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Has the Well hit the motherlode with Seedorf?
12:01 Monday 23rd September 2019

Sometimes the apple falls far from the tree. When Motherwell acquired a Surinamese/Dutch winger by the name of Seedorf more than a few eyebrows rose. But this wasn’t former AC Milan legend Clarence emerging from retirement to grace…

Netherlands
2019/20 Eredivisie Preview
15:01 Thursday 1st August 2019

Just over 50 years ago, Dutch football was Europe’s crown jewel. The Eredivisie rose again in the 90s when Louis van Gaal guided Ajax to a Champions League title and Johan Cruijff laid the foundation for Barcelona to become the most prolific…

Netherlands
Eredivisie Preview: How all 18 clubs are shaping up
09:00 Friday 10th August 2018

European football is back. The FIFA World Cup eased the downtime. For Netherlands’ football enthusiasts, however, Russia offered little help with l'Oranje at home. The game died when Eredivisie climaxed in May. Dutch football's…

European Football
7 exciting Sunday games in Europe
08:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The midweek European football was action-packed. Now its time to shift the focus to domestic affairs. Here are seven must-watch Sunday games from across the continent. Feyenoord vs PSV This afternoon, Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven travel…

Netherlands
Eredivisie Gameweek 24: 5 stand-out performers
14:20 Monday 19th February 2018
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This Eredivisie game-week was filled with mouth-watering matches as table-toppers PSV dropped two points at their home whilst Ajax and AZ Alkmaar winning their ties. Feyenoord in the interim will beyond any doubt linger to close the 8 point…

Netherlands
Dutch football needs help
10:00 Tuesday 12th December 2017

Can it get any worst for the Netherlands? Still reeling from the failures of the national team, the country's football has hit an all-time low. For the first time in history, Dutch clubs are not guaranteed automatic continental spots. Meaning…

Netherlands
2017-18 Eredivisie Preview
18:18 Friday 11th August 2017

The 62nd Eredivisie kicks off this weekend. Feyenoord look to repeat. PSV want their turn. Ajax hasn't won in four years. Which will highlight the Lowlands? Dutch football is back. The Netherlands' top flight was once the equal of any league.…

Opinion
Dirk Kuyt finally retires on a high - should he be considered a legend?
14:04 Thursday 18th May 2017

Last weekend, Dirk Kuyt scored a hat-trick that sealed Feyenoord's Eredivisie title win. It was also Feyenoord's first in 18 years. On Wednesday, the Dutch forward announced his retirement from football. With a career that spans nearly two…

Netherlands
How Feyenoord pipped Ajax to first Dutch title in 18 years
14:00 Wednesday 17th May 2017

It wasn't part of the original script, hence, never expected to see the light of the day. But against all odds, Feyenoord clinched their first Dutch league title in 18 years at the expense of arch-rivals, Ajax. The 2016/17 season was foretold…

Netherlands
Feyenoord smash 8 past Go Ahead Eagles
17:00 Thursday 6th April 2017

The Eredivisie has always been a fascinating league whether you have seen a couple of matches or you watch most fixtures religiously. With newer clubs entering the division there is more dynamic than ever before. One fixture that just recently…

Netherlands
Dutch Eredivisie Round-Up: Week 25
19:52 Monday 12th March 2012

Nine weeks to go for the Dutch Eredivisie and the top 5 is getting more and more close together. AZ, FC Twente, PSV, Ajax, Heerenveen and even Feyenoord still have a shot at the title. AZ, FC Twente and PSV are still active in the Europa League…

Netherlands
Dutch Eredivisie Round-Up: Week 24
22:03 Sunday 4th March 2012

The Dutch Eredivisie is getting more exciting by the week. Just ten rounds to go before a new champion will be crowned. The top 6 is getting tighter and tighter. And this week the number 1 (PSV) was hosting the number 3 (FC Twente). Another…

Netherlands
Dutch Eredivisie Round-Up: Week 23
21:31 Sunday 26th February 2012

Just like last week four Eredivisie teams played a midweek match in the Europa League. Ajax went out of the European competition after beating Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford. Twente knocked out Steaua Bucharest while PSV and AZ did the…

Football
From Princes to Paupers: How Dutch Football went bust
01:24 Thursday 23rd February 2012

Holland conjures up many great memories in football folklore. This is the country that pioneered the ‘total football' style and it's teams were some of the best exponents of that style. Nationally, the Dutch stand tall as giants of the international…

Netherlands
Dutch Eredivisie Round-Up: Week 22
20:48 Monday 20th February 2012

The 22nd round of the Dutch Eredivisie was one with ups and downs, sometimes really short after eachother. It started as a good week for Dutch football. Ajax may have lost their first Europa League tie with Manchestester United (0-2) but AZ…