2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
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67dDan Kilpatrick

England set for Netherlands, Italy friendlies

England will play Netherlands and Italy in March as part of their preparations for next summer's World Cup, the Football Association has confirmed.

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Memphis Depay scores against Scotland (1:10)
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72dPA Sport

Scotland start post-Strachan era with loss

Scotland began life after Gordon Strachan with a 1-0 friendly defeat by Holland at Pittodrie after Memphis Depay netted a controversial winner.

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The Sweeper: Seedorf schools his son (1:23)
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100dMark Lovell

Robben is on a par with Cruyff - Heynckes

Jupp Heynckes regrets Netherlands' failure to qualify for the World Cup, despite it meaning Arjen Robben will be able to concentrate solely on Bayern.

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101dSimon Kuper

Kuper: Why Dutch men's team is stagnant

Simon Kuper: Dutch soccer is thriving on the women's side but the old boys' network in the post-Johan Cruyff era is ruining the men's team.

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102dESPN staff

Robben announces Netherlands retirement

Netherlands winger Arjen Robben announced his international retirement after scoring both goals in a victory over Sweden on Tuesday.

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102dTom Marshall

Mexico fan trolls Netherlands, Robben

One El Tri supporter has not forgotten the controversial way Mexico were ousted from the 2014 World Cup and sent a special message on Tuesday.

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102dESPN staff

Dutch win but miss out on World Cup

Sweden secured a spot in the UEFA World Cup qualifying playoffs despite losing 2-0 to Netherlands, whose elimination was confirmed.

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Netherlands 2-0 Sweden: Dutch miss World Cup (1:47)
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WATCH: Robben fires in a second for Netherlands (0:48)
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Robben barely converts Panenka after Lindelof handball (0:38)
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103dGabriele Marcotti

Sympathy for Dick Advocaat

Sometimes it must really feel as if fate is conspiring against you.

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104dESPN staff

Robben: Netherlands' WC hopes are over

Netherlands captain Arjen Robben says their hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup are over following Sweden's 8-0 win against Luxembourg.

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104dChris Wright

Famous last words from Advocaat

A spiky news conference response and an ill-advised prediction came back to bite Netherlands coach Dick Advocaat on Saturday evening.

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109dESPN staff

Van Dijk open to transfer links in January

Virgil van Dijk says he's open to more bids for his services in January after a turbulent summer saw him remain at Southampton despite multiple links.

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109dESPN staff

UEFA WC qualifying: What Netherlands need

Netherlands are third in UEFA's Group A entering the final two rounds, with 13 teams guaranteed to qualify automatically or via the playoffs.

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110dESPN staff

Netherlands call up Saints' Van Dijk

Van Dijk had been omitted from the 24-man squad named by Advocaat last week but was called up on Monday.

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Are Holland set for a shock exit? (1:45)
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138dPA Sport

Advocaat: No problem with Gullit over video

Netherlands boss Dick Advocaat said there was no problem between himself and Ruud Gullit after his assistant coach posted an ill-advised video clip.

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138dMark Ogden

Van Gaal's role in Netherlands decline

Netherlands were once renowned for their production line of young talent, but Dick Advocaat's ageing stars may not qualify for Russia 2018.

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France's youth excels; changes needed for the Dutch (3:01)

RankingsInternational Friendly

Goal Difference9Tied-4th
Goals Scored12Tied-11th
Assists85th
Goals Conceded3Tied-44th