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Wesley Sneijder scoort de 2-0 uit een vrije trap tijdens de oefenwedstrijd Nederland-Noord-Ierland op 2 juni 2012 in de Amsterdam ArenA. Support Oranje op ht…

A Montage of Wesley Sneijder player of Inter Milan and the Dutch National team. I am in no way associated with the content of this video, and in no form am I…

Joachim Löw called it a “very fruitful discussion”. To everyone else, it sounded like a very loud argument. The Germany manager admitted that Bastian Schweinsteiger had given him a “piece of his mind” and Löw had not agreed at all with the Bayern Munich midfielder. The issue under discussion was the unity of the Nationalmannschaft, who are here to face Giovanni Trapattoni’s injury-hit Republic of Ireland in World Cup qualification. Schweinsteiger had questioned it when he said “the whole bench didn’t jump up” to celebrate goals at the European Championship and his comments have sparked a high profile sideshow. Mario… Continue reading

News short from the RTÉ News on Two broadcast on Thursday the 11/10/12 Presenter – Justin Treacy Reporter – Tony O’Donoghue Germany coach Joachim Low paid a glowing tribute to the Republic of Ireland team and warned his players not to underestimate their hosts at the Aviva Stadium. Germany beat the Faroe Islands and Austria in their first World Cup qualifying matches last month to remain unbeaten in qualifying for major competitions since October 2007, stretching their winning streak to 12 matches However, the most serious test of that record is expected at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow, according to Low,… Continue reading

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Former Dutch international and current FIFA Chief Officer for Technical Development Marco van Basten speaks to FIFA.com ahead of the Fifth FIFA Executive Football Summit in Amsterdam. [read]

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