Tag: Robin Van Persie

World Cup 2014: Fulfilled Wishes

A piece of street art in Brazil featuring Robin Van Persie

Prior to kickoff, I had 10 hopes for World Cup 2014, lets see how kind the Football Gods have been.

Netherlands vs Argentina: 4 Observations

Javier Mascherano tackles Robben

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

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

Robin Van Persie Louis van Gaal celebrate

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

World Cup Funnies: My Favourite Tweets from this Week

My Favourite Tweets from this week: On the Opening Ceremony: A whole bunch of people are walking round dressed up as trees. In a minute, some guys will try and illegally cut them down. #HalfTimeShow — The Transfer Bible (@TransferBibIe) June 12, 2014

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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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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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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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Woes for Arsenal: Robin van Persie injured?

Robin van Persie may have torn his ankle ligament during Holland’s friendly against Italy. The in form Arsenal striker will have his club worrying over how long he will be out of action for. Bert van Marwijk admitted that RVP did not look good and that he could be out for about 2 months (GOAL.com) …

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