Aug 01, 2012 10:21 EDT
New Dutch coach Louis van Gaal on Wednesday announced a 32-man squad for the friendly against Belgium, leaving out Mark van Bommel and Wilfred Bouma but bringing back Urby Emanuelson.
May 26, 2012 13:18 EDT
Despite spending almost the entire season on the sidelines injured, Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay was included in the Netherlands' final 23-man squad for Euro 2012 on Saturday.
May 07, 2012 13:20 EDT
Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk on Monday announced a bumper preliminary squad of 36 players for Euro 2012 in Poland and the Ukraine, which begins on June 8.
Feb 23, 2012 17:49 EST
Manchester United squeezed through to the Europa League last 16 on Thursday despite losing 2-1 to Ajax at Old Trafford while former champions Atletico Madrid became Spain's third team in the next stage.
Nov 27, 2011 22:50 EST
Manchester City stayed five points clear in the English Premier League title race while Real Madrid opened-up a six-point lead over Barcelona in Spain.
Nov 15, 2011 17:28 EST
Veteran striker Miroslav Klose rolled back the years with a goal and two assists on Tuesday as Germany hammered Euro 2012 rivals Holland 3-0 in a friendly in Hamburg.
Nov 04, 2011 06:44 EDT
Tottenham failed to provide their absent manager Harry Redknapp with a Europa League win after his heart operation on Thursday as elsewhere on the fourth batch of group matches five teams ensured safe passage to the round of 32.
Sep 06, 2011 19:42 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - World champions Spain and Italy completed the formalities of qualification for Euro 2012 on Tuesday, Netherlands are as good as through and England are in a commanding position to secure a place in next year's finals.
Oct 18, 2009 14:24 EDT
Man City hit back for draw but loses ground on Man United in Premier League. Manchester City got a 1-1 draw at Wigan on Sunday yet fell further behind Manchester United in the Premier League standings.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Date of birth||February 13, 1990|
|Place of birth||Rotterdam, Netherlands|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Current club||Sparta Rotterdam|
|2007-present||Sparta Rotterdam||38 (4)|
1 Senior club appearances and goals