The new Newcastle number eight favours a defensive midfield role, although he has more ability and passing range than Cheick Tioté, another Newcastle midfielder signed from the Dutch league.
Bert van Marwijk, who led Feyenoord to Uefa Cup triumph in 2002, resigned as Netherlands coach recently following their early exit from Euro 2012. The process of reverting Oranje to play the ‘Dutch way’ again can now begin.
The European Championships begin in just a few days with the Netherlands amongst the favourites once again. The Dutch are currently ranked as the fourth best team in the world according to the latest Fifa rankings
Club icon can now finally implement his technical revolution at the Dutch giants.
Martin Jol returned to his homeland to bolster Fulham’s attack with one of the most inspired signing’s of the summer transfer window. The Cottagers signed Costa Rican international striker Bryan Ruiz in a £10.6 million deal (€12 million) despite a reported late attempt by Newcastle to hijack the deal.
You would think that Ajax goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg would be a safe pair of hands, yet he somehow managed to drop the Eredivisie trophy from on top of a bus during a triumphant ride through Amsterdam.
It follows hot on the heels of another trophy dropping incident in which Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos let go of [...]
Today either AFC Ajax or FC Twente will win the Dutch league title. It just so happens that they will play each other on the final day in a dramatic climax to the season.
Luis Suarez will make his Liverpool debut tonight against Stoke and could make an instant impact. The Reds new no.7, who celebrated his 24th birthday last month, has moved at a good stage in his career.
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