Bert Van Marwijk

  • Van Gaal returns as Netherlands coach July 7, 2012

    Rotterdam: Netherlands have re-appointed Louis van Gaal as coach in place of Bert van Marwijk who stepped down after the team lost all three group matches at Euro 2012 last month, the FA said on Friday. Van Gaal, sacked by Bayern Munich in 2011, will take charge of Netherlands for the...
  • What's eating this Dutch team? June 14, 2012

    If you had any doubts that something was wrong with the Netherlands football team, they were compounded after defeat to Denmark over the weekend. If you still thought it was just one bad loss and that one of the pre-tournament favourites would bounce back, then you missed Wesley Sneijder's strong...
  • Discontent emerging within Netherlands camp June 12, 2012

    Compared with some of his predecessors, Bert van Marwijk has had an easy time managing the Netherlands over the last four years when it comes to crisis management. The Dutch have been notorious over the years for in-fighting and feuds that can ruin harmony in the squad and destroy their...
  • Bouma, Willems grab Holland's Euro berths May 26, 2012

    Rotterdam: Defenders Wilfred Bouma and Jetro Willems were the surprise names in the Netherlands squad for Euro 2012 with Vurnon Anita, Siem de Jong, Adam Maher and Jeremain Lens all missing out. Coach Bert van Marwijk cut his provisional 27-man squad to the required 23 ahead of a friendly against Bulgaria...