Category Archive: Oranje (The Netherlands)

Jul 11 2014

Netherlands vs Argentina: 4 Observations

4 key observations from the semi final: the Netherlands vs Argentina

Jul 03 2014

5 reasons why Louis van Gaal will be a success at Manchester United

5 reasons why Louis van Gaal will be successful at Manchester United.

Jun 23 2014

World Cup 2014 Brazil: Group B Decided

Arjen Robben on form against Chile 1st: The Netherlands 2nd: Chile 3rd: Spain 4th: Australia The Dutch stamped their dominance on group B by defeating Chile 2-0, they finish the group unbeaten. Spain on the other other end – with a shuffled up team-  beat Australia by 3 goals.

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Jun 18 2014

Australia vs Holland: The Socceroos Go Down Fighting

Australia 2-3 The Netherlands Robben (20′) Cahill (21′) Jedinak (51′) Van Persie (58′) Memphis (68′) If you told me yesterday that the Netherlands will edge past Australia 2-3 I would have said you’re mad. After the Dutch mauled World Champions Spain. I’d expected an utter demolition of the Socceroos. But the men from down under …

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Jun 14 2014

Spain vs Netherlands: The Dutch get their Revenge

Spain 1-5 Netherlands I like Spain. I know a lot of Barcelona fans that won’t support the Spanish National Team (mostly those living in Barcelona) due to political reasons. The Barcelona-Real Madrid Rivalry runs that deep, its not just about football. Since I was little I’ve always enjoyed possession football (or Tiki-Taka), so I naturally enjoyed watching …

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May 27 2014

World Cup 2014: Team Focus – The Netherlands

Best: Runners up 1974, 1978 & 2010 Group: B (vs Spain, Chile, Australia) Coach: Louis van Gaal Ahh Oranje! Despite being the pioneers of “Total Football” they are World Cup “Total Underachievers” (a title shared with Spain until 2010). The Dutch always produce class players, but have never managed to just pull it all together.

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