Yellow Blue

A profile of football trainer Henk de Jong 29th October 2018, Emmen, F. Westerveld For many Cambuur fans as myself, Henk de Jong is an absolute hero. When  first trainer Dwight Lodeweges switched to the local rival, second in command de Jong kept the ship sailing. But how did de Jong end up here? Early [ … ]

Why do the Dutch get crazy over football

Everywhere around the world, the Dutch football fans are famous. The stands full of orange shirts, crazy outfits and even crazier hats. Every two years, the Dutch march to support their team at the European or World Championships. What drives them and why do they get so enthusiastic? André Stadhouder October 25, 2018 Summertime Every [ … ]

From Totaalvoetbal to total disappointment – and back again?

The Dutch football national team still belongs to the world’s elite of football. But the great years are gone, Oranje failed to qualify for the last two big tournaments. With the retirement of Wesley Sneijder, the last representative of the successful era of the recent past, the men in orange are eventually heading into a [ … ]