Tuesday's match between Germany and Netherlands was called off after a terror scare and the Vice-President of the German Football Association stated his support of the decision made by the police.
This is a bit of good news for a Dutch side that failed to qualify for Euro 2016, falling behind the likes of Iceland, Czech Republic and Turkey in their qualification group.
As Guus Hiddink draws closer to the end of his managerial career he must sacrifice the dream of a grand farewell for the greater good of Dutch football. There have been 2 great national football teams in the last 20 years or so – the French team of Zinedine Zidane, Thierry Henry & Patrick Vieira and the Spanish team of Xavi, Andres Iniesta & Iker Casillas. These two teams were successful for a period of 5 years, give or take and in that period won everything there was to win as far as international honours were concerned. But both of these teams had very inglorious endings, something which their legendary players did not deserve to go through. While the French were dumped out of the 2002 World Cup the Spanish were undone in this summer’s showpiece. The reasons for this were twofold. Firstly, it is no big secret that the best sides have one thing in common – hunger & […]
As Louis van Gaal leads the Dutch national team to Brazil, THT analyzes the Netherlands' chances at World Cup 2014.
The Dutch fans have gone through it, and it's about time for the Red Devils to endure similar agony. Although it's nothing new for the Old Trafford faithful, as the anguish of parting away with a certain Great Dane is still fresh in their reminiscence; yet the Devils all over the world would invariably feel like losing their religion all over again when Edwin Van der Sar decides to hang his big gloves.
Be it 1974, 1978 or the recently concluded 2010 World cup, there is one extremely talented and perhaps unlucky footballing nation that is yet to win the most coveted trophy in world football.