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From The42 After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football The End

After an incredible career, Netherlands great Sneijder retires from professional football

Wesley Sneijder has struck a business deal with Utrecht, having called time on his playing career.

From TheJournal.ie Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect Burqa Ban

Ban on burqas in public places in the Netherlands takes effect

Between 200 and 400 women are estimated to wear a burqa or niqab in the country of 17 million people.

From The42 Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals Rotterdam

Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals

It has been a highly successful day on the water in Rotterdam.

From TheJournal.ie Mystery surrounds Dutch postman's burial of thousands of letters in forest LOST IN THE MAIL

Mystery surrounds Dutch postman's burial of thousands of letters in forest

Police found a “significant amount” of mail in eight holes each measuring one metre deep.

From The42 'The Marc Overmars route' - Barcelona new boy De Jong reveals dream of joining Arsenal Go Your Own Way

'The Marc Overmars route' - Barcelona new boy De Jong reveals dream of joining Arsenal

The former Ajax midfielder thought he would move to north London before he went to Spain, following in the footsteps of another Dutch great.

From The42 'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe On The Line This post contains videos

'I was born ready' - Dream day for Wexford's O'Neill after World Cup gold and meeting Rapinoe

Michelle O’Neill lined out as an assistant referee in yesterday’s World Cup final in Lyon.

From The42 As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final Liveblog

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final

USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.

From The42 Netherlands legend Cocu appointed Derby boss with Shay Given part of coaching team Dutch Gold

Netherlands legend Cocu appointed Derby boss with Shay Given part of coaching team

The 48-year-old won three Eredivisie titles with PSV but was fired as Fenerbahçe boss in November.

Dutch legend Robben announces his retirement at age of 35

Having left Bayern Munich, he calls time on a remarkable, trophy-laden career.

From TheJournal.ie The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders Amsterdam

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders

Willem Holleeder’s “life was determined by greed, lust for power and violence”, judges said.

From The42 As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

Relive all the drama as the Dutch found a winner in extra-time to book their place in Sunday’s decider.

From The42 Oranje make history with second-half headers Brilliant Orange

Oranje make history with second-half headers

The Netherlands scored twice in the second half to see off Italy in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals.

From The42 Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals Late Late Show This post contains videos

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals

Lieke Martens scored the crucial spot-kick to put the Netherlands into the last eight.

From TheJournal.ie 4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17 Mh17

4 people charged with murder over downing of flight MH17

The plane travelling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur was hit by a Russian-made missile in July 2014.

'Van Dijk needs to be better' - Gullit wants more from Liverpool's 'missing link'

The Dutch defender has been consistently solid for the Reds but his compatriot believes his form for the national team must improve.

From The42 22-year-old Miedema becomes Netherlands' record-goalscorer with double against Cameroon Record Breaker

22-year-old Miedema becomes Netherlands' record-goalscorer with double against Cameroon

Arsenal forward Vivianne Miedema scored twice as the Netherlands sealed their place in the knockout stages.

From The42 Northern Ireland have cranked up pressure on Netherlands - O'Neill Going Well

Northern Ireland have cranked up pressure on Netherlands - O'Neill

They sit nine points ahead of the Dutch, who have played two fewer games.

From The42 Highly-rated Ajax midfielder plays down links to Man United and Tottenham Wanted

Highly-rated Ajax midfielder plays down links to Man United and Tottenham

Matthijs de Ligt is set to join Frenkie de Jong in leaving the club, but Donny van de Beek would be content to stay put.

From The42 'I was a little shocked, so I laughed' - Ronaldo asked in-demand De Ligt to join him at Juventus Let's Be Team-mates

'I was a little shocked, so I laughed' - Ronaldo asked in-demand De Ligt to join him at Juventus

The Portuguese captain spoke to his Dutch opponent at the full-time whistle of last night’s Nations League final.

From The42 Valencia star's strike delivers Nations League glory for Portugal Home Comforts

Valencia star's strike delivers Nations League glory for Portugal

Goncalo Guedes scored in the second half at the Estadio do Dragao to see off the Dutch challenge.

From The42 ‘Everyone makes mistakes’ - Henderson backs Stones and Barkley after Netherlands defeat DUST YOURSELVES OFF

‘Everyone makes mistakes’ - Henderson backs Stones and Barkley after Netherlands defeat

The Liverpool skipper believes the Three Lions will learn from their errors in Thursday night’s Nations League loss.

From TheJournal.ie Uprooted tree leads to discovery of significant cocaine lab following storm in Netherlands Rooting Out The Problem

Uprooted tree leads to discovery of significant cocaine lab following storm in Netherlands

The discovery was made following a storm on Thursday.

From The42 'We have a group who are an embarrassment': Southgate doubles down on travelling fan behaviour Nations League

'We have a group who are an embarrassment': Southgate doubles down on travelling fan behaviour

With some supporters misbehaving in Porto ahead of a Nations League semi-final clash, the Three Lions manager slammed those involved

From The42 Koeman hails Barcelona-bound star's outstanding display STANDOUT

Koeman hails Barcelona-bound star's outstanding display

The Dutch manager was in no doubt who was the star of the show for Netherlands as they beat England.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Were media reports that a 17-year-old Dutch rape victim was euthanised correct? Factcheck

FactCheck: Were media reports that a 17-year-old Dutch rape victim was euthanised correct?

A story that a 17-year-old rape victim had been euthanised was reported by media organisations across the world.

From The42 Van Dijk: Kane's fitness held him back in Champions League final We Meet Again

Van Dijk: Kane's fitness held him back in Champions League final

The pair could meet again when England face Netherlands in the Nations League tomorrow.

From The42 Fabian Delph reveals changing room meeting with Harry Kane No Hard Feelings

Fabian Delph reveals changing room meeting with Harry Kane

The Man City player’s tackle during the Champions League quarter-final put the Tottenham star out of action for a considerable period.

From The42 'It's always going to blow over. I am laid-back': Declan Rice moving past allegiance controversy Three Lions

'It's always going to blow over. I am laid-back': Declan Rice moving past allegiance controversy

The Three Lions are set to face the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the Nations League.

From The42 ‘Woodward has zero understanding of football’: Van Gaal tears into Man United vice-chairman Unimpressed

‘Woodward has zero understanding of football’: Van Gaal tears into Man United vice-chairman

The Dutch manager has questioned the logic of handing such a high-profile post to ‘an investment banker’.

From The42 'It's not the right moment' - Koeman shuts down speculation about links to Barcelona job No Dice

'It's not the right moment' - Koeman shuts down speculation about links to Barcelona job

The former Everton boss has been mooted as a potential replacement for the under-fire Ernesto Valverde.

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners to pay back cost of house retrofits through their energy bills over 10 to 20 years Climate Action Plan

Homeowners to pay back cost of house retrofits through their energy bills over 10 to 20 years

The initiative is contained in the new Climate Action Plan which will be published in a couple of weeks.

From The42 Netherlands crowned U17 European Champions as nearly 6,000 fans pack Tallaght Stadium Dutch Gold

Netherlands crowned U17 European Champions as nearly 6,000 fans pack Tallaght Stadium

In a repeat of last year’s final an impressive Netherlands side saw off Italy 4-2 in Dublin.

From The42 Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider Finalists

Netherlands to meet Italy in U17 European Championships decider

Catch up on all of today’s semi-final action.

From The42 Former Man United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie brings illustrious career to an end Wave Goodbye

Former Man United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie brings illustrious career to an end

The 35-year-old has been in typically prolific form for Feyenoord this term.

From The42 Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece Roundup

Netherlands hit five past England to reach quarter-finals while Belgium see off Greece

It was a busy day of action in the Uefa U17 European Championships across the country.

From The42 Van der Vaart off to a winning start in darts career Bully

Van der Vaart off to a winning start in darts career

After retiring from football in 2018, the Dutchman made his debut in professional darts at the BDO Denmark Open on Saturday.

From The42 'People said, 'how could you not choose it?'' - Dutch legend recalls choosing Rangers over Man United Big Decision

'People said, 'how could you not choose it?'' - Dutch legend recalls choosing Rangers over Man United

Ronald De Boer says that a conversation with then-Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson helped him make a final call.

From The42 Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut Dutch Dartist

Former Tottenham midfielder set to make his darts tournament debut

Rafael van der Vaart will compete at next month’s Denmark Open.

From The42 Robben admits he may never play for Bayern again Arjen Robben

Robben admits he may never play for Bayern again

The Dutchman hasn’t featured for Niko Kovac’s side since November.

From The42 Schulz's 90th-minute winner seals dramatic late win for Germany over the Netherlands Die Mannschaft

Schulz's 90th-minute winner seals dramatic late win for Germany over the Netherlands

The dramatic victory lifted pressure off manager Joachim Löw as Germany secured an important Euro 2020 qualification win.

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