to a prison in Malaga and showed he has not lost his scoring touch.
Double Dutch: Liverpool put Cruyff and van Gaal on wishlist
The former Ajax and Barcelona coaches have been lined up as successors to deposed director of football, Damien Comolli
Open thread: which is your favourite kit at Euro 2012?
We’ve got a soft spot for the Sweden away strip and Italy’s retro home jersey…
Two arrested as €6.5m worth of drugs hidden in frozen meat seized
The seizure was part of an operation carried out by officers from Revenue’s Customs Service and Gardaí.
Taylor beats Belder in first of two encounters
The World and European champion secured a 25-5 victory over her Dutch opponent.
EU nations call on Dutch government to condemn far-right website
The website, set up by the far-right Freedom Party, asks people to report central and east Europeans “for general nuisance, pollution and labour market displacement.”
Suspect arrested as Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport evacuated in bomb threat
An airport spokesman said two departure halls have been evacuated after a threat received earlier this morning.
The Morning Score: Thursday
Just three more sleeps! Or just the one if you’re an insomniac like us.
Up to 20,000 children sexually abused says Dutch Catholic inquiry
Survey estimates that ONE in TEN Dutch children suffered some form of abuse. That doubles to ONE in FIVE for those who spent time in Catholic institution.
Van der Vaart suffers more hamstring woe while playing for Holland
Rafael van der Vaart could be set for another spell on the sidelines after he limped out of a friendly between the Netherlands and Switzerland with a hamstring problem.
History lesson: Dutch masters march on Merseyside
Miguel Delaney speaks to the players involved in the game that ended Big Jack’s tenure at Anfield.
Dutch will limit strength of cannabis sold in coffee shops
The most powerful ‘skunk’ varieties will be banned, and classed alongside heroin and cocaine.
Euro 2012 state of play: who needs what
With two match rounds left, there’s still an awful lot to play for in all of the Euro 2012 qualifying groups. Miguel Delaney looks through the pools to outline who needs what
The Magnificent Seven: memorable quarter-finals
What do Bebeto, Brian O’Driscoll and Maurice FitzGerald have in common? Find out here, as we countdown seven unforgettable quarter-finals ahead of the big game this Saturday.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the race for the Áras; the Central Bank under fire; and what was discovered in one man’s underwear?
Dutch city bans foreign tourists from cannabis coffee shops
The city of Maastricht has implemented the ban to show the government that a nationwide restriction on foreign tourists won’t work.
Dutch budget exposed early by enterprising student
Bram Talman discovered the financial plans after simply changing the government’s web address from 2010 to 2011.
Second-round 65 gives McIlroy a chance at KLM Open
The Northern Irishman could make it a week to remember for him and girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki.
Holland go top of Fifa rankings
Meanwhile, Ireland have jumped up two places, following the side’s 0-0 draw with Croatia earlier this month.
Twenty-one hacker arrests worldwide
Three teenagers were among those arrested as part of a worldwide investigation into the actions of groups like Anonymous, AntiSec and LulzSec.
1 dead, 13 injured in Dutch stadium collapse - reports
The roof at one end of FC Twente’s De Grolsch Veste Stadium partially collapsed this morning.
Far-right Dutch politician cleared of hate charges
Geert Wilders had compared the Koran to Mein Kampf and faced charges of hate speech and discrimination.
Dutch mall shooter fired over 100 rounds in minutes
Tristan van der Vlis used three different guns during his shooting rampage on Saturday, in which he killed six people and injured 17 others.
Dutch mourn victims of shopping mall shooting that left six people dead
Police have identified the shooter who wounded 15 others including an infant before he shot himself in the head. He had previously been investigated for weapons offences.
Six killed and 11 wounded in Dutch shopping mall shooting
The shooting happened in the city of Alphen aan den Rijn, not far from Amsterdam. The shooter is reported to have taken his own life.
Iceland goes to the polls over whether or not to pay back loans
Voters are deciding on whether or not to approve a deal to repay Britain and the Netherlands money owed from the collapse of an online bank in 2008.
Anti-Islam Dutch politician stands trial for incitement to hatred
The controversial politician is accused of inciting hatred against Muslims, after describing Islam as “fascist” and announcing: “there is a battle going on and we have to defend ourselves”.
The Magnificent Seven: Lansdowne memories
It may have a new name now, but Ireland have many fond memories of the old Lansdowne Road. We take a look back at the good, the bad and the ugly.