Posts Tagged ‘Holland’

World Cup Scouting: Netherlands / New Zealand 3

World Cup Scouting: Netherlands / New Zealand


After a hugely impressive group stage performance at the European Championship two years ago (dispatching of France, Italy and Romania), the Netherlands will be desperate to replicate the same form beyond the first round this time around. Despite only playing in one qualifying match during Holland’s road to South Africa, Eljero Elia could be Bert […]

Summertime Blues 3

Summertime Blues


As managers announce their provisional World Cup squads, Neil Sherwin takes a look at some of those who didn’t make the cut and won’t be going to South Africa. Diego Maradona has always been a tad crazy, and his tenure as Argentina manager has provided plenty for the media to write about. However the general […]

Van der Sar granted leave 0

Van der Sar granted leave


Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van der Dar has been granted an indefinite leave of absence by the club so he can return to Holland to be with his ill wife. The 39 year old had returned home for treatment on a knee injury when Annemarie van Kesteren suffered a brain haemorrhage on December 23. “Annemarie […]

Draw made for World Cup group stage 0

Draw made for World Cup group stage


England have today been given a favourable draw in today’s World Cup group draw, while Brazil, Portugal and the Ivory Coast will meet in the ‘Group of Death’. Tournament favourites Spain will also be happy with their draw having been placed in Group H alongside Switzerland, Honduras and Chile. England boss Fabio Capello will no […]

RVP hit by injury KO 0

RVP hit by injury KO


Arsenal have been dealt a blow with the news that Robin Van Persie faces up to three months on the sidelines after reportedly tearing ankle ligaments during Holland’s friendly international against Italy last night. The 26 year old forward was the subject of a heavy challenge from Giorgio Chiellini and left the field on a […]

Moments Of Magic #1 - Dennis Bergkamp 2

Moments Of Magic #1 – Dennis Bergkamp


In the first of a new series, Neil Sherwin looks at individual moments of brilliance that have helped shape the game that we love. # 1 – Dennis Bergkamp v Argentina, 1998 “Dennis Bergkamp, Dennis Bergkamp, Dennis Bergkamp, DENNIS BERGKAMP, DENNIS BERGKAMP, OOOHHHH DENNIS BERGKAMP!!!” It’s amazing how the repition of just two words over […]