Interview: Leroy Fer says the QPR players will “try everything” to finish in the play-offs
Dec02

Interview: Leroy Fer says the QPR players will “try everything” to finish in the play-offs

If at first you don’t succeed; try, try again. That is the name of the game for Leroy Fer after suffering back-to-back relegations from the Premier League. After enduring the drop with Norwich City at the end of the 2013/14 campaign, the Netherlands international was dealt the same painful fate just 12 months later with Queens Park Rangers, where he has now stayed put in a bid to help the Hoops achieve an instant return to the...

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Newcastle United’s International Player of the Week
Nov19

Newcastle United’s International Player of the Week

Name: Daryl Janmaat Country: Netherlands Position: Right-Back One of Newcastle’s better players in a poor start to the season, Janmaat is also starting to impress for an equally disappointing Dutch side. Failing to qualify for Euro 2016, Janmaat was tasked with dealing with Andy King in Gareth Bale’s absence in their friendly against Wales. If he were to perform the same for club as he did in this friendly, then Newcastle fans will be...

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Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football
Nov17

Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Football has always had a family element to it, whether it be young fans being brought to their first game by their dads, or a father and his offspring both playing the game at some sort of pro or semi-professional level. With most top level footballers having careers that end in their 30s, the chances of them turning out alongside their sons are slim, however it does happen. Whilst David Beckham’s own career has come to an end, he...

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Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Johan and Jordi Cruyff One of the infamous cases of the son not being able to live up to the father’s achievements on the pitch. Dutch legend Johan gave son Jordi his first break with Barcelona in 1994, with the younger Cruyff scoring 11 goals in two seasons at the Camp Nou. Their partnership was broken up after Johan’s sacking as Barcelona boss in 1996, with his son subsequently joining Manchester United that summer, however his...

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Head-to-Head: Ashley Williams (Wales) vs Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands)
Nov13

Head-to-Head: Ashley Williams (Wales) vs Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands)

Wales kick-off their preparations for Euro 2016 with a friendly against Netherlands in Cardiff on Friday. The Welsh are still on cloud nine after qualifying for their first major tournament since 1958, whilst their illustrious visitors are licking their wounds having missed out on qualification following a disastrous campaign. With Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey both injured, the battle between captain Ashley Williams and Dutch striker...

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Preview & Prediction: Wales vs Netherlands
Nov13

Preview & Prediction: Wales vs Netherlands

Wales will step up their preparation for Euro 2016 by taking on the Netherlands who surprisingly failed to qualify for next summer’s finals just a over a year after finishing third at the World Cup. Since Louis van Gaal stepped down to take charge at Manchester United, poor results under Guus Hiddink means new manager Danny Blind has remarkably seen his country’s fortunes plummet as they came fourth – five points behind third...

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