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Netherlands Officially In Crisis After World Cup Qualification Disaster

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 10: Dick Advocaat, Coach of Netherlands and his Assistant manager, Ruud Gullit look on ahead of the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Netherlands and Sweden at the Amsterdam Arena on October 10, 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

For the second tournament in succession, the Netherlands will be sitting at home while a major international tournament is occurring. Having missed out qualification for Euro 2016,  the Dutch have now missed out on a place at next year’s World Cup in Russia – failing even to finish in a playoff place to give themselves a fighting chance. Despite finishing …

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Staring Into The Abyss – PL Managers Facing The Drop

The final few weeks of the season can heap untold pressure on a manager, especially those chasing the holy grail of the 40 points mark. Here we look at the managers facing the drop and the probability of them being able to keep their side up.  With the title wrapped up and with just three games to go it is the …

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5 Thoughts From Saturday’s Premier League Games

With a busy day of fixtures now concluded, we discuss five talking points resulting from today’s matches.  5. Are Tottenham Set For A Newcastle-esque Conclusion To The Season? Newcastle’s season has largely faded away in the last number of months, but are Spurs set for a similar finish to their campaign also? The aim for the White Hart Lane club every year …

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Advocaat’s Appointment At Sunderland Has Come Too Late

With just nine games left to go, is it too late for change at Sunderland, and are they destined for the bottom three? Resemblances will be drawn with Sunderland’s current situation to that of the latter half of the 2012/13 season. The powers that be have given newly-appointed coach Dick Advocaat just two more games than Paolo Di Canio was …

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VIDEO: That Season When Henrik Larsson Scored 53 Goals In 50 Games

2000-01 was a special season for a special player. Henrik Larsson dominated the SPL, claiming in the process the European Golden Shoe and high praise from Celtic’s arch rivals.  To tell the story of that 2000-01 season that Henrik Larsson gave us, we need to go back to October 21st 1999. Henrik Larsson doesn’t know it yet, but the following …

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