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Netherlands Hammer Germany As Pressure On Loew Intensifies

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk led the Netherlands to a crushing 3-0 win over Germany on Saturday in the Nations League to ramp up the pressure on German coach Joachim Loew. A first-half header by Dutch skipper Van Dijk gave the hosts the lead in Amsterdam. With the German defence in disarray, late goals from Memphis Depay and Liverpool’s Georginio …

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Watch: Ireland Shut Out Euro Champs The Netherlands To Earn Crucial Point In World Cup 2019 Qualifiers

Ireland’s women’s team managed to keep the European champions at bay for ninety minutes and in doing so, brought home an absolutely crucial point for their World Cup 2019 dream. For all the doom and gloom that surrounded the Irish men’s team’s unsuccessful attempt to book a place in next summer’s World Cup 2018 and the crushing loss at home …

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Louis Van Gaal Responds To Everton Manager Speculation

Louis van Gaal during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between FC Midtjylland and Manchester United at Herning MCH Multi Arena on February 17, 2016 in Herning, Denmark.

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has responded to speculation linking him with the Everton job. The Dutchman, currently waiting patiently for his turn in the never-ending Netherlands national team job cycle with Dick Advocaat and Guus Hiddink, saw his odds for the vacant role at Goodison Park tumble this week as talk of a move back to the …

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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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The Big Teams Who Could Miss Out On The 2018 World Cup

As the qualification groups for the 2018 World Cup begin to take shape, we take a look at some of the big sides who could very well miss out on a place in Russia next summer. Argentina A World Cup without Lionel Messi is fast becoming a genuine possibility. Jorge Sampaoli’s side are currently fifth in qualifying after a dismal 1-1 …

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Brazil Return To Top Of FIFA World Rankings; Ireland Unchanged

The Republic of Ireland remain in 29th position in the latest world rankings released by FIFA. And despite not having played a game since the last update, Brazil have returned to the summit. They overtake reigning World Cup champions Germany, who drop back to second. The Germans had topped the rankings following their victory in last month’s Confederations Cup. Argentina remain …

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Young Ajax Star Abdelhak Nouri Suffers Permanent Brain Damage Following Collapse

(L-R) Abdelhak Nouri of Ajax, Maximilian Eggestein of SV Werder Bremen during the friendly match between Ajax Amsterdam and SV Werder Bremen at Lindenstadion on July 08, 2017 in Hippach , Austria(Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)

Ajax have confirmed that 20-year-old midfielder Abdelhak “Appie” Nouri has suffered ‘serious and permanent brain damage’ following his collapse in a pre-season friendly.  The Amsterdam-born Dutch underage international collapsed during his side’s game against Werder Breman in Zillertal, Austria on Saturday. The incident occurred after the 70th minute of the game, when he collapsed suffering from cardiac arrhythmia, which is an irregular heartbeat. …

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