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Soccer Insider Archive: Netherlands

FIFA rankings: Spain, Netherlands, Germany

FIFA's world rankings show world champion Spain remaining at the top of the list, followed by Netherlands, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, England, Uruguay, Croatia, Portugal and Greece. While it's fun to scan the full results, they should, as usual, be taken with a pinch of salt. (Croatia and Greece in the...

By Steve Goff  | March 9, 2011; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Argentina, CONCACAF, FIFA, Netherlands, Spain, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  FIFA rankings  
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Video: Wesley Sneijder's brilliant goal for Netherlands in friendly against Austria

By Steve Goff  | February 9, 2011; 3:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Netherlands  | Tags:  Netherlands, Wesley Sneijder  
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Wednesday's international friendlies: Argentina-Portugal, Spain-Colombia, Germany-Italy, Denmark-England

While the United States-Egypt friendly will not be played because of unrest in Cairo, many matches are on the slate during the FIFA international fixture date Wednesday: (All times are Eastern U.S.) Greece-Canada in Larissa, 10 a.m. (foxsoccer.tv) Armenia-Georgia in Limassol, 10 a.m. Iran-Russia in Abu Dhabi, 11 a.m. Latvia-Bolivia...

By Steve Goff  | February 8, 2011; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, England, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Switzerland, TV, Turkey  | Tags:  Argentina, England, Germany, Italy, Spain, friendlies  
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Americans abroad, Oguchi Onyewu injured, San Jose Earthquakes win MLS lottery, Virginia keeper signs, USA-Chile rewind

*American defender Oguchi Onyewu departed midway through the first half with an apparent back ailment during Twente's Dutch Cup victory over PSV Eindhoven. The clubs were 1-1 after 120 minutes and Twente prevailed on penalties, 7-6. ... Midfielder Maurice Edu entered midway through the second half of Rangers' 2-0 victory...

By Steve Goff  | January 26, 2011; 5:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, College Soccer, MLS, Netherlands, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Americans abroad, Clint Dempsey, MLS, Oguchi Onyewu  
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Oguchi Onyewu makes Dutch league debut for FC Twente in big victory over Heracles

In his first official match with Dutch club Twente, American World Cup defender Oguchi Onyewu played 90 minutes on the back line, with left-side responsibilities, during a 5-0 victory over visiting Heracles. Onyewu, who is from the Washington area, joined the reigning league champions this month on loan from AC...

By Steve Goff  | January 19, 2011; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Netherlands, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  Oguchi Onyewu  
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Oguchi Onyewu close to leaving AC Milan on loan

U.S. World Cup defender Oguchi Onyewu, whose club career has stalled since moving to Italy in 2009, is on the verge of leaving AC Milan to go on a six-month loan, the Insider has learned. Italian reports last week linked him to Dutch champion FC Twente, which is coached by...

By Steve Goff  | January 5, 2011; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Italy, Netherlands, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  AC Milan, Oguchi Onyewu  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Video: PSV Eindhoven 10, Feyenoord 0, Steve Goff , October 24, 2010
Spain vs. Netherlands in World Cup final, Matt Bonesteel , July 11, 2010
World Cup final, Spain vs. Netherlands, Steve Goff , July 11, 2010
Tuesday World Cup kickaround and poll, Steve Goff , July 6, 2010
2010: Year of the World Cup underdog?, Liz Clarke , June 20, 2010
Thursday kickaround, Steve Goff , June 10, 2010
Wednesday kickaround, Steve Goff , June 9, 2010
Monday kickaround, Steve Goff , June 7, 2010
Sunday kickaround, Steve Goff , June 6, 2010
Video: Netherlands 4, Ghana 1, Steve Goff , June 2, 2010
World Cup news & notes, Steve Goff , May 27, 2010
Thursday kickaround, Steve Goff , May 27, 2010
Tight races in European leagues, Steve Goff , April 23, 2010
Holden sidelined with leg injury, Steve Goff , March 4, 2010
USA quotes and video, Steve Goff , March 3, 2010
USA-Netherlands rewind, Steve Goff , March 3, 2010
Matchday: USA-Netherlands, Steve Goff , March 3, 2010
Poll: USA-Netherlands, Steve Goff , March 3, 2010
Netherlands roster for USA friendly, Steve Goff , February 26, 2010
Tuesday kickaround, Steve Goff , February 9, 2010
Thursday Kickaround, Steve Goff , January 14, 2010
Americans Abroad, Dutch Madness, MLS, Steve Goff , September 22, 2009
Adu, Toronto, Freedom, Baltimore, Steve Goff , August 3, 2009
Friday Kickaround, Steve Goff , May 29, 2009
Cambuur's D.C. Connection, Steve Goff , May 26, 2009
Video: Ajax Rout, Steve Goff , April 13, 2009
Friday Kickaround, Steve Goff , February 6, 2009
 
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