KNVB

Nov 17 '14 17:45

Following exceedingly racist reactions to a selfie posted by footballer Leroy Fer, the Dutch national football association, KNVB, confirmed they contacted the public prosecutor to investigate the response for possible crimes. The football association waited until after Sunday’s European Championship qualifier against Latvia before making their decision, to prevent any unnecessary distractions amongst teammates.

PSV v Plovdiv
Aug 4 '14 14:32

Dutch football association, KNVB, is going to propose the use of a new type of in-game policing technology to FIFA and IFAB at the end of this year. The KNVB wants to see whether it is possible to assist the referee during the game with video images, the NRC reports.

Jul 28 '14 15:40

It took them a couple of months, but detectives from Rotterdam have identified and arrested suspect hooligans for the disturbances in De Kuip football stadium during the Ajax/PEC-Zwolle championship match of April 2014.

Johan van 't Schip
Jul 23 '14 15:38

Ex-international footballer Johan van 't Schip has urged Dutch football association KNVB to boycott the 2018 World Cup being hosted by Russia. Germany is currently taking the lead in trying to prevent Russia from hosting, with several politicians making it clear that they find this irresponsible.

Nigel de Jong
Jul 2 '14 08:19

Nigel de Jong will no longer be able to assist The Netherlands in their World Cup campaign due to a groin injury that will see him inactive on the bench for the next two to four weeks. On Twitter, De Jong says he is "devastated" at the news, but encourages his team to remain focused.

Jun 24 '14 13:28

Michael van Praag, president of Dutch football association KNVB, has sent a letter to FIFA president Sepp Blatter, explaining why he believes that Blatter should not run for a second term.

KNVB
Jun 11 '14 09:19

The number of incidents of excessive verbal and physical violence in amateur football has gone down ten percent this season compared with the season 2012-2013. The KNVB announced on Tuesday that this season there were 370 offenses committed, against 414 last season.

Israeli flag
Jun 11 '14 08:46

Dutch football association KNVB must pay a €1 million fine for every match in which the association neglects to counteract any incidents of anti-Semitic chants from fans. This has been demanded by the Foundation for the Fight against Anti-Semitism before the judge in Utrecht last Friday, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.

Jun 10 '14 13:29

Michael van Praag, chairman of the Dutch national football association Koninklijke Nederlandse Voetbalbond (KNVB), has spoken of his opposition to the possible re-election of Sepp Blatter as president of FIFA. The 78-year-old Swiss, who assumed office in 1998, is said to be seeking re-election next year.

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Jun 2 '14 14:20

President Michael van Praag of the Dutch national football association KNVB refuses to react to reports of corruption at the international football association FIFA.

May 27 '14 09:29

The Dutch International team players can make a nice bonus at the upcoming World Cup, the Telegraaf reports. If the team wins the world title, a player can earn a €270,000 bonus.

May 20 '14 14:32

Louis van Gaal is to be the new trainer for England football club Manchester United. He will have to juggle his new position with that of his other trainer position, with Oranje at the World Cup.

Taxes
May 8 '14 13:53

According to the court in The Hague, the tax hike on the rich that the Cabinet introduced is not against the law or international treaties.

FC Twente
Apr 30 '14 15:03

Raising salaries and buying expensive players has landed football club FC Twente in deep financial problems. The club, from president Joop Munsterman, is thought to be barreling down to category 1 at the license commission for the KNVB.

Mar 3 '14 13:15

The shirt for the Dutch national team's World Cup Brazil kit has been unveiled, and it's a classic.

Ruud-van-Nistelrooy3
Feb 21 '14 10:46

Guus Hiddink, the most desired candidate for manager of the National football team, is going to present himself along with Ruud van Nistelroij and Danny Blind as technical staff, next month.

Jan 24 '14 20:52

The plaintiff professional football for the KNVB will investigate the matter of a banner, displayed by Ajax fans during the cup match against Feyenoord. The banner read: 'Our smoke is more red than Red Marck,' referring to a Feyenoord fan by that name, who died from cancer last year.

Jan 14 '14 04:34

36-year-old Clarence Seedorf, the former "Oranje" player, is the new AC Milan trainer, starting immediately, announced Simon Zwartkruis, a good friend of the new trainer, on the "Voetbal International" website . Seedorf will sign a contract until 2016 in Milanello on Thursday.

Dec 17 '13 06:15

The Dutch football association KNVB will propose Amsterdam as a host city for the 2020 UEFA European Championship. KNVB will bid for three group matches and one round of 16 match.

Dec 4 '13 04:32

The prosecutor for professional soccer wants the offence player, Michiel Kramer, from ADO Den Haag, to be suspended for four matches as punishment for punching Ajax-keeper Jasper Cillessen in the face with his forearm. He presented his settlement proposal Tuesday, and Kramer has till 17:00 to respond, reported the KNVB.

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