The negotiations on the renovation of De Kuip have fallen apart over an amount of 15 million euros, according to René van Ierschot, President Commissioner of Feyenoord Stadium, NOS reports.
The Belangevereniging Van Kleine Mensen (BVKM - Interest Association of Little People) wants the next World Dwarf Games (2017) to be held in Stadskanaal, Groningen. The association submitted the bid book to the organization at the end of last month, RTV Noord reports.
According to Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb, there is no possibility of Ajax fans being allowed to attend the classic match between Feyenoord and Ajax.
Amsterdam football club Ajax is expecting a fine from UEFA for incidents which occurred during the home match against Legia Warsaw in February, the Parool reports.
The managing director of football team ADO Den Haag announced his sudden resignation this week with immediate effect after a clash with the team's Chinese backers. For months Maarten Fontein thought he would be allowed to lead the team with the Chinese shareholders at a distance, but it changed suddenly, he commented.
Kicks to the head in martial arts will soon be forbidden for young people up to 17 years of age. This, along with the establishment of a new regulatory body, forms part of Minister Edith Schippers' (Public Health, Welfare and Sports) plan to make the martial arts industry safer, more orderly and better organized.
Dutch football association KNVB will punish FC Twente for its "too ambitious" financial plan by deducting three points from the team. Twente has announced further measures to meet its budget, including taking the reserve team Jong FC Twente out of Jupiler League competition.
UEAFA is accusing Feyenoord of racist behavior and throwing objects on the field during the Europa League match against AS Roma on Thursday. Feyenoord player Erwin Mulder is also accused of making the "fuck you" gesture, AD reports.
The police are currently analyzing video footage of the brawl after the match between Ajax and PSV in Eindhoven on Sunday. According to the police, this could take several days and more arrests may be made.
Several people were injured in the riots that broke out at the Philips stadium in Eindhoven after the football match between Ajax and PSV, NOS reports.
Public prosecutors from Rotterdam met with their Italian counterparts and police representatives in Rome on Thursday morning, the Dutch prosecutor revealed. Both Rome and Rotterdam have conducted a criminal investigation into the riots that took place in Rome on February 18 and 19 in the run up to a European League match between AS Roma and Feyenoord.
The police arrested a total of 42 suspects around the AS Roma vs Feyenoord match in Rotterdam yesterday. Most of the arrests were made for offenses such as failing to comply with an order, fighting, lighting fireworks and possession of weapons (mostly knives).
The Europa League match between Feyenoord and AS Roma last night had to be suspended for more than 10 minutes after the crowd threw a number of items onto the field. The night ended with a 2-1 victory for AS Roma.
The Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) opposes the recommendation of FIFA's advisory board to go ahead with the 2022 Qatar World Cup, but moving it to November and December instead of summer months. FIFA will make its final decision in March.
The Public Prosecutor and the KNVB are advocating for digital tracking of football hooligans. The digital reporting obligation for hooligans will be discussed in the Eerste Kamer (Senate) today during the treatment of a new version of the Dutch football law, the Volkskrant reports.
Following the chaos in Rome last week after the Match between Feyenoord and AS Roma, 2,400 AS Roma fans is coming to the Netherlands to watch the match between these two teams in the Kuip on Thursday, NOS reports.
Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) is not going to give the green light to a friendly football match between the Dutch national team and Italy in effort to pay for the damages Rotterdam Feyenoord fans are alleged to have caused during a riot in Rome on February 18th, Telegraaf reported today. The Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, suggested a friendly match between the two teams, it was reported earlier Monday.
The Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, wants a friendly football match between the Netherlands and Italy to be organized, NOS reports. The proceeds of this match could then go towards repairing the damage caused to his city by Feyenoord hooligans last week.
Residents in Rome are planning a sit-in protest at the Dutch embassy there on Tuesday. The protest is in response to the damage caused to the Piazza di Spagna and other historic sites after rioting took place there.
The public prosecutor's office in Rotterdam is leading a team of police investigators to find more people responsible for the riots that took place earlier this week in Rome. Police in Italy arrested at least 33 suspects, all of whom are supporters of Rotterdam football club Feyenoord.
Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb has apologized on behalf of rioting Rotterdam Feyenoord fans and promises to track down the rioters in a letter to the Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino. European football association UEFA will not take action against Rotterdam Feyenoord fans following the disturbances in Rome.
According to CDA leader Sybrand Buma, hooligans who misbehave at a football game abroad, should lose their passports so that the can't attend other matches abroad, Het Parool reports.
Italian police arrested another group of allegedly rioting Feyenoord fans in Rome on Thursday afternoon.
The FIOD has arrested a total of five suspects in an international investigation into illegal gambling on football matches, the Public Prosecutor announced.