Tag Archives: Holland

The Contract Rebels

The transfer window is well and truly open and will remain so for another three weeks. Plenty of Premier League clubs have already been active in some way or another, buying, selling, in some cases even exchanging players in order … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Taking a Breather

The Group stage is at an end, twelve frenetic days and forty-eight pulsating games later and we have arrived at our first rest-day. With no Euro action for us to feast on this evening, many face a night of classic … Continue reading

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Rueful Russians! Desperate Dutch! Irate Italians?

Day eleven of Euro 2012 and only ten teams remain. Along with Ireland, Sweden, Denmark and Poland, some names that many would have expected to fall at the first hurdle (no disrespect meant), the final two teams on the list … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: It’s Heating Up!

As Euro 2012 continues at breakneck pace, with no let-up in sight, it has been tough to even draw breath, never mind to actually sit back and take stock of what we’ve seen and discuss it in some kind of … Continue reading

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Holland vs Germany Hatred and Rivalry Past and Present!

It is five days since the beginning of Euro 2012 and it must be said that so far it has been a pleasantly surprising start, on the footballing side of things at least. With the first round of matches complete … Continue reading

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On A Wing and A Prayer Euro 2012 Group Predictions

Following on from my profiles of the sixteen teams competing at Euro 2012, I thought I’d throw my sixpence into the ring and have a bash at some predictions. Trying to call what is likely to happen at major footballing … Continue reading

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International Friendlies Summary

As well as the European Championship play-off second legs, a number of international friendlies, involving nations already qualified for next summer’s tournament, took place earlier this week. Here is a summary of two of the more interesting of these fixtures, … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2012 GROUP DRAW/FIXTURES

The draw for the group stages of Euro 2012 took place in the Ukraine on Friday 2nd December 2011. Here it is in full. GROUP A                        GROUP B                      GROUP C                       GROUP D   Poland                            Holland                         Spain                             Ukraine Greece                           Denmark                       Italy                               … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Team Profile Holland

Qualifying Group Winners Coach: Bert van Marwijk One to Watch: Gregory van der Wiel As we approach the summer of 2012 all of our minds, well most of them at least, will turn away from the domestic football competitions within … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Team Profile Republic of Ireland

Play-off Winners Coach Giovanni Trapattoni One to Watch Shane Long As we approach the summer of 2012 all of our minds, well most of them at least, will turn away from the domestic football competitions within our own countries, towards … Continue reading

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