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Dirk Kuyt will fulfil a childhood ambition if he reaches the World Cup final with the Netherlands. The powerful striker has helped his team make the last four at SA2010, but admits they will be going home miserable if they lose to Uruguay on Tuesday. The Netherlands have endured World Cup heartache in the past,…
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Uruguay players will be swotting up on the Netherlands ahead of their SA2010 semi-final. While Germany and Spain are familiar foes in Wednesday's last-four clash, the Netherlands and Uruguay last played each other at the 1974 World Cup. The Oranje won that game 2-0, and will be hoping for a repeat in 2010 on Tuesday.…
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Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder is in confident mood after scoring the winner in the quarter-final clash with Brazil. The Inter Milan star struck with just over 20 minutes of the Port Elizabeth tie remaining to complete a remarkable comeback and keep the Oranje's World Cup dreams alive. A goal down at half-time after Robinho had…
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Liverpool icon Jan Molby is delighted to see Dirk Kuyt having a successful World Cup with Holland. Kuyt was again impressive in last night's shock quarterfinal win over Brazil. Molby said: "I've always said Dirk Kuyt would get in any top team in Europe. He works hard, scores goals and is well aware of what…
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World Cup 2010 - 1/4 Final highlights Netherlands 2-1 Brazil highlights Venue Port Elizabeth Friday, 2 July 2010 kick off:16:00 CET FULL-TIME Netherlands 2-1 Brazil That's an incredible World Cup shock. Brazil, the favourites to win the prize, have crashed out in the quarter-finals for the second successive tournament. Netherlands v Brazil line-ups: Netherlands: 1-Maarten…
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Holland caused a major shock by rallying from a goal down at half time to triumph 2-1 against the favourites Brazil who ended with ten men. NETHERLANDS: 2 BRAZIL: 1 Venue: Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium Crowd: 40,186 Referee: Yuichi Nishimura (Japan) Assistants: Toru Sagara (Japan) and Jeong Hae-sang (South Korea) Fourth: Khalil Al-Ghamdi…
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Netherlands playmaker Wesley Sneijder dismisses reports that he has fallen out with team-mate Robin Van Persie. Arsenal forward Van Persie was seen remonstrating with coach Bert Van Marwijk when he was substituted during the last 16 encounter with Slovakia on Monday. The 26-year-old was accused of telling Van Marwijk that he should have taken off…
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Selecao midfielder Elano has been ruled out of the quarter-final clash against the Netherlands because of injury. The Galatasaray star was forced to limp out of the group game against Cote d'Ivoire after suffering an ankle injury in a challenge with Elephants defender Cheik Tiote. Having sat out the Round of 16 clash against Chile,…
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Bert Van Marwijk says his team can win the World Cup - but will be underdogs against "invincible" Brazil. The Netherlands take on the five-time World Champions in a mouth-watering quarter-final clash in Port Elizabeth on Friday afternoon. And Van Marwijk says that belief is growing throughout his squad, especially with the goal-scoring return of…
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World Cup quarter-finals Netherland v Brazil Uruguay v Ghana Germany v Argentina Paraguay v Spain
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Bert Van Marwijk has praised his goalkeeper for "pulling them through" to the quarter finals as they emerged victorious in Durban. The Oranje eventually ran out 2-1 winners against Slovakia, but required a number of fine second-half saves from goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to make sure of the win. Van Marwijk's side took an early lead,…
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Holland have marched in the World Cup quarter-finals with a comfortable 2-1 win over Slovakia in Durban. Round of 16 Holland: 2 (Arjen Robben 18’, Wesley Sneijder 84’) Slovakia: 1 (Robert Vittek (p) 90+4’) Venue: Durban Stadium - Durban Crowd: 61,692 Referee: Alberto Undiano (ESP) Yellow cards: NED - Arjen Robben 31’, Martin Stekelenburg 90+3’…

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Top Tips to Improve Your Chances of Winning Sports Bets Betting is a game that many people mistaken for a get rich quick fix. That is why, in as much as some bettors are immensely successful, others keep losing. Betting requires discipline, knowledge of math, and consistency. Here are the tips to increase your chances…