Arhive etichetă: Netherlands

What if things were different for Suriname?

The Netherlands had always great footballers, on each position on the field, but in the last few decades, a big part of those had a particularity. They were born in Suriname and moved in Europe alongside their relative. Or, they … Continuă lectura

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Jongbloed, a name for the history

In 1974 and 1978, Netherlands was the vice-champion of the World. No news until now, right? I mean, every football lover should know about this. But how many of you can name the goalkeeper which defended the goal in the … Continuă lectura

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Remember Patrick Kluivert?

Now, Barcelona is the World’s most popular football team, mainly thanks to players such are Messi, Xavi, Iniesta or Villa. 11 or 12 years ago, Barcelona hadn’t the same charisma, but surely showed also a very beautiful football. Thanks’ to … Continuă lectura

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A trophy filled with tears and pain

We all know the story of Denmark winning the European Championship from 1992, even though they didn’t even qualified at that tournament initially. But few are aware of the personal tragedy of Kim Vilfort, the Dane midfielder which scored the … Continuă lectura

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The opener – XI, Bart Goor

In 2000, Belgium and Netherlands became the first countries to organize a European Championship in tandem. And Belgium had the privilege to play the opening game. 2-1 with Sweden, on 10th of June looked like the ‘Red Devils’ can progress … Continuă lectura

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Can it be worse?!

When you lose a league game with 10-0, it’s very clear that you have some big problems. This was the score in a match from the Dutch First League. But not in any match, as it happened in a clash … Continuă lectura

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