Tag Archives: Netherlands (Dutch) National Team

The Daily Drool – Europa League Group G – Feyenoord: Terence Kongolo

22 Nov

Terence Kongolo20 year old Swiss-born center/left back Terence joined Feyenoord in 2012. He has represented the Netherlands at the U15, U16, U17, U18, U19, U20, U21 and senior levels.

Mexico NT Fans Are Not Afraid

18 Nov

For those of us who tuned into the Mexico vs Netherlands friendly last week, we saw a bit of a different look to the Mexico section of the Amsterdam Arena. Rather than there being a sea of green, white, and red, this section was predominantly marked in black. Why, you ask? Continue reading

Puskas Award Nominees Announced

13 Nov

1900283_full-lndFIFA announced the 10 contenders for the Puskas Award (Goal of the Year) today and there are some doozies. Continue reading

The Daily Drool – Champions League Group F – Ajax: Ricardo van Rhijn

14 Oct

Ricardo van RhijnRight back Ricardo joined Ajax in 2011. He has represented the Netherlands at the U15, U16, U17, U18, U19, U20, U21 and senior levels.

FIFA on Head Injuries

25 Aug

So, we finally have some information from FIFA on the topic of head injuries and concussions in football. And by some I mean lots. Be warned; this is going to be a wordy post. My inner editor is (sadly) on strike. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Jeremain Lens

25 Jul

Jeremain LENSWinger/striker Jeremain currently plays for Dynamo Kyiv. He has represented the Netherlands at the U19, U20, U21 and senior levels.

2014 World Cup Goal of the Tournament

22 Jul

2388947_full-lndAccording to over four million FIFA.com users, this beauty by Golden Boot winner and Real Madrid’s new #10 James Rodriguez was the 2014 World Cup goal of the tournament. Continue reading

World Cup 2014: Minimalist Posters of Memorable Football Moments

13 Jul

There have been some incredible moments at this World Cup. I’ll never forget Tim Cahill’s goal vs Netherlands. That has to be one of, if not THE, goal of this tournament. Xherdan Shaqiri’s thunderbolt vs Honduras was so good, even in a game which saw him net two more. There was Memo Ochoa’s performance vs Brazil. How calm he was, just chewing his gum, moving to and fro across the goal with ease, his hair perfectly coiffed with the headband. There were also Keylor Navas’ go-go-gadget performances vs everyone. And Tim Howard vs Belgium. So many memorable moments. Continue reading

The Daily Drool: Paul Verhaegh

12 Jul

Paul Verhaegh3Right back Paul plays for FC Augsburg. He has represented the Netherlands at the U21, B & senior levels.

World Cup 2014: Shortlist For Hyundai Young Player Award

11 Jul

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Awesome! The Baby has been shortlisted for the Hyundai Young Player Award. His co-nominees are France teammate Paul Pogba and Memphis Depay of the Netherlands. Continue reading