KLAAS JAN HUNTELAAR

  • Euro Qualifiers: Dutch beat Latvia 6-0 to save Hiddink's job 1 week ago

    Amsterdam: The Netherlands outclassed Latvia in a morale-boosting 6-0 win on Sunday in European qualifying that eased pressure on coach Guus Hiddink after four defeats in his first five matches. The Czech Republic went top of Group A with four wins out of four by beating Iceland 2-1 in Plzen thanks...
  • Dutch beat 10-man Kazakhstan with late goals in Euro Qualifiers October 11, 2014

    Amsterdam: The Netherlands grabbed two late goals to snatch a 3-1 home victory over 10-man Kazakhstan having trailed until just past the hour mark in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday. The Dutch took the three points thanks to Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, Ibrahim Afellay and a Robin van Persie penalty, having fallen...
  • Champions League: Chelsea held to a 11 draw by Schalke September 18, 2014

    Schalke 04 halted the Chelsea juggernaut when they drew 11 in their Champions League Group G opener at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, handing a wakeup call to the London club who had won their first four games of the season. After Cesc Fabregas put Chelsea ahead with his first goal for...
  • Schalke's Klaas Jan Huntelaar to miss Champions League playoff August 18, 2013

    Gelsenkirchen, Germany: Schalke striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar will be out of action for several weeks due to a knee injury sustained in his side's 40 defeat at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The club says on its website that Huntelaar has a partial rupture to a ligament in his right...
  • Schalke has the away-goal edge against Galatasaray March 11, 2013

    Gelsenkirchen: Schalke have already won the game most of their fans consider the highlight of the season, so a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League would only be a bonus. The German side takes the away-goal advantage into their home leg against Galatasaray after a 1-1 draw in Istanbul,...
  • Van Persie pulls out of Dutch squad for Germany friendly November 12, 2012

    Rotterdam: The Netherlands will face Germany in Wednesday's friendly international without inform Robin van Persie after the Manchester United winger pulled out of the squad on Monday with a thigh complaint. Van Persie played for the full 90 minutes in United's 32 win at Aston Villa on Saturday, setting up...
  • Schalke beat Arsenal 20 in Champions League October 25, 2012

    London: Netherlands internationals KlaasJan Huntelaar and Ibrahim Afellay scored late goals as Schalke outclassed Arsenal to win 20 in the Champions League on Wednesday, lifting the team above the English side to the top of Group B. The German visitors had wasted a string of good openings by the...
  • Champions League: Schalke test awaits Arsenal October 23, 2012

    London: After one of its worst displays in years, Arsenal will be hoping to get back on track against Schalke in the Champions League on Wednesday to ensure the earlyseason optimism at the club doesn't disappear. Saturday's lackluster 10 loss to Norwich dropped Arsenal to ninth in the English standings,...
  • Schalke beat Olympiakos, Malaga overcome Zenit September 19, 2012

    Piraeus, Greece: Benedikt Hoewedes and KlaasJan Huntelaar scored on Tuesday to give Schalke a 21 win against Olympiakos in the group stage opener of the Champions League. Hoewedes headed in a corner from Jefferson Farfan in the 41st minute. That came only moments after Schalke's Greek defender, Kyriakos Papadopoulos, had a...
  • Sneijder named captain of Dutch football team August 15, 2012

    The Hague: Wesley Sneijder has replaced Mark van Bommel as the new captain of the Dutch football team, head coach Louis van Gaal announced ahead of Wednesday's friendly match against Belgium in Brussels. Van Bommel announced his retirement from the national team after the early exit at Euro 2012. The 28yearold...
  • What have we learned so far at Euro 2012 June 20, 2012

    With the end of the group stage, Euro 2012 is more than twothirds complete, with 24 matches played and just seven left, culminating with the July 1 final in Kiev. And, like a regular service on a car, this European Championship has provided a neat opportunity to lift up football's...
  • KlaasJan Huntelaar joins Real Madrid December 3, 2008

    New Delhi: After a day of denials and confusion, KlaasJan Huntelaar is set to sign for Real Madrid after official confirmation was given by both clubs. Real Madrid and Ajax have officially confirmed they have reached an agreement over the transfer of forward KlaasJan Huntelaar. The 25yearold is going to cost the...