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...
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...
AMSTERDAM (AP) The Dutch football federation says it has terminated the contract of national team coach Guus Hiddink, ending his second stint in charge. The KNVB said Monday that Hiddink's contract will now end on Wednesday. It had been set to last through next year's European Championship. Hiddink took over from Louis Van Gaal after last year's World Cup but the Netherlands have...
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June 29, 2015 | Discuss
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...
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
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...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Guus Hiddink will replace Louis van Gaal as coach of the Netherlands national team after the World Cup.
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