Johan Cruijff died just hours after arriving at the hospital for treatment. No one saw it coming, sports journalist and good friend Jaap de Groot said
A minute of silence will be held during the friendly match between Oranje and France in Amsterdam on Friday to pay tribute to football legend Johan Cruijff. Cruijff passed away on Thursday after a battle with lung cancer.
On Friday most newspapers on the Netherlands are focused on Johan Cruijff, paying tribute to the football legend who passed away on Thursday.
Johan Cruijff's death on Thursday shook the Netherlands by the roots. Dozens of people, both in and out of the football world, expressed the shock, sadness and condolences in the minutes after his death was announced.
Dutch football legend Johan Cruijff died at the age of 68 on Thursday. He passed away peacefully in Barcelona, surrounded by his family, the Cruyff foundation announced.
Football stadiums are "relatively" safe and the terrorist attacks in Brussels will have no direct consequences for football matches, according to Will van Rhee, security expert at FIFA.
Dutch football association KNVB and sponsor Nike unveiled the new home and away football kits for the Netherlands' national team on Monday. The kits in orange and blue "reflect traditional Dutch values such as courage, leadership and loyalty", according to the KNVB.
A number of Dutch ministers expressed their disgust at the behavior of a group of PSV fans in Madrid, Spain. Prime Minister Mark Rutte did so in person to his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy in Brussels, where the two are attending a EU summit on an asylum agreement with Turkey.
Amateur clubs Sparta'18 and Oranja Zwart are suspended from playing until further notice after a massive brawl following heir match on Sunday. Dutch football association KNVB's disciplinary committee decided that the clubs from Sevenum and Helmond will not play while the investigation is ongoing
The National Ombudsman is investigating the mass arrest of Feyenoord fans surrounding a match between the club and Roda JC on February 21st. A total of 326 Feyenoord supporters were arrested while demonstrating at De Kuip against their club's management policy.
A group of PSV supporters caused a commotion in the Spanish capital of Madrid on Tuesday by throwing money at a number of female beggars and cheering as the women scrambled for the coins.
The number of violent incidents in amateur football is increasing in the larger cities, according to Dutch football association KNVB. The declining trend of the past years may very well be broken this season, spokesperson Hans van Kastel said
Dutch team Super Quadcopter Gang came in 4th place at the World Drone Prix in Dubai, the first major drone tournament in the world. And with that they won a prize of 25 thousand dollars.
Super Quadcopter Gang, the Dutch team competing in the first ever major drone tournament - the World Drone Prix in Dubai - is through to the final round. A massive one million dollars in prizes is up for grabs, with the winner getting $250 thousand.
A missed goal in the last minute of the match against Sweden on Wednesday, means that the Oranje women will not be going through to play in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The game ended in a 1-1 draw.
Almost five years after his last official football match, Edwin van der Sar is taking up his goalkeeper gloves once more. The former Oranje player agreed to play for his old amateur club VV Noordwijk
Feyenoord player Eljero Elia was detained by the police on Monday on suspicion that he was involved in a brawl in Rotterdam, his lawyer Jan Kabalt confirmed
A football match in the C league between VVOG from Hardewijk and Harkemase Boys from Harkema, Friesland was called to a halt after racist noises came from the audience. Audience members made jungle noises and monkey sounds at VVOG player Pernelly Biya.
German public broadcaster ARD discovered suspicious gambling at betting shops in southern Germany that may indicate match fixing in two football games, one in the Netherlands and one in Belgium
Despite the resignation of almost all its managers and the announcement of a new operational model, the KNVB thinks FC Twente may still lose its license following damming report on the football club's financial management by Ben Kuppe.
The 32 Dutch municipalities that have professional football clubs spent at least 240 million euros over the past decade to support these clubs, according to a study done by Nieuwsuur. This involves loans, standing guarantee for loans, subsidies and stadium purchases, among other things.
And thus the fairy tale ends. VVSB will not be going through the the final of the KNVB Cup. The amateur football club lost 3-0 against FC Utrecht on Wednesday night.
The KNVB is ordering FC Twente managers who were directly or indirectly involved with financial abuses at the football club to resign. The club should also revert to a proper business model and get their finances in order, according to the recommendations of independent investigator Ben Knuppe.
Amateur football club VVSB's sensational win against FC Den Bosch last month, has their fans ready and excited for the semi-finals on Wednesday. Some 21 thousand SVB supporters are getting on the bus in their home town of Noordwijkerhout on Wednesday to travel travel to Galgenwaard stadium in Utrecht. Among them are Kes and Ellen van Zelst, who came all the way from America to witness the event