A 34-year-old linesman was fined 500 euros for assault by the police court in Haarlem. As linesman for Haarlem football club Geel-Wit, the man punched the goalkeeper of football club UNO in the head during a match on March 30th. The goalkeeper lost consciousness and sustained a concussion, NU.nl reports.
Dutch football association KNVB suspended a 34-year-old linesman from Haarlem football club Geel-Wit for three years for punching an UNO goalkeeper unconscious in March. The suspension is backdated to April 1st. The man may only again join a football club in 2022, a spokesperson for the KNVB confirmed to NU.nl after reports in Noordhollands Dagblad.
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
Manchester United has confirmed that AFC Ajax is not willing to let their goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen go, according to the Telegraaf. "He is not for sale. No, not even for 25 million euros," the director of football affairs at Ajax, Marc Overmars told the Telegraaf when asked about Cillessen's transfer rumours.
The players of SV Advendo had to run to take cover in the changing rooms on Sunday afternoon in Breda after winning the first title of the fourth class D amateur football league in a match against Barça. When the match ended, Barça supporters ran on to the pitch and began harassing SV Advendo players, according to BNDeStem.
The Dutch hockey world is stunned by the sudden loss of the SCHC goalkeeper Inge Vermeulen. The hockey community is showing its support for Vermeulen's family and friends and her former team.
Field hockey star Inge Vermeulen has died at the age of 30, her team SCHC Bilthoven announced today. Brazilian-born Vermeulen played as a goalkeeper for the team for the past eight years.
Jasper Cillessen, keeper for Ajax, provided his team with the 33rd championship on Sunday when he saved two goals from Heracles Almelo. The match ended equal with 1-1.