Netherlands aim to upset the odds in the World Cup
Louis van Gaal

Netherlands aim to upset the odds in the World Cup

Having missed out in Russia four years back, the Netherlands travel to the Qatar World Cup with lofty expectations from their ardent fans. The Dutch finished runners-up in 2010 and third place in 2014. They are back at the world’s biggest stage to make another deep run this time out. Louis Van Gaal is back […]

Louis van Gaal

/ 12 days ago

Netherlands aim to upset the odds in the World Cup

Having missed out in Russia four years back, the Netherlands travel to the Qatar World Cup with lofty expectations from their ardent fans. The Dutch finished runners-up in 2010 and third place in 2014. They are back at the world’s biggest stage to make another deep run this time out. Louis Van Gaal is back […]

Louis van Gaal

/ 229 days ago

Netherlands coach Van Gaal says cancer treatment behind him

The Hague (AFP) – Netherlands football coach Louis van Gaal insisted Monday that he was fit enough to lead his nation to the World Cup finals saying his prostate cancer treatment has been successful. Van Gaal, 70, said ten days ago he had been receiving treatment since being diagnosed in 2020, but still plans to […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 236 days ago

Football world rallies round Netherlands coach Van Gaal after cancer revelation

The Hague (AFP) – Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has received messages of support from his former clubs Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich after revealing he has prostate cancer. Van Gaal, 70, said on Sunday he had been receiving treatment since being diagnosed in 2020, but still plans to lead his team at the […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 236 days ago

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal reveals he has prostate cancer

The Hague (AFP) – Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal says he has prostate cancer and has been receiving treatment, but still plans to lead his team at the World Cup in Qatar in seven months' time. The 70-year-old told RTL television on Sunday that the players "don't know it", adding he has undergone 25 bouts of […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 237 days ago

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal diagnosed with prostate cancer

The Hague (AFP) – Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal on Sunday revealed he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, but he still plans to lead his team at the World Cup in Qatar in seven months' time. The players "don't know it", the 70-year-old told RTL television, adding that he has already undergone 25 bouts […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 376 days ago

Dutch World Cup woes deepen after Van Gaal hurts hip

The Hague (AFP) – The Dutch campaign to qualify for next year's World Cup suffered another blow after coach Louis van Gaal fell and injured his hip, Dutch media reported on Monday. Van Gaal, 70, cycled to his hotel after a training session ahead of the team's crucial qualifier against Norway on Tuesday when the […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 479 days ago

Van Gaal returns for third stint as Netherlands coach

The Hague (AFP) – Dutchman Louis van Gaal will return for a third time as the national football coach, leading the team to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Dutch football federation (KNVB) said Wednesday. The appointment of the 69-year-old, dubbed the "Iron Tulip", comes after the resignation of Frank de Boer in June […]
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