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.
The number of youth gangs in the Netherlands has taken a sharp dive in the last four years according to Minister Ivo Opstelten of Security and Justice in a letter to the House of Representatives. In 2009, there were 1760 active youth gangs. At the end of 2013, this dropped by 56 percent to 764.