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Ex-Chelsea boss travels to UK to poach Man Utd defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah

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Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant is on his way to the UK to hold talks with Manchester United starlet Timothy Fosu-Mensah, according to Ghana Web....

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Man Utd tipped to sign Ajax starlet Hossein Zamani

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Ajax youngster Hossein Zamani could be on his way to Manchester United, according to Barney Chilton, editor of the Red News fanzine. Commenting on...

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Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal turns down job offer

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has turned down the offer of a new job, according to Dutch newspaper AD As we reported recently, Van Gaal...

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Man Utd and Everton scouting Vincent Janssen

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AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen is a transfer target for Manchester United and Everton, according to Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. The Red Devils...

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Louis van Gaal linked with summer switch to Dutch FA job

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The Dutch FA wants Louis van Gaal to become its technical director this summer, according to The Independent. Van Gaal still has a season to run on...

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Photo: Memphis Depay celebrates getting the better of Chris Smalling

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pic.twitter.com/IMZyNnVsSh Memphis (@Memphis) March 29, 2016 Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has celebrated getting one over on...

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Photo: Gary Neville catches up with ex-Man Utd team-mate Ruud van Nistelrooy

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#England coach @GNev2 catches up with an old pal! pic.twitter.com/vAMiPheM3O England (@england) March 29, 2016 England assistant coach Gary...

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Revealed: Man Utd transfer fee for Memphis Depay

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The amount Manchester United paid and are still paying for winger Memphis Depay has been revealed by Football Leaks. A leaked...

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Video: Man Utd’s Daley Blind and Memphis Depay train at Wembley

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Manchester United duo Daley Blind and Memphis Depay trained at Wembley yesterday evening ahead of the Netherlands friendly against England tonight....

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Video: Memphis Depay bags two assists for Netherlands, sets up Ibrahim Afellay

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay came up with two assists, but couldn't prevent his Netherlands team slipping to a 2-3 home defeat to...

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Man Utd star blames PR firm for Johan Cruyff gaffe

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Manchester United midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has blamed a PR firm for an excruciating tribute to late Barcelona and Ajax legend Johan Cruyff....

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Man Utd beat Arsenal to signing of Dutch winger

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Manchester United have won the race to sign Feyenoord starlet Tahith Chong, according to Dutch website Voetbal International. United have been linked...

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Video: Man Utd legend Edwin van der Sar saves penalty on comeback

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De Champions League-finale herbeleefd bij @vvnoordwijk: Van der Sar stopt een strafschop tegen @jodanboys #noojod pic.twitter.com/9GCXf0Rkyz ...

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Man Utd legend comes out of retirement aged 45

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is coming out of retirement at the age of 45. The ex-Netherlands international hung up his...

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Feyenoord’s Tahith Chong confirms Man Utd interest

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A photo posted by FR12.nl (@fr12nl) on Jan 26, 2016 at 11:13am PST Feyenoord's highly-rated youngster Tahith Chong has spoken out to confirm...

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Videos

Video: Chelsea loanee Lewis Baker scores a free-kick for Vitesse

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Chelsea starlet Lewis Baker was on target for Vitesse Arnhem in their game against NEC this weekend. Baker found the net with an impressive...

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Video: Jamie Vardy gives England the lead vs Netherlands

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GOAL for England! Jamie Vardy finishes off a fine team move! https://t.co/gNEiGyLZcI ITV Football (@itvfootball) March 29, 2016 Leicester...

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Video: Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud scores a volley for France against the Netherlands

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Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud's was on target for France last night in their friendly against the Netherlands in Amsterdam. Giroud's...

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VIDEO: Memphis assist for the Netherlands

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And Luuk de Jong makes it 1-2. Assist from Memphis. https://t.co/BdIJXcNN1z

- Elko Born (@Elko_B) March 25, 2016

lol pic.twitter.com/ukBIKCrZiF

- philippe (@philousports) March 25, 2016


A minute after coming off the bench for the Netherlands in their friendly against France, Memphis Depay assisted Luuk de Jong's goal, to make the scoreline 2-1 to France.

Video: Chelsea loanee Dom Solanke scores two goals for Vitesse Arnhem

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Chelsea youngster Dom Solanke scored two goals for loan club Vitesse Arnhem in their game against Groningen at the weekend. Solanke scored the first...

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Transfer News and Gossip

Spurs in for FC Utrecht star Sébastien Haller

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FC Utrecht striker Sébastien Haller is a transfer target for Tottenham Hotspur, according to Dutch publication Voetbal International. The 21-year-old...

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Photo: Pep Guardiola in Amsterdam for Man City transfer meeting

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Guardiola betrapt in Amsterdam pic.twitter.com/as82FxyFiQ https://t.co/4p96i0eNFL # via @telegraaf Jeroen Kapteijns (@JeroenKapteijns) March...

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Arsenal set up efforts to sign Riecheldy Bazoer

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Arsenal have increased their scouting of Ajax midfielder Riecheldy Bazoer, according to the Sunday People. The 19-year-old box-to-box midfielder, who...

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Vitesse hint at longer deals for Chelsea starlets Lewis Baker, Isaiah Brown and Dominic Solanke

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Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem have indicated that they want to keep Chelsea youngsters Lewis Baker, Isaiah Brown and Dominic Solanke at the club beyond...

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Chelsea’s Marco van Ginkel set for PSV move after Stoke end loan

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Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel is close to making a move to PSV Eindhoven after Stoke City ended his season-long loan, according to the Daily...

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Johan Cruyff

Amid the gloom, we all stood up and cheered

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A DISMAL MATCH AND A RAINY NIGHT BUT WEMBLEY SALUTED A STAR

It was a miserable day in London.

The warm-up to the England v Netherlands (1:2) friendly on Tuesday was anything but warm.

Tuesday in England's capital was rather a tale of relentless and at times heavy rain joined by chilling breezes, the sort of dark day where the corners of your jeans get cloyingly damp, the traffic shrieks as the lights flare through the mist and the motor noise bounces off the puddles.

France defeat Dutch on night of Cruyff emotion

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France claimed an exciting 3-2 friendly win over the Netherlands on a night of emotion in Amsterdam on Friday, the day after Dutch legend Johan Cruyff died at the age of 68.

The match at the Amsterdam ArenA was preceded by a minute's silence in memory of the 31 people killed and 300 injured in the Brussels attacks on Tuesday.

France defeat Dutch on night of Cruyff emotion

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France claimed an exciting 3-2 friendly win over the Netherlands on a night of emotion in Amsterdam on Friday, the day after Dutch legend Johan Cruyff died at the age of 68.

The match at the Amsterdam ArenA was preceded by a minute's silence in memory of the 31 people killed and 300 injured in the Brussels attacks on Tuesday.

Netherlands v France Friendly Paused In Touching 14th Minute Tribute To Johan Cruyff (Video)

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The amount of words written over the past few days about the passing of Johan Cruyff highlights just what an important figure the Dutch master was in the history of the game.

On Friday night at the Amsterdam Arena, it was the turn of both players and fans to show their appreciation for the great man with a touching pause on 14 minutes for a round of applause.

Netherlands leads tribute to icon Johan Cruyff

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The Netherlands led global tributes to football legend Johan Cruyff and was to halt their international against France on Friday in the 14th minute in a powerful silent hommage to the Dutch master.

Pictures of Cruyff in his familiar 14 shirt playing for Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona covered front pages around the world following his death on Thursday from lung cancer.

Netherlands leads tribute to icon Johan Cruyff

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The Netherlands led global tributes to football legend Johan Cruyff and was to halt their international against France on Friday in the 14th minute in a powerful silent hommage to the Dutch master.

Pictures of Cruyff in his familiar 14 shirt playing for Ajax Amsterdam and Barcelona covered front pages around the world following his death on Thursday from lung cancer.

RIP Johan Cruyff – Barcelona and Ajax legend dies aged 68

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Barcelona, Ajax and Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff has died aged 68. His death from cancer was announced this afternoon via his official website. A...

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England National Team

James Milner to captain England against the Netherlands

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Liverpool midfielder James Milner will captain England for the first time in Tuesday's home friendly with the Netherlands, the Football Association announced on Monday.

The 30-year-old, capped 57 times, takes over from Chelsea center-back Gary Cahill, who stood in for injured regular skipper Wayne Rooney in Saturday's 3-2 victory over world champions Germany in Berlin.

James Milner to captain England against the Netherlands

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Liverpool midfielder James Milner will captain England for the first time in Tuesday's home friendly with the Netherlands, the Football Association announced on Monday.

The 30-year-old, capped 57 times, takes over from Chelsea center-back Gary Cahill, who stood in for injured regular skipper Wayne Rooney in Saturday's 3-2 victory over world champions Germany in Berlin.

Ebullient England gunning for depleted Dutch in friendly

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Invigorated by Saturday's thrilling 3-2 friendly win over world champions Germany, England tackle the Netherlands on Tuesday seeking to sustain the feel-good factor ahead of the European Championship.

Goals from Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Eric Dier saw an England team inspired by Dele Alli come from 2-0 down to beat Germany and while manager Roy Hodgson was quick to downplay the result's importance, there was no disguising the ebullience of his youthful team's display.

Ebullient England gunning for depleted Dutch in friendly

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Invigorated by Saturday's thrilling 3-2 friendly win over world champions Germany, England tackle the Netherlands on Tuesday seeking to sustain the feel-good factor ahead of the European Championship.

Goals from Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Eric Dier saw an England team inspired by Dele Alli come from 2-0 down to beat Germany and while manager Roy Hodgson was quick to downplay the result's importance, there was no disguising the ebullience of his youthful team's display.

The Rest

Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld discusses returning to Ajax

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Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld has opened the door on the prospect of a return to former club Ajax. The Belgium international, aged 27,...

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Nigel “The Destroyer” de Jong is at it again

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Nigel "The Destroyer" de Jong committed an awful foul, yesterday April 10th 2016, against Darlington Nagbe.The foul left Darlington Nagbe in a wheelchair and unable to put pressure on his ankle. Nagbe who was selected 2nd overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft is a young pacey winger who has a bright future for both the.

Losing a Legend

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Growing up, my father and I had little in common. Even as a child I identified more with American culture than my Syrian heritage. We clashed constantly. He believed in an authoritarian upbringing, and like any adolescent, I rebelled. Times of peace were rare, but they shared a common theme — football.

Netherlands 2016/17 Nike Home and Away Kits

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Notable absentees from this summer's EURO 2016 tournament, the Netherlands return to action this Friday [...]