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PHOTO: Manchester Star tells his own team-mate to shut up

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PHOTO: Manchester Star tells his own team-mate to shut up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It is now a well-known FACT that Robin van Persie and Klass Jan Huntelaar are not best of pals. Last night, the pair was seen arguing on the pitch and both have had their say after the match.

Holland was in action againstKazakhstan in the Euro 2016 qualifier last night when the incident happened.

Good News: Manchester United superstar back in full training

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Good News: Manchester United superstar back in full training - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Only yesterday, Dutch media outlet Voetbal International reported that Manchester United striker Robin van Persie waswithdran from Holland training which raised concerns it could be a precautionary move due to injury.

Chelsea given 24 hours to complete transfer

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Chelsea given 24 hours to complete transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Serie A giants AC Milan are looking to do few smart loan transfers in the closing stages of the summer transfer window. TheRossoneri are thought to be busy in negotiating a loan deal for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres, while the seven times European Champions haven't given up on signing midfielder Marko van Ginkel either.

DEAL CLOSE: Mourinho to sell Chelsea defender

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DEAL CLOSE: Mourinho to sell Chelsea defender - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea defenderPatrick van Aanholt is all set to leave the club and join Sunderland in the summer, according to reports from BBC Newcastle.

This summer, Chelsea have already shipped out David Luiz and Ashley Cole, which Kurt Zouma and Filipe Luis are likely to take their places in central defence and left-back roles respectively.

Van Gaal asks Dutch midfielder to join Manchester United, player interested

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Van Gaal asks Dutch midfielder to join Manchester United, player interested - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United new manager Louis van Gaal has asked/requested/whatever Wesley Sneijder to join him at Old Trafford and the player is thought to be interested as well. According to Catalan newspaper Sport, the Dutchman is plotting a move to get himself out of Galatasaray and join Manchester United in the summer.

Manchester United ready to lodge shock €10m bid for Dutch midfielder

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Manchester United ready to lodge shock €10m bid for Dutch midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaalupon taking officially taking charge of the club gave his first press conference yesterday. The Dutchman stressed upon implanting his own philosophy, while has vowed to take the club back to the top.

‘I’m done here’ – Another defender set to leave Chelsea

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'I'm done here' Another defender set to leave Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

One of the oft-repeated allegations Chelsea face(sometimes from their own fans) from opposition fans/media is they do not have a proper system of nurturing young home grown players. They have signed lots of top young talentsin the past few years but hardly anyone has made it to the first team on a regular basis.

Brazil vs Netherlands: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Brazil vs Netherlands: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Brazil and the Netherlands are the unlucky losers who have to play out a match that you can't imagine any of the playing or coaching staff want to participate in, just to decide who officially finishes third at the 2014 World Cup.

Netherlands v Argentina: Preview, Possible lineups & Predictions

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Netherlands v Argentina: Preview, Possible lineups & Predictions - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Netherlands and Argentina will meet at the Arena de São Paulo on Wednesday to determine the second finalist at the 2014 World Cup.

Argentina are the only team in the semi-finals who have won all five of their matches to get here.

Europe

Chambers nightmare and what’s happened to Wilfried Zaha? The 10 Series best young players in Europe 2014/15 wrap, week 4

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The 10 Seriesis our annual feature on Just Football in which we select the 60 best young players in Europe to watchin six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain,France, Germany, Italyand the Netherlands.

Berahino masterclass, Markovic worst in class: The 10 Series best young players in Europe 2014/15 wrap-up, week 3

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Berahino masterclass, Markovic worst in class: The 10 Series best young players in Europe 2014/15 wrap-up, week 3 is a post from: Just Football

The 10 Series is our annual feature in which we select the 60 best young players in Europe to watch in six major European leagues, with stars of the future selected from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italyand the Netherlands.

The 10 Series 2014/15: Keeping tabs on the best young players in Europe, Week 2: Rodriguez shines, Man Utd woe

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The 10 SeriesonJust Footballaims to give the inside track on the 60 best young players in Europe, with stars of the future from England, Spain,France, Germany, Italyand the Netherlandspicked out.

3 to see: De Klassieker, Fla-Flu and a Premier League title duel

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It's another helter skelter ride of vicious derbies and early title clashes in this week's edition of Just Football's Three to See column. The Premier League is set for another heavyweight battle, while Brazil and the Netherlands are gearing up for the renewal of hostilities in two of their biggest derbies.

The 10 Series 2014/15: Keeping tabs on the best young players in Europe, Week 1: Kovacic cruises, Kane calamity

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The 10 Series on Just Football aims to give the inside track on the 60 best young players in Europe, with stars of the future from England, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands picked out.

The 10 Series 2014/15: 10 of the Eredivisie best young players to watch this season

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We've reviewed the most exciting young players to watch in 2013 from England, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, and The Netherlands. NowThe 10 Series is back with our 2014/15 edition thelowdown on 60 of the best young players in Europe this season.

The 10 Series – Class of 2013 Review: How did the Eredivisie’s most exciting young players of 2013 progress?

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The 10 Series, brought to you by Just-Football.com, is our annual special feature scouting the best young players in Europe.

World Cup

Premier League 2014/15: Four ways the World Cup will change the league completely

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In 2010, Spain passed their way to a World Cup victory – defeating the Netherlands 1-0 after extra time. For many in the footballing community, the result signalled the birth of a new tactical era, establishing possession as the primary currency of the sport.

Manchester United target set for medical today

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Manchester United target set for medical today - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United have missed out on Feyenoord defender Stefan de Vrij after it was confirmed that the Dutchman is set to join Seria A outfit Lazio is a deal worth £6.7 million.

The 22 year-old was Louis Van Gaal's prime target this summer as the new manager looks to put right the defensive crisis at Old Trafford, after the departures of Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra.

MUST WATCH VIDEO OF VAN GAAL: Quotes & Key Points

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Below is a video of Louis van Gaal conducting a presentation on management, vision and the preparation he and his staff underwent to prepare for the World Cup. Provided are some talking points and...

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Robin Van Persie Hands Captains Armband and Medal to Dutch General

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Following Holland's 3-0 thumping of host nations Brazil in their third place play-oof Robin Van Persie was seeing handing his captains arm-band and third place medal to a fan who has been nicknamed the Dutch general having travelled around the World since 1994 watching his beloved Country which didn't go unnoticed by the Dutch captain!

Brazil 0-3 Netherlands: Third placed Dutch Delight for new Manchester United manager

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Brazil 0-3 Netherlands: Third placed Dutch Delight for new Manchester United manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Today's third-place playoff saw moremisery for the hosts, as Louis Van Gaal's Netherlands side handed them a 3-0 loss on the back of their record breaking 7-1 drubbing againstGermany.

Visualized: Netherlands 0-0 Argentina aet

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Argentina 0-0 Netherlands (4-2 on penalties): Romero’s heroics sends South Americans into World Cup final

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Argentina 0-0 Netherlands (4-2 on penalties): Romero's heroics sends South Americans into World Cup final - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Sergio Romero's heroics in the penalty shootout ensured Argentina would edge past Louis Van Gaal's Netherlands to secure a place in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final against Germany.

Battle of the Victorious: Can Messi still make the difference without his main outlet?

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Battle of the Victorious: Can Messi still make the difference without his main outlet? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Argentina's game is based around Messi, much like Brazil's was around Neymar and we all know how that worked out for them yesterday with him injured. Argentinahaven't suffered the same curse of being without their main man, but they do have asimilarity in that they are without another key player, Angel Di Maria, much like Brazil were also without Thiago Silva.

Why Netherlands are a good bet to beat Argentina – despite Lionel Messi

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Why Netherlands are a good bet to beat Argentina despite Lionel Messi - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Netherlands v Argentina in the World Cup 2014 semifinal it could come down to Robben v Messi.

Netherlands and Argentina meet in the second semi-final for the right to meet a Germany team that crushed Brazil on Tuesday.

Analysis: Louis Van Gaal’s defensive tinkering at the World Cup

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Analysis: Louis Van Gaal's defensive tinkering at the World Cup - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

As the World Cup moves into it's penultimate stages, four of the biggest traditional football powers clash in two mouth-watering semi-final fixtures. While these games will attract viewers from across the globe purely for how monumental the occasion is, many will be eager to see some of the top names in World football go head-to-head.

Visualized: Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica aet

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Two managers and teams cancel each other out tactically, then one manager springs a psychological surprise in the penalty shoot-out.

Van Gaal knew his side had to be patient, keeping possession in defense and on the flanks, passing, poking, and prodding.

Netherlands (4) 0-0 (3) Costa Rica: Wonder-sub Tim Krul ‘saves’ the day to set up an Oranje Semi Final

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Netherlands (4) 0-0 (3) Costa Rica: Wonder-sub Tim Krul 'saves' the day to set up an Oranje Semi Final - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Louis Van Gaal's Dutch teamwere held goalless all the way through 120 minutes of play against a feisty Costa Rica side that have donetheir nation very proud in Brazil.

bwin blogger’s league: Dutch Delight

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In the final game of the Quarter Final stages, Holland take on the surprise package of the tournament in Costa Rica. Whilst there are no easy games at these stages in major tournaments, Holland must be quietly relieved that they've got, at least on paper the easiest route to the semi-final. Mind you, I've thought this about every side that Costa Rica have come up against.

Netherlands v Costa Rica: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction

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Netherlands v Costa Rica: Preview, Possible Lineups & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Netherlands will take on Costa Rica at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador on Saturday for a place in the World Cup semi-final, with the clash seen as a match betweenthe third favourites and the biggest surprise package of the tournament.

World Cup Roundup: Five quarter-final stars linked with stunning summer transfers

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World Cup Roundup: Five quarter-final stars linked with stunning summer transfers - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

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Quarter-Final Five: Top summer transfer fire-startersfrom the last eight

As we enter the latter stages of the 2014 World Cup, it is becoming clear that a select group of outstanding performers are to headline this summer's transfer window, which opened officially on Tuesday, as well as continue to compete for football's most prestigious prize.

Van Gaal: I’ve proven Dutch media wrong

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Holland have had a fantastic World Cup so far with Louis van Gaal stealing the limelight with fantastic substitutions winning game after game.

Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben have been particularly impressive but it takes more than two players to progress to the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

Manchester United

PICTURE: Van Nistelrooy gets Holland job

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Guus Hiddink has replaced Louis van Gaal as Holland manager and has invited former Manchester United striker, Ruud van Nistelrooy, to be a part of his coaching staff.

Van Gaal had Patrick Kluivert on his staff when he was the boss. Whilst in charge, Robin van Persie replaced Kluivert as the all time top scorer for Holland.

What to expect when expecting

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Holland's performance at the World Cup so far has really excited the Manchester United fan-base. Louis van Gaal will leave Holland and take up the reigns at Old Trafford in less than a fortnight. So, what can we expect when Van Gaal arrives?

A Dutch Invasion
United have needed a serious summer of transfer activity for some time.

halbfinale

War der Elfmeter von Ron Vlaar jetzt drin oder nicht?

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War der Elfmeter von Ron Vlaar jetzt drin oder nicht?

Die derzeitige Weltmeisterschaft in Brasilien hat ja schon einige Fehlentscheidungen der Schiedsrichter erlebt. Was jetzt aber durch das Internet geistert, wäre fast der Höhepunkt der ganzen Fehlentscheidungen, aber glücklicherweise gibt es schon eine doppelte Auflösung, dass alles gut ist.

The Flying Dutchmen

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The Flying Dutchmen

Die Niederlande tut sich gerade schwer im Viertelfinale gegen Costa Rica. Es steht nach 70 Minuten immer noch 0:0 und langsam scheint es mir auch so, als würden die Holländer nervös werden. Ich hätte da auch nichts dagegen, dass Costa Rica in Halbfinale einzieht, denn zum einen mag ich die.

The Rest

Iceland beat Netherlands by 2-0; What next for the happy Island country ?

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Iceland beat Netherlands by 2-0; What next for the happy Island country ? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Iceland shocked Netherlands by 2-0 in the Euro 2016 qualifier on Monday night which will go down in history of the island country's greatest ever result on the pitch. Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson scored both goals to secure the emphatic result.

SV Robinhood – From Suriname’s best to worst By Nathan...

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SV Robinhood – FromSuriname'sbest to worst

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Success can a fickle mistress. From perennial champions to relegation for the first time in their history, SV Robinhood's plight is a reminder of how success is not always sustainable.

The Revs sign former Dutch youth international forward

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The Revs sign former Dutch youth international forward - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

The Revs announce the signing of former Dutch youth international striker Geoffrey Castillion on Monday. Photo provided by www.voetbalnieuws.ni.

New England is going orange after Monday's newest signing oftheirlatest forward.

Nachwuchskommentator aus Holland

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Nachwuchskommentator aus Holland

Der Blogger von falscheneun.net findet schon komische Sachen im Netz und fragt sich selber, ob das jemand anders außer ihm auch noch lustig findet. An dieser Stelle muss ich jetzt bekennen, dass ich mich auch köstlich über den kleinen pausbäckigen Nachwuchskommentator aus Holland mit dem Namen REIN amüsieren kann.