The Netherlands: No rejuvenation on the horizon (it seems)

The Netherlands fortunes in international competitions have been on the decline over the last decade. What is behind their slide into mediocrity and can anything be done about it?

World Cup underdogs: Iceland, Egypt, Senegal — their chances of leaving a mark in Russia

With a World Cup on the horizon, it is time to look at some of the countries hoping to spring a surprise in Russia.

Scotland or Netherlands’ qualification jumpstarts could hinge after tonight’s friendly

With a lot of past talent in their sides, Scotland and the Netherland’s will be hoping to prove their worth in tonight’s friendly match in Aberdeen. Both managers will also want to prove themselves. Will it be Scotland or the Netherland’s who prevail?

Tevez’s China comments: More petulant than insightful

Carlos Tevez’s comments describing Chinese players as “not naturally skilled” and “unable to compete even in 50 years” simply make him sound bitter. But does he have a point?