The Highlight Reel: A big hand for Luis Suarez

At least Maarten Stekelenburg, the Dutch keeper, can see the funny side of Luis Suarez's goalmouth handball, which cost Ghana victory against Uruguay. The lanky Dutchman, whose side play Uruguay in the semi-final, sent his Ajax team mate a cheeky text message. "I sent him a text message saying that he has been the best goalkeeper of the tournament", he said. "I think he should get the Lev Yashin Award."

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Tantrums and strife are a thing of the past. Holland are finally at one, and now the world is at their feet.

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Today's bets: Brazil to win 2-1 at 17-2 (Skybet). Arjen Robben to score at any time at 7-2 (Skybet)

Dunga defends betrayal of Brazilian beauty by taking aim at Cruyff

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Dutch relishing Brazil challenge

The Dutch were not quite shouting ‘Bring on Brazil’ yesterday, after moving into the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time since 1998, but nor did they sound intimidated by the prospect of Friday’s match in Port Elizabeth.

Van Marwijk clears the air after spat with Van Persie

Holland coach Bert van Marwijk has demanded unity among his World Cup players after Robin van Persie's angry outburst at being substituted in the 2-1 defeat of Slovakia threatened to derail his preparations for the quarter-final against Brazil.

Holland relishing 'under-dog' role against Brazil

Holland boss Bert van Marwijk is relishing Friday's mouthwatering World Cup quarter-final against Brazil - and was quick to hand his side the tag of underdogs.

Van Persie brings artistic touch as Dutch concentrate on winning with style

The Dutch do two things at World Cups – they fight among themselves and captivate the tournament with their football. But until their arrival in Cape Town on Friday they had done neither of those two.

Van Persie and Huntelaar help Dutch continue winning run

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Outside the Boks: Paranoid Fifa minions show there is no end to their red tape

Fifa's bizarre behaviour over unapproved suppliers knows no bounds. Throwing out the Dutch ladies discreetly promoting a make of beer at the Holland-Denmark game with a logo far tinier than their dresses was one thing. Now an eyewitness reports seeing a minion at one media centre using gaffer tape to cover up the name of Hewlett Packard on a printer.

We'll have Japanese for lunch, says Kuyt

Netherlands v Japan: Today, Durban, 12.30pm, ITV1

Van Bronckhorst milestone marks Netherlands opener

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Robben determined to make World Cup

Holland winger Arjen Robben has confirmed he has a small tear in his left hamstring but is hoping intense physiotherapy will help him take part in the World Cup.

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