netherlands Euro 2016

Euro 2016 qualification will be no formality for struggling Netherlands

 October 15, 2014   John Welsh

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Amid a series of surprising shoreline’s and some expected one-sided matches, the Euro 2016 qualifying games during these past few days have introduced several interesting scenarios in the group tables. For instance, a late John O’Shea goal for Ireland denied Germany all three points as they tried to recover from losing to 2-0 to Poland […]

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Louis Van Gaal

From Netherlands It Is Manchester United for Louis Van Gaal as He Goes on Team Tour to USA

 July 24, 2014   R K Gupta

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For 10 months, Manchester United fans hoped against hope, as the prestigious club suffered a fall from grace under David Moyes. It was a huge turnaround from the days of Sir Alex Ferguson, who became a cult figure in English football during his nearly 27-year stint as the manager of Man-U. The owners and executive […]

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World Cup

Colorless and Unconvincing Brazil Yield the Third Spot to The Netherlands

 July 13, 2014   R K Gupta

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Brazil picked up from where they left in their semifinal match against Germany. But Netherlands allowed them to get away with just a 3-0 loss. The return of captain Thiago Silva proved a disadvantage in the 3rd minute as the defender yielded a penalty by wrongly obstructing Arjen Robben. In the 17th minute, Brazil conceded […]

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Argentina beats Belgium as Krul Blocks Two Costa Rica Penalties For the Dutch Victory.

 July 7, 2014   R K Gupta

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28 years ago, Argentina won the World Cup beating Germany in the final with Diego Maradona playing a lead role by his inspirational performance all through the tournament hosted by Mexico. 4 years later, the two finalists from 1986 were back facing each other in another final in the 1990 Italy World Cup. Germany took […]

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Hockey World Cup

Legendary Lammers Lead Dutchwomen To A Deserved Victory In Hockey World Cup Final

 June 15, 2014   R K Gupta

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Playing her last and 200th hockey international match on Saturday, Kim Lammers was simply superb as she played brilliant hockey in her farewell game that saw Netherlands defeat Australia 2-0 in the final of the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014. While Lammers retired in glory at the end of an engrossing final, the entire Dutch […]

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