Dirk Kuyt calls times on Netherlands
Dirk Kuyt calls times on Netherlands

Dutch international forward Dirk Kuyt announced on Friday he was calling time on his career with the Oranje after a decade playing for the national side.

FIFA World Cup: Argentina beat Netherlands in shootout to set up Germany final

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero pulled off two stunning saves as Argentina edged out the Netherlands 4-2 in the penalty shootout in a grinding semifinal match to set up a World Cup summit clash against Germany here Wednesday.

Five Dutch players with outside interests

Footballers have been accused of being solely focused on their sport but here AFP Sport highlights five of the Dutch squad, who face Argentina in their World Cup semi-final on Wednesday, who have time for other matters whether it be hobbies or charity work.

Netherlands overcome Costa Rica on penalties for World Cup semis berth

Substitute goalkeeper Tim Krul turned out to be the unlikely hero at the Arena Fonte Nova here Saturday as the Netherlands beat Costa Rica 4-3 on penalties to set up a mouthwatering FIFA World Cup semifinal clash against Argentina Wednesday.

Sneijder undisputed captain of Holland: Kuyt

Dirk Kuyt has insisted Wesley Sneijder remains Netherlands` undisputed skipper following the attacking midfielder`s return to the Oranje squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Estonia and Romania.

Kuyt: Van Persie told me he wants to play for Fenerbahce one day

Fenerbahce forward Dirk Kuyt has revealed Arsenal striker Robin van Persie has spoken of his desire to move to the Turkish giants.

There are several reasons behind Netherlands` failure: Kuyt

Dirk Kuyt feels that there are several reasons for Netherlands` disappointing Euro 2012 campaign.

Liverpool`s Kuyt to join Fenerbahce

Turkish giants Fenerbahce confirmed that Dutch international forward Dirk Kuyt has agreed to leave Liverpool and join them.

Liverpool down United in FA Cup

Substitute Dirk Kuyt struck two minutes from time to give hosts Liverpool a 2-1 FA Cup fourth-round victory over Manchester United on Saturday with visiting captain Patrice Evra being booed throughout and making a mistake for the winner.

Kuyt penalty saves Liverpool in Dalglish return

Kenny Dalglish went through the full gamut of emotions at Anfield Sunday as Liverpool took a deserved lead against Everton, trailed 2-1, then salvaged a Premier League point with a Dirk Kuyt penalty.

Kuyt penalty saves Liverpool in Dalglish return

Kenny Dalglish went through the full gamut of emotions at Anfield Sunday as Liverpool took a deserved lead against Everton, trailed 2-1, then salvaged a Premier League point with a Dirk Kuyt penalty.

Kuyt ruled out for four weeks after botched bicycle kick

Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt will be out of action for four weeks after injuring his shoulder on international duty for the Netherlands, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Kuyt ruled out for four weeks after botched bicycle kick

Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt will be out of action for four weeks after injuring his shoulder on international duty for the Netherlands, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

Kuyt faces long layoff after bicycle kick goes wrong

Netherlands striker Dirk Kuyt will be out for several weeks after injuring his shoulder when he fell awkwardly while attempting a bicycle kick in training, coach Bert van Marwijk said on Monday.

Kuyt faces long layoff after bicycle kick goes wrong

Netherlands striker Dirk Kuyt will be out for several weeks after injuring his shoulder when he fell awkwardly while attempting a bicycle kick in training, coach Bert van Marwijk said on Monday.

Knowledge about Spanish players would help: Kuyt

Dutch and Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt feels that his knowledge about Spanish players would come handy at an all-European World Cup final.

Knowledge about Spanish players would help: Kuyt

Dutch and Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt feels that his knowledge about Spanish players would come handy at an all-European World Cup final.