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Van Gaal: Blind's knee injury not bad as originally feared

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Daley Blind's knee injury is not as bad as first feared.   Blind was injured in Holland's 6-0 win over Latvia on Sunday and reports suggested the Dutchman might be out of action for up to six months, but van Gaal is optimistic the midfielder will be back much sooner. Speaking at a press conference ahead of Saturday's trip to Arsenal...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

After the fireworks, Croatia and Italy stay level

MILAN (AP) After all the fireworks at the San Siro on Sunday, Italy and Croatia settled for a 1-1 draw and remained level atop Group H in qualifying for the European championships. The match had to be suspended for 10 minutes late in the second half after Croatia fans threw fireworks onto the pitch. Riot police went into the stands and eventually the last 17 minutes were played...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Manchester United Midfielder Daley Blind Ruled Out For A Month With Suspected Knee Injury

The hits just keep coming for Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Earlier this weekend it was learned that goalkeeper David De Gea had dislocated a finger while training with Spain. Now it is understood that midfielder Daley Blind has been sidelined for between four to six weeks with suspected knee ligament damage. The Dutch international limped off the pitch after only twenty...
Via World Soccer Talk
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Daley Blind suffers knee injury playing for the Netherlands against Latvia

AMSTERDAM (AP) Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind could face a lengthy lay-off after injuring his knee playing for the Netherlands against Latvia on Sunday. Coach Guus Hiddink says Blind likely twisted or possibly ruptured a medial ligament in his knee in a challenge with in a challenge with Eduards Visnakovs. Blind limped off in the 20th minute as the Netherlands thrashed...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Blow: Manchester United star suffer ligament injury, could be out for 4-6 weeks

Big Blow: Manchester United star suffer ligament injury, could be out for 4-6 weeks - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United suffer another huge blow today after reports from Holland suggest that Dutch defender-cum-midfielder Daley Blind has injured his ligament and could be absent for four to six weeks. Blind suffered this injury while playing Holland against Latvia...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Daley Blind suffers possibly serious knee injury

AMSTERDAM (AP) Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind could face a lengthy lay-off after injuring his knee playing for the Netherlands against Latvia on Sunday. Coach Guus Hiddink says Blind likely twisted or possibly ruptured a medial ligament in his knee in a challenge with in a challenge with Eduards Visnakovs. Blind limped off in the 20th minute as the Netherlands thrashed...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Netherlands get back on track with Euro qualifying win over Latvia

The Netherlands got their Euro 2016 Group A qualifying campaign back on track as they thrashed Latvia 6-0 in Amsterdam. Dutch manager Guus Hiddink had threatened to walk away if the Oranje were beaten again, having seen his side defeated in both away games so far against the Czech Republic and Iceland. However, any suggestions of another shock result were dispelled as captain Robin...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Netherlands 6 Latvia 0: Pressure eases on Hiddink after convincing rout

Netherlands eased the pressure on head coach Guus Hiddink with a 6-0 rout of Euro 2016 qualifying rivals Latvia in […]
Via Soccer News
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Defender – That’s Why I Signed For Newcastle

There are probably a couple of reasons that Daryl Janmaat was left out of the Holland squad for this International break by Dutch manager Guus Hiddink. A distressed Daryl Janmaat after Pilar scored winner for Czech Republic One was that until the last few weeks he was still adjusting to English football,  and Newcastle were struggling […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Union hire ex-United youth coach Meulensteen as team consultant

CHESTER, Pa. -- Former Sir Alex Ferguson assistant Rene Meulensteen has been hired as a consultant by Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union. The 50-year-old was a youth coach at United under Ferguson from 2001-06 and also coached the reserves. He briefly coached Brondby in Denmark, then returned to Old Trafford as a Ferguson assistant. When Ferguson retired after the 2012-13 season...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcastle Not A Big Club – That Could Change Next Year

Daryl Janmaat was omitted from the Holland squad for this International window, and they were beaten 3-2 by Brazil a couple of days ago at the Amsterdam Arena, and they play Latvia in the Euro 2016 qualifier in Amsterdam on Sunday – and the Dutch manager Guus Hiddink said he will resign if the Dutch […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Meulensteen hired as Philadelphia Union consultant

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Former Alex Ferguson assistant Rene Meulensteen has been hired as a consultant by Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union. The 50-year-old was a youth coach at United under Ferguson from 2001-06 and also coached the reserves. He briefly coached Brondby in Denmark, then returned to Old Trafford as a Ferguson assistant. When Ferguson retired after the 2012-13 season...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Must-See Soccer Games On TV This Week

Are we a little too harsh on international soccer? While it’s typically been perceived as a mere blemish on the domestic landscape, some revamps to the various competitions seem to have given teams an edge, thus facilitating a much more entertaining product. That’s certainly been the case as nations look to qualify for Euro 2016, with a host of intriguing ties to come over the...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Netherlands v Latvia: Hiddink set for crucial clash SUBBED PUB FRIDAY

Guus Hiddink’s future could be on the line on Sunday as Netherlands face Latvia in their Euro 2016 qualification campaign […]
Via Soccer News
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Euro 2016 Qualifying Preview: Struggling Dutch welcome Latvia, Gibratar await German test

Guus Hiddink’s faltering Netherlands side can breathe life into their Euro 2016 qualification campaign against Latvia on Sunday. Following a […]
Via Soccer News
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany, Portugal, Dutch out to regain lost ground

Qualifying for the largest-ever European Championship in 2016 was supposed to be a simple task for the continent's top teams. It's not turning out that way. World champion Germany, Portugal and the Netherlands have made disappointing starts to their campaigns and are all outside the top two in their groups after three games. The top two countries from nine groups qualify automatically...
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

International friendlies preview

International friendlies preview The second international break of the 2014/2015 season provides an opportunity for managers to give players who have shone in the early months for their domestic club an opportunity to represent their country. Although numerous countries will be preparing for their fourth Euro 2016 qualifying game, others will have the chance to tinker and try new...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

De Jong, Klaasen pull out of Holland squad for double header

Netherlands midfielders Nigel de Jong and Davy Klaassen have pulled out of the squad ahead of a European Championship qualifier against Latvia and a friendly against Mexico. De Jong withdrew Monday morning with a hamstring injury. Klaassen pulled out Sunday night with a groin strain. Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink called up Leroy Fer as a replacement. After three losses in his first...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured De Jong, Klaassen out of Netherlands squad

AMSTERDAM (AP) Netherlands midfielders Nigel de Jong and Davy Klaassen have pulled out of the squad ahead of a European Championship qualifier against Latvia and a friendly against Mexico. De Jong withdrew Monday morning with a hamstring injury. Klaassen pulled out Sunday night with a groin strain. Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink called up Leroy Fer as a replacement. After three...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hiddink: I will quit if we lose to Latvia

Guus Hiddink has vowed to resign as Netherlands coach if they fail to beat Latvia in their next Euro 2016 […]
Via Soccer News
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Willems, Van Rhijn back for Netherlands

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Coach Guus Hiddink has included in-form defenders Jetro Willems and Ricardo van Rhijn in the Netherlands squad for a friendly against Mexico and a crucial European Championship clash with Latvia. Hiddink is off to a dismal start since taking over from Louis van Gaal, who led the Netherlands to third place at the World Cup in Brazil. His team has lost...
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November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dutch-based Elvis Manu in line for debut Ghana call up for Uganda, Togo clash – report

Elvis Manu will be named in Ghana’s squad for this month’s 2015 AFCON qualifiers Dutch-based striker Elvis Manu will be handed his debut call up to the Black Stars for this month’s 2015 AFCON qualifying games against Uganda and Togo.The 21-year-old who plays for Dutch giants Feyenoord will be named by interim Ghana coach Maxwell Konadu in his latest squad for the final round...
Via Ghanasoccernet
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Van Persie reveals crisis talks with Netherlands boss Hiddink

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has revealed that Netherlands boss Guus Hiddink held a "critical talk" with him over the Oranje's inauspicious form. The 31-year-old national team captain has led the team out in all three of their Euro 2016 qualifiers, where losses away at Iceland and Czech Republic have plunged the World Cup finalists into a mini-crisis. And Van Persie...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Van Persie reveals Hiddink talks

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has held talks with Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink over the country’s faltering form. After […]
Via Soccer News
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

De Boer not interested in Netherlands role

Ajax boss Frank de Boer has joined Ronald Koeman in ruling himself out of replacing Guus Hiddink as Netherlands coach. […]
Via Soccer News
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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