Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach
Danny Blind appointed new Dutch coach

Danny Blind was named as new Netherlands coach on Wednesday, taking over from Guus Hiddink who left the post with the Dutch team struggling to qualify for Euro 2016.

Dutch FA terminates Guus Hiddink's contract as coach
Dutch FA terminates Guus Hiddink's contract as coach

The Dutch football federation terminated the contract of national team coach Guus Hiddink, ending his second stint in charge after just one disappointing season.

Guus Hiddink relieved after Dutch win in Latvia
Guus Hiddink relieved after Dutch win in Latvia

Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink was a relieved man after his team won their Euro 2016 qualifier in Latvia 2-0 on Friday to retain hope of an automatic berth at next year’s finals. 

Guus Hiddink laments Arjen Robben loss against Latvia
Guus Hiddink laments Arjen Robben loss against Latvia

The Netherlands will be a much weaker force without an injured Arjen Robben when they play Latvia in a key UEFA 2016 qualifier next month, conceded coach Guus Hiddink.

Dutch too dependent on Robben, says Melchiot
Dutch too dependent on Robben, says Melchiot

Netherlands are over-reliant on winger Arjen Robben and the 2014 World Cup semi-finalists are in danger of failing to make next year`s European Championship, according to former defender Mario Melchiot.

Guus Hiddink ignores criticism, sets forward course
Guus Hiddink ignores criticism, sets forward course

Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink sought to put to rest the debate of his continued tenure in charge of the team as he savoured a 2-0 win over Spain in a friendly international on Tuesday.

Under-fire Guus Hiddink rolls with the punches
Under-fire Guus Hiddink rolls with the punches

Guus Hiddink joked he needs a bullet-proof vest to deal with the brickbats directed at him after an uninspiring start to life as Netherlands coach.

Guus Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback
Guus Hiddink insists Dutch will qualify despite setback

Veteran Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink insisted his side would qualify for next year`s European Championship as questions over his tenure re-emerged in the wake of a last-gasp 1-1 home draw with Turkey on Saturday.

New look South Korea hope to turn the page at Asian Cup
New look South Korea hope to turn the page at Asian Cup

 After 55 years without continental soccer success and on the back of a dire World Cup campaign in Brazil, all the talk in South Korea has been of a "Time for Change" in the buildup to the Asian Cup in January.

Daley Blind set for long lay-off, says Louis van Gaal
Daley Blind set for long lay-off, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind`s knee ligament injury is not as bad as first feared, but he still faces a "long" lay-off, manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Thursday.

Dutch rout Latvia to ease pressure on Guus Hiddink
Dutch rout Latvia to ease pressure on Guus Hiddink

Under-pressure coach Guus Hiddink breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday as the Netherlands outclassed Latvia 6-0 in Amsterdam to give their Euro 2016 qualifying bid a shot in the arm.

Carlos Vela brace helps Mexico stun Netherlands
Carlos Vela brace helps Mexico stun Netherlands

Carlos Vela scored twice in his first international appearance since 2011 as Mexico exacted revenge for their controversial World Cup exit with a 3-2 victory against the Netherlands on Wednesday.

Luuk de Jong included in Dutch squad
Luuk de Jong included in Dutch squad

Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink has included striker Luuk de Jong for the forthcoming football matches against Mexico and Latvia to replace midfielder Nigel de Jong.

Willems recalled as Hiddink names preliminary Dutch squad
Willems recalled as Hiddink names preliminary Dutch squad

Netherlands recalled full back Jetro Willems after almost a year out when coach Guus Hiddink named a preliminary squad on Wednesday for next month`s friendly against Mexico and the Euro 2016 qualifier against Latvia.

Leading nations play catch-up in race for Euro 2016
Leading nations play catch-up in race for Euro 2016

The campaign to qualify for Euro 2016 intensifies with two rounds of matches played back-to-back over six days, starting from Thursday, offering the chance for those countries who started badly last month to play catch-up.

Guus Hiddink gets royal call-up for state visit to Korea
Guus Hiddink gets royal call-up for state visit to Korea

 Guus Hiddink is to switch his role of Netherlands national team coach with that of a diplomat after being invited to accompany the Dutch king Willem-Alexander on a state visit to South Korea next month. 

Tactics not the problem, Dutch coach says after Czech loss
Tactics not the problem, Dutch coach says after Czech loss

An angry Guus Hiddink said the Dutch need to learn a lesson from the last-minute loss to the Czech Republic in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier during which the coach surprisingly stuck to a formation unpopular with his team.

Antonio Conte, Guus Hiddink suffer contrasting Euro fortunes
Antonio Conte, Guus Hiddink suffer contrasting Euro fortunes

Antonio Conte and Guus Hiddink experienced contrasting fortunes in their first competitive games in charge of Italy and the Netherlands in their respective Euro 2016 qualifiers on Tuesday.

Dutch seek restart against stumbling Czechs
Dutch seek restart against stumbling Czechs

The Netherlands under new manager Guus Hiddink get their Euro 2016 qualifying bid underway against the Czech Republic in Prague on Tuesday.

Van Nistelrooy named as Dutch assistant coach

Ruud van Nistelrooy has been named as one of the Netherlands national team assistant coaches, the Dutch football association (KNVB) said on Friday.