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Latest news about Netherlands

Dutch to fly under Hiddink

2014-08-01 17:00

Guus Hiddink officially took over as coach of the Netherlands and promised to build on the good work done by Louis van Gaal.

New Dutch coach won't tinker too much

2014-08-01 13:42

New Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink said he will make no drastic changes to the team after their third-place finish in Brazil.

Van Nistelrooy named Dutch assistant

2014-08-01 13:12

Former Manchester United and Dutch forward Ruud van Nistelrooy has been named as the national team's assistant coach.

Question over Dutch at SWC 2018

2014-07-23 15:30

A mourning Dutch football association wants to postpone discussions over participation in the next World Cup in Russia.

Bafana drop a ranking spot

2014-07-17 10:35

FIFA has released the latest rankings and Bafana Bafana have dropped one spot to be ranked No 66 in the world.

As it happened: Brazil v Netherlands

2014-07-13 00:00

Recap the third/fourth place playoff match between hosts Brazil and the Netherlands.

Woeful Brazil downed by Dutch

2014-07-12 23:55

Brazil have suffered a second defeat in a row, after they were beaten by the Netherlands in the SWC third/fourth place playoff .

Dutch not up for playoff

2014-07-10 19:00

The Netherlands squad must stay at the World Cup when coach Louis van Gaal dearly wishes they could just go home.

How the #Ned v #Arg match played out on Twitter!

2014-07-10 13:04

The second semi-final went all the way to penalties but that didn't stop millions of fans tweeting furiously throughout the match.

LVG: Vlaar was third choice

2014-07-10 12:16

Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Ron Vlaar was his third choice to take the first penalty after two players refused his request.

Dutch fans rue 'boring' loss

2014-07-10 09:40

Stormy weather matched the mood in the Netherlands on Thursday after the country's penalty shootout semi-final defeat.

Dutch left seeking first SWC crown

2014-07-10 09:10

Dutch star duo Arjen Robben and Robin Van Persie empty-handed again as Netherlands ran out of steam at the SWC.

Dutch media mourns 'chess game'

2014-07-10 09:01

The Dutch media mourned the Netherlands' semi-final defeat where the Oranje succumbed to Argentina in a penalty shootout.

Robben laments 'grim' exit

2014-07-10 07:52

Dutch striker Arjen Robben rued his team's "grim" exit from the Soccer World Cup after being knocked out by Argentina in the semi-finals.

Van Gaal's luck runs out

2014-07-10 07:52

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal admitted he wanted to use substitute 'keeper Tim Krul in the penalty shootout defeat to Argentina.