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News

/ 77 days ago

Managers, like players, lose touch and ability as their careers age

Celta Vigo sacked Rafa Benitez on Tuesday, and the Champions League winner is out of a job again. Since having domestic success with Valencia and continental triumphs with Liverpool, the Spanish manager has constantly rotated jobs. Since departing Liverpool at the end of the 2009/10 season, Benitez has worked as manager of eight clubs. That […]

News

/ 77 days ago

Managers, like players, lose touch and ability as their careers age

Celta Vigo sacked Rafa Benitez on Tuesday, and the Champions League winner is out of a job again. Since having domestic success with Valencia and continental triumphs with Liverpool, the Spanish manager has constantly rotated jobs. Since departing Liverpool at the end of the 2009/10 season, Benitez has worked as manager of eight clubs. That […]

Ajax

/ 237 days ago

Ex-Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal back at Ajax in another role

Louis van Gaal will attempt to pull Ajax out of their present difficulties. The Dutch powerhouses have been off to their worst start in over 60 years and are looking to turn things around. There will be no return to management for the former manager. However, he will serve as an adviser on soccer-related technical […]

Ajax

/ 247 days ago

Louis van Gaal would be ideal man to coach Ajax: Van der Vaart

Louis van Gaal presents an interesting choice to take over the calamitous situation at Ajax. The club's head coach, Maurice Steijn, is under serious pressure after Ajax suffered an embarrassing moment both on and off the pitch. Eredivisie officials abandoned Ajax's game against Feyenoord after 56 minutes. Home Ajax supporters launched flares onto the pitch […]

Argentina

/ 265 days ago

Dutch captain Van Dijk defends Messi after Van Gaal controversy

The shocking allegation that Louis van Gaal made regarding Lionel Messi's World Cup triumph has caused a major uproar in the soccer community. The Netherlands, coached by Van Gaal, were eliminated in the Quarter-Finals by the seven-time Ballon d'Or winner and Argentina. December 10, 2022, was the date of their matchup when in a nail-biter, […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 267 days ago

Van Gaal insists World Cup was rigged to help Messi win

Former Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal has made some incredible comments regarding Argentina's triumph with Lionel Messi at the 2022 World Cup. The 72-year-old coach has now claimed that the tournament was rigged to help Messi win. Messi's Argentina beat van Gaal's Dutch side in the quarterfinals of the competition. Argentina then went on […]

World Cup 2022

/ 536 days ago

Messi blasts Van Gaal, referee after quarterfinal victory

Argentina superstar Lionel Messi is normally known as a more reserved player. The now 35-year-old playmaker isn't exactly flashy or loud off of the pitch. However, Messi showed a more ruthless side following his team's World Cup quarterfinal win against the Netherlands on Friday. Messi collected a goal, an assist, and converted his penalty to […]

Argentina

/ 536 days ago

Argentina edges the Netherlands in World Cup classic

Argentina kept its World Cup hopes alive and well following a fanatical victory against the Netherlands on Friday. The matchup will go down as one of the greatest quarterfinal games in tournament's storied lore. In the end, the South Americans advanced to the semifinals in a penalty shootout. It looked like Argentina may cruise passed […]

Louis van Gaal

/ 538 days ago

Dutch coach belittles USA as not a real opponent

Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal made some interesting comments during a press conference on Thursday. The 71-year-old Dutch coach made claims that his team's tournament finally begins now, despite playing the USA in the previous round. In fact, his squad already played four games at the 2022 World Cup, but the United States contest […]

Louis van Gaal

/ 544 days ago

Van Gaal full of USMNT praise ahead of matchup

Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal praised the United States men's national team, or USMNT, during a press conference on Friday. The coach claimed he was not surprised that the Americans progressed through Group B. Furthermore, it will be a difficult matchup come Saturday at Khalifa International Stadium. "U.S.A, that is a very energetic squad with […]

Netherlands

/ 544 days ago

USA vs Netherlands preview: Survive and Advance

It seemed like a long-shot at various points throughout the group stage but the USMNT has made it to the knockout rounds at the World Cup. While some fans are still frustrated by the team’s inability to score goals, at the end of the day the US got where they needed to go. Whether they did it […]

Louis van Gaal

/ 562 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 […]

Barcelona

/ 991 days ago

Memphis Depay already under microscope at Barcelona

Memphis Depay arrived at Barcelona on a free transfer. Great value, especially considering the circumstances surrounding the club. FC Barcelona experienced the worst transfer window in the club's recent memory. Yet, much of that came out of necessity. Poor transfer windows and investments in years prior set the club back billions. Memphis Depay arrives […]

Arsenal

/ 3472 days ago

Premier League Tactics Corner; Analyzing Louis van Gaal's Use of Pressing Tactics

When talking about tactics, it’s easy to get caught up in the hype over a formation and entirely ignore the system. There is a lot more thought put into the intricacies of how a team functions on a pitch than how it lines up. Tactical thinkers, Louis van Gaal especially, are always quick to point […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 3494 days ago

Premier League Tactics Corner; Analyzing The Manchester Derby

Manchester United fans have hope. After a very rough start to the season, the Red Devils have picked up the pieces despite drawing with West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea, before losing to Manchester City. It’s was a rough start for Louis van Gaal, but there have been some encouraging signs. Daley Blind You get the […]