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Argentina

/ 85 days ago

Dutch hero Bergkamp's legendary goal honored on banknote

Dennis Bergkamp, a legendary Arsenal player, will soon have one of his most famous goals commemorated on a banknote. Very few people can forget Dennis Bergkamp's spectacular goal for the Netherlands in the World Cup quarter-final match against Argentina in 1998. All of it—the assumption, the cutting motion, and the goal-scoring shot—was extraordinary. The magnificent […]

USWNT

/ 85 days ago

2027 Women's World Cup bids come down to the wire

The 2023 Women's World Cup just wrapped up this past summer. But now eyes turn to the next edition of the premier women's soccer event. Today is the final day for countries to submit their bids to host the 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup, and one major entrant waited until the last moment. USA and […]

Arsenal

/ 89 days ago

What are the most iconic soccer kits of all time?

Iconic soccer kits pop out in the annals of the game. Whether it be for flashy patterns, elite players that wore them, or historic moments, seeing a certain jersey can spark memories of the past in soccer fans. This applies to both national teams and club teams, too. People pay homage to national teams and […]

Women's Soccer

/ 129 days ago

Surprising joint bid to rival US as 2027 Women's World Cup host

The 2023 Women's World Cup is now in the past, and the stoplight attention is now slowly setting on the 2027 tournament and a new bid to host. Australia and New Zealand completed their hosting responsibilities for the WWC. However, the host in four years remains uncertain. FIFA is in the initial stages of the […]

Euro 2024

/ 139 days ago

Netherlands secures vital points at Greece in Euro qualifying

In a massive road game against Greece, the Netherlands took a massive step toward qualifying for Euro 2024 with a late win. Virgil van Dijk scored the only goal of the game with a penalty near the end of the 90 minutes. The hosts now have the pole position to advance alongside France out of […]

AZ Alkmaar

/ 141 days ago

Dutch police want a nationwide ban on violent foreign supporters

Authorities inside the Netherlands are attempting to crack down on fan violence surrounding soccer matches. High-ranking Dutch police figures are attempting to bar certain foreign fans from attending games inside the country. This ban would essentially be for supporters of clubs that previously showed violent tendencious on Dutch soil. The call comes from Amsterdam police […]

Ajax

/ 150 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

/ 160 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 […]

Euro 2024

/ 175 days ago

Oranje magic as Netherlands beat Ireland in Euro Qualifiers

The Netherlands came back from an early setback to beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 in the European Championship Qualifiers at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday evening. The Irish came into the encounter at the back of a 2-0 loss at the hands of France while the Netherlands, playing under Ronald Koeman had easily dispatched […]

Argentina

/ 179 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

/ 180 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 […]