New dawn for France as Mbappé leads team against NetherlandsMarch 23, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — New captain, new goalkeeper, new defense, new governance — and major players retired.
Injured Netherlands midfielder De Jong out for France matchMarch 20, 2023 GMT
ZEIST, Netherlands (AP) — Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong and winger Steven Bergwijn dropped out of the national squad for the team's opening European Championship qualifier against France, coach Ronald Koeman said Monday.
Koeman vows attacking play on return as Netherlands coachJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ronald Koeman pledged Monday to take the Netherlands back to playing attractive, attacking soccer as he began his second stint in charge of the national team that lost in the World Cup quarterfinals to eventual winner Argentina.
US men’s coach Berhalter admits kicking future wife in 1991January 3, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation revealed Tuesday it is investigating men's national team coach Gregg Berhalter for a 1991 confrontation in which he kicked the woman who later became his wife.
Scaloni defends players’ behavior against Dutch at World CupDecember 12, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni dismissed criticism of his players' behavior during the feisty World Cup quarterfinal match against the Netherlands, saying Monday it is “out of touch with reality.”
US soccer journalist Grant Wahl dies at World CupDecember 10, 2022 GMT
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Grant Wahl, an American journalist who helped grow the popularity of soccer in the U.S. and reported on some of the biggest stories in the sport, died Saturday while covering a World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands.
FIFA charges Argentina for disorder at World Cup matchDecember 10, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA opened a disciplinary case against Argentina for its players' actions during a contentious World Cup quarterfinal match against the Netherlands.
Messi snarls, taunts and thrills in World Cup classicDecember 10, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Whether it was in the rule book or not, Lionel Messi was going to do just about anything to get to the World Cup semifinals.
Dutch eliminated from World Cup in Louis van Gaal’s finaleDecember 10, 2022 GMT
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — The Dutch were outnumbered in their quarterfinal match at the World Cup.
Argentina had one Lionel Messi and the Netherlands had none.
And still, the Oranje came back and forced extra time in a knockout match for the ages by scoring in the 83rd minute and then on a playground-type restart in the 11th — yes, 11th!
Fan runs on field during Argentina-Netherlands at World CupDecember 9, 2022 GMT
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — A fan ran onto the field in the 75th minute of Argentina's World Cup quarterfinal match against the Netherlands on Friday, just after Lionel Messi converted a penalty kick for a 2-0 lead.
Van Gaal, 71 and revitalized, may take another coaching jobDecember 8, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Revitalized at the World Cup, Louis van Gaal might not be ready to call time on his coaching career just yet.
Messi resumes World Cup quest as Argentina plays NetherlandsDecember 8, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi up against Virgil van Dijk. The youngest coach at the World Cup taking on the oldest.
Van Gaal’s World Cup with Dutch has hugs, kisses and dancingDecember 7, 2022 GMT
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Three wins from the title that has eluded the Netherlands, Louis van Gaal has filled his World Cup with hugs, kisses and dancing.
Leading his nation for the third time at age 71, he is the tournament's oldest coach.
Netherlands coach Van Gaal says he has prostate cancerApril 4, 2022 GMT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Netherlands national soccer team coach Louis van Gaal has revealed that he is being treated for an aggressive form of prostate cancer but still plans to lead the team at the World Cup in Qatar in November.