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Dutch FA appoints Blind as successor to Hiddink

Former defender Danny Blind has taken over as Holland coach after the resignation of Guus Hiddink. The ex-Dutch international was working as Hiddink's assistant but following the 68-year-old's decision to quit on Monday he has been promoted. Blind, a former Sparta Rotterdam and Ajax player, will assume his new role on August 1. Dutch Football Association director Bert van Oostveen...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Quitting the Netherlands job is the correct decision by Guus Hiddink

So Guus Hiddink has resigned as the Netherlands coach and it should come as little shock to anyone. The former Real Madrid and Chelsea manager endured a torrid time in charge of his home nation since taking the job in July 2014. In his first match back in the hot seat he saw his side lose 2-0 to Italy in a friendly, but it is the Netherlands devastatingly poor form in the Euro 2016...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink admits he may quit role

Guus Hiddink has revealed that he is considering stepping down as Netherlands coach. The 68-year-old returned for a second stint with Oranje last summer, replacing Louis van Gaal, who left after World Cup 2014 to take charge of Manchester United. The original plan was for Hiddink to lead Netherlands to Euro 2016 and then be succeeded at the helm by assistant coach Danny Blind. However...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Netherlands sink Spain to relieve pressure on under-fire Hiddink

AMSTERDAM -- The Netherlands beat Spain 2-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to earn embattled coach Guus Hiddink some breathing space after a poor start to his second term in charge of the Dutch national team. Center back Stefan de Vrij and midfielder Davy Klaassen scored first half goals for the Netherlands in the morale-boosting victory. Spain, thrashed 5-1 by the Netherlands at the World...
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March 31, 2015  |  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

Former Manchester United Striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy Named Dutch Assistant Coach

The Dutch football association (KNVB) released a statement today naming former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy one of the Netherlands national team assistant coaches. Van Nistelrooy played at numerous European clubs, but the striker’s longest stint was with Manchester United where he made 150 appearances while tallying 95 goals. He will work under new Dutch coach...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hiddink appointed future Netherlands coach

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Guus Hiddink will replace Louis van Gaal as coach of the Netherlands national team after the World Cup.
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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