Twente bus is stoned before McClaren's men stutter in title race

The bus carrying the FC Twente team was pelted with stones while travelling to their Eredivisie game at AZ Alkmaar on Tuesday. The vehicle was bombarded from a viaduct and sustained damage to the side and the rear, although no one was hurt.

McClaren's FC Twente team coach attacked

The bus carrying the FC Twente team was pelted with stones while travelling to their Eredivisie game at AZ Alkmaar yesterday.

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Former England manager Steve McClaren is on the verge of winning the Dutch championship with FC Twente.

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Holland defender Gregory van der Wiel is committed to Ajax despite being monitored by Premier League side Manchester City, according to his agent.

Van Basten steps down as Ajax coach

Former Netherlands striker Marco Van Basten has resigned as Ajax Amsterdam coach, the Dutch club said in a statement today.

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McClaren has no interest in Sunderland job

FC Twente coach Steve McClaren has denied reports linking him to the vacant managerial position at Premier League side Sunderland.

Cruyff had 'rifle put to my head' in failed kidnap attempt

A kidnap attempt, in which a rifle was held to the head of Johan Cruyff, played a part in the Dutchman's decision to miss the 1978 World Cup.

New recruits are urgently needed, admits Keegan

Newcastle's players have told the club's new manager Kevin Keegan that they are in desperate need of new blood.

Dutch row stalls Alves move to Boro

Afonso Alves was in Teesside yesterday to try and complete his £14m deal to join Middlesbrough – but a serious hitch to the transfer has emerged back in the Netherlands.

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