Steve McClaren with the trophy after winning the Dutch title in 2010

McClaren revels in return of his Twente vision

The former Forest manager is back at the Dutch side where he won the title. He tells Sam Wallace why he is willing to put his legacy on the line

Steve McClaren with the trophy after winning the Dutch title in 2010

Steve McClaren: Delight at returning to Twente vision

After failing to put out Forest fires, the former England manager is back at the Dutch club where he stunned football by winning the league. He may risk his legacy but he refuses to play safe

Esteban Alvarado blocks his attacker with a mid-air kick

Children only at Ajax's 'attack' replay

Ajax will be forced to play their Dutch Cup replay against AZ Alkmaar in front of a crowd of children after the original game was abandoned following an attack on the AZ goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado by an Ajax fan.

Steve McClaren left Nottingham Forest after a couple of months in charge

Steve McClaren in talks with Twente over return

Steve McClaren's Dutch agent Rob Jansen has revealed the former England manager is in official talks over a return to FC Twente.

Steve McClaren left Nottingham Forest after a couple of months in charge

McClaren back on Twente radar

FC Twente have insisted Steve McClaren is not certain to return to the club after they sacked head coach Co Adriaanse yesterday.

Martin Jol keen to praise opposition manager

Martin Jol is looking forward to facing fellow Dutchman Robert Maaskant when Fulham go head to head with Wisla Krakow in the Europa League tonight.

Eredivisie ready for title 'play-off'

This weekend either AFC Ajax or FC Twente will win the Dutch league title. It just so happens that they will play each other on the final day in a dramatic climax to the season.

Cruyff plan leaves Ajax in turmoil – but they could still end title drought

Dutch club's board resigns in protest after drafting in legendary figure to bring back the glory days

Luis Suarez pledges to work hard for Liverpool

New Liverpool signing Luis Suarez has pledged to put in the hard work in order to make his transition from Dutch football to the Barclays Premier League a successful one.

How Van der Vaart went from trailer park to the Lane

The Dutch midfielder has taken Spurs to a new level this season. Mark Fleming talks to the coaches who have guided his career

Fulham target more summer signings

Mark Hughes hopes the arrival of Belgian international striker Moussa Dembele will not conclude Fulham's spending this summer.

Stam joins Wigan from FC Twente

Dutch champions FC Twente have announced the departure of their defender Ronnie Stam to Wigan for an undisclosed fee.

Letters: Stabilising our population

I always enjoy Dominic Lawson's regular dusting-off of his familiar anti-OPT rant ("Affluence, not control, is the answer", Comment, 13 July), uncontaminated as it always is by any reference to what we and our patrons actually say, and resounding instead with spine-chilling references to enforced abortions, coercive birth-control, extinction of the human race, compulsory euthanasia, racism etc.

'We won't play like the Germans – we are not afraid of Spain,' says Kuyt

If the Dutch team hotel in Sandton felt a little under siege yesterday then that was understandable given that on Sunday they face one of the most awe-inspiring football teams in modern times. But it was Dirk Kuyt who led the way ahead of the World Cup final against Spain by telling the world: We are not afraid.

Virtuoso Elia helps stuttering Dutch find their sense of rhythm

It is an understanding that sometimes important victories do not automatically accumulate once it has been established which team has superior gifts
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