France end Dutch defence to reach women's Euro 2022 semis
Netherlands

France end Dutch defence to reach women's Euro 2022 semis

Rotherham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – France will face Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2022 after ending the Netherlands' reign as European champions thanks to Eve Perisset's penalty in a 1-0 win after extra-time on Saturday. The scoreline did not do justice to the gulf in class between the sides as France were frustrated for […]

Netherlands

/ 73 days ago

France end Dutch defence to reach women's Euro 2022 semis

Rotherham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – France will face Germany in the semi-finals of Euro 2022 after ending the Netherlands' reign as European champions thanks to Eve Perisset's penalty in a 1-0 win after extra-time on Saturday. The scoreline did not do justice to the gulf in class between the sides as France were frustrated for […]
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Netherlands

/ 83 days ago

Netherlands, Sweden survive scares to close on Euro 2022 quarter-finals

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Holders the Netherlands held off a stirring fightback by Portugal to close in on a place in the Euro 2022 quarter-finals with a 3-2 win over Portugal, while Sweden struck late to beat Switzerland 2-1 on Wednesday. The Dutch were without star striker Vivianne Miedema due to a positive case […]
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England

/ 102 days ago

Euro hosts England thrash reigning champions Netherlands in friendly

Leeds (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England came from behind to thump European champions the Netherlands 5-1 on Friday in a friendly as they prepare to host the women's Euro 2022. Sarina Wiegman's side produced a brilliant performance at Elland Road to lay down a marker ahead of the tournament which gets underway on July 6. […]
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Netherlands

/ 115 days ago

Depay misses last-minute penalty as Dutch held by Poland

Rotterdam (Netherlands) (AFP) – Memphis Depay missed a last-minute penalty as the Netherlands drew 2-2 with Poland in the Nations League on Saturday in a game where the hosts trailed 2-0 at one stage. Poland defender Matty Cash was penalised for handball as the clock hit 90 minutes. However, Depay blasted his penalty high and […]
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Netherlands

/ 118 days ago

Weghorst ends Wales' unbeaten home run as Netherlands strike late

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Wout Weghorst ended Wales' World Cup party and shattered their 19-match unbeaten home record in dramatic fashion as the Netherlands won 2-1 in Wednesday's Nations League clash in Cardiff. Wales will head to Qatar in November for their first World Cup appearance in 64 years after beating Ukraine 1-0 in […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 176 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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Netherlands

/ 182 days ago

Koeman to take over as Netherlands coach after World Cup

The Hague (AFP) – Former Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman will take over as Netherlands boss from Louis van Gaal after this year's World Cup, the Dutch football federation said on Wednesday. Van Gaal announced at the weekend that he had been receiving treatment for prostate cancer for the last two years but that he still […]
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Louis van Gaal

/ 184 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

/ 184 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

/ 184 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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Germany

/ 189 days ago

Bergwijn equaliser earns Dutch friendly draw with Germany

Amsterdam (AFP) – Tottenham forward Steven Bergwijn came off the bench to equalise for the Netherlands in a 1-1 friendly draw against Germany in Amsterdam on Tuesday. After Thomas Mueller had put the Germans ahead just before the break, Bergwijn crashed in the equaliser as the Dutch dominated the second-half. Eight months before the World […]
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