Steve has work to do at Twente is a post from: Just Football
Following on from Joey Barton putting a new emphasis on the words of Englishmen abroad (and how those words are spoken), and looking only too happy to do so, the original man of accents himself is one unhappy fellow. Steve McClaren, whose claims to fame have differed over the years from world class coach to promising manager, awful national coach and now simply â€˜Schteve', isn't enjoying himself in the Netherlands as he used to.
Oranje Wednesdays: Thriller in Arnhem, AZ lose their cool is a post from: Just Football
The inhabitants of Arnhem and Enschede have witnessed some memorable moments already this season. It was the same again in their recent eagerly anticipated home games separated by nineteen hours. On this occasion it wasn't a tale of two cities, but of two penalty areas; one incident leading to a missed opportunity, the other bedlam.
Southampton's new manager, Ronald Koeman, has made his first signing at St. Mary's with the signing of Serbian midfielder Dušan Tadić according to their official twitter using the hashtag #SaintDusan. Tadić has been signed to a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee but it is speculated to be around £10.
Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion have been busy in the transfer market today with both clubs picking up a new footballer for the season.
Stoke have acquired Werder Bremen forwardMarko Arnautovic who can play either as a striker or winger. The Austrian has made 27 appearances for his national team, and helped Inter Milan win the Serie A title in 2010 when he was at the club.
Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas has confirmed the signing of Nacer Chadli. Speaking from Hong Kong ahead of the Barclays Premier League Asia Trophy, Villas Boas said that a deal had been finalised for the FC Twente winger. He said: "Nacer Chadli is a player that we have been following for quite some time and we [.
Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal with FC Twente to sign winger Nacer Chadli in a Â£7million transfer. Spurs were able to brush aside Swansea City who were also interested in signing the highly-rated footballer.
Chadli still needs to undergo a medical and agree personal terms before putting pen to paper on the deal.
Norwich City have signed Dutch midfielder Leroy Fer for a 4-year transfer deal believed to be around Â£7million. The talented international is Norwich's sixth signing of the summer alongsideRicky van Wolfswinkel, Javier Garrido, Nathan Redmond, Martin Olsson and Carlo Nash.
In the January transfer window, Everton were very close to sealing a deal to sign Fer.
Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are set to lock horns once again as they battle for the signature of FC Twente winger Nacer Chadli, reports talkSPORT. The 23-year-old has been heavily linked with a move away from the Eredivisie this summer, as a host of top European clubs prepare bids for his signature.
From training earlier today: Tim addresses the team pic.twitter.com/TDveUpNuuF Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 6, 2014 Nacer Chadli could ask for a move away from Tottenham during the current transfer window, his agent has suggested. The 24-year-old winger was a Â£7m summer signing from FC Twente, but has found himself on the fringes at White [.
We are delighted to announce that we've reached agreement with AS Roma for the transfer of Erik Lamela #THFC pic.twitter.com/FVBCSDcpnv Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 30, 2013 Five word review: Spending the Bale out fund. In: Erik Lamela (Roma, Â£30m), Roberto Soldado (Valencia, Â£26m), Paulinho (Corinthians, Â£17m), Christian Eriksen (Ajaz, Â£11.
In some transfer news for Spurs fans that doesn't involve the words "Gareth" or "Bale," Tottenham have announced that they have agreed to terms with Dutch club FC Twente to sign 23-year-old Belgian international, Nacer Chadli.
Sky Sports reports that White Hart Lane has sealed a deal worth Â£7 million for the Belgian, with a contract offer on the table that will last up through 2018.
Cheick Tiote is in terrific form for Newcastle of late, and he's approaching his best form in a Newcastle shirt since he signed in the summer of 2010 from FC Twente for a low Â£3.5M price tag. Cheick Tiote in top form for Newcastle United And at least for Newcastle fans, there is good [...]
News today that Norwich have signed Holland international Leroy Fer from FC Twente for around Â£4M, on a four year deal, and that's another good player the East Anglia club have signed, who was a potential Newcastle target. Leroy Fer signs for Norwich on four year deal Chris Hughton snapped up Ricky van Wolfswinkel [.
There are reports in Holland that both Newcastle and Norwich City are after FC Twente central midfielder Leroy, and it seems his club are ready to let him move on. Leroy Fer Newcastle interested? But the FC Twente Chairman Joop Munsterman wants â‚¬10M for his International midfielder, before his club will let him move [.
For the third transfer window running, Newcastle have failed to land their top striker target. Mike Ashley what's he trying to do with Newcastle? A year ago we lost out to Borussia MÃ¶nchengladbach for FC Twente striker Luuk de Jong, and then in the January window, we missed out to bottom club QPR for [.
News today in the press that Newcastle could be after FC Twente central midfielder Leroy Fer, who wants to play in England to further his career. Leroy Fer - FC Twente midfielder The 23 year-old started his career at Feyenoord back in 1999, when he was nine years old and then moved in the summer [...
There are reports in the Italian press today that long-term target Douglas, whose contract at FC Twente ends on June 30th, may have agreed a deal to join Newcastle United. Douglas would he be a good signing for Newcastle? And certainly the 6'4â€³ Brazilian would mount a strong challenge to be a starter for [.
Luc Castaignos is a former Newcastle target, and the 20 year-old is a Dutch footballer who now plays as a striker for Eredivisie club FC Twente. Luc Castaignos - 20 year-old FC Twente striker He's played for all the Netherland's youth sides including 3 appearances for the U21 side and Newcastle were linked with this [.
FC Twente central defender Douglas becomes a free agent in June, when the six years he's been at FC Twente comes to an end, and we wonder if Newcastle are still interested in this center-back? Douglas free agent this summer Newcastle were certainly interested in the player last summer, and there was a chance [.
With a transfer window coming up we haven't seen the usual stories of Chelsea coming in for Cheick Tiote, and that's been a story ever since Cheick arrived at the club over two years ago from FC Twente, and apparently Chelsea tried to take the lad to London on the same day that Andy Carroll [...]
It seems the Evening Chronicle is conducting a series of interviews with Newcastle manager Alan Pardew this week, and they are excellent interviews. FC Twente's Douglas has to be one of the seven Alan has revealed he has an excellent working relationship with the Newcastle owner Mike Ashley, and is always trying to get [.
.@RvWolfswinkel9 will be making his first appearance for City when he starts against @SJEarthquakes this evening! pic.twitter.com/XynwlyeDdi Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) July 20, 2013 Five word review: God bless you, Rupert Murdoch. In: Ricky van Wolfswinkel (Sporting Lisbon, Â£8.5m), Leroy Fer (FC Twente, Â£7m), Gary Hooper (Celtic, Â£5m), Martin Olsson (Blackburn, Â£2.
Asmir Begovic has confirmed he wants to follow manager Tony Pulis through the door at Stoke City. Following Pulis' exit, the goalkeeper has gone public to announce that he intends to move to Liverpool this summer. He said: "I want to start preparing on July 10, with all the players of Liverpool." The Bosnian has [.
During an illustrious career that has lasted 21 seasons, Mark van Bommel has brought his uniquely aggressive brand of football to PSV, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Milan. Back with PSV this season, the 36-year-old midfielder played his 350th Eredivisie game on Sunday, which turned out to be a 3-1 loss at FC Twente.
Netherlands announced 23 players to face the USA on April 9 in the Hague. The Dutch have quite a bit experience on their roster, with 12 players owning 30 or more caps. The most capped player on the roster is former WPS player Daphne Koster, who has played 128 times for her country while scoring six goals.
Twente's Leroy Fer: Not the sharpest banana in the fruit bowl
In a bid to woo his girlfried with a grand, spur-of-the-moment display of his financial fortitude, FC Twente midfielder Leroy Fer blew Â£22,000 at auction on a stallion (called Django) for her to keep as a pet.
Joey Barton has already made his mark on Marseille by scoring directly from a corner in the Euopa League, and now it appears Marseille has made its mark on him.
Despite living in France for less than two months, the Liverpudlian ingratiated himself to his adopted homeland by putting on a French accent in a presser following his league debut for the Ligue 1 side.
Liverpool scouts ran the rule over Wilfried Bony as Brendan Rodgers makes plans for the January transfer window. The Vitesse striker is the top scorer in the Eredivisie this season with 12 goals in 12 appearances and has caught the eye of the Anfield hierarchy. Luis SuÃ¡rez is the only fit striker currently available at Liverpool, with summer signing Fabio Borini sidelined with a broken foot.