Georginio Wijnaldum acknowledged there were points where the Netherlands did not look great in the victory against Poland. The Netherlands came from behind to win 2-1 in Chorzow, but that was not enough to secure a return to the Nations League finals as Italy’s 2-0 victory against Bosnia-Herzegovina ensured they finished top of Group A1. Kamil […]

Virgil van Dijk says that he was “disappointed” to see Ronald Koeman take over at Barcelona although he understands why the now-former Netherlands national team boss wanted to coach the Spanish giants. Koeman was recently announced as Quique Setien’s replacement at Barca after the Spanish boss was dismissed following the club’s 8-2 Champions League beating at […]

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman has revealed that there is a “possibility” he could join Barcelona, but only after Euro 2020. The Barca defender has made no secret of his desire to manage the Blaugrana at some stage in his coaching career. Director of football at the Dutch Football Association, Nico-Jan Hoogma, revealed last month that […]

Jasper Cillessen has hit back at the criticism which he has been subjected to following the Netherlands’ defeat to Portugal in the Nations League final. The Barcelona goalkeeper was questioned about his role in  Sunday’s loss in Porto as Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory for the hosts. Cillessen did get a hand to the […]

Gareth Southgate described England’s Nations League semi-final loss as “painful” but insisted the Three Lions learned so much from the extra-time defeat against Netherlands. England lost 3-1 to Netherlands in Guimaraes on Thursday – Southgate’s men missing out on a spot in the inaugural Nations League final. Marcus Rashford had given England […]

Ronald Koeman says it is “not the right moment” for him to become head coach of Barcelona, insisting he is committed to his current role as Netherlands manager. Koeman has been mooted as a potential replacement for under-fire Barca boss Ernesto Valverde, having spent time in Catalonia in his playing days between […]

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