England will play the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League semi finals in Guimares, Portugal on June 6, 2019.
Gareth Southgate’s England may have beaten a Netherlands side that failed to reach a second consecutive major football finals but there are signs of green shoots of recovery after a long winter following the sad debacle against Iceland during Euro 2016.
Almost two years after England failed to perform against Iceland in Nice, Southgate has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and the first of four friendlies will help the young England boss decide who will be on the plane in the summer.
New manager Louis van Gaal is relishing the challenge of reviving the fortunes of Manchester United. The 62-year-old Dutchman was speaking today at Old Trafford where he was unveiled at a packed press conference. “When people talk about Manchester United there are a lot of expectations. And because of that it is a great challenge […]
NETHERLANDS 0, ARGENTINA 0 AET (Argentina win 4-2 on Penalties) – (WORLD CUP SEMI FINAL) STALEMATE AFTER 2 HOURS; TIM KRUL DOES NOT COME ON FOR NETHERLANDS; PENALTIES AGONY FOR RON VLAAR AND WESLEY SNEIJDER Following penalty heroics against Costa Rica it was back to penalty agony again for the Dutch as Ron Vlaar and Wesley […]
Netherlands 0, Costa Rica 0 (Netherlands win penalties 4-3) Late goalkeeper substitution by Louis Van Gaal a masterstroke; Keylor Navas heroics kept Costa Rica in the game Tim Krul was the Dutch penalty kicks hero as the Netherlands advanced to the World Cup semi finals after the Newcastle United custodian saved two Costa Rica penalties. […]