PSV Eindhoven: Dick Advocaat comeback begins with false start

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It was after PSV conceded their second goal that Dick Advocaat knew he was truly back in the Eredivisie. The maddest league in Europe, and he couldn't have started in a more significant setting – RKC Waalwijk's Mandemakers Stadion – scene of PSV's last (and now most recent) competitive defeat.

First trophy for PSV coach Philip Cocu

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But this one is also for Fred Rutten, Jeremiah Lens told the media....

Well, PSV does have it's trophy. And it could still win the title too!

For decades, PSV tries to outdo Ajax and Feyenoord as football behemoths in The Netherlands. PSV has outdone Feyenoord in pure trophy-winning terms but Feyenoord [read more]

Back to football, PLEASE!!

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Fred Rutten

The Ajax soap is getting more and more ridiculous. Johan Derksen, Piet Keizer, Guus Hiddink, Arie van Eijden....everyone has an opinion. Interestingly enough, someone threw all of Johan Cruyff's emails and voicemail messages on the street and allowed the AD newspaper to report the whole chronology.

PSV take two point lead in eredivisie

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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands PSV Eindhoven took the lead in the Dutch Eredivisie with a 4-1 win over NAC Breda on Sunday after Twente could only draw. PSV and defending champions Twente were level on 50 points ahead of their respective matches, but Fred Rutten's PSV side are now out in front with 53 points.

Shock win ADO The Hague over PSV Eindhoven

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Wesley Verhoek scored in injury time for ADO The Hague to shock Dutch league leader PSV Eindhoven 1-0 on Saturday. Verhoek converted Charlton Vicento's cross from a tight angle as ADO secured its first win at PSV's Philips Stadium since 1971. "PSV was perhaps the better team but we took our chances," [.

Cruyff after 0-0 against PSV: Ajax needs to chose!

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Urby and Lens have registered for "So you think you can dance?"

PSV's Fred Rutten wasn't happy. PSV leads the standings and took a point from the Amsterdam Arena after a goalless but exciting Ajax-PSV, but the PSV head coach felt they could have and should have gone back to Eindhoven [read more]

Ajax and PSV not able to score

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands PSV moved three points clear at the top of the eredivisie after playing out a goalless draw at Ajax. The visitors had the better chances, while Ajax had Rasmus Lindgren sent off in injury-time after a professional foul on PSV's Wilfred Bouma. A win would have taken Eindhoven five points ahead of [.

PSV Beats Feyenoord 10-0 in Eredivisie: How The Mighty Have Fallen

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If one needs further confirmation that Dutch football was slipping down the echelons of European football, look no further than this weekend's shocking upset PSV Eindhoven beat the once-giant Feyenoord 10-0.

Kelvin Leerdam received his marching orders soon after PSV had taken lead. Some resolute defending by the De club aan de Maas kept the score line at a respectable 2-0 as the two teams went in for halftime.

Bryan Ruiz for FC Twente (v NAC Breda), 2 May 2010

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The Dutch Eredivisie Review on ESPN has become one of the 'must watch' TV programmes in my household on a weekly basis. I don't know quite what it is that endears me to Dutch football ahead of watching, say, the Bundesliga or La Liga, but watching promising players on the way up (and some geniuses on the way down) is somehow more interesting that watching household names at the peak of their powers.

Fred Rutten no longer the Crown Prince in Eredivisie

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Bert Dijkshoorn! My favorite columnist. This one is too good :-).

I can't put it out of my head. He said it after Ajax - PSV. Fred Rutten said: "PSV needs to be horny for the goal."

He basically said much more. Something about initiative. About the run of play. Some players [read more]

Eredivisie Action: PSV beats Ajax

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In weekend no. 3 one of the first six classics was programmed: PSV-Ajax in Eindhoven. A defeat at home would have resulted in the first crisis for Fred Rutten. In a memorable match, PSV found it's mojo in the second half and won the game 4-3. Isaksson, the PSV goalie,


Mid-Day Ticker: Corinthians consider bid for Tevez, PSV appoints Cocu and more

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Carlos Tevez has been in the headlines more often than not in recent months, and he will be in more after Corinthians expressed an interest in possibly bringing back the troubled Argentine striker.

Having parted ways with Brazilian forward Adriano, Corinthians is interested in signing a striker this summer and are contemplating whether to make a bid for Tevez.

Pieters move looking likely but striking options remain glum

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Erik Pieters is looking all the more likely to join Newcastle United after his recent comments but the hunt for a new striker is looking a bit glum just now. It looks like PSV's Erik Pieters is one step closer to becoming our new left-back as PSV boss Fred Rutten is almost conceding defeat in [...]


Sensational Feyenoord kicks PSV out of National Cup

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Fred Rutten's PSV hadn't lost a game in 39 matches. And with PSV leading the tables and Feyenoord yet again disappointing last week, it seemed the Rotterdam team would be left empty-handed, yet again, in the cup's quarter final. Feyenoord coach Been had made some changes again. Jonathan de Guzman, returning

The news that we missed...

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In the last ten days, we've been focusing on Brilliant Orange! And what a news we had... But let's quickly drum up all the news items we missed from other Dutch football topics... Fred Rutten is out at Schalke and will be the new PSV coach. Dwight Lodeweges, currently in charge and


Bundesliga Week 2 - Hecking moves closer to the edge

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OK so we're only two games in but could we be seeing the early signs of how the new Bundesliga season is going to shape up? At the end of last season, most pundits believed that Wolfsburg might dip somewhat following their magnificent success last season and the inevitable departure of their best forwards, not to mention that of Svengali coach Felix Magath.

Bundesbag: Blood on the carpet

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For the second week running the Bundesbag begins with off-the-pitch shenanigans. Last week we considered the dramatic removal of Jurgen Klinsmann as Bayern coach. This week, the Bundesliga headlines are dominated by the sensational news of league leaders Wolfsburg's manager Felix Magath who will join Schalke at the end of the season.

Goals- Arminia Bielefeld v Schalke highlights

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All goals and highlights from the German Bundesliga game between Arminia Bielefeld and Schalke 04 played on Friday, April 3, 2009. First game as Schalke managers for Youri Mulder and Mike Buskens after Fred Rutten was fired in March. Final score and result:- ( Check out the key moments below as well as the goal [.

Geht es auf Schalke jetzt bergab?

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Mir steht es fern über Schalke zu urteilen. Aber man muss sich doch schon mal darüber unterhalten, was da gerade so abgeht. Nach der Entlassung des Managers darf nun auch der aktuelle Trainer vorzeitig in Urlaub gehen. Ich zitiere von der offiziellen Webseite: Josef Schnusenberg, Vorstands-Vorsitzender des FC Schalke 04, teilte dem 46-Jährigen diesen Beschluss in einem [.

Rutten relieved: ‘Points are most important’

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Schalke 04 coach Fred Rutten was very excited after a won game over Eintracht Frankfurt (1-2). 'I'm pleased with the outcome of this match, points are the most important thing for our team now'. 'We only came here for one thing: three points. How we would win didn't matter, only victory counted', he told the press.


Superstars Struggle, Lesser Heads Roll

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Werder Bremen struggled to a 2-1 victory over third-division side Erzgebirge Aue Tuesday in the German Cup while Cologne and Eintracht Frankfurt lost to teams from lower leagues.
With the memory of Saturday's stunning 5-2 win at champions Bayern Munich still fresh in their minds, Bremen went into their second- round clash full of confidence but found themselves a goal down after just seven minutes when Fabian Mueller put the home side ahead with a shot from outside the area.

The Sync: DFB Cup - Schalke 2:0 Hannover

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Schalke advanced to the round of 16 of the DFB Cup with a convincing 2-0 victory over Hannover tonight. Heiko Westermann scored both goals as Fred Rutten's men were just too good for the injury-riddled Reds. And while this game continues a good run of form for the Gelsenkirchen club, it [...]

The Set: BVB v. Schalke 04

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1. Assholes Anonymous Hi my name is Rafinha and I am an asshole. For a team that has some very likeable and fair-minded players in Neuer, Kuranyi and Westermann, there seems to be a need to offset it with a player like Rafinha. The sooner the fat Rafa from Liverpool buys little Rafa and takes his [.

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Profile: Blaise Nkufo

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Moved to Front Page as this rocks

So, Blaise Nkufo (pronounced Kufo, often misspelled N'Kufo) will soon be a Sounder. I'm only just now beginning to follow the Sounders, but as a Dutch native (Feyenoord Rotterdam fan), I have been in a good position to admire FC Twente and Blaise Nkufo.