Marco van Basten joins Danny Blind's Dutch backroom staff
Marco van Basten joins Danny Blind's Dutch backroom staff

Marco van Basten has signed a three-year deal to become one of new Netherlands coach Danny Blind`s assistants.

Ajax Amsterdam delay Dutch league coronation of PSV after 2-0 away win
Ajax Amsterdam delay Dutch league coronation of PSV after 2-0 away win

Champions Ajax Amsterdam stayed in the Dutch league title race for at least another week as they won 2-0 away at Heracles Almelo on Saturday and delayed the coronation of PSV Eindhoven.

Late Henriksen goal keeps AZ's European hopes on track
Late Henriksen goal keeps AZ's European hopes on track

Markus Henriksen netted a last-gasp winner for AZ Alkmaar in the 2-1 win over SC Cambuur on Saturday to boost their hopes of an automatic place in European competition next season.

Feyenoord Rotterdam take over third place from AZ Alkmaar
Feyenoord Rotterdam take over third place from AZ Alkmaar

Feyenoord Rotterdam grabbed the third place in the Dutch Eredivisie football leage, as they beat NAC Breda 3-0, while AZ Alkmaar suffered a humiliating 2-6 defeat at FC Utrecht.

Ajax reset sights on European success
Ajax reset sights on European success

Ajax Amsterdam have conceded their bid for a record-breaking fifth successive Dutch league title is over but are resetting their sights after progressing in the Europa League, according to coach Frank de Boer. 

On-song Luuk de Jong can do no wrong as PSV Eindhoven go 15 points clear
On-song Luuk de Jong can do no wrong as PSV Eindhoven go 15 points clear

Luuk de Jong scored two goals in the opening eight minutes before going on to register a hat-trick as PSV Eindhoven powered 15 points clear at the top of the Dutch league on Friday.

AIFF boys settle for 4th spot in international tournament

All India Football Federation`s Under-16 Regional Academy boys finished fourth in their maiden stint at the International Youth Tournament (HSV Odin 59`) in Heemskerk, the Netherlands Sunday.

Argentine goalie thanked Van Gaal in Netherlands` dressing room after WC semi win

Argentine goalkeeper reportedly thanked Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal in their dressing room after the World Cup semifinal for the help the Dutchman gave him at AZ Alkmaar.

Ajax sign AZ defender Viergever

Ajax Amsterdam have signed AZ Alkmaar defender Nick Viergever on a four-year contract until July 1, 2018.

Juve taking nothing for granted in Europa League

Juventus are theoretically only four matches away from a Europa League final date in their own Turin stadium.

Ajax reach cup final and stay on course for double

Lasse Schone scored a spectacular free kick as Ajax Amsterdam kept up their bid for a domestic double by beating AZ Alkmaar 1-0 to book a place in next month`s Dutch Cup final against PEC Zwolle.

Andrea Pirlo puts Juventus in last eight with Benfica, Porto

Andrea Pirlo kept Juventus on course for a home Europa League final after his superb free kick settled their battle with Italian rivals Fiorentina to send the Serie A leaders into the quarter-finals on Thursday.

Ajax suffer first defeat of Dutch football season

AZ Alkmaar handed Ajax Amsterdam their first defeat of the Eredivisie season by beating the reigning champions 3-2.

Ajax come from behind to win Johan Cruijff Schaal

Siem de Jong scored an extra-time winner as Ajax Amsterdam came from two goals down to beat AZ Alkmaar 3-2 and win the season-opening Johan Cruijff Schaal in Amsterdam.

AZ, PSV reach Dutch Cup Final

PSV Eindhoven and AZ Alkmaar qualified for the final of the Dutch Cup, KNVB Beker, by beating PEC Zwolle and Ajax by identical 3-0 respectively.

Jozy Altidore confident about Anzhi clash

AZ Alkmaar striker Jozy Altidore is confident that his team will be able to cope with Anzhi`s Samuel Eto`o in their Europa League playoff first leg Thursday.

Dutch football league title becomes two-team race

The close battle for the Eredivisie title seems to be heading towards a duel between AZ Alkmaar and Ajax after the latter beat rivals PSV Eindhoven 2-0.

Heracles beat Alkmaar to reach first Dutch Cup final

Heracles Almelo struck twice in extra time to stun league leaders AZ Alkmaar 4-2 on Thursday and reach their first Dutch Cup final where they face PSV Eindhoven.

AZ wins; Ajax earns first Dutch league win in 2012

AZ Alkmaar was back on top of the Dutch league after Maarten Martens’ two second-half goals earned a 2-0 win over Excelsior Rotterdam on Saturday.

Banned Bulgarian referee uses false identity

A banned Bulgarian referee took charge of this week`s friendly between Werder Bremen and AZ Alkmaar under a false identity, state television BNT reported on Friday.